Oct 22 2015 Metro Council Approves Changes to Public Nuisance Ordinance to Deal with Problem Establishments

In unanimous vote, The Louisville Metro Council has approved changes to the city’s public nuisance ordinance that crackdown on criminal activity at hotels and motels and holds the owner of the establishment liable for repeated police visits and arrests on the property.         Under the new ordinance, hotels and motels could face closure if nothing is done about criminal activity.

Oct 21 2015 Councilman Magre applauds neighborhood support as Metro Council prepares to vote on Public Nuisance Ordinance

On Thursday night, The Louisville Metro Council will review and then vote on proposed changes to the city’s public nuisance ordinance. The changes are sponsored by Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) and are designed to curtail criminal activity at problem hotels and motels in Metro Louisville.

Oct 18 2015 MUSCL Senior Wellness Center renamed in honor of the late Jim King

On Friday, October 16th, the MUSCL Senior Wellness Center was renamed and officially dedicated in honor of the late Jim King who passed away in January of this year. 

Oct 2 2015 Councilman Magre disappointed with delay from Norfolk Southern Railroad for needed railroad crossing gates in Buechel

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) is expressing his disappointment at the delay by Norfolk Southern Railroad to move forward with the installation of needed railroad crossing gates at a dangerous intersection in the Buechel area

Sep 14 2015 Council members raise serious concerns about reorganization of Community Services negatively impacting Neighborhood Place

During a special meeting Monday of the Metro Council’s Community Affairs Committee, several Council members raised concerns about an effort to reorganize staff positions in the Department of Community Services that could negatively impact Neighborhood Places throughout our community.

Aug 27 2015 Councilman Magre releases statement on Costco approval

Louisville – Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) has released the following statement after the Louisville Metro Council gave its approval to a zoning request for Costco to build a new store on Bardstown Road on the site of the old Showcase Cinemas

Aug 26 2015 Councilman Magre issues statement about Health Department actions against the Economy Inn

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) has issued the following statement upon learning that the Department of Public Health and Wellness has issued a notice of intent to suspend the Economy Inn's operations

Aug 5 2015 “Planes: Fire & Rescue” wraps up another successful season for Movies Under the Stars at Iroquois Amphitheater in Partnership with Louisville Fire & Rescue

Dusty Crophopper and his friends return for more adventure as “Planes: Fire and Rescue” winds up another successful season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 8.
In addition to the free movie, Louisville Fire & Rescue will bring an engine to the park so children can interact with fire fighters. There will also be a fire safety message video before the movie begins.

Jul 10 2015 President Tandy and Metro Council members host Body Cam Forum with LMPD on Tuesday, July 14th

As Louisville Metro Police move forward with plans to expand the use of body cameras for all Officers, President David Tandy (D-4) and several members of the Metro Council will host a forum for the public on Tuesday, July 14th as a way to get questions answers and see a demonstration of how the cameras work.

Jul 6 2015 “The Amazing Spiderman 2” is July’s Movie Under the Stars at the Iroquois Amphitheater

Peter Parker continues his crime fighting crusade as America’s favorite web slinger when “The Amazing Spiderman 2” comes to the Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 11th as the next Movie Under the Stars.

Jun 28 2015 Councilman Magre calls on Mayor and others to embrace dramatic changes to shut down Economy Inn after Saturday night shooting

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) is calling on Mayor Greg Fischer, LMPD Chief Steve Conrad, the Captain of the Buechel Fire Department and the head of the Metro Louisville Board of Health to actively get involved in the problems at the Economy Inn on Bardstown Road. He is making the call following a shooting at the Economy Inn on Saturday night.

Jun 25 2015 Metro Council members issue statement about the passage of the FY 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets for Metro Louisville

Louisville – By a vote of 25 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved the FY 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets for Metro Louisville.

Jun 17 2015 Councilman Magre joins family of Jim King in raising funds for the “Light the Night Walk”

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) is calling on all who knew Jim King and join him in helping the King family reach a goal for a very special event in September that will honor the late Metro Council President and the impact he made on the lives of the people he served in Metro Louisville.

May 28 2015 Democratic Caucus members release statements on Mayor Fischer’s 2015-2016 Budget

Members of the Democratic Caucus have released the following statement after the presentation of Mayor Greg Fischer’s Budget Address on Thursday

May 7 2015 Councilmen Magre and Peden to propose ordinance to rescind MSD Flooding amendment passed in 2006

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) and Councilman James Peden    (D-23) are currently drafting an ordinance to rescind an amendment passed in the 2006 MSD Flood Plain Management Plan that has caused problems for many homeowners since the flooding of April 3rd