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. 

Dec 2 2016 Tonight! - Annual Highview Holiday Fest

Friday, December 2
Central Government Center & Highview Park 
6:00pm-8:00pm

Come and enjoy lights and decorations throughout Highview Park, horse drawn carriage rides, caroling, children’s activities, refreshments, the Highview Business Showcase and a visit from Santa Claus. This is a free, family-friendly event.

Jul 22 2016 Upcoming FridayFest Concert

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilmembers James Peden (District 23), Madonna Flood (District 24) and Vicki Aubrey-Welch (District (13) are sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park for the figth straight year based on the success of the former Music in the Metro. A different concert will be held every other Friday from June through August and the event is open to the public, family friendly, and free.

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.

May 26 2016 Councilmembers announce 2016 FridayFest schedule

 

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.

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 15 2016 Council Members Flood, Welch and Peden sponsor FREE training session on Heroin/Opioid overdose prevention with Naloxone

This week, Louisville Metro Police released numbers showing a dramatic increase in the number of times officers have administered Naloxone to overdose victims in Metro Louisville just since the beginning of this year. Metro Council members Madonna Flood (D-24), Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), and James Peden (R-23) will sponsor the next free Naloxone (Narcan) training session for the public on Tuesday, March 22nd

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

Contacts:

David McArthur,Senior Manager, Media Relations
KentuckyOne Health
502-562-7016 / 502-648-3411
davidmcarthus@kentuckyonehealth.org

Stephen Haag, Jr.
Minority Caucus Director
Louisville Metro Council
574-1204 / 645-1752
Steve.haag@louisvilleky.gov

 

Mar 9 2016 New Mobile Cancer Screening Program Kicks Off Thursday, March 10, 2016

New Mobile Cancer Screening Program Kicks Off

Event:      Metro Council and KentuckyOne Health to Unveil New Horses and Hope Mobile Cancer Screening Unit

Where:     6th Street and Jefferson (Between Metro Hall and City Hall)

When:      Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Dec 17 2015 Metro Council Approves New Regulations for Short Term Rentals in Metro Louisville

By a vote of 20 to 6, The Louisville Metro Council has approved a new set of regulations to permit the growing online industry of short-term rentals within Metro Louisville.  Hosting platforms such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and FlipKey are used by a growing number of homeowners seeking to rent out anything from an extra room to an entire house.