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.

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 23 2018 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2018 Metro Council Committees

Metro Council President David James (D-6) has announced the Chairs and Vice Chairs of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees for 2018. Several of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees will be realigned to focus on key issues and address priorities and needs for Metro Government.

Jan 12 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Jan 11 2018 Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton elected 2018 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2018. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Jan 10 2018 21st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch set for District 2 on Saturday, January 13th

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is inviting the community to join a special event with the Men of Peace for the 21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Brunch with the continuing theme of “Keeping the Dream Alive” as Metro Louisville kicks off a week of special events to honor the late civil rights leader.

Jan 5 2018 Councilwomen Sexton Smith and Green to participate in discussion on domestic violence on Wednesday, January 10th

In an effort to understand the problem of domestic violence in Metro Louisville, Councilwomen Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and Jessica Green (D-1) along with Judge Derwin Webb of Jefferson Family Court are encouraging the community to attend an important panel discussion on Wednesday, January 10th.

Dec 22 2017 Metro Council Offices to observe the Christmas Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

Dec 13 2017 President Yates and the Louisville Metro Council seek donations for a Special Holiday Coat Drive for Louisville Metro Children

The Louisville Metro Council is encouraging every person and business in Louisville Metro to join the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council and United Auto Workers and donate a new coat or jacket to a child in need.

Nov 21 2017 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Aug 24 2017 Metro Council approves Resolution asking the Air Pollution Control District to deny American Synthetic Rubber's request to modify its STAR goals

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council approved a resolution calling for American Synthetic Rubber Company to comply with the city’s Strategic Toxic Air Reduction (STAR) goals. The Resolution calls for the Air Pollution Control District to deny the company’s second request for modification from the 2004 STAR goals.

Aug 11 2017 Members of Metro Council Charging Committee to Meet

The five members of the Metro Council’s Charging Committee will hold their first meeting on Monday, August 14th at 3:00pm in the Chambers of the Metro Council

Jul 27 2017 Louisville Metro Council approves Anti-Harassment Policies and Procedures

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved a Resolution adopting Anti – Harassment Policies and Procedures for council members and council employees. The Metro Council has also approved an Ordinance amending the Anonymous Tip Line operated by the Metro Government Office of Internal Auditor to now include council employees.

Jul 18 2017 Councilwoman Green to host community meeting on future of Parkland Grocery Store Property on July 24th

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) and Louisville Forward will hold a special community meeting on Monday, July 24th to discussion possible options for future use of the old Parkland Grocery store at 28th and Virginia Avenue.

Jul 7 2017 Anti-Harassment Policy Work Group to hold its next meeting on Monday, July 10th

The Anti-Harassment Policy Work Group will hold its next meeting on Monday July 10th at 11:00am in the 3rd Floor Conference Room, Historic City Hall, 601 West Jefferson Street.