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 4 2019 President James files Resolution asking the Planning Commission for a review of temporary housing

Prompted by concerns over temporary housing in residential areas, President David James (D-6) is calling for a review of the Land Development Code to see if additional standards need to be considered for approval.

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.

Jan 6 2019 President James encourages residents to be aware of three important events for the California and Victory Park Neighborhoods

President David James (D-6) is encouraging residents of the California and Victory Park Neighborhoods to attend three very important events occurring in January and February as Metro Government reaches the final stages of developing a specific neighborhood plan for the area.

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.

Dec 24 2018 President James releases a statement on the death of an LMPD Officer following a tragic accident on I-64

On behalf of the Louisville Metro Council, President David James has released the following statement after learning of the death of an LMPD officer while on duty today.

Dec 13 2018 Councilman James hosts the Winter Wonderland Coat Giveaway for Elementary School Students this holiday

Elementary school students at six schools in District 6 will get a special present this year when Councilman David James (D-6) hosts the Winter Wonderland Coat Giveaway on Friday, December 14th.

Dec 6 2018 Metro Council’s Budget Committee approves additional funding to deal with homeless issues

The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro Louisville. The funding was found as part of the year-end budget adjustment after the completion of audits of the 2017 -2018 Operating and Capital Budgets.

Dec 5 2018 President James and LMPD officers to host Parkhill Holiday Party on Thursday, December 6th

President David James (D-6) and officers of the LMPD’s Fourth Division are planning a special celebration of the season when they host the Parkhill Holiday Party at the Parkhill Community Center on Thursday, December 6th.

Dec 5 2018 President James hosts Light up California Holiday Celebration for residents of District 6

The holiday season is underway and President David James is once again hosting a special seasonal event for residents of District 6 when the Light up California Holiday Celebration gets underway beginning at 5:00pm on Friday, December 7th.

Nov 30 2018 President James releases a statement on behalf of the Metro Council on the death of Wayne Estopinal

Metro Council President David James (D-6) releases a statement on behalf of the Louisville Metro Council after learning of the death of Wayne Estopinal, a founding owner of LouCity FC.

Nov 28 2018 President James to welcome Adrienne & Company’s newest bakery to Old Louisville

President David James (D-6) will officially welcome District 6’s newest business on Thursday, November 29th when Adrienne & Co. opens its newest bakery cafe at 1212 S. 4th Street.