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. 

May 31 2017 Councilwoman Welch brings back “Free Family Swim Nights” to the Fairdale Pool this summer

With school out and temperatures getting warmer, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is once again sponsoring FREE Family Swim Nights at the Fairdale Pool beginning on Thursday, June 8th. 

May 25 2017 Councilmembers Announce 2017 FridayFest Schedule

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilmembers James Peden (District 23), Madonna Flood (District 24) and Vicki Aubrey-Welch (District (13) are sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park for the sixth straight year based on the success of the former Music in the Metro. A different concert will be held every other Friday from June through August and the event is open to the public, family friendly, and free.

May 15 2017 Council members Welch and Fowler are proud to present the return of a great spring tradition with the 13th Annual Forest Fest

The beauty of the Jefferson Memorial Forest provides the perfect surrounding to welcome another spring season and listen to great Bluegrass Music courtesy of Councilwomen Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and Cindi Fowler (D-14) when the 13th Annual Forest Fest gets underway on Saturday, May 20th.

May 11 2017 Metro Council amends smoking ban ordinance to include electronic smoking devices and hookah bars

By a vote of 15 to 6, the Louisville Metro Council has amended the Louisville Metro Smoking ban ordinance to include concerns about the use of electronic smoking devices and hookah bars in public areas.

May 8 2017 “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” kicks off the tenth year of Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater

Lucasfilms 2016 “Rogue One: a Star Wars Story” will help usher in the tenth year and new season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 13th.  

May 4 2017 Budget Committee invites public comment at two public hearings on the proposed FY 2017-2018 Budget

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) announces the Metro Council’s Budget Public Hearings are scheduled on May 10th and May 16th offering the public two opportunities to comment on the proposed FY 2017- 2018 Capital and Operating Budgets.

Apr 10 2017 Louisville Metro Police are taking back unused and expired prescription drugs in Third Division on April 12

Safe disposal of medications helps to prevent misuse of narcotics that can lead to addiction

Mar 20 2017 Metro Council Democrats call on President Trump to go slow in repealing the Affordable Care Act because of its potential impact on people and the city’s budget

On Monday, March 20th, members of the Democratic Caucus held a news conference prior to the visit of President Donald Trump to the city. The members asked the President to take a step back and move slowly in repealing the ACA because of its impact on local health care and the city’s budget.

Mar 7 2017 Councilwoman Welch announces 2017 Women’s Health Fair to offer wide variety of screenings and health information

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch is once again encouraging women to take the opportunity to be involved in a lifesaving process and at the same time learn more about living a healthier lifestyle. The District 13 Women’s Health Fair is set for Friday, March 10th and for women, it offers Mammograms to fight breast cancer and additional information about other important health issues.

Mar 1 2017 Metro Council Members to participate in “Meet your Legislators” program on Saturday March 4th

Four members of the Louisville Metro Council will be on hand this Saturday, March 4th, to talk with constituents when the next “Meet Your Legislators” program gets underway at the Southwest Regional Library.

Feb 23 2017 Metro Council Honors Outstanding Community Leaders at 15th Annual Black History Month Program

On Thursday, February 23rd, the Metro Council’s Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding community leaders and volunteers as part of its 15th Annual Black History Month Program