Aug 13 2018 Nine New SpeedAlert Radar Devices are unveiled and ready for Deployment in Louisville Metro

Representatives from the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus as well as the Louisville  Metro Police Department participated in an event to demonstrate a new tool that has been purchased to help deter speeding and promote safety. Earlier this year, the nine Republican Members of the Louisville Metro Council pooled their discretionary funds to purchase nine SpeedAlert web-enabled radar message displays. 

Aug 11 2018 Nine New SpeedAlert Radar Devices to be unveiled

Representatives from the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus as well as Louisville Metro Police and Jefferson County Public Schools will participate in an event to demonstrate a new tool that has been purchased to help deter speeding and promote safety. A total of nine new SpeedAlert web-enabled radar display devices will be announced and demonstrated.

Jun 27 2018 Councilwoman Angela Leet (R-7) issues the following statement regarding her no vote on the fiscal year 2019 Louisville Metro Budget

"I commend my colleagues on the Louisville Metro Council as this is a better budget than what was originally sent to us by the Mayor. While there are a number of improvements made to increase accountability and transparency, this budget failed to go far enough.

Jun 22 2018 Minority Caucus Meeting Announced for Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus will meet at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 prior to the Metro Council’s Final vote on the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget documents. The meeting will take place in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street).

May 9 2018 Completion of Urton Lane Bridge Celebrated

Mayor and Councilman mark completion of Phase I of Urton Lane Project

May 8 2018 Urton Lane Press Conference May 9, 2018

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release


Councilman Stuart Benson, District 20 
Mayor Greg Fischer
Governor Matt Bevin
Vanessa Burns, Louisville Metro Director Public Works
David Mindel, Mindel Scott & Associates
Greg Oakley, Partner, Hollenbach-Oakley


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. 

Feb 7 2018 Metro Council Announces Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meetings


Feb 1 2018 Statement from Minority Caucus Chair on LMPD Officer Involved Shooting

Statement from Minority Caucus Chair Angela Leet:

"It is heartbreaking that once again our community is dealing with violence against those who have chosen to protect and serve. Our officers put their lives on the line everyday, and it is this very tragedy that we hope we never have to face. Our hearts go out to the officer’s family and friends, and all our LMPD men and women. We pray for a speedy recovery for the officer who we owe a debt of gratitude to for his service."

Jan 11 2018 Metro Council Republicans Elect Leet and Kramer as Caucus Leaders for 2018

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2018, the nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Councilwoman Angela Leet (District 7) to the position of Caucus Chair and Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) as Caucus Vice-Chair.

Jan 10 2018 Minority Caucus to Meet Thursday, January 11

The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will hold its first meeting of 2018 at 4 p.m. at City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). During this meeting, members of the Minority Caucus will elect leadership for the 2018 calendar year. 

The Metro Council's Minority Caucus meets each Thursday at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Caucus Room at City Hall. Minority Caucus meetings are open to the public. 

Nov 16 2017 Council members react to Justice Department Notification that Sanctuary City Ordinance puts Federal Funds in Jeopardy

Louisville, KY: On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 the United States Department of Justice sent notification that Louisville Metro is potentially out of compliance with 8 U.S.C. §1373 which would jeopardize the Louisville Metro Police Department’s funding from the Byrne JAG grant as well as other future federal grants.

Oct 21 2017 Councilwoman Leet Announces New Traffic Signal Coming to Westport Road at Ormsby Lane

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) approval of a new traffic signal at the intersection of Westport Road and Ormsby Lane is drawing praise from Metro Councilwoman Angela Leet (District 7).

Jul 31 2017 Council Members Hollander, Coan, Sexton Smith and Leet encourage residents to join Fifth Division LMPD officers for National Night Out

With the back drop of the Peterson-Dumesnil House, residents of Crescent Hill, Clifton, the Highlands, and St. Matthews will have a chance to find out what’s going on in the fight against crime on Tuesday, August 1st. For a sixth year, the Fifth Division of Louisville Metro Police will host the 2017 National Night Out Celebration at this well-known landmark, located at 301 S. Peterson Avenue in Crescent Hill.


May 31 2017 $1.3 Million Dollar Investment Underway at AB Sawyer Park and Lyndon Recreation

Major improvements to A.B. Sawyer Park, including the installation of a new playground, picnic shelter and a newly configured parking area, will begin  this week. The work, which will significantly improve the park, especially the areas used by Lyndon Recreation will last through late summer.