Oct 7 2019 Historic City Hall Clock Tower goes pink in October as a reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is usually a month associated with orange and black. However, the Louisville Metro Council is focusing its attention on pink to let everyone know it’s time to do something to fight a killer.        For the rest of the month of October, the Historic City Hall Clock Tower at Sixth and Jefferson Streets will glow pink as a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Sep 25 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, September 28th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, September 28th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Aug 29 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, September 2nd

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

Aug 22 2019 President James and The Louisville Metro Council announce a call for artists for the Second Annual Art in City Hall Exhibit

For a second year, Louisville Metro’s Historic City Hall will once again be a place to see the works of local artists as the call goes out for the Second Annual Art in City Hall Exhibit.

Aug 14 2019 Councilman Blackwell announces next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 20th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites residents in Southwest Metro Louisville to the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 20th to learn more about various projects on going in the area and talk with representatives of several Metro Government Agencies.

Aug 14 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, August 17th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, August 17th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet their Metro Council representative in a relaxed environment.  

Aug 13 2019 Councilman Yates announces the results for the First Annual Stacks of Backpacks, Back to School Donation Drive

As a new school year begins in Jefferson County, more than 250 backpacks and school supplies will be handed out to local children in need throughout Southwest Louisville Metro thanks to some generous donors. On Tuesday, Councilman David Yates (D-25) announced the results of a friendly competition between five gyms in Southwest Metro Louisville

Jul 29 2019 Council members Yates, Blackwell, and Fowler sponsor “Stacks of Backpacks” Back to School Donation Drive

It won’t be long before students in Metro Louisville will be heading back to class and three Metro Council members are partnering with five local gyms to help in the effort to get students started off on the right foot. Council members David Yates (D-25), Rick Blackwell (D-12), and Cindi Fowler (D-14) are joining with the gyms to support a friendly competition to collect backpacks and school supplies before the first day of the coming school year.

Jul 16 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, July 20th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, July 20th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Jul 14 2019 Councilwoman Fowler to host Kick Off Party as the Sun Valley Pool officially opens on Monday, July 15th

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) will officially host a Kick Off Party for the community as a way of formally opening the Sun Valley Pool on Monday, July 15th.

Jul 1 2019 Louisville Metro Council on Summer Break

The Louisville Metro Council is on summer break for the next two weeks.

Jun 25 2019 Councilman Rick Blackwell invites community to 8th Annual Riverview Independence Festival for fun, music and fireworks

The Ohio River will come alive with fireworks and fun on Saturday, June 29th at the Riverview Independence Festival presented by Brown-Forman and Kosair Charities.

Jun 25 2019 Metro Council Approves the FY 2019-2020 Operating and Capital Budgets

By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for Metro Government. In a unanimous vote, the Council has approved the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Capital Budget for Metro Government. 

May 30 2019 Councilman Blackwell applauds SWMS Officers for impounding the fifth vehicle of the year for illegal dumping

Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) is praising the efforts of Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers for their work in impounding the fifth vehicle of the year involved in illegal dumping. 

May 16 2019 Council members Fox and Fowler encourage everyone to come out and enjoy great music at the 15th Annual Forest Fest

There are 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 at the Jefferson Memorial Forest.  On Saturday, May 18th Council members Mark Fox (D-13) and Cindi Fowler (D-14) proudly present the 15th Annual Forest Fest.