Council District 8, Fred Brown

Councilmember Fred Brown, District 8Fred V. Brown is currently in his fifth term as 8th District Councilmember. He before represented the district from 1994 – 2004. 

During his previous tenure, Fred worked to make the district safer by initiating the process to have an East Sector Police Roll Call Center in the Gainesway Shopping Center. Now his focus is on the "3Ps" that makes Lexington one of the best cities to live: Public Safety, Parks, and Paving Infrastructure. 

Fred is a University of Kentucky alumnus and worked as a self-employed certified public accountant for over 40 years. He and his wife, Judy, have three adult daughters and seven grandchildren. 

District 8 map

About district 8

The eighth council district is comprised of several neighborhoods, each with a distinct character. Public spaces within the area include: Gainesway Park, River Hill Park, Hartland Park and Berry Hill Park; as well as, the Gainesway Community Center and the Tates Creek Golf Course & Aquatic Center.

Unique to the eighth council district is the Tates Creek School campus, which has elementary, middle and high schools within walking distance from each other. The Academy for Leadership at Millcreek Elementary, Squires Elementary and Seton Catholic Elementary are also within the district. 

In the heart of the Gainesway Community is the East Sector Police Roll Call Center, the largest sector in Fayette County.

Created in the late 1950s through the late 1970s, the eighth council district has a strong sense of community and tradition.