Mar 6 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, March 9th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” on Saturday, March 9th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Feb 25 2019 Southwest Council Members sponsor Town Hall meeting on the budget and pension situation for Louisville Metro

The Southwest Metro Council members will sponsor a meeting for the public on Tuesday, March 5th at Valley High School Auditorium to give the community an overview of the budget deficit and pension situation.  

Feb 21 2019 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 21st the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 17th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 19 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Schedule for Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council Budget Committee is announcing the following schedule for hearings on the increase in pension contributions required by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, possible reductions in Metro services and a proposed increase in the insurance premium tax. 

Feb 15 2019 Councilman Blackwell begins a new year of District 12 Dialogues with an update on various programs and issues in the district and a discussion on the current pension issue

Councilman Rick Blackwell is encouraging residents to come out for his first District 12 Dialogue of 2019 for a discussion about the upcoming budget for Louisville Metro and the proposed insurance premium tax increase. 

Feb 12 2019 Councilman Blackwell begins a new year of District 12 Dialogues with an update on various programs and issues in the district

Councilman Rick Blackwell will start off 2019 with a new series of District 12 Dialogues by inviting residents to learn more about what is going with programs and projects in the district. 

Feb 4 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, February 9th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, February 9th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Jan 18 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Jan 18 2019 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2019 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 2019. There will be ten standing committees in the coming year to focus on key issues and address the priorities and needs of Metro Government.

Jan 8 2019 The first 2019 District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for this weekend on Saturday, January 12th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites District 12 constituents to join him for the first “Coffee with your Councilman” of 2019. This event will take place on Saturday, January 12th at Panera Bread (6900 Dixie Hwy) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Jan 7 2019 Councilman Pat Mulvihill elected 2019 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2019. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Dec 26 2018 President James announces Historic City Hall Clock will shine blue in honor of fallen LMPD Detective

President David James (D-6) has announced the Historic City Hall Clock will shine in the color blue beginning today and until funeral services are held in honor of Detective Diedre Mengedoht of the LMPD 2nd Division.

Dec 6 2018 Metro Council’s Budget Committee approves additional funding to deal with homeless issues

The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro Louisville. The funding was found as part of the year-end budget adjustment after the completion of audits of the 2017 -2018 Operating and Capital Budgets.

Dec 4 2018 Councilwoman Flood encourages everyone to have a safe holiday season by getting rid of unwanted or unused medications

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) is encouraging everyone in the community to take advantage of a special drug toss, medication disposal event coming up this Saturday, December 8th.

Nov 27 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, December 1st

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the last “Coffee with your Councilman” for the year on Saturday, December 1st. It is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman and discuss any issue or concern they may have within the district.