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.

May 8 2017 “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” kicks off the tenth year of Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater

Lucasfilms 2016 “Rogue One: a Star Wars Story” will help usher in the tenth year and new season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 13th.  

May 4 2017 Budget Committee invites public comment at two public hearings on the proposed FY 2017-2018 Budget

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) announces the Metro Council’s Budget Public Hearings are scheduled on May 10th and May 16th offering the public two opportunities to comment on the proposed FY 2017- 2018 Capital and Operating Budgets.

Apr 25 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith sponsors “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of “Julius Caesar” on Thursday, April 27th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) is sponsoring a very special free event for Baxter Square Park as one way to help everyone enjoy the beginning of spring. 

Apr 21 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith encourages everyone to join her for 6:00pm MSD Community Conversation on April 24th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith is reminding everyone the next meeting for the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) discussion of MSD’s recently completed 20-year Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan will be on April 24th.

Apr 10 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith hosts District 4 Community Connection

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith announces the first two of several District 4 Community Connection meetings for residents to talk over issues and concerns and learn more about various agencies and programs of Metro Government.

Mar 31 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to host several MSD Community Conversation Meetings in April and everyone is encouraged to attend

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith will host a series of three meetings in District 4 with the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) for discussion of MSD’s recently completed 20-year Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan.

Mar 20 2017 Metro Council Democrats call on President Trump to go slow in repealing the Affordable Care Act because of its potential impact on people and the city’s budget

On Monday, March 20th, members of the Democratic Caucus held a news conference prior to the visit of President Donald Trump to the city. The members asked the President to take a step back and move slowly in repealing the ACA because of its impact on local health care and the city’s budget.

Mar 19 2017 Council Members Sexton Smith and Mulvihill to host community meeting on proposed liquor store in District 4

A proposed liquor store on South Shelby Street will be the subject of an important community meeting hosted by Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and  Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) on Tuesday, March 21st.

Mar 8 2017 Metro Council Members Hamilton and Sexton Smith to participate in “Meet your Legislators” program on Saturday March 11th

Metro Councilwomen Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) and Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will be on hand this Saturday, March 11th to talk with constituents when the next “Meet Your Legislators” program gets underway at the Portland Library.

Feb 24 2017 Councilwomen Sexton Smith and Hamilton to unveil new sign honoring the life and legacy of Michael T. White

On Saturday, February 25th, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) will join the family, friends and others touched by the late Michael T. White and unveil an honorary sign at 22nd and Jefferson Streets to commemorate his life and legacy in Metro Louisville.  

Feb 23 2017 Metro Council Honors Outstanding Community Leaders at 15th Annual Black History Month Program

On Thursday, February 23rd, the Metro Council’s Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding community leaders and volunteers as part of its 15th Annual Black History Month Program

Jan 21 2017 Council Members James and Sexton Smith call on Kroger to reverse its decision to close Second Street Store

Flanked by residents and supporters in Old Louisville and surrounding neighborhoods, Council members David James (D-6) and Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) called upon Kroger Co. to come back to the table and reach a new lease agreement with the property owner to keep the Second Street Store open.