Mar 18 2020 Democratic Caucus will meet on Thursday, March 19th

The Louisville Metro Council Democrat Caucus will meet at its regularly scheduled time on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. In light of the pending states of emergency declared by federal, state and local Chief Executives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the various directives and guidance issued in connection with those emergency declarations, the meeting will be held as a video teleconference pursuant to KRS 61.826.

Mar 5 2020 Metro Council approves diversity ordinance for local businesses

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved an ordinance which adds more diversity for local government in procuring goods and services from various business groups, including the LGBT community.

Feb 18 2020 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders and Volunteers

On Thursday, February 20th the Metro Council’s Community Affairs, Health and Education Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 18th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 12 2020 Council Members host special Community Engagement Event on Saturday, February 15th

Six members of the Louisville Metro Council invite in Louisville to get connected with metro government on Saturday, February 15th during a special community engagement event at the New Republic Bank Foundation YMCA. They want residents, business owners, children and parents to have the opportunity to experience and learn about the newest edition in West Louisville. At the same time, it’s a way to bring government to the people.

Dec 12 2019 “It’s official”, Country Meat Company fills last vacant space in the Logan Street Market

Since it opened two months ago, the new Logan Street Market has been looking for the right company to fill its last vacant space. On Saturday, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will be on hand when the official ribbon is cut to welcome the Country Meat Company to Logan Street.

Dec 6 2019 “Outstanding” says Councilwoman Sexton Smith as SWMS officers impound 14th vehicle for illegal dumping

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith is praising the dedicated effort of Solid Waste Management Services officers as the 14th vehicle of the year is impounded for illegal dumping in District 4.

Nov 25 2019 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 28th and Friday, November 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Nov 13 2019 Media Advisory: Councilwoman Sexton Smith to officially cut the ribbon on the new Main Salon Suites

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will officially welcome the newest business to the Central Business District on Thursday, November 14th, when she joins owner Jasma Kinard to cut the ribbon and open the doors to the Main Salon Suites.

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.

Oct 4 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith and LMPD call on the public to “Lock, Take and Hide” to fight auto theft downtown

Since the beginning of 2019, Louisville Metro Police are seeing a noticeable increase in both auto theft and theft from cars in the Central Business District of Downtown. As a result, the “Lock, Take, and Hide” campaign is now underway to remind drivers and passengers of the simple ways in which to prevent theft involving automobiles.

Sep 23 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to host unveiling of the Nellie Crawford Plaque on Tuesday, September 24th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will join the neighbors of Shelby Park and many others for a special unveiling of a plaque which honors two special Louisville Women. On Tuesday, September 24th, a plaque honoring the accomplishments of Nellie Crawford and Christa Robinson will be unveiled at the corner of East Oak Street and South Jackson.

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 23 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith puts out the call for volunteers to help with a community cleanup on Saturday, August 24th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith is putting out the call for anyone who has the time this coming Saturday morning to help with a community cleanup in District 4.

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 2 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith calls on community to support the Back to School Amazing Community Benefit Concert this Saturday

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) is calling on the community to come out and support a very important event to help homeless children and families in need by attending the Back to School Amazing Community Benefit Concert” this Saturday, August 3rd.