Oct 14 2019 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on the work of The Coalition for the Homeless

Over the last two years, much attention has been focused on efforts to help the homeless in Louisville Metro. One organization works with the Metro Council and other agencies to find ways to address the problem. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on the work of The Coalition for the Homeless on Wednesday, October 16th.

Oct 7 2019 Historic City Hall Clock Tower goes pink in October as a reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is usually a month associated with orange and black. However, the Louisville Metro Council is focusing its attention on pink to let everyone know it’s time to do something to fight a killer.        For the rest of the month of October, the Historic City Hall Clock Tower at Sixth and Jefferson Streets will glow pink as a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Aug 29 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, September 2nd

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

Aug 27 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin invites the community to come out and enjoy Newburg Days Festival

The people of Newburg are getting ready to once again host their own special homecoming of welcoming back old friends and celebrate the unity and pride of one of Metro Louisville’s well-established neighborhoods. Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) announces “Newburg Days Festival” will get underway on Friday, August 30th, Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st.

Aug 22 2019 President James and The Louisville Metro Council announce a call for artists for the Second Annual Art in City Hall Exhibit

For a second year, Louisville Metro’s Historic City Hall will once again be a place to see the works of local artists as the call goes out for the Second Annual Art in City Hall Exhibit.

Aug 15 2019 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to feature the Legal Aid Society of Louisville on August 21st

For the average person, trying to navigate the legal system can be difficult when you feel your rights have been violated. Fortunately, there is one local organization that can offer help and advice when it comes to legal questions. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will feature the Legal Aid Society of Louisville on Wednesday, August 21st.

Aug 8 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin hosts “Back to School Festival” for children on Saturday August 10th

As a way to start a new school year off right, Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) and First Neighborhood Place will host the Annual Back to School Festival on Saturday, August 10th.

Jul 1 2019 Louisville Metro Council on Summer Break

The Louisville Metro Council is on summer break for the next two weeks.

Jun 25 2019 Metro Council Approves the FY 2019-2020 Operating and Capital Budgets

By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for Metro Government. In a unanimous vote, the Council has approved the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Capital Budget for Metro Government. 

Jun 17 2019 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to feature the Louisville Zoo on June 19th

It is one of the many popular attractions in Metro Louisville and for 50 years it has focused on the wonders of the Animal Kingdom and the environment most animals inhabit. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will feature the Louisville Zoo on Wednesday, June 19th.

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.

Mar 20 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin applauds efforts by an alert citizen and SWMS Enforcement in catching illegal dumping in District 2

Solid Waste Management Systems Enforcement officers have located an impounded the first vehicle of 2019 for illegal dumping in Louisville Metro. A citizen photographed an individual on March 7th who was dumping debris in the 4400 block of Bardstown Road. 

Mar 4 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin to host public meeting for residents in District 2 to learn more about the budget and pension situation

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin will host a special public meeting for residents of District 2 to learn more about the pension situation and budget concerns facing Louisville Metro Government on Wednesday, March 6th.

Feb 21 2019 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 21st the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 17th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 19 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Schedule for Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council Budget Committee is announcing the following schedule for hearings on the increase in pension contributions required by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, possible reductions in Metro services and a proposed increase in the insurance premium tax.