Jan 5 2017 Councilman Dan Johnson Reappointed to National League of Cities Transportation and Infrastructure Services Committee

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Transportation and Infrastructure Services Committee. 

Jan 5 2017 Councilman Bill Hollander re-elected 2017 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus re-elected Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2017.  The Caucus also selected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Vice-Chair.

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 20 2016 Rental Registry for rental properties in Metro Louisville is now up and running online

A new Rental Registry for all rental property in Metro Louisville is now up and running online following the passage of an ordinance in September by the Louisville Metro Council. Effective March 1, 2017, all property located in Louisville Metro and occupied or offered for occupancy in exchange for money or any other consideration must be registered with Louisville Metro Government. 

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. 

Nov 28 2016 Councilman Johnson encourages District 21 neighborhoods to attend Part 150 Workshop hosted by Louisville Regional Airport Authority

The Louisville International Airport is located in the middle of Metro Council District 21 and there is currently an effort underway to update how noise impacts the surrounding areas. That is why Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is encouraging residents who live in the airport area to take part in a public workshop by the Louisville Regional Airport Authority (LRAA) as it develops an updated Noise Exposure Map known as Part 150.

Nov 28 2016 Councilman Johnson invites District 21 to “Light Up Beechmont” for holiday cheer and re-dedication of restored neighborhood clock

The Beechmont Neighborhood will welcome the holidays on Wednesday, November 30th with lighting of its gazebo and season fun and cheer for the community. On the same night, the community will highlight the clock at the corner of Southern Parkway and Woodlawn Avenue which is now operating again thanks to the efforts of Councilman Dan Johnson.

Nov 11 2016 Councilman Johnson to host Community Forum with LMPD on Monday, November 14th

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is hosting a special Community Forum with Louisville Metro Police after the recent shooting that left a teenager dead. 

Oct 17 2016 Councilman Johnson encourages community to take part in Advancing the 21st Century Policing Forum

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is encouraging the community to get involved and learn more about a special effort Louisville Metro Police and 14 other law enforcement agencies are involved in as part of the Advancing the 21st Century Policing effort announced earlier this year.

Oct 1 2016 Historic City Hall goes pink in October as a reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is usually a month associated with orange and black. However, this weekend the city will focus its attention on the color pink to let every woman know it’s time to do something to fight a killer. Beginning October 1st, the Historic City Hall Clock Tower at Sixth and Jefferson will glow pink as a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. 

Sep 22 2016 Metro Council approves rental registry ordinance for rental properties in Metro Louisville

By a vote of 17 to 4, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved an ordinance which will create a rental registry of all rental properties in Metro Louisville. The goal of the ordinance is to be proactive in improving quality of life issues in Metro Louisville.

Aug 17 2016 Councilman Johnson joins LMPD Fourth Division officers for Neighborhood Walk beginning at Heritage Green Complex

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) will once join LMPD Fourth Division officers for a Neighborhood Walk against Crime on Tuesday, August 23rd beginning at 6:00pm.

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.

Jul 13 2016 “Minions” is the next Free Summer Movie feature at Iroquois Amphitheater

They are small, yellow and devoted to serving the world’s most despicable masters. The 2015 Universal Studios 3D animated film “Minions” tells the story of how they came into the world at the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater set for Saturday, July 16th at 8:30pm.

Jul 11 2016 Councilman Johnson joins LMPD Fourth Division officers for Neighborhood Walk in Beechmont

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) will join LMPD Fourth Division officers for a Neighborhood Walk against Crime on Wednesday, July 13th.