Council District 3, Hannah LeGris

Councilmember 3, Hannah LeGris

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. 

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District 3

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.

Request NDF monies now

Newsletter submission form

Would you like to submit something to be included in the 3rd District Newsletter, "The Word from the Third"?

Submit your request here!

Request for road work

Each of the 12 District Council Offices receives funding for paving roads in their district ranked categorized as "local". The paving cycle occurs in seasons, with a spring paving season and a fall paving season.

The 3rd District Council Office can also pass along any concerns or requests for road work, such as pothole filling. Please fill out the form below with any requests for paving or road attention you have for a given road.

We are asking that you tell us the name of the road as well as the two roads bounding that segment for paving. For example, if you would like to request paving for Euclid Ave, the bounding roads might be Rose St and High St.

We are requesting a rough address for pothole repair. For example, if there is a pothole on Oldham Ave, we'd like to know the closest address on Oldham or the nearest cross street.

LFUCG is not able to pave State owned roads. The 3rd District Office does not select roads categorized as collector or higher; the Division of Environmental Quality and Public Works (EQPW) responds to those requests. For example, the Council Office could pave Boonesboro Ave, but EQPW would be responsible for Walton Ave, and the State of Kentucky would be responsible for Richmond Road and Winchester Road.

If you email us a concern about a State owned road or a road paved by EQPW, we will direct those requests to the responsible party.

Go here to let us know about roads that need work.

Citizen Resources

Accela: Search for official building filings from Building Inspection, Engineering, Planning and Waste Management.

Boards and Commissions: Become a board or commission member on one of our 70 boards or commissions.

ESRI Maps for Public Policy: Use public data and GIS mapping to advocate for better public policy.

Homestead exemptions: To receive assistance on your property tax bill you can file for a homestead exemption. The homestead exemption is available to homeowners who fall in two categories:  those who will be 65 years of age or over any time during the current calendar year, or those who are disabled.  Applicants must own, live in and maintain the home as their primary residence.

Imagine Lexington: Our website for understanding the current comprehensive plan and to get information on future planning decisions.

LexAlerts: The LEXALERTS emergency notification system enables officials to alert residents when there is a significant threat to their health and safety. Once registered, residents will receive these alerts automatically.

@LexWrecks: Keep up with real-time traffic information.

Neighborhood Traffic Management Program: To request traffic studies and traffic calming measures in your neighborhood.

Neighborhood Stormwater Quality Projects Incentive Grants: These grants provide funding for projects such as rain gardens, rain barrels, aeration systems for retention ponds, stream bank restoration, neighborhood workshops and other projects that help improve or manage stormwater through education and/or physical improvements. 

Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention: Includes information for our Continuum of Care partners, information on resources available for people experiencing an immediate crisis, information about housing stabilization funds from Lexington and the state government, current data on our citizens experiencing homelessness, and best practices on getting involved. 

Residential Parking Permit Program: Learn more about how to establish a Residential Parking Permit Program for your neighborhood.

Street Tree Cost Sharing Program: when you have a dead or dying street tree, this can help defray the cost of removal and replacement  (funds run out quickly!)

Utility and Repair Support Programs: If you are having trouble paying your LEXServ bill, or need financial support for sidewalk repair or tree removal, you can find financial support through LFUCG.

 

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