Dec 6 2018 Metro Council’s Budget Committee approves additional funding to deal with homeless issues

The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro Louisville. The funding was found as part of the year-end budget adjustment after the completion of audits of the 2017 -2018 Operating and Capital Budgets.

Dec 5 2018 President James and LMPD officers to host Parkhill Holiday Party on Thursday, December 6th

President David James (D-6) and officers of the LMPD’s Fourth Division are planning a special celebration of the season when they host the Parkhill Holiday Party at the Parkhill Community Center on Thursday, December 6th.

Dec 5 2018 President James hosts Light up California Holiday Celebration for residents of District 6

The holiday season is underway and President David James is once again hosting a special seasonal event for residents of District 6 when the Light up California Holiday Celebration gets underway beginning at 5:00pm on Friday, December 7th.

Dec 4 2018 Councilwoman Flood encourages everyone to have a safe holiday season by getting rid of unwanted or unused medications

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) is encouraging everyone in the community to take advantage of a special drug toss, medication disposal event coming up this Saturday, December 8th.

Nov 30 2018 President James releases a statement on behalf of the Metro Council on the death of Wayne Estopinal

Metro Council President David James (D-6) releases a statement on behalf of the Louisville Metro Council after learning of the death of Wayne Estopinal, a founding owner of LouCity FC.

Nov 28 2018 President James to welcome Adrienne & Company’s newest bakery to Old Louisville

President David James (D-6) will officially welcome District 6’s newest business on Thursday, November 29th when Adrienne & Co. opens its newest bakery cafe at 1212 S. 4th Street.

Nov 27 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, December 1st

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the last “Coffee with your Councilman” for the year on Saturday, December 1st. It is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman and discuss any issue or concern they may have within the district.

Nov 23 2018 Seasonal joy is on tap for the First Annual “Light Up Shawnee” on Saturday December 8th

Seasonal festivities continue in Metro Louisville as Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) joins the Shawnee Neighborhood Association, and area churches would like to invite the community to the first “Light Up Shawnee” at French Plaza at Amy and Market Street.

Nov 23 2018 The LMPD 1st Division Police Auxiliary’s 43rd Annual Christmas Party is set for Saturday, December 8th

It’s a Christmas tradition that brings smiles to the children of Portland and the Louisville Metro Police 1st Division service area every year. On Saturday, December 8th the LMPD 1st Division Police Auxiliary will host children and their families at their 43rd Annual Christmas Party.

Nov 19 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Nov 14 2018 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, November 17th

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, November 17th. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting.

Nov 12 2018 Public Works Committee to hold last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance

The Metro Council’s Public Works, Facilities, Transportation and Accessibility Committee will hold the last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance this Tuesday, November 13th at its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 3:00pm.

Nov 12 2018 Public Works Committee to hold last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance

The Metro Council’s Public Works, Facilities, Transportation and Accessibility Committee will hold the last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance this Tuesday, November 13th at its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 3:00pm.

Nov 11 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton invites the community to Memorial Tribute for Officer Bertha Par Whedbee

On Tuesday, November 13th a special ceremony will pay tribute to Officer Bertha Par Whedbee, who in 1922 became the first African American female to join the Louisville Police Department.

Nov 11 2018 Councilwomen Sexton Smith to unveil new sign honoring the life and legacy of Alberta Jones

An African American pioneer for civil rights in Louisville will be honored with an honorary sign to commemorate her life and legacy. On Monday November 12th Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will join the family and friends of the Alberta Odell Jones and unveil an honorary sign at the corner of Dr. W.J. Hodge Street and West Broadway for her work toward fairness and equality for all in Metro Louisville.