Oct 16 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Holiday Safety on October 17th

The next South Central Regional Forum will focus on how you can make the holidays safe with help from the Louisville Metro Police’s Seventh Division and the Okolona Fire Department.

Oct 16 2018 Sponsors of Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance seek public comment

A proposed Ordinance dealing with Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers, and Solicitors is now before the Louisville Metro Council’s Public Works, Facilities, Transportation and Accessibility Committee. The sponsors of the Ordinance are asking for public comment as the legislation moves forward.

Oct 12 2018 Councilman Yates asks for the Community’s help for the “Coat a Kid Drive” on Monday October 15th

With the change of seasons and cooler temperatures it won’t be long before winter returns to Metro Louisville. Some children will need help staying warm this year and that is why Councilman David Yates (D-25) is once again asking the community to help “Coat a Kid” this coming Monday, October 15th.

Oct 12 2018 Dare to Care is working with Metro Government on plans to move its kitchen operations to former Parkland Grocery

Dare to Care is working with Metro Louisville to relocate its production kitchen operations to the site of the former Parkland Grocery, 1200 South 28th Street. Councilwoman Green is hosting a neighborhood meeting at Baptist Fellowship Center to discuss possible Dare to Care operation at the former Parkland Grocery.

Oct 10 2018 Residents of Metro Council Districts 6 and 8 encouraged to submit ideas to improve health and wellness

Neighborhood residents in Metro Council Districts 6 and 8 are invited to submit ideas to improve health and wellness in those districts. Our Money, Our Voice, launched in August, is an initiative of the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness’s Center for Health Equity and Metro Council President David James (District 6) and Councilman Brandon Coan (District 8).

Oct 10 2018 President James and Four Roses Bourbon invite all of Metro Louisville to the 2018 Garvin Gate Blues Festival

With great fall weather underway, another great Old Louisville tradition takes place this weekend highlighting some of the best blues music to hear in Metro Louisville. And no one can argue with the price for admission: it’s FREE. President  David James (D-6) and Four Roses Bourbon invite the community to the 2018 Garvin Gate Blues Festival to be held on Friday and Saturday, October 12th and 13th at The Gate on Garvin Place at Oak Street in historic Old Louisville.

Oct 9 2018 LMPD Data Shows 38.5% of Highlands Property Crimes Committed with Keys

A review of theft from automobiles, stolen vehicles and burglaries in the Highlands for the third quarter of 2018 shows that 38.5% of the crimes committed (47 of 122) were easy targets because the doors were left unlocked, keys were left inside or otherwise made available to thieves, according to Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8).

Oct 4 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin praises GE Workers as they get ready to work in the community

– This coming Friday, October 5th some special volunteers will be out and about giving back to the community. Some 600 to 700 GE Workers are planning to help make an impact in District 2 and the surrounding area.

Oct 4 2018 Councilman Mulvihill joins LMPD’s Sixth Division for a Neighborhood Walk

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) invites residents to join him and the LMPD’s Sixth Division officers for a Neighbor Walk on Monday, October 15. This was originally scheduled for Tuesday, September 25 but was cancelled because of weather.

Oct 4 2018 Due to high water, the Mary M. Miller Cruises at Riverview Park have been cancelled for this Sunday, October 7th

Due to high water on the Ohio River, the annual Mary M. Miller cruises from Riverview Park have been cancelled for Sunday October 7th. The vessel’s crew has advised that they will not be able to safely access the boarding site at the park given the expected water levels this weekend.

Oct 1 2018 Councilwoman Woolridge encourages community to protest proposed liquor license for 3140 Wilson Avenue

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) is calling on her colleagues and the West Louisville Community, especially those who live in the Park DuValle and Algonquin Park area, to join in a massive community protest of proposed liquor license for 3140 Wilson Avenue.

Sep 28 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith reveals a new artistic addition to the David Armstrong Extreme Park

Since its opening in 2002, the David Armstrong Extreme Park has attracted skaters and bikers from around the country and the world. The parks newest artistic addition is sure to catch the eye of those who appreciate what the Extreme Park has brought to the city. On Friday, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) hosted the Big Reveal of a new mural on the outside wall of the park that gives everyone who drives or walks by it an idea of the purpose of the park and its uniqueness.

Sep 28 2018 President James welcomes the return of the St. James Court Art Show and Old Louisville

The 62nd Annual St. James Court Art Show will once again bring the best artisans and craftsmen along with hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Old Louisville area during the first weekend in October. More than 700 artisans from all over the United States return to one of Metro Louisville’s unique and historic neighborhoods for the nation’s premier arts and crafts venue.

Sep 21 2018 Councilman Mulvihill joins LMPD’s Sixth Division for a Neighborhood Walk

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) invites residents to join him and the LMPD’s Sixth Division officers for a Neighbor Walk on Tuesday, September 25.

Sep 18 2018 Public Safety Committee to learn more about Jefferson Family Recovery Court Program

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council has invited Judge Denise Brown, of Jefferson Family Court to talk about the Jefferson Family Recovery Court program when it meets on Wednesday, September 19th.