Oct 15 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to unveil honorary “Bologna Alley” sign on Monday, October 16th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will join officials with the Louisville Archdiocese and other special guests for a special honorary sign unveiling on Monday, October 16th.

Aug 24 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith announces the David Armstrong Extreme Park is getting a new ramp and the graffiti is being removed.

It is one of the most popular places downtown if you ride a bike or skateboard. Exciting improvements will bring fun for everyone. The Extreme Park will not be open August 28th through 31st

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 21 2017 Councilman Coan announces next Neighborhood Watch Workshop is set for Wednesday, August 23rd

Neighborhoods that would like to keep their streets safe have a chance to learn how this coming Wednesday when Councilman Brandon Coan sponsors the next quarterly District 8 Neighborhood Watch Workshop on August 23rd. Joining him as sponsors are Council Members Bill Hollander (D-9) and Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4).

Aug 9 2017 “Sing” brings to a close another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th A talent contest to save a theater brings together a wide variety of talented animals performing popular song favorites when “Sing” closes out another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00pm.
Jul 10 2017 “Zootopia” is July’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Can a rabbit police officer and a fox con artist work together to figure out what’s going on in a city of animals where certain species are disappearing? That is the premise of “Zootopia” the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 15th.  

Jul 6 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith unveils new sign honoring the life and legacy of Jimmy Ellis

On Saturday, July 8th, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) joined the family, friends of the late Jimmy Ellis to unveil an honorary sign at 3rd Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard to commemorate his life and legacy.   

Jun 23 2017 Metro Council approves 2017-2018 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government

By a vote of 24 and 0 and one abstention, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets that have a continued emphasis on road paving, vacant and abandoned properties, criminal justice and quality of life investments.

Jun 23 2017 Metro Council Democrats offer their thoughts on the passing of the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets

Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council have the following statements on the passing of the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets

Jun 16 2017 Councilman Blackwell invites the community to the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival with fun, music and fireworks

On Saturday, July 1st, Southwest Louisville is once again ready to celebrate the Fourth of July Holiday weekend with fireworks and fun as the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival, presented by Brown-Forman, Kosair Charities and Metro PCS, gets underway.

Jun 15 2017 “The Secret Life of Pets” is June’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Pet owners have a chance to find out what goes on when they are not at home with June’s Free Summer Movie. The 2016 American computer-animated comedy film “The Secret Life of Pets” is the feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, June 17th.  

Jun 2 2017 Council Members ask the community to observe National Gun Violence Awareness Day by wearing orange

This weekend, anyone walking or driving past the Big Four Bridge and Historic City Hall Downtown will notice that both structures are aglow in the color orange. The color is to remind everyone that June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. 

May 25 2017 Louisville Launches New Farmers Market Association

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 25, 2017) – Mayor Greg Fischer today announced formation of the Louisville Farmers Market Association, a new group that will work to support local farmers markets, farmers and food producers to create access to a healthy and sustainable food system in Louisville Metro.

May 11 2017 Council Members to hold Public Budget Meeting on Monday, May 22nd at the Louisville Urban League

Five members of the Louisville Metro Council are seeking public comment on the proposed 2017 -2018 Capital and Operating Budgets at a special community meeting on Monday, May 22nd at the Louisville Urban League.

May 10 2017 CycLOUvia returns to Metro Louisville this Saturday, May 13th

CycLOUvia makes an exciting return this coming Saturday, May 13th, to three Metro Louisville neighborhoods and Council Members Pat Mulvihill (D-10) and Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) are encouraging people to come out and have fun.