May 16 2019 Council members Fox and Fowler encourage everyone to come out and enjoy great music at the 15th Annual Forest Fest

There are 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 at the Jefferson Memorial Forest.  On Saturday, May 18th Council members Mark Fox (D-13) and Cindi Fowler (D-14) proudly present the 15th Annual Forest Fest.

Apr 23 2019 Council Members Yates and Blackwell host Family Movie Night at Southwest YMCA on Friday, April 26th

Council Members David Yates (D-25) and Rick Blackwell (D-12) invite the community to their annual Family Movie Night at the Southwest YMCA this coming Friday, April 26th featuring the 2018 animated film “Ralph Breaks the Internet”  It’s a free event for the entire family.

Feb 25 2019 Southwest Council Members sponsor Town Hall meeting on the budget and pension situation for Louisville Metro

The Southwest Metro Council members will sponsor a meeting for the public on Tuesday, March 5th at Valley High School Auditorium to give the community an overview of the budget deficit and pension situation.  

Feb 21 2019 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 21st the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 17th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 19 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Schedule for Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council Budget Committee is announcing the following schedule for hearings on the increase in pension contributions required by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, possible reductions in Metro services and a proposed increase in the insurance premium tax. 

Jan 18 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Jan 18 2019 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2019 Metro Council Committees

Metro Council President David James (D-6) has announced the Chairs and Vice Chairs of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees for 2019. There will be ten standing committees in the coming year to focus on key issues and address the priorities and needs of Metro Government.

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 10 2018 Councilman Yates makes the final push for the community to get involved with this year’s Coat-A-Kid Campaign.

For the second year in a row, Councilman David Yates (D-25) is calling upon the community to become part of the spirit of giving.  He is collecting NEW coats and jackets to be distributed to children in need throughout our community.

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.

Oct 18 2018 Council Members Yates and Blackwell host the 2018 Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival

Councilman David Yates (D-25) and Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) are once again hosting their annual Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival on Friday, October 19th. 

Oct 12 2018 Councilman Yates asks for the Community’s help for the “Coat a Kid Drive” on Monday October 15th

With the change of seasons and cooler temperatures it won’t be long before winter returns to Metro Louisville. Some children will need help staying warm this year and that is why Councilman David Yates (D-25) is once again asking the community to help “Coat a Kid” this coming Monday, October 15th.

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 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.