Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton encourages public to attend community meeting for an update on the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project Update

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) is encouraging the community to attend the next meeting of the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project on Tuesday, February 20th. 

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton invites the community to participate in a conversation with Dr. George C. Wright about the history race relations in Louisville

Dr. George C. Wright is coming to Louisville to discuss his book on the history of race relations and black life in Kentucky as a guest of Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) for a Black History month community event on Friday, February 23rd.

Feb 14 2018 Councilwoman Flood asks the Community to remember those who serve our country far from home

It is easy to forget that there are brave service men and women who are still serving their country in some of the most dangerous spots in the world. Our military remain on duty as the first line of America’s defense in the fight against terrorism. For Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) their service is the reason why the “Doing Our Part from the Heart” Campaign is an important effort to show that our troops should always be remembered and honored.

Feb 7 2018 Metro Council Announces Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meetings

 

Feb 7 2018 Councilman Blackwell begins a new year of District 12 Dialogues with an update on various programs and issues in the district

Councilman Rick Blackwell will start off 2018 with a new series of District 12 Dialogues by inviting residents to learn more about what is going with programs and projects in the district. 

Feb 7 2018 Councilwoman Fowler proposes funding plan to sustain Metro Parks public golf courses

In an effort to keep Metro Louisville’s public golf courses sustainable financially, Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) is sponsoring an ordinance calling for a modest increase in greens fees this year.

Feb 7 2018 Councilman Lanshima to host Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting

In an effort to stem a recent rash of violent crime in the district, Councilman Vitalis Lanshima is hosting a Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Monday February 12th at the Beechmont Community Center.

Feb 5 2018 Ten Metro Councilmembers File Resolution to Support Medical Cannabis Legalization in Kentucky

Ten Metro Councilmembers have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution urging the Kentucky General Assembly to enact legislation that would legalize medical cannabis in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, primary sponsor Bill Hollander (D-9) reported today.  

Feb 5 2018 Council Members to host neighborhood meeting concerning safety at William Harrison Park

Council members Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) and Marianne Butler (D-15) along with President David James (D-6) invite the residents to a special meeting concerning safety at William Harrison Park.

Feb 2 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton joins the Yearlings Club to present “Louisville Has Talent and Opportunity” Showcase

It is a unique event designed to spotlight up and coming talent of Louisville’s young people in all areas of the arts while encouraging opportunities for a better future. Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) and the Yearlings Club have joined together to present "Louisville Has Talent and Opportunity” Showcase to the community on Saturday, February 10th at the Kentucky African American Heritage Center.

Feb 1 2018 Community Affairs and Housing Committee will kick off a series of meetings on Vacant and Abandoned Property

The Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee has announced the first in a series of meetings to update Louisville’s progress in dealing with vacant and abandoned property in Metro Louisville.

Feb 1 2018 Statement from Minority Caucus Chair on LMPD Officer Involved Shooting

Statement from Minority Caucus Chair Angela Leet:

"It is heartbreaking that once again our community is dealing with violence against those who have chosen to protect and serve. Our officers put their lives on the line everyday, and it is this very tragedy that we hope we never have to face. Our hearts go out to the officer’s family and friends, and all our LMPD men and women. We pray for a speedy recovery for the officer who we owe a debt of gratitude to for his service."

Jan 31 2018 Councilwoman Marianne Butler not to seek re-election

Following the end of her third term this December and after careful deliberation, Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) has decided not to seek re-election to the Louisville Metro Council.

Jan 30 2018 Public Safety Committee to hear from Voices of the Survivors at next meeting on Wednesday, January 31st

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will hold a special discussion at its first meeting of the year to hear about the impact of crime on a specific group that sometime gets lost in the aftermath of violence: crime victims. 

Jan 26 2018 Metro Council maintains current zoning for property on South Third Street

By a vote of 18 to 2, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night retained the current zoning for property at the corner of South Third Street and Kingston Avenue by overturning a recommendation from the Louisville Metro Planning Commission.