Economic & Workforce Development
A majority of respondents were concerned with Accessibility & Availability of High-Speed Internet (64.4%) and Wage Growth for Low-Wage Workers (70.6%).
All “Other” Responses
Small businesses CANNOT thrive in Lexington, they are taxed to death!!!!
Attract & retain high-tech jobs & employers, e.g. N.KY's aerospace industry, Huntsville, AL as "Silicone Valley of East Coast"
Lack of black owned business-NOT minority business, there is a huge difference, in Lexington, KY. This is a representation of the lack of wealth, economic vitality and ability to be heard at city hall and commerce lexington
more help for start-up business
Support of locally owned business with tax breaks, especially in new retail developments
Development of retail and commercial business around neighborhoods and communities
Cultivation of Small Business instead of attracting Major Corporations.
Unskilled labor job resources.