|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.
|Jan 12 2018||
Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
|Jan 11 2018||
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton elected 2018 Majority Leader
On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2018. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) to serve as Vice-Chair.
|Jan 5 2018||
Councilwoman Welch Reappointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Human Development Committee
Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Human Development (HD) federal advocacy committee.
|Dec 22 2017||
Metro Council Offices to observe the Christmas Holiday
The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.
|Dec 13 2017||
President Yates and the Louisville Metro Council seek donations for a Special Holiday Coat Drive for Louisville Metro Children
The Louisville Metro Council is encouraging every person and business in Louisville Metro to join the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council and United Auto Workers and donate a new coat or jacket to a child in need.
|Dec 13 2017||
Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on code enforcement on December 20th
If you want to be a good neighbor and a good business owner, Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on Metro Codes & Regulations on Wednesday, December 20th.
|Nov 30 2017||
Council Members Hollander and Hamilton applaud approval of public tree ordinance
Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) applauded tonight’s bipartisan 20 to 3 vote approving a Louisville Metro Public Tree Ordinance. When the ordinance is signed by the Mayor, Louisville Metro will finally join other jurisdictions that have had a tree protection ordinance for years.
|Nov 21 2017||
Louisville Metro Council Offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
|Oct 23 2017||
Councilwoman Welch to host 15th Annual Trick or Treat Street with Fairdale Community Club
Little ghosts and goblins of District 13 have a very safe, fun event in store for them when Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch and the Fairdale Community Club once again host the 15th Annual Trick or Treat Street on Thursday, October 26th.
|Oct 17 2017||
Metro Council Members to host South Central Regional Community Forum on Wednesday, October 18th
Coming together to discuss important issues and concerns is how any community can produce working solutions to serious problems. That is why Council Members Madonna Flood (D-24), James Peden (R-23), Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), and Barbara Shanklin (D-2) invite everyone to attend the first in a series of bi-monthly forums to discuss issues that affect the region. The first of these focuses on public safety and how to start a neighborhood watch.