Apr 17 2019 President James to unveil new sign honoring Barry Barker for his leadership at TARC and work in the community

He was a driving force behind the modernization and expansion of Louisville’s public transportation system. It is a system that handles the needs of a wide variety of commuters ranging from the poor and working people of the city and young and old. On Thursday, President David James (D-6) will honor the work and dedication of Barry Barker by officially dedicating an honorary street sign near the place where he worked.

Apr 16 2019 Councilman Rick Blackwell announces music line-up for the 8th Annual Riverview Independence Festival

The Ohio River in Southwest Louisville will come alive with fireworks, fun, and a fresh musical line-up on Saturday, June 29th at the Riverview Independence Festival presented by Brown-Forman and Kosair Charities. 

Apr 12 2019 Metro Council’s Government Oversight and Public Safety Committees to hold joint meeting on Tuesday, April 16th

The Louisville Metro Council’s Government Oversight and Public Safety committees have announced a joint meeting will be held on Tuesday April 16th for a special discussion on the policy of police de-escalation and the recent policies of the Louisville Metro Police Department with regard to traffic stops in certain neighborhoods.

 

Apr 10 2019 Due to potential severe weather, the annual Mary M. Miller cruises from Riverview Park have been cancelled for Sunday, April 14th

Due to potential severe weather, the annual Mary M. Miller cruises from Riverview Park have been cancelled for Sunday, April 14th

Apr 10 2019 Two in one week- SWMS Enforcement impounds two vehicles for illegal dumping

Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers have had a very busy week so far. They have impounded two vehicles for illegal dumping on South Preston Street and Marret Avenue

Apr 9 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, April 13th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, April 13th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Apr 8 2019 Metro Councilman Engel, Brightside, Fern Creek Community Association and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22), Brightside, the Fern Creek Community Association and the Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, April 13, between 9:00 a.m. and noon.

Mar 26 2019 Council Members to hold news conference concerning Insurance Rate Premium Tax vote and announced Administration Budget Cuts News Conference set for Tuesday, March 26th

Louisville – A bipartisan group of Louisville Metro Council members will hold a news conference on Tuesday, March 26th to discussion their recent vote on the proposed Insurance Premium Tax rate increase.

Members of the Metro Council plan to discuss the reasoning behind their vote as well as their thoughts on budget cuts already announced by the Fischer Administration.

Mar 20 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin applauds efforts by an alert citizen and SWMS Enforcement in catching illegal dumping in District 2

Solid Waste Management Systems Enforcement officers have located an impounded the first vehicle of 2019 for illegal dumping in Louisville Metro. A citizen photographed an individual on March 7th who was dumping debris in the 4400 block of Bardstown Road. 

Mar 20 2019 Councilwoman Purvis will host community meeting for the Residents of District 5 on Tuesday, March 26th

Councilwoman Donna Purvis will host a community meeting to bring representatives of Metro Government to the people of District 5 on Tuesday, March 26th.

Mar 20 2019 Metro Council members put out the call for volunteers as Planting O’ the Green gets underway

The call is going out for volunteers as Council Members begin planting 166 trees in four Metro Council Districts as part of this year’s Planting O’ the Green.

Mar 19 2019 South Floyds Fork Vision Plan Open House Councilmen Benson, Piagentini & Engel to Host Meeting March 25, 2019

Louisville, KY – Metro Council members Stuart Benson (District 20), Anthony Piagentini (District 19) and Robin Engel (District 22) invite you to participate in the South Floyds Fork Vision Plan Open House on Monday, March 25, 2019 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The open house will take place at the Gheen’s Lodge at the Parklands of Floyds Fork (1421 Beckley Creek Parkway).

Mar 14 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith announces next Get Connected Cake Walk with LMPD set for this Friday, March 15th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith announces the next District 4 Get Connected Cake Walk she and LMPD officers will participate in is set for this coming Friday, March 15th.

Mar 13 2019 President James to unveil new sign honoring the Work and Dedication of Herb Fink to the Old Louisville area

For almost 50 years, he has been a strong advocate for the preservation of the Old Louisville area. On Thursday, President David James (D-6) will honor the work and dedication of Herb Fink by officially dedicating an honorary street sign in the area he loves so well.

Mar 13 2019 President James to host Community Discussion concerning the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 16th

President David James (D-6) will continue listening to the people of his district when he hosts a Community Discussion for the public concerning the current pension, Insurance Tax Rate Ordinance and the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 16th.