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.

Oct 12 2017 Councilwoman Fowler invites everyone to the 2017 Annual Southwest Community Festival this weekend

The people of Southwest Louisville are ready to celebrate pride, hospitality and fun when they once again welcome thousands to the 2017 Southwest Community Festival on Saturday, October 14th, from 9:00am to 5:00pm at Sun Valley Park.

Oct 4 2017 Councilwoman Welch invites the community to come out for the formal unveiling of the New Cut Road Mural

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and the Center for Neighborhoods issue a special invitation to the community to come out for the unveiling of a magnificent work of public art, the New Cut Road Mural on Saturday October 7th.

Sep 1 2017 Councilwoman Welch encourages everyone to come out and experience the 87th Annual Fairdale Community Fair

Fall is in the air and to bring in the new season there will be a celebration of pride and unity when the 87th Annual Fairdale Community Fair gets underway on Thursday, September 7th through Saturday, September 9th. It’s a weekend of fun featuring a traditional parade, carnival rides, music and food. 

Aug 24 2017 Metro Council approves Resolution asking the Air Pollution Control District to deny American Synthetic Rubber's request to modify its STAR goals

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council approved a resolution calling for American Synthetic Rubber Company to comply with the city’s Strategic Toxic Air Reduction (STAR) goals. The Resolution calls for the Air Pollution Control District to deny the company’s second request for modification from the 2004 STAR goals.

Aug 9 2017 “Sing” brings to a close another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th A talent contest to save a theater brings together a wide variety of talented animals performing popular song favorites when “Sing” closes out another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00pm.
Jul 10 2017 “Zootopia” is July’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Can a rabbit police officer and a fox con artist work together to figure out what’s going on in a city of animals where certain species are disappearing? That is the premise of “Zootopia” the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 15th.  

Jul 6 2017 Councilwoman Fowler invites everyone to Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social at Riverside

Summertime and ice cream have long gone hand in hand as a way to bring family and friends together to enjoy a lazy summer afternoon. This weekend, the Annual Riverside Old Fashion Ice Cream Social returns to the Ohio River on Sunday, July 9th.

Jun 23 2017 Metro Council approves 2017-2018 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government

By a vote of 24 and 0 and one abstention, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets that have a continued emphasis on road paving, vacant and abandoned properties, criminal justice and quality of life investments.

Jun 16 2017 Councilman Blackwell invites the community to the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival with fun, music and fireworks

On Saturday, July 1st, Southwest Louisville is once again ready to celebrate the Fourth of July Holiday weekend with fireworks and fun as the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival, presented by Brown-Forman, Kosair Charities and Metro PCS, gets underway.

Jun 15 2017 “The Secret Life of Pets” is June’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Pet owners have a chance to find out what goes on when they are not at home with June’s Free Summer Movie. The 2016 American computer-animated comedy film “The Secret Life of Pets” is the feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, June 17th.  

Jun 5 2017 Council Members Welch and Flood announce Pet Micro Chipping event set for Saturday, June 10th Council Members Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and Madonna Flood (D-24) are encouraging pet owners to take advantage of a special event on Saturday, June 10th that will offer one stop services for your pet.
Jun 2 2017 Council Members ask the community to observe National Gun Violence Awareness Day by wearing orange

This weekend, anyone walking or driving past the Big Four Bridge and Historic City Hall Downtown will notice that both structures are aglow in the color orange. The color is to remind everyone that June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness Day.