Feb 21 2018 Councilman Hollander’s February D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Redlining

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend an upcoming D9 Community Conversation, which will close out Black History Month with a presentation by Clifton resident Joshua Poe on redlining in Louisville and a nationally acclaimed project to explore it.   

Feb 5 2018 Ten Metro Councilmembers File Resolution to Support Medical Cannabis Legalization in Kentucky

Ten Metro Council members have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution urging the Kentucky General Assembly to enact legislation that would legalize medical cannabis in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, primary sponsor Bill Hollander (D-9) reported today. 

"Medical cannabis can help many of our constituents", Hollander said. "I am pleased that so many of my colleagues agree that we should ask the Kentucky General Assembly to take action to help them," said Hollander.

Jan 16 2018 Councilman Hollander invites District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Tuesday, January 23rd

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the first “Meet with Bill” of the year on Tuesday, January 23rd.  

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make meeting with us in person 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.

Dec 22 2017 Metro Council Offices to observe the Christmas Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

Dec 5 2017 City to explore new site for LMPD impound lot

Louisville Metro Government announced today that it is beginning the process of exploring alternative locations for the Louisville Metro Police Impound lot.

Dec 4 2017 Government Accountability Committee will ask for public comment on Communications Franchise Ordinance

The public will have an opportunity to express their thoughts on a proposed Communications Franchise Ordinance that is pending before the Louisville Metro Council.

Nov 30 2017 Council Members Hollander and Hamilton applaud approval of public tree ordinance

Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) applauded tonight’s bipartisan 20 to 3 vote approving a Louisville Metro Public Tree Ordinance. When the ordinance is signed by the Mayor, Louisville Metro will finally join other jurisdictions that have had a tree protection ordinance for years.

Nov 18 2017 Councilman Hollander issues statement following the Council Court Triumvirate

Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9), the chair of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council has issued the following statement after the unanimous decision by the Council Court Triumvirate on November 17, 2017:

Nov 16 2017 Councilman Hollander issues statement concerning Department of Justice letter on Metro Louisville’s Separation Ordinance

Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9), chair of the Democratic Caucus has issued the following statement concerning the letter sent to Metro Louisville with regard to the Separation Ordinance passed on October 26, 2017:

Nov 2 2017 Councilmembers Hollander, Hamilton and Sexton Smith have issued the following statement on the Metro Council Court Vote

Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9), Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5), and Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) have issued the following statement concerning their votes in the Metro Council Court on Wednesday night:

Oct 11 2017 Councilman Hollander invites District 9 residents to the next “Meet with Bill” on Tuesday, October 24

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” set for Tuesday, October 24.   

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make meeting with us in person 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.

Oct 2 2017 Councilman Hollander reminds drivers MSD construction will change traffic flow on Mellwood Avenue until December 1st

Beginning Monday, October 2nd, a section of Mellwood Avenue will be closed to traffic as MSD continues its work on the Clifton Heights Combined Sewer Overflow Basin.

 “Drivers need to be aware of the change, which is expected to last until December 1,” says Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9). “At the same time, we want to make sure that everyone knows that all shops along the construction area remain open and accessible."

Sep 28 2017 Louisville Metro Council approves resolution calling on Frankfort to separate CERS from KRS

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved a resolution calling on the Kentucky General Assembly to separate the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) from the Kentucky Retirement System (KRS) and create a separate board to administer the fund. 

Sep 11 2017 Councilman Hollander’s September D9 Community Conversation features several Metro Agencies

Councilman Bill Hollander invites D9 constituents to attend the upcoming Community Conversation to hear from a few Metro Louisville agencies about their Departments and duties, and to ask questions about issues in their neighborhoods.

The September District 9 Community Conversation is set for Monday, September 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Road.

Sep 6 2017 Councilman Hollander hosts 18th Annual Back to School Block Party for the Ninth District

With a new school year underway, Metro Council District 9 is once again inviting children and their parents to enjoy healthy exercise and fun by hosting the 18th Annual Back to School Block Party on Friday, September 8th.

“This a great event and over the years it has been a fun way to bring summer to a close and keep everyone motivated to enjoy the beginning of a new school year,” says Councilman Bill Hollander.