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Crime statistics may be down but recent high profile incidents in our neighborhoods fly in the face of that fact. If you have been with me at any of several recent neighborhood association meetings, the division of police representatives... more

Dec 3, 2013 4:35 PM Community

As previously heralded, the paving season has begun in earnest. I believe you will subtly notice several changes and question others. I welcome your input as we have already begun to compile a paving list for Fiscal Year 2014. It never... more

May 1, 2013 6:32 PM Community

With council work in full swing, an active mayor and a legislature in session, it seems to me there’s a lot going on.Brown OutsWith the on-going work we do to plan our budget forecast each month, a subtle... more

Feb 28, 2013 9:27 PM Community

It is time again for the 5th District to come together as a whole to discuss the many goings-on in our neighborhoods and in city government. Please mark your calendars for Jan. 8, 2013,... more

Nov 26, 2012 3:34 PM Community

Last month I looked back at some of the issues we faced during my four years on the Urban County Council. This month I want to talk about some of the challenges and opportunities ahead.Our... more

Nov 21, 2012 8:23 PM Arts & Culture

This is my last year on the Urban County Council, and it was a privilege to serve Lexington’s 10th Council District. It has been a busy four years.The lack of money at city hall... more

Nov 1, 2012 8:33 PM Arts & Culture

In June, the Urban County Council completed its review and approval of Lexington’s budget for fiscal year 2013, which started on July 1. While I supported most of the items, in the... more

Aug 2, 2012 2:41 PM Arts & Culture

In June, I had the pleasure of joining more than 180 community leaders for the Commerce Lexington Leadership Visit to San Antonio, Texas. Through the years, the annual visit has generated... more

Jul 5, 2012 3:25 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington’s Division of Parks & Recreation is sponsoring some great entertainment and family fun this summer. With a major concert series under way at MoonDance at Midnight Pass... more

May 31, 2012 4:23 PM Arts & Culture