Metro Council meeting highlights for Thursday, May 16

May 17, 2024

Louisville – The Louisville Metro Council held their regularly scheduled Council meeting tonight. Here are some of the highlights from the meeting.

Old Business

  • O-060-24: an ordinance amending the Land Development Code relating to the Floyds Fork Special Zoning Overlay District.
  • O-059-24: Neighborhood Development Funds for the Poorcastle Music Festival scheduled for May 17-19 in Breslin Park.
  • O-077-24: Neighborhood Development Funds to relocate the Food Literacy Project farm.
  • O-084-24: Neighborhood Development Funds for the Annual Dirt Bowl Basketball Tournament in Shawnee Park beginning June 8.

Special Recognitions and Proclamations

  • Councilwoman Dr. Paula McCraney recognized District 7 Page, Paul Horner.
  • Councilwoman Donna Purvis recognized District 5 Page, Harper Palmer.
  • Councilwoman Cindi Fowler recognized Valley High School’s Chess Team for winning the 2024 National High School Chess Championship.
  • Councilman Stuart Benson recognized the Jefferson County Conservation District Employee of the Year, Paul Borntraeger.

Consent Calendar – all items passed unanimously

  • R-041-24: a resolution approving a noncompetitively negotiated professional service contract for Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness for employee training focused on practical skills, self-awareness, and the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • O-085-24: an ordinance amending LMCO Chapters 111 and 113 regarding the licensing of semi-nude dancers at ABC establishments.

Held at Council

  • R-007-24: resolution urging the United States Congress and President to facilitate a ceasefire in Palestine and Israel.

Tonight’s Council meeting and attachments may be viewed online here:, and on the Louisville Metro Council Facebook Page here:

The next regularly scheduled Council meeting is on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.

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