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 30 2018 President James releases a statement on behalf of the Metro Council on the death of Wayne Estopinal

Metro Council President David James (D-6) releases a statement on behalf of the Louisville Metro Council after learning of the death of Wayne Estopinal, a founding owner of LouCity FC.

Oct 18 2018 The Marshall breaks ground to provide more student housing in District 6!

When completed, it will be a major investment providing more housing units for students near the University of Louisville. On Thursday, ground was broken on the Marshall of Louisville located at 2400 South Fourth Street.

Aug 19 2018 SWMS Enforcement has impounded 4th vehicle of the year for illegal dumping in District 5

The Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Department has impounded its 4th vehicle of 2018 for illegal dumping. With the help of employees from Bulk Waste, last week a Uhaul truck in the 2500 block of W Jefferson was seen illegally dumping. The employee took pictures of the vehicle and waited until SWMS Enforcement was able to investigate.

Jul 1 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Wednesday, July 4th

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday.

Jun 25 2018 Councilman Rick Blackwell invites community to 7th Annual Riverview Independence Festival for fun, music and fireworks

The Ohio River will come alive with fireworks and fun on Saturday, June 30th at the Riverview Independence Festival presented by Brown-Forman and Kosair Charities. The celebration will be a day of music, entertainment, and family fun in the beautiful southwest park along the Ohio River and this year features an all- new musical lineup and expanded kids activity area! 

May 16 2018 Council members Welch, Fowler and Yates encourage everyone to come out and enjoy a great spring tradition at the 14th Annual Forest Fest

There a 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 in the Jefferson Memorial Forest. On Saturday, May 19th Council members Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), Cindi Fowler (D-14) and David Yates (D-25) proudly present the 14th Annual Forest Fest.

May 14 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee to hold second Public Hearing for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will hold its next public hearing on Tuesday, May 15th on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler sponsors Breast Cancer Screenings on Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) is sponsoring Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms for Women 40 years an older on Saturday, May 12th. “Early detection of breast cancer is one of the best ways to fight this disease. It is my hope that women over 40 will take advantage of this event. Many of us know of someone who has lost a love one because of breast cancer,” says Butler.

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler announces next S.P.O.T. Clinic set for Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler is once again encouraging pet owners to take advantage of the next S.P.O.T. Clinic for residents of District 15 set for Saturday, May 12th.

Apr 26 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has added another public hearing and released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

Apr 20 2018 Louisville Metro Council to host reception for Dr. Marty Pollio of the Jefferson County Public Schools

Members of the Louisville Metro Council will host a formal reception to congratulate and welcome Dr. Marty Pollio as the new Superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools on Monday, April 23rd. 

Apr 14 2018 After Department of Justice review, Louisville Metro Separation Ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration law or enforcement

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has informed members of the Louisville Metro Council that the Department of Justice has reviewed Louisville Metro’s newly enacted Separation Ordinance (LMCO 39(1)(F)) and found it to be in compliance with federal law (8 USC § 1373). 

Apr 13 2018 Metro Council members encourage the community to support DABA Community Forum on Drugs on Tuesday, April 17

– As the fight continues against drug abuse and addiction in Metro Louisville, Metro Council members applaud the Dixie Area Business Association for pulling together a first of its kind information forum and encourage residents to attend.