Metro Council meeting highlights for Thursday, October 12

October 12, 2023

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

Old Business

  • Item 36 - R-116-23: a resolution accepting $12 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service to expand access to trees and green spaces in communities and neighborhoods in Metro Louisville.
  • Item 37 - O-208-23: an ordinance relating to the decision of the Planning Commission to approve the revised District Detail Development Plan proposed at 4516 Cane Run Road. Item was amended and sent back to the Planning Commission for further review.

Special Recognitions and Proclamations

  • Councilman Andrew Owen recognized the District 9 Page, Thomas Owen.
  • Councilwoman Tammy Hawkins recognized Tomara Brown and Leslie Bowman for their work in the Parkland neighborhood, and Rose Smith with The A.C.E. Project for her contributions to the community.

Consent Calendar – all items were passed unanimously.

  • Item 24 - R-106-23: a resolution accepting $568,861 from the Kentucky Department for Public Health to strengthen the public health transformation program resulting in more equitable access to public health services.
  • Item 26 - R-112-23: resolution accepting $186,000 from the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) to develop a bike implementation plan.
  • Item 27 - R-115-23: a resolution accepting $120,000 from the City of Watterson Park toward the construction of the Newburg Road sidewalk project.

Held at Council

  • Item 40 – O-126-23: imposing a temporary moratorium on development located within the Floyds Fork Special District

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, October 26, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.

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