May 19 2020 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her for the first virtual “Muffins with McCraney”

As a way of staying in touch during COVID 19, Councilwoman Paula McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her for a virtual “Muffins with McCraney” this Saturday, May 23.

May 11 2020 Metro Council Members File Resolution asking Congress to fund Emergency Rental Assistance in future stimulus package

In an effort to assist renters, at a news conference on Monday, members of the Louisville Metro Council were joined by the Louisville Apartment Association to call on Congress to include Emergency Rental Assistance funding in the upcoming stimulus package.

Apr 20 2020 The Louisville Metro Council send letter Congressional Leaders asking for federal help to keep cities viable during COVID 19

Today the 26-member Louisville Metro Council sent a letter to Senator Mitch McConnell and Congressman John Yarmuth asking them to support additional federal funding for state and local governments.  

Apr 11 2020 Metro Council Leadership to hold news conference on moving forward with legislation and committees during COVID 19 crisis in the coming weeks News Conference set for Monday April 13th at 1:30pm

Louisville – President David James (D- 6), Majority Caucus Chair Markus Winkler (D-17) and Minority Caucus Chair Kevin Kramer (R-11) will hold a news conference on Monday, April 13th to lay out how the Metro Council will continue to work to address legislation and improve public participation in the budget and legislative processes while continuing to adhere to safety recommendations in our effort to combat the COVI D19 virus.

Mar 18 2020 Democratic Caucus will meet on Thursday, March 19th

The Louisville Metro Council Democrat Caucus will meet at its regularly scheduled time on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. In light of the pending states of emergency declared by federal, state and local Chief Executives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the various directives and guidance issued in connection with those emergency declarations, the meeting will be held as a video teleconference pursuant to KRS 61.826.

Mar 15 2020 Association of Community Ministries puts out a call for volunteers and donations as Louisville Metro deals with COVID 19

It is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help those in need with food, or utility bills and housing. Right now, the Association of Community Ministries is facing one of its biggest challenges as Louisville Metro deals with COVID 19. On Sunday, the call went out for help to ensure the mission goes on. While basic precautions are being taken, there are still food deliveries which must be made to those in need and concerns COVID 19 may affect many who normally would not need assistance.

Feb 18 2020 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders and Volunteers

On Thursday, February 20th the Metro Council’s Community Affairs, Health and Education Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 18th Annual Black History Month Program.

Jan 31 2020 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 residents to the first “Muffins with McCraney” of 2020

Councilwoman Paula McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her on February 8 for “Muffins with McCraney.” It is the community’s chance to get caught up on what’s going on at Metro Council and assist their Councilwoman with the completion of the District 7 strategic plan for 2020.  

Dec 12 2019 “Mingle with McCraney” Connects District 7 to Metro Government Agencies

Councilwoman Paula McCraney will host the last "Mingle with McCraney" of 2019 for District 7 residents on Saturday, December 14th at the Walden School beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Nov 25 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Nov 17 2019 Council Members McCraney and Winkler encourage residents to attend a public meeting regarding the Westport Road Corridor Study

Council Members Paula McCraney and Markus Winkler are encouraging residents of District 7 and 17 to attend an open house-style meeting regarding the Westport Road Corridor Study. The meeting will be held Tuesday, November 19 from 6-8 p.m. in the gym of Westport Middle School, 8100 Westport Road.

Nov 14 2019 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 Residents to the next “Muffins with McCraney”

District 7 residents have their next chance to get caught up on what’s going on at Metro Council and with their Councilwoman, on Saturday, November 16, during “Muffins with McCraney.”  

Oct 10 2019 President James and Council Members kick off second year for “Art in City Hall”

President David James (D-6) and several Members of the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday, October 10th officially unveiled the 2019 Edition of the “Art in City Hall” Exhibit which features the work of Louisville Visual Artists.

Oct 7 2019 Historic City Hall Clock Tower goes pink in October as a reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is usually a month associated with orange and black. However, the Louisville Metro Council is focusing its attention on pink to let everyone know it’s time to do something to fight a killer.        For the rest of the month of October, the Historic City Hall Clock Tower at Sixth and Jefferson Streets will glow pink as a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Sep 9 2019 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 Residents to stop by and have “Muffins with McCraney”

District 7 residents will have the first of several opportunities to talk with their Metro Council Representative this coming Saturday during “Muffins with McCraney”.