Aug 13 2018 Councilman James and 1st Gethsemane Center volunteers get students ready for Back to School for District 6 schools

President David James thanked everyone on Monday for another successful “Back to School” effort to get needed school supplies for needy students in District 6 schools.

Aug 10 2018 President James invites District 6 to come to the next “Feed the Block” event on Saturday, August 11th

On Saturday, August 11th The 23 Zone is ready to once again give back to the community when the next “Feed the Block, the Back to School Edition” gets underway with free food, fun and other things to help children and people in the community.

Aug 8 2018 Neighborhood Residents to Make Budgeting Decisions in Two Metro Council Districts

Logo for Our Money Our Voice - a participatory budgeting project for residents of council districts 6 & 8

Aug 7 2018 President James to host fundraiser for “District 6 Back to School Backpack Giveaway at Old Louisville Tavern

President David James is partnering with the Old Louisville Tavern to help raise money for this year’s “District 6 Back to School Backpack Giveaway” on Wednesday, August 8th.

Aug 1 2018 Councilman David James invites everyone to come out and enjoy Victory Park Day this weekend

Councilman David James (D-6) is issuing an invitation to those living in and around the California Neighborhood where Victory Park is located, to come out and enjoy a day of fun, music and food as this neighborhood continues to build a great spirit of community.

Jul 29 2018 Council Members encourage community to protest Family Dollar Stores request to sell malt beverages

Several Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council are calling on residents of Metro Louisville to participate in special protests on Monday, July 30th in opposition to the decision by Family Dollar Stores to seek a liquor license to sell malt beverages in their stores.

Jul 25 2018 Attorney General Andy Beshear to announce partnership with First Gethsemane Baptist Church on Opioid Disposal

A special guest will be in attendance at this Wednesday’s evening  service at First Gethsemane Baptist Church. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will be joined by Metro Council President David James (D-6) and Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4). The Attorney General will be on hand to announce the Church is joining Kentucky’s Opioid Disposal Program.

Jul 24 2018 President James asks for volunteers to help spruce up Victory Park this Saturday, July 28th

President David James (D-6) is calling for volunteers to join with the Olmsted Parks Conservancy to help do some community cleanup work at Victory Park on Saturday, July 28th.

Jul 1 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Wednesday, July 4th

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday.

Jun 26 2018 Metro Council approve the FY 2018 – 2019 Capital and Operating Budgets

By a vote 21 to 3, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2018- 2019 Operating Budget for Metro Government. By a vote of 20 to 4, the Council gave its approval to the Capital Budget for the coming year.

May 14 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee to hold second Public Hearing for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will hold its next public hearing on Tuesday, May 15th on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

May 10 2018 President James says begin a fun filled weekend when Old Louisville LIVE returns to Central Park

Free music on a nice spring evening is one way one of Metro Louisville’s oldest neighborhoods relaxes when the 2018 edition of Old Louisville LIVE returns on Friday, May 11th.

May 9 2018 Rescheduled District 6 Spring Cleanup for Central Park is set for Saturday, May 19th

President David James (D-6) has announced the rescheduled Central Park Spring Cleanup is set for Saturday, May 19th. 

Apr 26 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has added another public hearing and released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

Apr 20 2018 With a better weather forecast, President James sends out the call that Spring Cleanups are on for this Saturday, April 21st

The third time is the charm and the forecast shows this Saturday will be good weather for the postponed Spring Cleanups in and around District 6.