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. 

Apr 20 2018 Louisville Metro Council to host reception for Dr. Marty Pollio of the Jefferson County Public Schools

Members of the Louisville Metro Council will host a formal reception to congratulate and welcome Dr. Marty Pollio as the new Superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools on Monday, April 23rd. 

Apr 14 2018 After Department of Justice review, Louisville Metro Separation Ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration law or enforcement

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has informed members of the Louisville Metro Council that the Department of Justice has reviewed Louisville Metro’s newly enacted Separation Ordinance (LMCO 39(1)(F)) and found it to be in compliance with federal law (8 USC § 1373). 

Apr 11 2018 Metro Council goes “On the Road” to hold regular meeting at the Academy @ Shawnee this Thursday, April 12th

President David James (D-6) announces the Louisville Metro Council will hold its next regular meeting at the Academy@Shawnee this coming Thursday, April 12th.

Apr 5 2018 President James puts out the call for volunteers for Spring Cleanup this Saturday, April 7th

President David James (D-6) is looking for a few volunteers with time on their hands this Saturday who are willing to take part in two different cleanups and show their community pride.  

Mar 30 2018 President James encourages the community to get involved with a new planning process for the California/Victory Park Neighborhood

President David James (D-6) is moving forward with developing a new neighborhood plan for the California/Victory Park community and is asking the people of area to participate in a process that will maintain the area’s culture, history and community goals.

Mar 26 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton to host honorary sign unveiling for Officer Nick Rodman on Thursday, March 29th

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) will host a special ceremony for the unveiling of an honorary street sign in memory of Officer Nick Rodman who died in the line of duty in 2017.

Mar 22 2018 President James joins volunteers for Planting O’ the Green on Saturday, March 24th

President David James (D-6) will join representatives of MSD, Brightside, MSD, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians for the next phase of Planting O the Green on Saturday. March 24th

Mar 20 2018 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, March 24th

President David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, March 24th. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting.

Mar 17 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton applauds “Jesus and a Job” and organized labor volunteers for their work on Magazine Street

Important work is going on at 2615 Magazine Street. It is the continuation of efforts to convert vacant and abandoned property into suitable housing while at the same time providing needed skills training and employment to those looking for a second chance in life.

Mar 16 2018 Democratic Leaders of the Louisville Metro Council call upon the public to contact Frankfort Lawmakers to pass SB 66

The Democratic Leadership of the Louisville Metro Council is calling on the people of Metro Louisville to contact lawmakers in Frankfort and let them know the importance of passing Senate Bill 66. The proposed legislation deals with pension funding obligations by local city and county governments. Failure to pass the bill could have devastating effects for Metro Louisville.