|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.
|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.
|Oct 13 2017||
Councilman Benson invites Community to attend the Floyds Fork Community Design Workshop
|Oct 5 2017||
South Floyds Fork Vision workshop to be held on October 17
A community design workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 17 at 6 p.m. at the Gheens Lodge at the Parklands of Floyds Fork to gather public input for the South Floyds Fork Vision, an ongoing process to create a visionary plan that will provide guidance for authentic, healthy, equitable, sustainable, and well-connected growth in the South Floyds Fork area.
|Apr 18 2017||
Crashing the Parklands Free Family Event Planned for April 30
Louisville, KY: Metro Councilmen Stuart Benson (District 20) and Robin Engel (District 22) along with the Louisville Metro Police Department’s 7th Division and the Parklands of Floyds Fork will hold the event, “Crashing the Parklands” on April 30 between Noon and 7pm. This FREE family friendly event will include a performance of Julius Caesar by the actors from Kentucky Shakespeare at 1pm followed by a live concert by the pop rock group The Louisville Crashers at 4pm.
|Mar 27 2017||
Councilmen Engel and Benson to Welcome Southpointe Commons Retail Lifestyle Center to Southeast Jefferson County
Metro Councilmen Robin Engel (District 22) and Stuart Benson (District 20) will welcome the Southpointe Commons Retail Lifestyle Center during a groundbreaking ceremony tomorrow morning at the site of the project.
|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 7 2016||
Metro Council Members Sponsor Breast, Colon & Skin Cancer Screening
Metro Council Members Kevin Kramer (District 11), Stuart Benson (District 20), and Robin Engel (District 22) are sponsoring a Breast, Colon & Skin Cancer Screening on Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Glenridge Health Campus (6415 Calm River Way) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
|Aug 19 2016||
Councilmen Engel and Benson Issue Statements on Appeals Ruling related to SouthPointe Commons Shopping Center
Louisville, KY- “I am pleased that the Kentucky Court of Appeals has upheld the previous courts opinion on the SouthPointe Commons development.
|Aug 10 2016||
“SPECTRE” brings to a close another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 13th
James Bond, Agent 007, returns to fight a takeover of the world by one of the most sinister and terrifying organizations as “SPECTRE” closes out another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 13th at 8:00pm.
|Aug 10 2016||
Councilmembers Kramer and Benson to Hold Town Hall Meeting
Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) and Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will hold a Town Hall Meeting and Urton Lane Bridge Update on August 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jeffersontown Fire Department (10540 Watterson Trail.)
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