As part of the ongoing study examining how Hardin County might be served by some form of unified government, former Lexington Mayor Foster Pettit spoke to a recent gathering of HCU. You can also watch Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of his presentation.
In the conclusion (video below), Mr. Pettit finishes the story of the Lexington and Fayette County merger, and talks about the advantages of consolidated government.
In this part of his presentation, Foster Pettit talked about some of the opportunities that would have never opened up to Lexington had the city and county not merged. What kinds of possibilities do you hope for a unified Hardin County? As the 3rd largest city in the state, what kinds of opportunities do you see coming our way, should unification become a reality?
Please share your thoughts in the comments below.