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.

Jul 1 2016 The Minimum Wage in Louisville Metro is $8.25 an Hour

On July 1st, the minimum wage in Louisville Metro jumped to $8.25, up fifty cents, as a result of action taken by the Metro Council to eventually raise the rate to $9.00 an hour by July 1st, 2017.

Jun 30 2016 Councilwoman Butler and Councilman Johnson encourage everyone to check out the new South Points Farmers Market

This Sunday, the people of the South Louisville are able to take advantage of a new attraction that provides the chance to buy fresh produce from local farmers.  

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 7 2016 “The Good Dinosaur” is the next Free Summer Movie feature at Iroquois Amphitheater

Pixar’s 2015 animated comedy feature about an alternative side of life in prehistoric times is the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater with “The Good Dinosaur” set for Saturday, June 11th at 8:30pm.

Jun 3 2016 Councilman Johnson advises motorists to be aware of paving work beginning Monday on South Third Street

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is advising motorists to be aware of road paving and possible traffic delays for South Third Street beginning on Monday, June 6th.

Jun 2 2016 Councilman Johnson and President Yates sponsor FREE training session for Heroin/Opioid Overdose prevention

In an effort to better educate the public about a rising drug problem and save lives, Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) and President David Yates (D-25) are partnering with the Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition to sponsor a free training session on Heroin/Opioid Overdose prevention this coming Tuesday, June 7th.

Jun 1 2016 Councilman Johnson encourages community to experience the 26th Americana World Festival

For 26 years, it has been a traditional celebration of diversity and the many heritages found in the Louisville Metro area. It is a time to share and celebrate all cultures and the contributions those cultures make to the community. This Saturday, the celebration continues with the 26th Annual Americana World Festival which highlights many heritages from around the world – and across the Bluegrass – with live music, local and international cuisine, goods, crafts and more.

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 Council members Johnson and Owen encourage support for fixing the country’s faltering infrastructure

Like many cities across the United States, Metro Louisville is in the process of reviewing what it will take to pave roads, fix potholes, sidewalks, and bridges in an effort to upgrade faltering infrastructure. That is why Councilmen Dan Johnson (D-21) and Tom Owen (D-8) are sponsoring a resolution in support of National Infrastructure Week during the week of May 16th.

May 15 2016 Councilman Johnson encourages parents and children to learn more about gun safety

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is partnering with the Louisville Metro Police’s Fourth Division in an effort to teach children about gun safety at the Beechmont Community Center on Wednesday, May 18th’

May 10 2016 “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off 2016 Free Summer Movies Season at Iroquois Amphitheater

Dracula’s fear that his grandson may be all-human is part of the fun when 2015’s American 3D computer animated fantasy-comedy film “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off another year of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 14th. 

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 14 2016 Councilman Johnson encourages motorists and residents to learn more about the proposed reconfiguration of a section of South 3rd Street

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is encouraging residents and motorists who use the section of South 3rd Street between Kenwood Drive and Southern Heights Avenue to learn more about a proposed reconfiguration planned of the road in May

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


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