Feb 22 2018 Metro Council honors Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 22nd the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee held a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 16th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 5 2018 Council Members to host neighborhood meeting concerning safety at William Harrison Park

Council members Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) and Marianne Butler (D-15) along with President David James (D-6) invite the residents to a special meeting concerning safety at William Harrison Park.

Feb 5 2018 Ten Metro Councilmembers File Resolution to Support Medical Cannabis Legalization in Kentucky

Ten Metro Councilmembers have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution urging the Kentucky General Assembly to enact legislation that would legalize medical cannabis in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, primary sponsor Bill Hollander (D-9) reported today.  

Feb 1 2018 Community Affairs and Housing Committee will kick off a series of meetings on Vacant and Abandoned Property

The Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee has announced the first in a series of meetings to update Louisville’s progress in dealing with vacant and abandoned property in Metro Louisville.

Jan 23 2018 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2018 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 2018. Several of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees will be realigned to focus on key issues and address priorities and needs for Metro Government.

Jan 12 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Jan 11 2018 Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton elected 2018 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2018. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Jan 11 2018 Councilman David James elected President of the Louisville Metro Council for 2018

In a unanimous vote, Councilman David James (D-6) is the new the new President of the Louisville Metro Council for 2018.

Jan 10 2018 21st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch set for District 2 on Saturday, January 13th

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is inviting the community to join a special event with the Men of Peace for the 21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Brunch with the continuing theme of “Keeping the Dream Alive” as Metro Louisville kicks off a week of special events to honor the late civil rights leader.

Dec 22 2017 Metro Council Offices to observe the Christmas Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

Dec 13 2017 President Yates and the Louisville Metro Council seek donations for a Special Holiday Coat Drive for Louisville Metro Children

The Louisville Metro Council is encouraging every person and business in Louisville Metro to join the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council and United Auto Workers and donate a new coat or jacket to a child in need.

Dec 13 2017 Councilman James hosts Winter Wonderland 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) and his holiday helpers once again host the Winter Wonderland on Friday, December 15th.

Dec 6 2017 The 1st Division Police Auxiliary’s 42nd Annual Christmas Party is set for Saturday, December 9th

It’s a Christmas tradition that brings smiles to the children of Portland and 1st Division service area every year. On Saturday, December 9th the 1st Division Police Auxiliary will host children and their families at their 42nd Annual Christmas Party.

Dec 5 2017 Public Safety Committee to hear year end update from Chief Conrad on various issues on Wednesday, December 6th

The Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee will hear a year end update on violence and prevention initiatives from Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad at its next meeting on Wednesday, December 6th at 2:30pm  

Nov 30 2017 Council Members Hollander and Hamilton applaud approval of public tree ordinance

Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) applauded tonight’s bipartisan 20 to 3 vote approving a Louisville Metro Public Tree Ordinance. When the ordinance is signed by the Mayor, Louisville Metro will finally join other jurisdictions that have had a tree protection ordinance for years.