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.

Aug 16 2018 August D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Health & Wellness

Have questions about the Hepatitis A outbreak or other public health issues? Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation, featuring a presentation from the Louisville Metro Department of Health & Wellness.

The meeting is Tuesday, August 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Avenue.

Jul 16 2018 Councilman Hollander invites District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Tuesday, July 24

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” meeting on Tuesday, July 24th.     

“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.

Jul 1 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Wednesday, July 4th

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday.

Jun 21 2018 Hollander Highlights Council Budget Changes

Library, Living Room, Dare to Care, and Graffiti Abatement Receive Increased Funding

Following today’s Budget Committee meeting, Budget Chair Bill Hollander (D-9) released the following list of highlights of the amended budget:

Jun 12 2018 Councilman Hollander’s June D9 Community Conversation Focuses on LMPD

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation on crime prevention and the Neighborhood Watch Program through LMPD.

The meeting is Tuesday, June 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall House & Gardens, 3110 Lexington Road.

A representative of LMPD will be present to talk about starting a neighborhood watch program in your neighborhood and to answer any questions you may have about crime or crime prevention in the area.

May 16 2018 Council members Welch, Fowler and Yates encourage everyone to come out and enjoy a great spring tradition at the 14th Annual Forest Fest

There a few places in Metro Louisville where you will find scenic beauty and hear great Bluegrass Music. In the springtime, the best place to find both is in the Jefferson Memorial Forest. On Saturday, May 19th Council members Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), Cindi Fowler (D-14) and David Yates (D-25) proudly present the 14th Annual Forest Fest.

May 1 2018 Annual Responsible Recycling Event on Saturday, May 12th

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.

Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) announces the Annual Responsible Recycling Event set for Saturday May 12th between 9:30am and 12:30pm at the Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road.

Apr 26 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has added another public hearing and released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

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. 

Apr 20 2018 April 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 Monday, April 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, 2115 Lexington Road.

Apr 14 2018 After Department of Justice review, Louisville Metro Separation Ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration law or enforcement

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has informed members of the Louisville Metro Council that the Department of Justice has reviewed Louisville Metro’s newly enacted Separation Ordinance (LMCO 39(1)(F)) and found it to be in compliance with federal law (8 USC § 1373). 

Apr 11 2018 Metro Council goes “On the Road” to hold regular meeting at the Academy @ Shawnee this Thursday, April 12th

President David James (D-6) announces the Louisville Metro Council will hold its next regular meeting at the Academy@Shawnee this coming Thursday, April 12th.

Mar 16 2018 Democratic Leaders of the Louisville Metro Council call upon the public to contact Frankfort Lawmakers to pass SB 66

The Democratic Leadership of the Louisville Metro Council is calling on the people of Metro Louisville to contact lawmakers in Frankfort and let them know the importance of passing Senate Bill 66. The proposed legislation deals with pension funding obligations by local city and county governments. Failure to pass the bill could have devastating effects for Metro Louisville.