Feb 22 2018 Metro Council honors Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 22nd the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee held a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 16th Annual Black History Month Program.

Jan 23 2018 President James announces Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2018 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 2018. Several of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees will be realigned to focus on key issues and address priorities and needs for Metro Government.

Jan 12 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Jan 11 2018 Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton elected 2018 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2018. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Dec 22 2017 Metro Council Offices to observe the Christmas Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

Dec 13 2017 President Yates and the Louisville Metro Council seek donations for a Special Holiday Coat Drive for Louisville Metro Children

The Louisville Metro Council is encouraging every person and business in Louisville Metro to join the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council and United Auto Workers and donate a new coat or jacket to a child in need.

Nov 30 2017 Council Members Hollander and Hamilton applaud approval of public tree ordinance

Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) applauded tonight’s bipartisan 20 to 3 vote approving a Louisville Metro Public Tree Ordinance. When the ordinance is signed by the Mayor, Louisville Metro will finally join other jurisdictions that have had a tree protection ordinance for years.

Nov 21 2017 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Oct 12 2017 Councilwoman Fowler invites everyone to the 2017 Annual Southwest Community Festival this weekend

The people of Southwest Louisville are ready to celebrate pride, hospitality and fun when they once again welcome thousands to the 2017 Southwest Community Festival on Saturday, October 14th, from 9:00am to 5:00pm at Sun Valley Park.

Sep 28 2017 President Yates to welcome new southwest business on Saturday, September 30th

President David Yates (D-25) will welcome a new business to southwest Metro Louisville when he attends the Grand Opening of the Steel Magnolia Studio on Saturday, September 30th.

Aug 30 2017 President Yates to join Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear for International Overdose Awareness Day

It is a rally of awareness for one of Metro Louisville’s most devastating problems. Once again this year, those affected by this crisis will try to bring a sharp focus to the need for action. On Thursday, August 31st, President David Yates (D-25) will join Congressman John Yarmuth, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, Secretary of Justice John Tilley, and other concerned groups for Kentucky’s International Overdose Awareness Day.

Aug 24 2017 Metro Council approves Resolution asking the Air Pollution Control District to deny American Synthetic Rubber's request to modify its STAR goals

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council approved a resolution calling for American Synthetic Rubber Company to comply with the city’s Strategic Toxic Air Reduction (STAR) goals. The Resolution calls for the Air Pollution Control District to deny the company’s second request for modification from the 2004 STAR goals.

Aug 21 2017 Councilman Rick Blackwell and President David Yates to host 11th Annual Back to School Bash for area students

Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) and President David Yates (D-25) have a special night of fun planned for students and their families to help kick off the new school at the 11th Annual Back to School Bash this Friday, August 25th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Southwest YMCA. 

Aug 9 2017 “Sing” brings to a close another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th A talent contest to save a theater brings together a wide variety of talented animals performing popular song favorites when “Sing” closes out another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00pm.
Jul 21 2017 President Yates announces the next “Talk with David” is set for Monday, July 24th to talk about Dixie Highway Paving Delays

President David Yates is encouraging residents to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Monday, July 24th, at the Southwest Regional Library beginning at 6:00pm.