May 9 2018 Completion of Urton Lane Bridge Celebrated

Mayor and Councilman mark completion of Phase I of Urton Lane Project

May 9 2018 Councilman Blackwell announces next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday. May 15th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites residents to the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, May 15th to learn more about fiber construction for faster internet is progressing in the district.

May 9 2018 Rescheduled District 6 Spring Cleanup for Central Park is set for Saturday, May 19th

President David James (D-6) has announced the rescheduled Central Park Spring Cleanup is set for Saturday, May 19th. 

May 9 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, May 19th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” on Saturday, May 19th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

May 8 2018 Urton Lane Press Conference May 9, 2018

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release


Councilman Stuart Benson, District 20 
Mayor Greg Fischer
Governor Matt Bevin
Vanessa Burns, Louisville Metro Director Public Works
David Mindel, Mindel Scott & Associates
Greg Oakley, Partner, Hollenbach-Oakley


May 8 2018 Council Members Yates and Blackwell host Family Movie Night at Southwest YMCA

Council Members David Yates (D-25) and Rick Blackwell (D-12) invite the community to the first-ever Family Movie Night at the Southwest YMCA this coming Friday, May 11th. It’s a free event for the entire family.

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler sponsors Breast Cancer Screenings on Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) is sponsoring Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms for Women 40 years an older on Saturday, May 12th. “Early detection of breast cancer is one of the best ways to fight this disease. It is my hope that women over 40 will take advantage of this event. Many of us know of someone who has lost a love one because of breast cancer,” says Butler.

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler announces next S.P.O.T. Clinic set for Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler is once again encouraging pet owners to take advantage of the next S.P.O.T. Clinic for residents of District 15 set for Saturday, May 12th.

Apr 26 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has added another public hearing and released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

Apr 23 2018 Democratic Caucus will not meet on Thursday, April 26th

On Thursday, April 26th Mayor Greg Fischer will present his Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets to The Louisville Metro Council. As a result, there are time changes for regular meetings on that day. The Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will not meet on Thursday.

Apr 20 2018 With a better weather forecast, President James sends out the call that Spring Cleanups are on for this Saturday, April 21st

The third time is the charm and the forecast shows this Saturday will be good weather for the postponed Spring Cleanups in and around District 6. 

Apr 20 2018 Louisville Metro Council to host reception for Dr. Marty Pollio of the Jefferson County Public Schools

Members of the Louisville Metro Council will host a formal reception to congratulate and welcome Dr. Marty Pollio as the new Superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools on Monday, April 23rd. 

Apr 19 2018 SWMS Enforcement has impounded 2nd vehicle of the year for illegal dumping in District 4

Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement has located and impounded its 2nd vehicle of 2018 after an alert citizen caught illegal dumping going on in the 2100 Block of Pirtle Street. 

Apr 18 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton to host District 5 Community Meeting on Tuesday, April 24th

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is encouraging residents to come out to the District 5 Community Meeting on April 24th to talk with representatives of Louisville Metro Government if there are issues or concerns they would like to have addressed.

Apr 14 2018 After Department of Justice review, Louisville Metro Separation Ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration law or enforcement

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has informed members of the Louisville Metro Council that the Department of Justice has reviewed Louisville Metro’s newly enacted Separation Ordinance (LMCO 39(1)(F)) and found it to be in compliance with federal law (8 USC § 1373).