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.

May 31 2017 Councilwoman Angela Leet Endorses Pegasus Institute Plan for Violence Eradication

Louisville, KY - Today, Louisville Metro Councilwoman Angela Leet (District 7) endorsed the Pegasus Institute’s Louisville Initiative for Violence Eradication” (LIVE) with the following statement:

Mar 20 2017 Metro Council's Minority Caucus issues statement regarding today's visit by President Trump

The following is a statement by Minority Caucus Chair Robin Engel (District 22) and Vice Chair Marilyn Parker (District 18) regarding today's visit to Louisville by President Donald Trump:

Jan 5 2017 Metro Council Republicans Elect Engel and Parker as Caucus Leaders for 2017

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2017, the nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Robin Engel (District 22) to the position of Caucus Chair. The Metro Council’s Minority Caucus also unanimously re-elected Councilwoman Marilyn Parker (District 18) as Caucus Vice-Chair. This will be Councilman Robin Engel's third year holding a leadership role within the caucus. Engel served as Caucus Chair in 2006 and 2007.

Jan 5 2017 Minority Caucus to hold first meeting of 2017

The nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council's Minority Caucus will meet at 4:00 p.m. in the the 2nd Floor Conference Room (Room 202) of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street) to hold their first meeting of 2017. The meeting will include the election of a Caucus Chair and Vice-Chair along with discussion related to matters under consideration by the Metro Council.

Dec 29 2016 Metro Council Offices to observe the New Year’s Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 2nd in observance of the New Year Holiday.

Dec 20 2016 Rental Registry for rental properties in Metro Louisville is now up and running online

A new Rental Registry for all rental property in Metro Louisville is now up and running online following the passage of an ordinance in September by the Louisville Metro Council. Effective March 1, 2017, all property located in Louisville Metro and occupied or offered for occupancy in exchange for money or any other consideration must be registered with Louisville Metro Government. 

Dec 15 2016 Metro Council approves $6.2 million in the Midyear Budget Adjustment spending to focus on violent crime and homicides

In a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night approved $6.2 million in spending for a focused effort to combat violent crime in the city where the homicide rate has climbed to 119 in Metro Louisville for the current year.