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.

Sep 16 2019 Councilwoman Purvis announces next Community Walk set for Tuesday, September 17th in Portland

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) announces her next community walk will take place on Tuesday, September 17th and the community is invited to come out and join her and LMPD officers as they walk the Portland area.

Sep 6 2019 Councilwoman Purvis to host special community meeting concerning recent shootings on South 38th Street

As a result of several recent drive-by shootings, Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) will host a community meeting on Saturday, September 7th or the residents of the area. The most recent of these left dozens of bullets and injured one person.

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 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.

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 13 2019 Councilwoman Purvis encourages the community to come out for the 10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Festival

For the tenth year in a row, the Shawnee Ministries and Community Collaborative is bringing a community celebration to the Shawnee neighborhood! “The Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration is for the whole family,” says Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5). “It is a great way to start Father’s Day weekend off on Saturday, June 15 by celebrating with family and friends at this fun-packed afternoon event.”

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.