Apr 1 2020 Councilwoman Parker self-quarantining following exposure to COVID-19 while serving as nurse at local hospital

Louisville, KY: Louisville Metro Councilwoman Marilyn Parker (District 18) is self-quarantining following exposure to COVID-19 as a result of her work as a part-time registered nurse (RN) at a local hospital. Parker is currently dealing with some symptoms that are associated with the virus, but has not yet been tested and will continue to self-quarantine until she is given clearance by her doctors and the hospital where she is working on the front lines to help fight this pandemic.

Mar 23 2020 Historic City Hall Clock Tower goes green to show compassion and support during COVID 19 crisis

President David James (D-6) announces beginning tonight the Historic City Hall Clock Tower will glow green following the Big Four Bridge and the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion as a symbol of compassion.

Mar 19 2020 Metro Council approves the use of $2.7 million to assist those impacted by COVID-19

The Louisville Metro Council has approved $2.7 million to assist those impacted by COVID-19. These funds, realized earlier this year through better than expected revenue projections, were originally dedicated to paying down the city’s pension obligations.

Mar 19 2020 Councilwoman Dorsey to host virtual discussion for those who have concerns and questions about Governor Beshear’s eviction executive order

Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) will host a very special and important discussion of how Governor Andy Beshear’s executive order impacts evictions as a result of the COVID 19 virus.

Mar 18 2020 Councilman Yates creates "Gift Card, Give Back" an Employee Reinvestment Program to help local restaurants

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to affect day to day life, Councilman David Yates (D-25) announces the creation of the "Gift Card, Give Back" an Employee Reinvestment Program for workers who have been laid off.

Mar 18 2020 Democratic Caucus will meet on Thursday, March 19th

The Louisville Metro Council Democrat Caucus will meet at its regularly scheduled time on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. In light of the pending states of emergency declared by federal, state and local Chief Executives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the various directives and guidance issued in connection with those emergency declarations, the meeting will be held as a video teleconference pursuant to KRS 61.826.

Mar 17 2020 Councilman Mulvihill announces $6 million investment coming to the old Kmart property on Poplar Level Road

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) excitedly announces a $6 million redevelopment plan for the old Kmart building on Poplar Level Road which is currently underway and will have three new businesses relocating on the property, the first as early as the fall of 2020.

Mar 15 2020 Association of Community Ministries puts out a call for volunteers and donations as Louisville Metro deals with COVID 19

It is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help those in need with food, or utility bills and housing. Right now, the Association of Community Ministries is facing one of its biggest challenges as Louisville Metro deals with COVID 19. On Sunday, the call went out for help to ensure the mission goes on. While basic precautions are being taken, there are still food deliveries which must be made to those in need and concerns COVID 19 may affect many who normally would not need assistance.

Mar 6 2020 Councilwoman George makes the call to Saturday volunteers for two projects in District 21

Councilwoman Nicole George is putting out the call for volunteers this Saturday to help with two projects in District 21. They can either plant a tree or help with a community cleanup.

Mar 5 2020 Metro Council approves diversity ordinance for local businesses

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved an ordinance which adds more diversity for local government in procuring goods and services from various business groups, including the LGBT community.

Feb 27 2020 Councilman Fox to attend ribbon cutting for Boom Box Fitness on Saturday February 29th

Councilman Mark Fox is be on hand to welcome District 13’s newest business, Boom Box Fitness, on Saturday, February 29th during its Grand Opening and participate in a special ribbon cutting at 12:00 p.m.

Feb 25 2020 Public Safety Committee to be updated on rape and sexual assault investigations and prosecution in Louisville Metro

Lieutenant Shannon Lauder, of the Louisville Metro Police Department Special Victims Unit has been asked to testify before the Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee regarding investigations of rape and sexual assault in the city on Wednesday, February 26th.

Feb 22 2020 Councilman Coan announces 4th Annual Planting O’ the Green

With the help of several organizations and the goal to expand Louisville’s tree canopy, Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) has announced the 4th Annual Planting O’ the Green will plant 182 trees in the weeks leading up to and surrounding the 47th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Feb 20 2020 Metro Council Approves Resolutions Investigating TARC and Hires Legal Investigator

The Louisville Metro Council approved resolutions initiating an investigation into TARC and retaining the professional services of Attorney David Beyer.  The Council’s Government Oversight and Audit Committee will begin an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct.

Feb 18 2020 Brown School senior students to see special viewing of “Black in Blue” on Thursday, February 20th

As a new feature of its Black History Month Celebration, the Louisville Metro Council has invited seniors of the Brown School to a special showing of Academy Award winning filmmaker Paul Wagner’s “Black in Blue” on Thursday, February 20th.