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Thousands give opinion of Rupp remodel

www.ruppdistrict.com

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Thousands of people have taken time to tell the city of Lexington what they want to see in a renovated Rupp Arena.

Mayor Jim Gray tweeted Monday afternoon that 4,300 people have taken the survey.The survey will be available beginning January 2.

You can take it online at ruppdistrict.com. There's also a public meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday night at the downtown Hyatt.

Mayor Jim Gray announced last Thursday Cats fans can take part in a public meeting and public survey focusing on plans for the fan experience inside Rupp Arena. “We’re having a public meeting to talk a little about plans for Rupp, but most importantly to hear from fans…what kinds of changes would they like to see inside the arena?” Gray said.

If you can't go to the meeting, you can watch it online at www.ruppdistrict.com, where the meeting will be live-streamed. The mayor says architects and city officials will be online during that time to answer questions submitted through social media.

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Mayor Jim Gray announced Thursday Cats fans can take part in a public meeting and public survey focusing on plans for the fan experience inside Rupp Arena. “We’re having a public meeting to talk a little about plans for Rupp, but most importantly to hear from fans…what kinds of changes would they like to see inside the arena?” Gray said.

The Mayor urged fans to complete the fan experience survey on-line at www.ruppdistrict.com. The survey will be available beginning January 2.

As a thank-you to the thousands of fans who have completed the Rupp District fan experience survey, and to encourage even more public input, Mayor Jim Gray will give away two tickets to the University of Kentucky men’s basketball game versus Mississippi State.

Survey responses completed by 8 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8, will be entered into a random drawing for the Mayor’s lower-level tickets. Responses must include a valid e-mail address to be eligible for the drawing. Fans who have already completed the survey and entered their e-mail address are eligible. A winner will be contacted via e-mail by 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The public meeting is set for 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, January 8, at the downtown Hyatt Regency Ballroom. UK plays Mississippi State at Rupp Arena that night at 8:00pm.

If you can't go to the meeting you can watch it online at www.ruppdistrict.com, where the meeting will be live-streamed. The mayor says architects and city officials will be online during that time to answer questions submitted through social media.


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