Office of the Urban County Council

The Urban County Council is the legislative branch of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.The council has the power to establish budgets, set policy and levy taxes, subject to limits set by the Charter and state laws.

The Urban County Council consists of 12 District Council Members and three At-Large Council Members. District Council Members are elected for two-year terms and may serve up to six consecutive terms. At-Large Council 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.

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Council office staff

Stacey Maynard
Council Administrator
(859) 280-8267

Kendra Thompson
Research Analyst
(859) 280-8268

Hilary Angelucci
Research Analyst
(859) 280-8269

Council districts

News

Completion of the Southland Drive revitalization project celebrated

Now it’s a beautiful, safe place to walk or cycle, and an even more attractive place to shop.

Commission for Racial Justice & Equality works on report

The report is expected to be submitted to Mayor Linda Gorton by mid-October, and released to the public later in the month.

Work begins on Brighton Rail Trail Bridge

The 280-foot bridge will connect rail trails east and west of Man O’ War Boulevard.

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