Council Seeks Public Input on FOP Contract

September 08, 2021

Schedules Two Public Hearings to Receive Comments


Louisville – The Metro Council’s Labor and Economic Development Committee will hear public comments regarding the River City FOP collective bargaining agreement. The first public comment meeting will be held Tuesday, September 14th at 3 p.m. Registration will open on Monday, September 13th at 2 p.m. and is limited to the first 25 speakers who register on the Metro Council Clerk’s websitehttps://louisvilleky.gov/government/metro-council/metro-council-clerk

"As chair of the Labor & Economic Development Committee, I want to ensure the public's ability to be heard during such a crucial moment, as we discuss the FOP's tentative agreement with the Mayoral Administration," said Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3).

On the following Monday, September 20th the Committee will host another public meeting beginning at 4 p.m. Registration will open on September 19th at 3 p.m. and is limited to the first 40 speakers who register on the Metro Council Clerk’s website https://louisvilleky.gov/government/metro-council/metro-council-clerk

Council President David James (D-6) said, "I encourage all of our citizens to let their voices be heard as it relates to the new tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement between FOP 614 and the Mayor."

The public can speak in person at City Hall or virtually join via WebEx Events. Each registered speaker will have three (3) minutes to speak. More information and guidelines can be found at the Metro Council’shttps://louisvilleky.gov/metro-council/document/guidance-public-addresses-public-hearing-fop

* An earlier version mistakenly referenced two Tuesday meetings.

 

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