|Feb 22 2018||
Metro Council honors Outstanding Community Leaders
On Thursday, February 22nd the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee held a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 16th Annual Black History Month Program.
|Feb 5 2018||
Ten Metro Councilmembers File Resolution to Support Medical Cannabis Legalization in Kentucky
Ten Metro Councilmembers have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution urging the Kentucky General Assembly to enact legislation that would legalize medical cannabis in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, primary sponsor Bill Hollander (D-9) reported today.
|Feb 5 2018||
Council Members to host neighborhood meeting concerning safety at William Harrison Park
Council members Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) and Marianne Butler (D-15) along with President David James (D-6) invite the residents to a special meeting concerning safety at William Harrison Park.
|Jan 31 2018||
Councilwoman Marianne Butler not to seek re-election
Following the end of her third term this December and after careful deliberation, Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) has decided not to seek re-election to the Louisville Metro Council.
|Jan 23 2018||
President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2018 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 2018. Several of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees will be realigned to focus on key issues and address priorities and needs for Metro Government.
|Jan 12 2018||
Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
|Jan 11 2018||
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton elected 2018 Majority Leader
On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2018. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) to serve as Vice-Chair.
|Jan 2 2018||
Councilwoman Butler reappointed to National League of Cities Community and Economic Development federal advocacy Committee
Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Community and Economic Development (CED) federal advocacy committee.
|Dec 22 2017||
Metro Council Offices to observe the Christmas Holiday
The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.
|Dec 13 2017||
President Yates and the Louisville Metro Council seek donations for a Special Holiday Coat Drive for Louisville Metro Children
The Louisville Metro Council is encouraging every person and business in Louisville Metro to join the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council and United Auto Workers and donate a new coat or jacket to a child in need.
|Dec 1 2017||
Councilwoman Butler invites everyone to “Light Up Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital”
Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) and the leadership of Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, invite you to this year’s “Light Up Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital” on Tuesday, December 5 beginning at 5:30pm.
|Nov 30 2017||
Council Members Hollander and Hamilton applaud approval of public tree ordinance
Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) applauded tonight’s bipartisan 20 to 3 vote approving a Louisville Metro Public Tree Ordinance. When the ordinance is signed by the Mayor, Louisville Metro will finally join other jurisdictions that have had a tree protection ordinance for years.
|Nov 21 2017||
Louisville Metro Council Offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
|Oct 18 2017||
Metro Council members to tour The Healing Place expansion on Thursday, October 19th
Metro Council members will see firsthand the ongoing progress at the Healing Place as it expands its facilities to accommodate more detox beds and beds for long term treatment for addiction services in Metro Louisville.
|Sep 19 2017||
Metro Council Committees to focus attention on Kentucky Pension system and concerns about CERS
The Metro Council’s Budget and Government Accountability, Ethics and Intergovernmental Affairs Committees will focus learning about proposed changes to the pension system, the possibility of separating the County Employment Retirement System (CERS) from the Kentucky Employee Retirement System (KERS) and future costs associated with the pension system during back to back meetings on Thursday, September 21st.