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.

Feb 18 2020 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders and Volunteers

On Thursday, February 20th the Metro Council’s Community Affairs, Health and Education Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 18th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 17 2020 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum will feature LMPD’s new 7th Division Major on February 19th

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces a new year of South Central Regional Forums will start on Wednesday, February 19th focusing on public safety with Louisville Metro Police and the Okolona and Highview Fire Services.

Feb 15 2020 President James asks the community to keep the family of Lesley Prather and three others in their prayers as the city mourns the loss of a Louisville Firefighter

President David James (D-6) has issued a statement on the tragic accident Friday that resulted in the death of Louisville Firefighter Lesley Prather and three others

Feb 12 2020 Council Members host special Community Engagement Event on Saturday, February 15th

Six members of the Louisville Metro Council invite in Louisville to get connected with metro government on Saturday, February 15th during a special community engagement event at the New Republic Bank Foundation YMCA. They want residents, business owners, children and parents to have the opportunity to experience and learn about the newest edition in West Louisville. At the same time, it’s a way to bring government to the people.

Feb 11 2020 Councilman Blackwell announces next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, February 18th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites all residents of Southwest Louisville to the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, February 18th to learn about various projects going on in the area and talk with representatives from several Metro Agencies.

Feb 11 2020 Metro Councilman Scott Reed to Host District 16 Town Hall Meeting

Louisville, KY – Louisville Metro Councilman Scott Reed (District 16) will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, February 17, 2020 between the hours of 6:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m. at Historic Locust Grove (561 Blankenbaker Lane).

During the meeting, attendees will be given a brief update on events at the Metro Council as well as welcoming remarks from Historic Locust Grove’s Executive Director Carol Ely.

Feb 11 2020 Councilwoman George and volunteers begin streetlight assessment with “Lights on District 21”

Councilwoman Nicole George and several community volunteers will begin a streetlight assessment for District 21 on Wednesday night, February 12th.  The goal of the assessment will be to assess street lighting conditions, report outages, and raise awareness around the connection between lighting and safety. 

Jan 31 2020 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 residents to the first “Muffins with McCraney” of 2020

Councilwoman Paula McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her on February 8 for “Muffins with McCraney.” It is the community’s chance to get caught up on what’s going on at Metro Council and assist their Councilwoman with the completion of the District 7 strategic plan for 2020.  

Jan 31 2020 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, February 8th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, February 8th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman and discuss any questions or concerns they may have.  

Jan 30 2020 Councilwoman Purvis partners with Omega Psi Phi for a neighborhood cleanup on West Chestnut Street this Saturday

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) is partnering with the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity on Saturday, February 1st for a neighborhood cleanup between the 2400 to 2600 blocks of West Chestnut Street.

Jan 27 2020 Metro Council Committees for 2020

President David James (D-6) announces the membership of the eleven committees of the Metro Council.  Beginning tomorrow, committees will discuss legislation. “This year I wanted to ensure consistency and a seamless transition.” said James.  “Every chair served in the same capacity last year and is poised to lead their respected committees again.  Together we will continue the business of Metro Louisville.” 

Jan 24 2020 Councilwoman Purvis partners with Louisville Fire Department to check smoke detectors in the Shawnee Neighborhood

Councilwoman Donna Purvis is partnering with the Louisville Fire Department to focus a public safety effort in the Shawnee Neighborhood. The goal; to check homes for working smoke detectors. A door to door effort will get underway on Saturday January 25th