Hannah LeGris was elected as Lexington's Third District Urban County Council representative in November 2020. She is a member of the General Government and Social Service and the Environmental Quality and Public Works committees. In addition to her role on standing committees within the council, Hannah also serves on a number of 3rd District and LFUCG boards and commissions including the Downtown Lexington Management District Board, the Sister Cities Commission, and the Tree Board.
Personally and professionally, Hannah cares about education, open communication, and getting people connected. In addition to her role on the council, she works at the University of Kentucky helping undergraduate students explore career options and learn to engage meaningfully with their communities. She holds a B.A. in English from the College of Wooster and an M.A. in English from The University of Kentucky.
Hannah lives in the Mentelle Park neighborhood where she enjoys talking with her neighbors, riding her bike, frequenting local businesses, and spending time with her partner Andrew.
About the 3rd District
Lexington’s 3rd District serves a diverse constituency in the heart of the city, covering downtown high-rises and businesses, the University of Kentucky, the UK-LFUCG Arboretum, many historic homes, Nicholasville road venues, new infill developments, and local Chevy Chase shops.
Neighborhood Development Funds
Limited City Council funds are available to local registered non-profits like Neighborhood Associations and 501(c)3 organizations to support programs and projects in the 3rd District. In the past, these funds have been used to support things like tree planting initiatives, arts initiatives, and non-profit programming.
If you would like to request consideration for Neighborhood Development Fund monies, you can email the 3rd District Council Office with your request.
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