Apr 17 2019 President James to unveil new sign honoring Barry Barker for his leadership at TARC and work in the community

He was a driving force behind the modernization and expansion of Louisville’s public transportation system. It is a system that handles the needs of a wide variety of commuters ranging from the poor and working people of the city and young and old. On Thursday, President David James (D-6) will honor the work and dedication of Barry Barker by officially dedicating an honorary street sign near the place where he worked.

Apr 10 2019 Two in one week- SWMS Enforcement impounds two vehicles for illegal dumping

Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers have had a very busy week so far. They have impounded two vehicles for illegal dumping on South Preston Street and Marret Avenue

Mar 13 2019 President James to unveil new sign honoring the Work and Dedication of Herb Fink to the Old Louisville area

For almost 50 years, he has been a strong advocate for the preservation of the Old Louisville area. On Thursday, President David James (D-6) will honor the work and dedication of Herb Fink by officially dedicating an honorary street sign in the area he loves so well.

Mar 13 2019 President James to host Community Discussion concerning the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 16th

President David James (D-6) will continue listening to the people of his district when he hosts a Community Discussion for the public concerning the current pension, Insurance Tax Rate Ordinance and the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 16th.

Mar 7 2019 President James announces creation of new Ad Hoc Committee to review efficiencies and long-range solutions for Metro Government

President David James (D-6) announces the creation of a special Ad Hoc Committee on Efficiencies to review all operations of Metro Government in order to find savings and long-range solutions to deal with potential funding challenges.

Mar 7 2019 President James and Council Members George, Triplett, and Fox to host Community Discussion concerning the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 9th

President David James (D-6) will join Council Members Nicole George (D-21), Kevin Triplett (D-15) and Mark Fox (D-13) in hosting a Community Discussion for the public concerning the current pension and Insurance Tax Rate Ordinance and the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 9th.

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.