Apr 15 2019 Councilwoman Purvis encourages the public to attend community meeting for a final update on the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project Update

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) is encouraging the community to attend the meeting of the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project on Tuesday, April 23rd. This will be the final meeting for the Shawnee Park project and MSD will be providing an update on the project and the date for the project dedication.

Mar 20 2019 Councilwoman Purvis will host community meeting for the Residents of District 5 on Tuesday, March 26th

Councilwoman Donna Purvis will host a community meeting to bring representatives of Metro Government to the people of District 5 on Tuesday, March 26th.

Mar 20 2019 Metro Council members put out the call for volunteers as Planting O’ the Green gets underway

The call is going out for volunteers as Council Members begin planting 166 trees in four Metro Council Districts as part of this year’s Planting O’ the Green.

Mar 8 2019 Councilman Coan announces 3rd Annual Planting O’ the Green

With the help of several organizations with the goal to expand Louisville’s tree canopy, Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) has announced the third annual Planting O’ the Green will plant 166 trees in the weeks surrounding the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 

Mar 1 2019 Council Members Green, Dorsey and Purvis to host West Louisville Town Hall on Wednesday, March 6th

As the discussion over pensions continues, Council Members Jessica Green (D-1), Keisha Dorsey (D-3), and Donna Purvis (D-5) will host a joint West Louisville Town Hall Meeting at Southwick Community Center to discuss the current budget situation and the proposed tax increase.

Feb 21 2019 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 21st the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 17th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 19 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Schedule for Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council Budget Committee is announcing the following schedule for hearings on the increase in pension contributions required by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, possible reductions in Metro services and a proposed increase in the insurance premium tax. 

Feb 18 2019 Metro Council Members file Ordinance to deal with pension situation by raising the insurance tax

Facing a $65 million-dollar budget gap over the next four years due to increased pension payments, Metro Council President David James along with Caucus Chair Pat Mulvihill, Budget Chair Bill Hollander, and Budget members Barbara Sexton Smith and Markus Winkler are sponsoring an ordinance to increase the city’s tax rates on home, life, marine and miscellaneous insurances.  

Feb 13 2019 Councilwoman Purvis offers residents free TARC ride to BOZA Hearing on proposed Transitional Housing Permit

Councilwoman Donna Purvis is partnering with TARC to provide a free bus ride to anyone who is concerned about a Conditional Use Permit that has been requested for property at 4610 West Market Street.

Feb 4 2019 New District 5 satellite office opens for residents tomorrow

Councilwoman Donna Purvis reminds residents that the new District 5 satellite office will officially open tomorrow, Tuesday February 5th. “I am looking forward to hearing from the people of District 5 with any issues or concerns they may have with Metro Government,” says the Councilwoman.

Jan 23 2019 Councilwoman Purvis announces new satellite office will open for District 5 residents

Councilwoman Donna Purvis announces that beginning in February, a new satellite office will open for District 5 residents to let her know their thoughts and issues.

Jan 18 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Jan 18 2019 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2019 Metro Council Committees

Metro Council President David James (D-6) has announced the Chairs and Vice Chairs of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees for 2019. There will be ten standing committees in the coming year to focus on key issues and address the priorities and needs of Metro Government.

Jan 7 2019 Councilman Pat Mulvihill elected 2019 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2019. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Dec 26 2018 President James announces Historic City Hall Clock will shine blue in honor of fallen LMPD Detective

President David James (D-6) has announced the Historic City Hall Clock will shine in the color blue beginning today and until funeral services are held in honor of Detective Diedre Mengedoht of the LMPD 2nd Division.