Jan 5 2017 Councilwoman Welch reappointed to the National League of Cities Human Development Committee

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Human Development Committee.

Jan 5 2017 Councilman Bill Hollander re-elected 2017 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus re-elected Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2017.  The Caucus also selected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Vice-Chair.

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 20 2016 Rental Registry for rental properties in Metro Louisville is now up and running online

A new Rental Registry for all rental property in Metro Louisville is now up and running online following the passage of an ordinance in September by the Louisville Metro Council. Effective March 1, 2017, all property located in Louisville Metro and occupied or offered for occupancy in exchange for money or any other consideration must be registered with Louisville Metro Government. 

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. 

Dec 5 2016 Councilwoman Fowler encourages children and families to come out to the Sun Valley Children’s Holiday Party

With the holiday season in full swing, children in southwest Metro Louisville have an opportunity to come out for some seasonal fun at the Sun Valley Children's Holiday Party on Friday, December 9th.

Dec 1 2016 Councilwoman Fowler encourages everyone to take a seasonal trip to Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) invites everyone to enjoy the holiday season this year by taking a special trip back in time at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing this weekend with the Old Fashioned Holiday Festival.

Nov 28 2016 Planning and Zoning Committee has set November 29th as the hearing review date for 2833 Treemont Drive

The Metro Council’s Planning/Zoning Land Design and Development Committee has set a date of November 29th for its review of the Landmarks Commission designation of 2833 Treemont Drive as an historical landmark.

Oct 24 2016 Councilwoman Welch to host 14th Annual Trick or Treat Street with Fairdale Community Club

A great Halloween tradition returns for the children of District 13 when Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch and the Fairdale Community Club host the 14th Annual Trick or Treat Street on Thursday, October 27th.

Oct 6 2016 Councilwoman Fowler invites everyone to the 2016 Annual Southwest Community Festival this weekend

It’s Back! The largest celebration of community pride in Southwest Louisville will once again welcome thousands of people as the 2016 Southwest Community Festival makes its return this Saturday, October 8th, from 9:00am to 5:00pm at Sun Valley Park.

Oct 1 2016 Historic City Hall goes pink in October as a reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is usually a month associated with orange and black. However, this weekend the city will focus its attention on the color pink to let every woman know it’s time to do something to fight a killer. Beginning October 1st, the Historic City Hall Clock Tower at Sixth and Jefferson will glow pink as a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. 

Sep 22 2016 Metro Council approves rental registry ordinance for rental properties in Metro Louisville

By a vote of 17 to 4, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved an ordinance which will create a rental registry of all rental properties in Metro Louisville. The goal of the ordinance is to be proactive in improving quality of life issues in Metro Louisville.

Sep 5 2016 Councilwoman Welch invites everyone to enjoy three fun days at the 86th Annual Fairdale Community Fair

The Fairdale Community Fair has always been a fun weekend of celebration in September. As the event celebrates its 86th year, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) wants everyone to know a new night of fun has been added for everyone.

Aug 31 2016 Metro Council Members on hand as “The New Dixie Highway” effort kicks off on Wednesday

The long awaited plan to bring Dixie Highway into the 21st Century kicked off on Wednesday with an official update on how the project will proceed in improving driving lanes, biking lanes, public transit and a new look for enhanced economic development.

Aug 15 2016 Councilwoman Butler, Wilder Park residents and Metro Parks Officials kick off new look for Huston Quin Park

Councilwoman Marianne Butler joined residents of Wilder Park and Metro Parks Director Seve Ghose for a groundbreaking that begins a $510,000 renovation of Huston Quin Park near Churchill Downs that includes a new splashground and restrooms.