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.
A 12-mile-long, mixed use trail that stretches from Lexington’s urban core to the beautiful Bluegrass that surrounds the City.
Now it’s a beautiful, safe place to walk or cycle, and an even more attractive place to shop.
The report is expected to be submitted to Mayor Linda Gorton by mid-October, and released to the public later in the month.