Jun 17 2019 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to feature the Louisville Zoo on June 19th

It is one of the many popular attractions in Metro Louisville and for 50 years it has focused on the wonders of the Animal Kingdom and the environment most animals inhabit. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will feature the Louisville Zoo on Wednesday, June 19th.

Jun 13 2019 Councilwoman Purvis encourages the community to come out for the 10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Festival

For the tenth year in a row, the Shawnee Ministries and Community Collaborative is bringing a community celebration to the Shawnee neighborhood! “The Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration is for the whole family,” says Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5). “It is a great way to start Father’s Day weekend off on Saturday, June 15 by celebrating with family and friends at this fun-packed afternoon event.”

Jun 10 2019 President James announces Historic City Hall Clock Tower will glow like a rainbow for PRIDE Week.

President David James (D-6) has announced than in conjunction with PRIDE Week, the Clock Tower at Historic City Hall will glow like a rainbow this week.

Jun 7 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America call for everyone to wear orange today

Every day in this country, 100 Americans are killed by gun violence and on average there are nearly 13,000-gun homicides every year. Just in the last two weeks, Louisville Metro has experienced eight homicides and six shootings. All connected with gun violence. National Gun Violence Awareness Day is June 7th     

Jun 6 2019 President James encourages everyone to experience the 26th Annual Old Louisville Hidden Treasures Garden Tour

The Victorian Mansions of Old Louisville have been a favorite tourist attraction for many over the years. But did you know there are some beautiful hidden away spaces surrounding those mansions?President David James (D-6) invites everyone to experience that beauty and see the handiwork of gardeners and landscapers as part of the Old Louisville Hidden Treasures Garden Tour this weekend.

Jun 4 2019 Public Safety Committee to learn more about new LMPD Traffic Stop Policy

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will have a special discussion on the recently announced Traffic Stop Policy for Louisville Metro Police initiated by Chief Steve Conrad when it meets on Wednesday, June 5th.

May 30 2019 Councilman Blackwell applauds SWMS Officers for impounding the fifth vehicle of the year for illegal dumping

Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) is praising the efforts of Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers for their work in impounding the fifth vehicle of the year involved in illegal dumping. 

May 19 2019 Final Metro Council Budget Committee Public Hearing Monday, May 20

The final opportunity for members of the public to comment to Metro Council’s Budget Committee on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2019 -2020 Capital and Operating Budgets is this Monday, May 20, beginning at 6:00 pm.

May 17 2019 President James to attend dedication of new Dr. T Vaughn Walker Center for Family Development

President David James (D-6) will join the congregation of First Gethsemane Baptist Church this Sunday, May 19th for a special event in honor of the late Rev. T. Vaughn Walker. 

May 16 2019 Council members Fox and Fowler encourage everyone to come out and enjoy great music at the 15th Annual Forest Fest

There are few places in Metro Louisville where you will find scenic beauty and hear great Bluegrass Music. In the springtime, the best place to find both is at the Jefferson Memorial Forest.  On Saturday, May 18th Council members Mark Fox (D-13) and Cindi Fowler (D-14) proudly present the 15th Annual Forest Fest.

May 7 2019 Councilman Ackerson announces his next Town Hall Meeting for residents of District 26

Councilman Brent T. Ackerson will hold the next 26th District Town Hall Meeting for residents on Saturday morning, May 11th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  

May 7 2019 Councilman Coan and Atherton High School host third “Town and Gown-Hall Meeting”

Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) is encouraging the community to come out and discuss partnership opportunities between Louisville Metro Government and Jefferson County Public Schools to enhance neighborhoods and the schools that anchor them.

May 7 2019 Councilman Triplett praises SWMS Officers for impounding a fourth vehicle of the year for illegal dumping

Councilman Kevin Triplett (D-15) is praising Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers for their persistence in impounding a fourth vehicle that was involved in two separate acts of illegal dumping. The first was in the 3600 block of Parthenia Avenue, then the second was in 4100 block of Craig Avenue.

May 6 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, May 11th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” on Saturday, May 11th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

May 2 2019 Shakespeare in the Park is coming to Broad Run Park

Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) encourages the people of Southeastern Jefferson County to join him at a performance of MACBETH by Kentucky Shakespeare. The performance will occur at the Broad Run Park Pavilion in the Parklands at 2pm on Sunday, May 12, 2019 and is free to everyone.

Audience members are invited to bring their own chairs, blankets, and picnics for this free, family-friendly community event.