Aug 1 2018 Councilman David James invites everyone to come out and enjoy Victory Park Day this weekend

Councilman David James (D-6) is issuing an invitation to those living in and around the California Neighborhood where Victory Park is located, to come out and enjoy a day of fun, music and food as this neighborhood continues to build a great spirit of community.

Aug 1 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin hosts “Back to School Fest 2018” for Children on Saturday August 11th

As a way to start a new school year off right, Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) and 1st Neighborhood Place will host Back to School Fest 2018 on Saturday, August 11th.

Jul 30 2018 Councilwoman Welch to host special ceremony to honor Kenwood Drive In with a Kentucky Historical Marker

On Tuesday, July 31st Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), the Kentucky Historical Society and representatives of the Iroquois Neighborhood Association will dedicate the Commonwealth’s newest Historical Marker at the Kenwood Drive In.

Jul 30 2018 Councilwoman Welch encourages the community to share their thoughts on the future of Fairdale

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is inviting everyone to come out and share their thoughts and ideas on the proposed Fairdale Village Center Planning Project at a special community workshop on Tuesday, July 31.   

Jul 29 2018 Council Members encourage community to protest Family Dollar Stores request to sell malt beverages

Several Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council are calling on residents of Metro Louisville to participate in special protests on Monday, July 30th in opposition to the decision by Family Dollar Stores to seek a liquor license to sell malt beverages in their stores.

Jul 25 2018 Attorney General Andy Beshear to announce partnership with First Gethsemane Baptist Church on Opioid Disposal

A special guest will be in attendance at this Wednesday’s evening  service at First Gethsemane Baptist Church. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will be joined by Metro Council President David James (D-6) and Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4). The Attorney General will be on hand to announce the Church is joining Kentucky’s Opioid Disposal Program.

Jul 24 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith shares LMPD 4th Division Crime Statistics

New crime statistics reported by Louisville Metro Police’s 4th Division, Beat 2 covering Smoketown and Shelby Park show a reduction in violent crime since the beginning of the year and over the last 12 months as seen in other areas of the city.

Jul 24 2018 President James asks for volunteers to help spruce up Victory Park this Saturday, July 28th

President David James (D-6) is calling for volunteers to join with the Olmsted Parks Conservancy to help do some community cleanup work at Victory Park on Saturday, July 28th.

Jul 17 2018 Public Safety Committee to review report of Special Investigator in the LMPD Explorer Case

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, July 18th to review the report of former US Attorney Kerry Harvey, who has conducted an internal investigation into the LMPD Explorer Program.

Jul 12 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin announces next date for protest over a proposed Newburg liquor store

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is calling on the community to attend the next in a series of protests against a proposed liquor store on Poplar Lever Road this coming Monday. 

Jul 11 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, July 14th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, July 14th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Jul 11 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to attend special ribbon cutting for grand opening of “The Oasis”

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith will be on hand for the official ribbon cutting for “The Oasis” on Thursday, July 12th as the new store begins selling food at 2235 West Market Street.

Jul 9 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith applauds LMPD 1st Division for crime reductions over the last 16 months

New crime statistics reported by Louisville Metro Police’s 1st Division show a reduction in violent crime since the beginning of the year and over the last 16 months in several areas of the city.

Jul 1 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Wednesday, July 4th

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday.

Jun 27 2018 Councilwoman Angela Leet (R-7) issues the following statement regarding her no vote on the fiscal year 2019 Louisville Metro Budget

"I commend my colleagues on the Louisville Metro Council as this is a better budget than what was originally sent to us by the Mayor. While there are a number of improvements made to increase accountability and transparency, this budget failed to go far enough.