General Government and Planning Committee

General Government and Planning committee, to which shall be referred matters relating to the department of general services and its divisions, the department of planning and its divisions, the department of law, any matter relating to the general administration of government and the divisions under the chief administrative officer, any related partner agencies, and any other matters relating to capital improvement projects.

An overview of the types of items in this committee is below:

  • Bluegrass Area Development District (Bluegrass ADD) Update, annually
  • Lexington Global Engagement Center (Global Lex), annually
  • Lexington History Museum Update, annually
  • Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Review, annually per ordinance
  • Expanded Public Hearing Notification (Pilot Program)
  • Report out presentations from any subcommittee, workgroup or task force created from this committee
  • Other items considered by this committee
    • All matters relating to the Department of General Services and its divisions and any related partner agencies, including capital projects
    • All matters relating to the Department of Law
    • All matters relating to the general administration of government
    • All matters relating to divisions under the Chief Administrative Officer
    • All matters relating to the Division of Planning

 

2023 Meeting Schedule

Jan. 17
Feb. 14
March 7
May 9
Aug. 15
Sept. 19
Oct. 17

All meetings are held at 1 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Government Center, 200 E. Main St., Lexington, KY, unless otherwise stated.

Committee Members

Preston Worley, 7th District Councilmember - Chair
Kathy Plomin, 12th District Councilmember - Vice-Chair
Dan Wu, Vice Mayor
James Brown, At-Large Councilmember
Chuck Ellinger, At-Large Councilmember
Shayla Lynch, 2nd District Councilmember
Hannah LeGris, 3rd District Councilmember
Liz Sheehan, 5th District Councilmember
Whitney Baxter, 9th District Councilmember
Jennifer Reynolds, 11th District Councilmember

Staff: Jennifer Sutton, Council Research Analyst

Committee Packets

View General Government and Planning Committee Packets

These are stored in a Google drive, arranged by year. The files are open to the public and do not require the creation of an account in order to view.

Contact