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.

Mar 1 2016 Metro Council Members issue statements on the passing of Dr. Joseph J. McGowan

Several members of the Louisville Metro Council have issued statements after learning of the passing of Dr. Jospeh J. McGowan, President of Bellarmine University on Tuesday, March 1st

Feb 24 2016 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders at 14th Annual Black History Month program

On Thursday, February 25th the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 14th Annual Black History Month Program.

Jan 19 2016 Council Members Mulvihill and Butler sponsor FREE training session on Heroin/Opioid overdose prevention for the community

– In an effort to help citizens learn what to do in the event someone they know is experiencing a heroin or other opioid overdose, Council members Pat Mulvihill (D-10) and Marianne Butler (D-15) will sponsor a free Naloxone (Narcan) training session for the public on Tuesday, January 26th.

Dec 21 2015 Councilman Mulvihill today announced Buechel railroad-crossing gates are operational

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) today announced the railroad-crossing gates at a dangerous intersection in Buechel are operational.

Dec 17 2015 Councilman Mulvihill introduces Resolution to limit spending by appointees during their term in office

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) introduces measure to amend current Metro Council Policies and Procedures to place spending limits on Council members who are appointed.  The amendment seeks to ensure that successors are able to effectively run their offices and meet the critical needs of constituents.     

Dec 8 2015 Councilman Mulvihill today announced Buechel railroad crossing gates to be operational before Christmas

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) today announced that railroad-crossing gates at a dangerous intersection in Buechel are set to be operational by Christmas.     “Norfolk Southern Railroad has indicated a tentative completion date of December 18, barring any unforeseen problems such as weather," says Mulvihill.  

Dec 7 2015 Help Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus Collect Toys for Local Children at City Hall


City Hall will now become “Santa’s Workshop South” for the next 10 days as Councilwoman Jessica Green and Councilman Kelly Downard team up encouraging people to donate new, unwrapped toys for the children of women incarcerated at the Pee Wee Valley Correction Center. 

Dec 7 2015 Councilman Mulvihill announces several holiday events for residents of District 10 and our entire community

With the holiday season in full swing throughout Metro Louisville, Councilman Pat Mulvihill announces several upcoming holiday events for the residents of District 10 and our entire community.