May 9 2018 Completion of Urton Lane Bridge Celebrated

Mayor and Councilman mark completion of Phase I of Urton Lane Project

May 8 2018 Urton Lane Press Conference May 9, 2018

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release

WHO:

Councilman Stuart Benson, District 20 
Mayor Greg Fischer
Governor Matt Bevin
Vanessa Burns, Louisville Metro Director Public Works
David Mindel, Mindel Scott & Associates
Greg Oakley, Partner, Hollenbach-Oakley

WHAT:

Jan 11 2018 Metro Council Republicans Elect Leet and Kramer as Caucus Leaders for 2018

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2018, the nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Councilwoman Angela Leet (District 7) to the position of Caucus Chair and Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) as Caucus Vice-Chair.

Jan 10 2018 Minority Caucus to Meet Thursday, January 11

The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will hold its first meeting of 2018 at 4 p.m. at City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). During this meeting, members of the Minority Caucus will elect leadership for the 2018 calendar year. 

The Metro Council's Minority Caucus meets each Thursday at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Caucus Room at City Hall. Minority Caucus meetings are open to the public. 

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 16 2017 Council members react to Justice Department Notification that Sanctuary City Ordinance puts Federal Funds in Jeopardy

Louisville, KY: On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 the United States Department of Justice sent notification that Louisville Metro is potentially out of compliance with 8 U.S.C. §1373 which would jeopardize the Louisville Metro Police Department’s funding from the Byrne JAG grant as well as other future federal grants.

Apr 27 2017 Metro Council Budget Committee announces hearing schedule for 2017 -2018 Capital and Operating Budgets

The Metro Council’s Budget Committee announces its hearing schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2017 -2018 Capital and Operating Budget. The Committee will review the proposal over the months of May and June.

Mar 20 2017 Metro Council's Minority Caucus issues statement regarding today's visit by President Trump

The following is a statement by Minority Caucus Chair Robin Engel (District 22) and Vice Chair Marilyn Parker (District 18) regarding today's visit to Louisville by President Donald Trump:

Jan 5 2017 Minority Caucus to hold first meeting of 2017

The nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council's Minority Caucus will meet at 4:00 p.m. in the the 2nd Floor Conference Room (Room 202) of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street) to hold their first meeting of 2017. The meeting will include the election of a Caucus Chair and Vice-Chair along with discussion related to matters under consideration by the Metro Council.

Jan 5 2017 Metro Council Republicans Elect Engel and Parker as Caucus Leaders for 2017

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2017, the nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Robin Engel (District 22) to the position of Caucus Chair. The Metro Council’s Minority Caucus also unanimously re-elected Councilwoman Marilyn Parker (District 18) as Caucus Vice-Chair. This will be Councilman Robin Engel's third year holding a leadership role within the caucus. Engel served as Caucus Chair in 2006 and 2007.

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 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. 

Sep 7 2016 Metro Council Members Sponsor Breast, Colon & Skin Cancer Screening

Metro Council Members Kevin Kramer (District 11), Stuart Benson (District 20), and Robin Engel (District 22) are sponsoring a Breast, Colon & Skin Cancer Screening on Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Glenridge Health Campus (6415 Calm River Way) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Aug 19 2016 Councilman Kramer to Dedicate Hikes Point Mural

 Louisville, KY- Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) will take part in a dedication ceremony for the Hikes Point Mural located at 3938 Taylorsville Road (Behind Big Lots) on Saturday, August 20 at 11:00 a.m. Councilman Kramer will be joined by local artist Elizabeth Richter, and the Center For Neighborhoods to celebrate the dedication of the History of Hikes Point mural. 

Aug 10 2016 Councilmembers Kramer and Benson to Hold Town Hall Meeting

Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) and Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will hold a Town Hall Meeting and Urton Lane Bridge Update on August 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jeffersontown Fire Department (10540 Watterson Trail.)

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