Lexington, Ky. (Dec. 15, 2022) – The Lexington Parking Authority (LPA) announced today that the popular Food for Fines program will end tomorrow, Friday, Dec.16. The campaign began on Nov.21and has thus far collected over 1,970 food items, which has paid for over $3,215 in citations.
Customers who bring in 10 cans of food will receive $15 off any LEXPARK or Lexington Police-issued on-street parking citation. There is no limit on the number of cans customers with multiple citations may bring in. Past-due citations are eligible. The LEXPARK office is located at 122 North Broadway.
If residents want to check to see if they have a citation, they can simply enter their license plate at the “Pay a Citation” page on the lexpark.org site.
All canned food donations received by LEXPARK will be donated to God’s Pantry Food Bank. Canned vegetables which are at least 14-15 oz. large and protein items such as canned meat, beans or peanut butter are suggested. Expired, damaged or opened food donations will not be accepted. Please be considerate when selecting donated items. LEXPARK reserves the right to revoke a customer’s participation in this program at anytime.*
The goal of the Parking Authority, which was created by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council in 2006, is to provide, maintain and operate adequate, high-quality, customer-focused public parking and encourage economic growth.