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Urban County Council

Urban County Council is the legislative branch of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, with the power to establish budgets, set policy and levy taxes, subject to limits set by the Charter and state laws.Urban County Council consists of 12 Council District members and three At-Large members. The District members are elected for two-year terms and may serve up to six consecutive terms.The At-Large members are elected for four-year terms and may serve up to three consecutive terms. The At-large member who receives the most votes in the general election becomes the Vice Mayor. In the absence of the Mayor, the Vice Mayor is the presiding officer.

Council Districts

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Linda Gorton
Vice Mayor
Linda Gorton

Chuck Ellinger
At-large
Chuck Ellinger

Steve Kay
At-large
Steve Kay

Chris Ford
1st District
Chris Ford

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2nd District Shevawn Akers

Diane Lawless
3rd District Diane Lawless

Julian Beard
4th District Julian Beard

Bill Farmer Jr
5th District Bill Farmer, Jr

Kevin Stinnett
6th District Kevin Stinnett

Jenni Scutchfield
7th District
Jennifer Scutchfield

George Myers
8th District George Myers

Jennifer Mossotti
9th District
Jennifer Mossotti

Harry Clarke
10th District 
Harry Clarke

Peggy Henson
11th District Peggy Henson

Ed Lane1
12th District
Ed Lane

 

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Work Session Packets
(Current and past) 

2014 Council Calendar

Council Meeting Dockets 

Council Meeting Minutes

Committee Structure

 


All council work sessions/meetings will be held in the Council Chamber on the second floor of the Government Center and shall be open to the public. There is public comment time at both of these meetings.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE WORK SESSION
Committee of the Whole Work Sessions are informal meetings held every Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The Council decides what actions will be taken at its formal meeting on Thursday nights. 


COUNCIL MEETING
Council Meetings are formal meetings in which previously discussed ordinances and resolutions are legally enacted by the Council. These meetings are held twice a month on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm.


COMMITTEES

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Events
1/15/2015
6:00 PM
1/20/2015
11:30 AM
1/29/2015
6:00 PM
2/12/2015
6:00 PM
2/15/2015
4:00 PM
Last updated: 10/30/2014 7:57:58 AM