Jan 5 2017 Councilman Bill Hollander re-elected 2017 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus re-elected Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2017.  The Caucus also selected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Dec 29 2016 Metro Council Offices to observe the New Year’s Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 2nd in observance of the New Year Holiday.

Dec 20 2016 Rental Registry for rental properties in Metro Louisville is now up and running online

A new Rental Registry for all rental property in Metro Louisville is now up and running online following the passage of an ordinance in September by the Louisville Metro Council. Effective March 1, 2017, all property located in Louisville Metro and occupied or offered for occupancy in exchange for money or any other consideration must be registered with Louisville Metro Government. 

Dec 15 2016 Metro Council approves $6.2 million in the Midyear Budget Adjustment spending to focus on violent crime and homicides

In a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night approved $6.2 million in spending for a focused effort to combat violent crime in the city where the homicide rate has climbed to 119 in Metro Louisville for the current year. 

Dec 8 2016 Councilman Mulvihill encourages everyone to come out for Light Up “Schnitzelburg” on Sunday, December 11th

One of Metro Louisville’s oldest neighborhoods will take time on Sunday, December 11th to celebrate the holidays with the official “Light up Schnitzelburg” celebration.

Oct 19 2016 Councilman Mulvihill invites District 10 residents to “Chat with Pat” this Saturday

Councilman Pat Mulvihill invites District 10 residents to come out and “Chat with Pat” this Saturday, October 22nd beginning at 8:30am.

Oct 1 2016 Historic City Hall goes pink in October as a reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is usually a month associated with orange and black. However, this weekend the city will focus its attention on the color pink to let every woman know it’s time to do something to fight a killer. Beginning October 1st, the Historic City Hall Clock Tower at Sixth and Jefferson will glow pink as a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. 

Sep 22 2016 Metro Council approves rental registry ordinance for rental properties in Metro Louisville

By a vote of 17 to 4, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved an ordinance which will create a rental registry of all rental properties in Metro Louisville. The goal of the ordinance is to be proactive in improving quality of life issues in Metro Louisville.

Jul 1 2016 The Minimum Wage in Louisville Metro is $8.25 an Hour

On July 1st, the minimum wage in Louisville Metro jumped to $8.25, up fifty cents, as a result of action taken by the Metro Council to eventually raise the rate to $9.00 an hour by July 1st, 2017.

Jun 23 2016 Metro Council approves FY 2016 – 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2016- 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets of $822 million for Metro Government.

May 10 2016 “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off 2016 Free Summer Movies Season at Iroquois Amphitheater

Dracula’s fear that his grandson may be all-human is part of the fun when 2015’s American 3D computer animated fantasy-comedy film “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off another year of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 14th. 

Mar 31 2016 Metro Council sponsored 2016 tour of “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of “Romeo and Juliet” begins on Friday, April 8th

For a third year, several members of the Louisville Metro Council are sponsoring “Shakespeare in the Parks” in conjunction with Kentucky Shakespeare. This year’s production is the classic tale of star-crossed lovers “Romeo and Juliet.”  The 2016 Tour includes many area and neighborhood parks in Metro Louisville. 

Mar 29 2016 Councilman Pat Mulvihill will “Walk with a Cop” on Thursday, March 31st

Councilman Pat Mulvihill invites District 10 residents to join him for “Walk with a Cop” on Thursday, March 31st in an effort to get to know police and help officers keep their neighborhood safe.

Mar 10 2016 Metro Council and KentuckyOne Health kick off new Horses and Hope Mobile Cancer Screening Program

Contacts:

David McArthur,Senior Manager, Media Relations
KentuckyOne Health
502-562-7016 / 502-648-3411
davidmcarthus@kentuckyonehealth.org

Stephen Haag, Jr.
Minority Caucus Director
Louisville Metro Council
574-1204 / 645-1752
Steve.haag@louisvilleky.gov

 

Mar 9 2016 New Mobile Cancer Screening Program Kicks Off Thursday, March 10, 2016

New Mobile Cancer Screening Program Kicks Off

Event:      Metro Council and KentuckyOne Health to Unveil New Horses and Hope Mobile Cancer Screening Unit

Where:     6th Street and Jefferson (Between Metro Hall and City Hall)

When:      Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.