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 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.

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.

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.

Apr 11 2018 Metro Council goes “On the Road” to hold regular meeting at the Academy @ Shawnee this Thursday, April 12th

President David James (D-6) announces the Louisville Metro Council will hold its next regular meeting at the Academy@Shawnee this coming Thursday, April 12th.

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.