Chuck Ellinger II

Serving the Bluegrass as a four-term Council Member At-Large from 2003-2014, 2018-Present.
Seeking your vote on November 8, 2022.

Leadership and Experience Counts!

  • Attorney At Law
  • Four-term Councilmember At-Large 2003-2014, 2018-Present
  • Former Owner of Rogers Restaurant
  • Kentucky and Fayette County Bar Association Member
  • University of Kentucky Fellow
  • Outstanding Council Attendance Record
  • Vice President, Bluegrass Cycling Club
  • Avid Cyclist
  • Member:
    • Vice-chair, Budget, Finance and Economic Development Committee
    • Planning and Public Safety Committee
    • Environmental Quality and Public Works Committee
    • Greenspace Commission
    • Corridors Commission
    • Senior Services Commission
    • Senior Intern Committee
    • Downtown Lexington Partnership
  • Former Member:
    • Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board
    • Salvation Army Advisory Committee
    • Economic Development Investment Board
    • Town and Gown Commission
    • UK/LFUCG Arboretum Advisory Board
    • National League of Cities Public Safety Crime Prevention Policy Comm.
    • Commission on Housing and Support Services
  • Political Science Degree, Rollins College
  • Law Degree, University of Kentucky College of Law
  • Continued studies toward a Masters Degree in Public Administration, University of Kentucky Martin School

As your Council Person, Chuck Ellinger has and will continue to provide the Leadership and Experience that will ensure:

  • Basic services for ALL Fayette County residents, including exceptional police and fire departments, improved stormwater and sanitary sewers, streets and roads.
  • Fiscally responsible spending of your tax dollars.
  • Strong working relationships among the City Government, the Business Community and the Universities; focusing on economic growth opportunities and jobs for all of our residents.
  • City Government is open and accountable to all residents.
  • Strong neighborhood involvement and encourage public input.
  • Traffic problems addressed with efficient, effective solutions.
  • Responsible growth and preservation of green spaces.
  • City Government works cooperatively with the School Board & Public School Administrators to help provide quality education.
  • Continued efforts to strengthen the vitality of downtown Lexington through the support of public/private partnerships.
  • Increased focus on tourism to enhance Lexington-Fayette County as a premier tourist destination.