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.

May 2 2019 Location and Meeting Changes for Minority Caucus

Louisville, KY: The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council announces the movement of their weekly meetings from Room 207 to Room 200 of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). The Caucus will continue to meet in room 200 until the end of the Metro Budget Cycle (July 1, 2019).  

The Minority Caucus will not meet today, May 2, 2019, and will return to meeting weekly next Thursday, May 9, 2019 at our new location.

Apr 30 2019 Louisville Metro Council Open Records Requests can now be filed online by the public

The Louisville Metro Council is now offering an additional way for the public to make an Open Records Request. A new form has been created for online requests for public information.

Apr 29 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith encourages the community to participate in the 2nd Annual “Quiet Louisville”

In an effort to help everyone slow down and handle the chaos of Kentucky Derby Week and everyday life, there is an event which can help show you a way to take a step back and take a deep breath. Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) is encouraging everyone to participate in the 2nd Annual “Quiet Louisville” on Tuesday, April 30th.

Apr 29 2019 Councilman Triplett and Churchill Downs officials honorarily rename Central Avenue “John S. Asher Way” in honor of the beloved racing icon

For more than 20 years, he was known as the man who knew just about any or everything when it came to the Kentucky Derby and thoroughbred racing. He was an ambassador for the Historic Churchill Downs Racetrack and one of the friendliest people you would ever meet. On Monday, a section of Central Avenue, in front of the place where he loved to work, was honorarily named “John S. Asher Way” for the late Vice President of Racing Communications who passed away in August of 2018.

Apr 25 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith encourages everyone to come out and enjoy Shakespeare in the Parks this Sunday, April 28th

It is the classic play of political ambition that leads to murder and tyranny. Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) invites the community to a free presentation of “Macbeth”, this year’s Shakespeare in the Parks event presented by Kentucky Shakespeare.

Apr 25 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY20 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2019 -2020 Capital and Operating Budgets.

Apr 23 2019 Council Members Yates and Blackwell host Family Movie Night at Southwest YMCA on Friday, April 26th

Council Members David Yates (D-25) and Rick Blackwell (D-12) invite the community to their annual Family Movie Night at the Southwest YMCA this coming Friday, April 26th featuring the 2018 animated film “Ralph Breaks the Internet”  It’s a free event for the entire family.