Jul 15 2019 Councilman Hollander invites District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Tuesday, July 23

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

“Meet with Bill” is set for the St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Jul 1 2019 Louisville Metro Council on Summer Break

The Louisville Metro Council is on summer break for the next two weeks.

Jun 25 2019 Metro Council Approves the FY 2019-2020 Operating and Capital Budgets

By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for Metro Government. In a unanimous vote, the Council has approved the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Capital Budget for Metro Government. 

May 14 2019 May D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Louisville’s Budget

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation on Louisville’s budget.

The meeting is Tuesday, May 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, 2115 Lexington Road, in the Troop House.

May 7 2019 Councilman Hollander announces the Annual Responsible Recycling Event on Saturday, May 18th

Councilman Hollander announces the Annual Responsible Recycling Event on Saturday, May 18th

Louisville Water Tower Park is the place to bring items to be recycled

Louisville – It’s an opportunity to clean out the garage, the attic, and the basement of those things that have been collecting dust over the years and get them to a place where someone else might be able to use them, or where they can be safely disposed.

Apr 25 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY20 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2019 -2020 Capital and Operating Budgets.

Mar 7 2019 Council Members offer alternative plan to deal with pension situation, budget cuts and new revenue

An alternative proposal has been offered to deal with the $35 million projected deficit in the coming Metro Government budget due to pension obligations, increased health care costs and revenue shortfalls. It calls for raising the insurance tax rate on all forms of insurance, other than health, in a more conservative manner and raising the car rental fee. It also calls for cuts or policy changes in Metro Government departments and all levels of management.

Feb 19 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Schedule for Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council Budget Committee is announcing the following schedule for hearings on the increase in pension contributions required by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, possible reductions in Metro services and a proposed increase in the insurance premium tax.

“We are providing opportunities for Council members and the public to learn more about our situation, get their questions answered, and let us know what they think.” said Budget Committee Chair Bill Hollander.

Jan 18 2019 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2019 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 2019. There will be ten standing committees in the coming year to focus on key issues and address the priorities and needs of Metro Government.

Jan 9 2019 “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 23

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents. To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Dec 17 2018 COLONELS ACT ON LOUISVILLE HOMELESS; ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO JOIN IN

The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) will award a $25,000 emergency grant for specific tangible items to the Coalition for the Homeless, a Louisville organization working to prevent and end homelessness.

Dec 6 2018 Metro Council’s Budget Committee approves additional funding to deal with homeless issues

The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro Louisville. The funding was found as part of the year-end budget adjustment after the completion of audits of the 2017 -2018 Operating and Capital Budgets.

Nov 13 2018 District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Thursday, November 29th

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Thursday, November 29, 2018.     

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Oct 17 2018 October D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Short-Term Rentals

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend the next D9 Community Conversation. A representative of Louisville Metro Planning & Design will join Councilman Hollander to discuss current ordinances regarding short-term rentals and proposed changes, and to answer questions and hear comments from the public. Short-term residential rentals are available through Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and similar companies.

Sep 12 2018 “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, September 19

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, September 19th.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we’ll be holding office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.