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.)

Got a big idea for the city, or have a small problem in your neighborhood? This is your chance to talk one on one with your Metro Council representatives and other government officials.

Jul 5 2016 Councilmembers Benson, Engel and Peden Participate in Cooper Chapel Road Ribbon Cutting

Louisville, KY- Councilmembers Stuart Benson (District 20), Robin Engel (District 22), and James Peden (District 23) will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Copper Chapel Road Section 1 project on July 8, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Roundabout – Cooper Chapel Rd. and Chambers Way (9405 Smyrna Pkwy). Following the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, there will be a small reception set up provided by the AM VETS. 

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.

Jun 14 2016 Councilmen Benson, Engel & Kramer sponsor Naloxone Training Session

Metro Council Members Stuart Benson (District 20), Kevin Kramer (District 11), Robin Engel (District 22), 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. 

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.

May 16 2016 Councilman Benson to participate in Jeffersontown High School's 18th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

Louisville, KY- Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will participate in Jeffersontown High School's 18th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta on May16 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Apr 15 2016 Councilman Benson sponsors Shakespeare in the Park at the newly opened Broad Run Park

Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) is sponsoring Kentucky Shakespeare's 3rd annual Shakespeare in the Parks featuring a 7-actor production of Romeo and Juliet on Sunday, April 17 at 1:00 p.m.

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.