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.

May 31 2017 $1.3 Million Dollar Investment Underway at AB Sawyer Park and Lyndon Recreation

Major improvements to A.B. Sawyer Park, including the installation of a new playground, picnic shelter and a newly configured parking area, will begin  this week. The work, which will significantly improve the park, especially the areas used by Lyndon Recreation will last through late summer.

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 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. 

Sep 10 2016 Council Members Leet, Stuckel and Parker to Host Joint Town Hall Meeting

Louisville, KY- Councilwoman Marilyn Parker (R-18), Councilwoman Angela Leet (R-7) and Councilman Glen Stuckel (R-17) are hosting a joint Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, September 14. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in room 162 of Burhans Hall on University of Louisville ShelbyHurst Campus. 

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. 

Mar 31 2016 Metro Council sponsored 2016 tour of “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of “Romeo and Juliet” begins on Friday, April 8th

For a third year, several members of the Louisville Metro Council are sponsoring “Shakespeare in the Parks” in conjunction with Kentucky Shakespeare. This year’s production is the classic tale of star-crossed lovers “Romeo and Juliet.”  The 2016 Tour includes many area and neighborhood parks in Metro Louisville. 

Mar 10 2016 Metro Council and KentuckyOne Health kick off new Horses and Hope Mobile Cancer Screening Program

Contacts:

David McArthur,Senior Manager, Media Relations
KentuckyOne Health
502-562-7016 / 502-648-3411
davidmcarthus@kentuckyonehealth.org

Stephen Haag, Jr.
Minority Caucus Director
Louisville Metro Council
574-1204 / 645-1752
Steve.haag@louisvilleky.gov