Metro Council meeting highlights for Thursday, October 26

October 26, 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-118-23: a resolution accepting $1 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and harmful air pollution.
  • Item 37 – R-132-23: a resolution accepting $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation to rehabilitate sidewalks and enhance pedestrian safety.
  • Item 42 – O-170-23: an ordinance amending section 150.110 of the Louisville Metro Code of Ordinances (LMCO) regarding the wrecking or demolition of historic buildings or structures.
  • Item 43 – O-171-23: an ordinance amending sections 32.250 to 32.263 of the LMCO relating to the designation of landmarks.

Special Recognitions and Proclamations

  • Recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Consent Calendar – all items were passed unanimously.

  • Item 13 – R-113-23: a resolution honoring the Rev. Dr. Lincoln Bingham by dedicating the corner of West Jefferson Street and South 30th Street in his honor.
  • Item 34 – R-117-23: a resolution accepting $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the SMART program.

Held at Council

  • Item 48 – 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: https://louisvilleky.primegov.com/public/portal, and on the Louisville Metro Council Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/LouisvilleMetroCouncil/.

The next regularly scheduled Council meeting is on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.

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