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 14 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith seeks holiday voices for the Christmas Caroling Event on Friday, December 15th

Sometimes the best way to spread holiday cheer is to take a step back into the past when carolers walked the streets bringing the sounds of the season to young and old alike as the community’s way of celebrating the 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.

Dec 6 2017 The 1st Division Police Auxiliary’s 42nd Annual Christmas Party is set for Saturday, December 9th

It’s a Christmas tradition that brings smiles to the children of Portland and 1st Division service area every year. On Saturday, December 9th the 1st Division Police Auxiliary will host children and their families at their 42nd Annual Christmas Party.

Nov 30 2017 Council Members Hollander and Hamilton applaud approval of public tree ordinance

Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) applauded tonight’s bipartisan 20 to 3 vote approving a Louisville Metro Public Tree Ordinance. When the ordinance is signed by the Mayor, Louisville Metro will finally join other jurisdictions that have had a tree protection ordinance for years.

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.

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.