Jan 11 2018 Metro Council Republicans Elect Leet and Kramer as Caucus Leaders for 2018

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2018, the nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Councilwoman Angela Leet (District 7) to the position of Caucus Chair and Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) as Caucus Vice-Chair.

Jan 10 2018 Minority Caucus to Meet Thursday, January 11

The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will hold its first meeting of 2018 at 4 p.m. at City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). During this meeting, members of the Minority Caucus will elect leadership for the 2018 calendar year. 

The Metro Council's Minority Caucus meets each Thursday at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Caucus Room at City Hall. Minority Caucus meetings are open to the public. 

Nov 16 2017 Council members react to Justice Department Notification that Sanctuary City Ordinance puts Federal Funds in Jeopardy

Louisville, KY: On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 the United States Department of Justice sent notification that Louisville Metro is potentially out of compliance with 8 U.S.C. §1373 which would jeopardize the Louisville Metro Police Department’s funding from the Byrne JAG grant as well as other future federal grants.

Mar 20 2017 Metro Council's Minority Caucus issues statement regarding today's visit by President Trump

The following is a statement by Minority Caucus Chair Robin Engel (District 22) and Vice Chair Marilyn Parker (District 18) regarding today's visit to Louisville by President Donald Trump:

Jan 5 2017 Minority Caucus to hold first meeting of 2017

The nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council's Minority Caucus will meet at 4:00 p.m. in the the 2nd Floor Conference Room (Room 202) of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street) to hold their first meeting of 2017. The meeting will include the election of a Caucus Chair and Vice-Chair along with discussion related to matters under consideration by the Metro Council.

Jan 5 2017 Metro Council Republicans Elect Engel and Parker as Caucus Leaders for 2017

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2017, the nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Robin Engel (District 22) to the position of Caucus Chair. The Metro Council’s Minority Caucus also unanimously re-elected Councilwoman Marilyn Parker (District 18) as Caucus Vice-Chair. This will be Councilman Robin Engel's third year holding a leadership role within the caucus. Engel served as Caucus Chair in 2006 and 2007.

Dec 29 2016 Metro Council Offices to observe the New Year’s Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 2nd in observance of the New Year Holiday.

Dec 21 2016 More than 300 children will have a Merry Christmas thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Santa and the generosity of a giving community

This Christmas, more than three hundred children who have incarcerated parents will be remember during the holiday thanks to the work of Mr. and Mrs. Santa and the giving spirit of people those children will never meet.

Dec 15 2016 Metro Council approves $6.2 million in the Midyear Budget Adjustment spending to focus on violent crime and homicides

In a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night approved $6.2 million in spending for a focused effort to combat violent crime in the city where the homicide rate has climbed to 119 in Metro Louisville for the current year. 

Dec 6 2016 WAL-MART: West Louisville Wants You BACK!

Council members Jessica Green (D-1), Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) and Kelly Downard (R-16) are supporting a petition started by the Reverend Kirk M. Bush of Harrods Creek Baptist Church, asking Wal-Mart to reconsider their recent decision to cancel plans for the new supercenter development that was planned for 18th and Broadway.

Nov 30 2016 Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus open “Santa’s Workshop South” to collect toys for local children at City Hall

Historic City Hall will become “Santa’s Workshop South” next week when Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) and Councilman Kelly Downard (R-16) team up once again to encourage people to donate new, unwrapped toys for the children of women incarcerated at the Pee Wee Valley Correction Center.  

Nov 28 2016 Planning and Zoning Committee has set November 29th as the hearing review date for 2833 Treemont Drive

The Metro Council’s Planning/Zoning Land Design and Development Committee has set a date of November 29th for its review of the Landmarks Commission designation of 2833 Treemont Drive as an historical landmark.

Jun 23 2016 Metro Council approves FY 2016 – 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2016- 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets of $822 million for Metro Government.

May 17 2016 Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch is proud to present a great weekend of music at Forest Fest 2016

In the beautiful setting of the Jefferson Memorial Forest, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is once again hosting what has become a great spring tradition with Forest Fest 2016 on Saturday, May 21st.

Apr 5 2016 Council Members sponsor Naloxone Training Session

Metro Council Members Angela Leet (District 7), Kevin Kramer (District 11), Kelly Downard (District 16), Glen Stuckel (District 17), Marilyn Parker (District 18), and Julie Denton (District 19) along with The Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition will offer free Naloxone (also referred to by its brand name as Narcan®) kits and a training session on how to administer it to reverse the effects of overdose from heroin and other opioid drugs and prevent death.