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

Ten Metro Councilmembers 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.  

Jan 23 2018 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2018 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 2018. Several of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees will be realigned to focus on key issues and address priorities and needs for Metro Government.

Jan 12 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Jan 11 2018 Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton elected 2018 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2018. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) to serve as Vice-Chair.

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 13 2017 President Yates and the Louisville Metro Council seek donations for a Special Holiday Coat Drive for Louisville Metro Children

The Louisville Metro Council is encouraging every person and business in Louisville Metro to join the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council and United Auto Workers and donate a new coat or jacket to a child in need.

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 21 2017 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 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Oct 9 2017 Councilman Mulvihill invites District 10 residents to “Chat with Pat” on Saturday, October 14

Councilman Pat Mulvihill invites District 10 residents to come out to the next “Chat with Pat” on Saturday, October 14 beginning at 8:30 a.m. “This is an opportunity to come and meet with me, one on one,” says Mulvihill.

Sep 19 2017 Metro Council Committees to focus attention on Kentucky Pension system and concerns about CERS

The Metro Council’s Budget and Government Accountability, Ethics and Intergovernmental Affairs Committees will focus learning about proposed changes to the pension system, the possibility of separating the County Employment Retirement System (CERS) from the Kentucky Employee Retirement System (KERS) and future costs associated with the pension system during back to back meetings on Thursday, September 21st.

Aug 9 2017 “Sing” brings to a close another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th A talent contest to save a theater brings together a wide variety of talented animals performing popular song favorites when “Sing” closes out another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00pm.
Aug 4 2017 Councilman Mulvihill announces public meeting to discuss the application for an alcoholic beverage license for 1036 Goss Avenue

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) invites neighbors, community leaders and other concerned citizens to discuss a proposed Alcoholic Beverage License application for 1036 Goss Avenue at a meeting Wednesday, August 9. 

Jul 10 2017 “Zootopia” is July’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Can a rabbit police officer and a fox con artist work together to figure out what’s going on in a city of animals where certain species are disappearing? That is the premise of “Zootopia” the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 15th.  

Jun 23 2017 Metro Council approves 2017-2018 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government

By a vote of 24 and 0 and one abstention, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets that have a continued emphasis on road paving, vacant and abandoned properties, criminal justice and quality of life investments.