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. 

Aug 2 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith says everyone is welcome for “Beecher Terrace Days” at Baxter Square Park

It’s a special homecoming weekend for one of Louisville Metro’s historic neighborhoods as “Beecher Terrace Days” gets underway this Saturday and Sunday in the Russell Neighborhood.

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 7 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America call for everyone to wear orange today

Every day in this country, 100 Americans are killed by gun violence and on average there are nearly 13,000-gun homicides every year. Just in the last two weeks, Louisville Metro has experienced eight homicides and six shootings. All connected with gun violence. National Gun Violence Awareness Day is June 7th     

Apr 29 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith encourages the community to participate in the 2nd Annual “Quiet Louisville”

In an effort to help everyone slow down and handle the chaos of Kentucky Derby Week and everyday life, there is an event which can help show you a way to take a step back and take a deep breath. Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) is encouraging everyone to participate in the 2nd Annual “Quiet Louisville” on Tuesday, April 30th.