Oct 7 2019 Historic City Hall Clock Tower goes pink in October as a reminder for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is usually a month associated with orange and black. However, the Louisville Metro Council is focusing its attention on pink to let everyone know it’s time to do something to fight a killer.        For the rest of the month of October, the Historic City Hall Clock Tower at Sixth and Jefferson Streets will glow pink as a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Oct 3 2019 Councilman Yates encourages everyone to come out for “Rock Out Cancer 2019” on Friday night, October 4th

There will be music and fun on a Friday night, and it is all for a good cause when “Rock Out Cancer 2019” gets underway at the Iroquois Amphitheater for a very good cause. Councilman David Yates (D-25) is encouraging the community to come out and support the event because it will help Shirley’s Way continue to do the good work it does for those who are dealing with cancer.

Sep 19 2019 Councilman Yates announces the next “Talk with David” is set for Tuesday, September 24th

Councilman David Yates (D-25) is encouraging residents to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Tuesday, September 24th at the Southwest Regional Library beginning at 6:00pm.

Aug 29 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, September 2nd

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

Aug 22 2019 President James and The Louisville Metro Council announce a call for artists for the Second Annual Art in City Hall Exhibit

For a second year, Louisville Metro’s Historic City Hall will once again be a place to see the works of local artists as the call goes out for the Second Annual Art in City Hall Exhibit.

Aug 16 2019 Council Members Fowler and Yates encourage everyone to help Shirley’s Way with its new gaming room

For many years, Shirley’s Way has been a lifeline for cancer patients and their families in dealing with the cost of treatments and living expenses while fighting this disease. Tonight, in partnership with Khali’s, the Shirley’s Way Gaming Room will officially open to help the nonprofit organization continue to give support to those families in need.

Aug 13 2019 Councilman Yates announces the results for the First Annual Stacks of Backpacks, Back to School Donation Drive

As a new school year begins in Jefferson County, more than 250 backpacks and school supplies will be handed out to local children in need throughout Southwest Louisville Metro thanks to some generous donors. On Tuesday, Councilman David Yates (D-25) announced the results of a friendly competition between five gyms in Southwest Metro Louisville

Jul 29 2019 Council members Yates, Blackwell, and Fowler sponsor “Stacks of Backpacks” Back to School Donation Drive

It won’t be long before students in Metro Louisville will be heading back to class and three Metro Council members are partnering with five local gyms to help in the effort to get students started off on the right foot. Council members David Yates (D-25), Rick Blackwell (D-12), and Cindi Fowler (D-14) are joining with the gyms to support a friendly competition to collect backpacks and school supplies before the first day of the coming school year.

Jul 14 2019 Councilwoman Fowler to host Kick Off Party as the Sun Valley Pool officially opens on Monday, July 15th

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) will officially host a Kick Off Party for the community as a way of formally opening the Sun Valley Pool on Monday, July 15th.

Jul 1 2019 Louisville Metro Council on Summer Break

The Louisville Metro Council is on summer break for the next two weeks.

Jun 25 2019 Councilman Rick Blackwell invites community to 8th Annual Riverview Independence Festival for fun, music and fireworks

The Ohio River will come alive with fireworks and fun on Saturday, June 29th at the Riverview Independence Festival presented by Brown-Forman and Kosair Charities.

Jun 25 2019 Metro Council Approves the FY 2019-2020 Operating and Capital Budgets

By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for Metro Government. In a unanimous vote, the Council has approved the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Capital Budget for Metro Government. 

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.