|Jan 7 2019||
Councilman Pat Mulvihill elected 2019 Majority Leader
On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2019. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) to serve as Vice-Chair.
|Dec 26 2018||
President James announces Historic City Hall Clock will shine blue in honor of fallen LMPD Detective
President David James (D-6) has announced the Historic City Hall Clock will shine in the color blue beginning today and until funeral services are held in honor of Detective Diedre Mengedoht of the LMPD 2nd Division.
|Dec 6 2018||
Metro Council’s Budget Committee approves additional funding to deal with homeless issues
The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro Louisville. The funding was found as part of the year-end budget adjustment after the completion of audits of the 2017 -2018 Operating and Capital Budgets.
|Aug 19 2018||
SWMS Enforcement has impounded 4th vehicle of the year for illegal dumping in District 5
The Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Department has impounded its 4th vehicle of 2018 for illegal dumping. With the help of employees from Bulk Waste, last week a Uhaul truck in the 2500 block of W Jefferson was seen illegally dumping. The employee took pictures of the vehicle and waited until SWMS Enforcement was able to investigate.
|Jul 29 2018||
Council Members encourage community to protest Family Dollar Stores request to sell malt beverages
Several Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council are calling on residents of Metro Louisville to participate in special protests on Monday, July 30th in opposition to the decision by Family Dollar Stores to seek a liquor license to sell malt beverages in their stores.
|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.
|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.
|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 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 [email protected] this coming Thursday, April 12th.
|Mar 26 2018||
Councilwoman Hamilton to host honorary sign unveiling for Officer Nick Rodman on Thursday, March 29th
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) will host a special ceremony for the unveiling of an honorary street sign in memory of Officer Nick Rodman who died in the line of duty in 2017.
|Mar 8 2018||
Councilman Lanshima puts out the call for volunteers for District 21 Neighborhood Cleanups
Councilman Vitalis Lanshima is encouraging people all over District 21 to come together and help with neighborhood cleanups on Saturday March 10th.
|Mar 5 2018||
Councilman Lanshima to host special community meeting on speeding concerns in various areas of District 21
Councilman Vitalis Lanshima is inviting residents of District 21 to a special community meeting tonight, March 5th to discuss speeding concerns in various areas of the district.