|Apr 20 2018||
Louisville Metro Council to host reception for Dr. Marty Pollio of the Jefferson County Public Schools
Members of the Louisville Metro Council will host a formal reception to congratulate and welcome Dr. Marty Pollio as the new Superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools on Monday, April 23rd.
|Apr 14 2018||
After Department of Justice review, Louisville Metro Separation Ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration law or enforcement
The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has informed members of the Louisville Metro Council that the Department of Justice has reviewed Louisville Metro’s newly enacted Separation Ordinance (LMCO 39(1)(F)) and found it to be in compliance with federal law (8 USC § 1373).
|Apr 11 2018||
Metro Council goes “On the Road” to hold regular meeting at the Academy @ Shawnee this Thursday, April 12th
President David James (D-6) announces the Louisville Metro Council will hold its next regular meeting at the Academy@Shawnee this coming Thursday, April 12th.
|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.
|Nov 18 2017||
Councilman Ackerson’s Office Responds To Jefferson County Attorney’s Motions To Prevent Chief Conrad From Testifying About His Knowledge Of Sex Abuse In The Department’s Explorer Mentoring Program
Councilman Brent Ackerson (D-26) has issued the following statement in response to the Jefferson County Attorney’s Motion, scheduled for 11/20/17, to prevent Chief Conrad from testifying about his knowledge of sexual abuse in the LMPD’s Youth Explorer Program.
|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.
|Jun 23 2017||
Metro Council approves 2017-2018 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government
By a vote of 24 and 0 and one abstention, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets that have a continued emphasis on road paving, vacant and abandoned properties, criminal justice and quality of life investments.
|Jun 23 2017||
Metro Council Democrats offer their thoughts on the passing of the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets
Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council have the following statements on the passing of the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets