The Louisville Comprehensive Review Commission (HB 314)

Click here to read the Louisville Metro Comprehensive Review Commission's final report

Louisville Metro Comprehensive Review Commission will host series of public comment meetings

Meetings set to begin on July 15 at various locations around the city

Louisville (July 10, 2023) – The Louisville Metro Comprehensive Review Commission, otherwise known as the HB 314 Commission, was approved by the 2022 General Assembly. The Commission is comprised of fifteen-members, three members each from the State Senate, State House of Representatives, Metro Council and GLI; the three other representatives are from the Metro Mayor, Jefferson County League of Cities, and suburban fire districts.

The Commission held their initial meeting on August 12, 2022, and have been meeting monthly to study six duties tasked to them by the General Assembly including:

  • Review the accomplishments and insufficiencies, if any, and recommendations for any statutory changes.
  • Review the roles and duties of the mayor and the legislative council as it relates to duties, oversight, budgeting, and administration of Metro and make recommendations for either internal or statutory changes.
  • Review intergovernmental relations between Metro and the suburban cities and special service districts and make recommendations for either internal or statutory changes.
  • Review tax powers and funding of Louisville Metro Government and the suburban cities and special service districts and make recommendations for either internal or statutory changes.
  • Review the distribution and provision of governmental services between the Louisville Metro Government and the suburban cities and special service districts and make recommendations for either internal or statutory changes.
  • Review the future of relations between the Louisville Metro Government and the suburban cities and special service districts and make recommendations for either internal or statutory changes, including the merger of existing suburban cities, the creation of further suburban cities, the annexation of territory by suburban cities, the creation of further special service districts, the merger of special service districts, or the expansion of urban service district boundaries.

The online public comment form closed on August 4, 2023

Click here to read the public comments
 

Public Comment Meetings

  • Saturday, July 15, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. at the South Central Library, 7300 Jefferson Boulevard. Sign ups will begin at 9:30 a.m.
    Video
  • Monday, July 17, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the West Louisville Central Community Center, 1300 W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard. Sign ups will begin at 5:30 p.m. Video
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at 6 p.m. at Southwest Valley High School, 10200 Dixie Highway. Sign ups will begin at 5:30 p.m. Video
  • Monday, July 24, 2023, at 6 p.m. at Eastern High School, 12400 Old Shelbyville Road. Sign ups will begin at 5:30 p.m. Video
  • Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at 6 p.m. at Atherton High School, 3000 Dundee Road. Sign ups will begin at 5:30 p.m. Video
  • Monday, July 31, 2023, at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 601 W. Jefferson Street (the public may enter the building through the Sixth Street entrance). Sign ups will begin at 5:30 p.m. Video

Previous Meetings

September 15, 2023

Video

Minutes

Transcript

Commission Recommendations 9-11 Aggregated-NUMBERED

Commission Report Introduction-DRAFT

Final Report

September 8, 2023

Video

Minutes

Transcript

PVA Exhibit 

Commission Recommendations Numbered

Draft Consensus Recommendations

HB 314 Votes 09.08.23

Fire District Summary and Contacts

Suburban Fire Districts Summary Data

Property Tax Rate Increases

September 7, 2023

Video

Minutes

Transcript

Commission Recommendations Numbered

Draft Consensus Recommendations

HB 314 Votes 09.07.23

September 1, 2023

Video 

Transcript

Minutes

Mayor Greenberg Letter

Commission Recommendations

HB 314 Votes 09.01.23

August 25, 2023 

Video

Minutes

Four Attachments:

Lville Comprehensive Review Commission

GAPS Committee Draft Report 08.25.23 v.2

Tax Committee Report (without edits)

Tax Committee Report (with edits)

Delivery of EMS in Jefferson County PPT 8-24

Jeff O'Brien Remarks 8.24.23

August 11, 2023

Video

Transcript

Three Attachments:

Suburban Fire Mutual Aid Snapshot

Downtown Partnership - Economic Impact 2022

Paul Coomes - New Empirical Information to Share (No Longer Valid; See Final Updated Document)

Paul Coomes - New Empirical Information to Share (Final Updated Document)

July 14, 2023

Video

Transcript

Minutes

Three Attachments:

Merger Commission, Revenues-Growth 

Occupational Tax History

Cross Jurisdiction EMS and Fire Runs

June 9, 2023

Video

Transcript

Minutes

Two Attachments:

Local Government Expenditures in Jefferson County (cont) June

Hoyt-Taulbee Presentation, 6-9-23 revised

May 12, 2023

Video

Transcript

Minutes

Two Attachments:

Local Government Expenditures in Jefferson County

Paul Coomes Handout 

April 14, 2023

Video

Transcript

Minutes

Two Presentations Attached: 

Local Government Revenues in Jefferson County

Local Government Revenues in Jefferson County - Summary

March 10, 2023

Video

Transcript

Minutes

Two Presentations:

Merger Presentation - 3-10-23 (No Longer Valid; See Final Updated Document)

Merger Presentation - Demographics (Revised) - (Final Updated Document)

What do Cities Spend on -3-10-23

February 17, 2023

Video

Minutes

January 27, 2023

No transcript, video or minutes as the meeting took place at St. Matthews' City Hall. 

No quorum at meeting.

December 2022

No Meeting

November 11, 2022

Video

Transcript

October 14, 2023

Video

Transcript

September 9, 2022

Video

 

Commission Members

Co-Chair Representative Jason Nemes - KY Rep - Majority Whip
Co-Chair Earl Jones - GLI Appointee
Senator Gerald Neal - KY Senate Minority Leader
Senator Julie Raque Adams - KY Senate Majority Caucus Chair
Senator Mike Nemes - KY Senate
Rep. Ken Fleming - KY Rep
Rep. Pamala Stevenson - KY Rep
Councilman Jecorey Arthur (D-4) - Louisville Metro Council
Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) - Louisville Metro Council
Councilman Anthony Piagentini (R-19) - Louisville Metro Council
Marianne Butler - Mayor's Appointee
Shelby Williams Somervell - GLI Appointee
Scott Shoenberger - GLI Appointee
Mayor Bonnie Jung - Jeff. Co. League of Cities Appointee
Chief Sean Dreisbach - (Jeffersontown Fire Chief) Jeff. Co. Fire Service Appointee

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