May 16 2018 Council members Welch, Fowler and Yates encourage everyone to come out and enjoy a great spring tradition at the 14th Annual Forest Fest

There a few places in Metro Louisville where you will find scenic beauty and hear great Bluegrass Music. In the springtime, the best place to find both is in the Jefferson Memorial Forest. On Saturday, May 19th Council members Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), Cindi Fowler (D-14) and David Yates (D-25) proudly present the 14th Annual Forest Fest.

May 14 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee to hold second Public Hearing for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will hold its next public hearing on Tuesday, May 15th on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

Apr 26 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has added another public hearing and released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

Apr 20 2018 Louisville Metro Council to host reception for Dr. Marty Pollio of the Jefferson County Public Schools

Members of the Louisville Metro Council will host a formal reception to congratulate and welcome Dr. Marty Pollio as the new Superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools on Monday, April 23rd. 

Apr 14 2018 After Department of Justice review, Louisville Metro Separation Ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration law or enforcement

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has informed members of the Louisville Metro Council that the Department of Justice has reviewed Louisville Metro’s newly enacted Separation Ordinance (LMCO 39(1)(F)) and found it to be in compliance with federal law (8 USC § 1373). 

Apr 13 2018 Metro Council members encourage the community to support DABA Community Forum on Drugs on Tuesday, April 17

– As the fight continues against drug abuse and addiction in Metro Louisville, Metro Council members applaud the Dixie Area Business Association for pulling together a first of its kind information forum and encourage residents to attend.

Apr 12 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Emergency Services on April 18th

For many people, 911 is who you call in an emergency when you need police, fire or EMS. The Metro Government agency that handles 911 is also the place that alerts you to bad weather or any disaster to keep you and your family safe. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on the work of Emergency Services of Louisville Metro Government on Wednesday, April 18th.

Apr 11 2018 Metro Council goes “On the Road” to hold regular meeting at the Academy @ Shawnee this Thursday, April 12th

President David James (D-6) announces the Louisville Metro Council will hold its next regular meeting at the Academy@Shawnee this coming Thursday, April 12th.

Mar 8 2018 Southwest Council Members encourage everyone to check out the Discover Dixie Expo on Saturday, March 10th

This Saturday, more than 60 businesses will gather at the Discover Dixie Expo to showcase everything from education, financial services, healthcare and fitness to home improvement, computer and technical needs.

Mar 7 2018 Councilman Yates and Louisville Parks and Recreation move forward with new project for Waverly Park

Construction will soon get underway on a $330,000 project for new restrooms and other utility services for the people who use Waverly Park in Southwestern Metro Louisville.        “This is a great day for the families and neighbors who use Waverly Park for fun, exercise and recreation,” says Councilman David Yates (D-25). 

Feb 22 2018 Metro Council honors Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 22nd the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee held a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 16th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Animal Control enforcement on February 21st

Louisville Metro Animal Services, in charge of keeping the public safe when it comes to animals just recently reached a mile stone by becoming a no kill animal shelter. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on the work of the men and women of LMAS on Wednesday, February 21st.

Feb 7 2018 Metro Council Announces Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meetings

 

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.