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Rick Blackwell (12) Newsroom - 2012 Archive


11/26/2012
Blackwell hosts final Coffee with your Councilman for 2012 on December 1st
Residents of District 12 have another opportunity to meet with Councilman Rick Blackwell when the last “Coffee with Your Councilman” for 2012 gets underway on Saturday, December 1st.

11/9/2012
Councilman Rick Blackwell hosts S.P.O.T. Clinic for pet owners in District 12 on November 17th
The next S.P.O.T. Clinic is set for the Southwest Government Center sponsored by Councilman Rick Blackwell for pet owners in District 12 on Saturday, November 17th. It’s great news for owners who would like one central location to take care of licensing, rabies and micro chipping.

10/16/2012
Councilman Blackwell, Mayor Fischer Announce New Registry to Track Vacant Properties
Louisville leaders today announced the creation of a new registry that would require financial institutions to alert Metro Government when they foreclose on a home — and provide the name of a person who will maintain the properties if it becomes vacant.

10/5/2012
Councilman Blackwell welcomes new LMPD 3rd Division Commander to District 12
The new Commander of the Louisville Metro Police’s Third Division will be on hand to introduce himself to residents of District 12 on Tuesday, October 16th.

9/13/2012
September District 12 Dialogue to feature Craig Buthod of the Louisville Free Public Library
Metro Louisville is moving forward in developing new, improved and state of the art libraries, including the proposed new Southwest Regional Library. On September 18th, the District 12 Dialogue will feature the man in charge of moving the Libraries forward. Craig Buthod, Executive Director of the Louisville Free Public Library System.

9/7/2012
Councilman Blackwell announces District 12 Health Fair set for Friday, September 14th
Councilman Rick Blackwell is inviting everyone to learn more about how to live a healthy lifestyle by taking advantage of the District 12 Health Fair set for Friday, September 14th at the Beechland Baptist Church, 4613 Greenwood Road from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

8/17/2012
Improving Metro Government Performance is the topic for the August District 12 Dialogue
Councilman Rick Blackwell will host the Metro Director of Performance Improvement at the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 21st.t District 12 Dialogue

7/24/2012
“Coffee with your Councilman” set for District 12 on Saturday August 11th
Residents of District 12 have another opportunity to meet with Councilman Rick Blackwell when “Coffee with Your Councilman” gets underway on Saturday, August 11th.

7/11/2012
July’s District 12 Dialogue to feature Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt and the Metro Public Health and Wellnes
Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, Director of Metro Public Health and Wellness Department will be the featured guest of Councilman Rick Blackwell for July’s District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, July 17th.

6/22/2012
Southwest Council members host Riverview Park Independence Festival on Saturday June 30th
There will be music, fun and fireworks when Riverview Park puts on its very first Independence Festival hosted by Council members Rick Blackwell (D-12), Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), Bob Henderson (D-14) and David Yates (D-25) on Saturday, June 30th

6/5/2012
June District12 Dialogue to focus on how citizens can serve on Metro Boards and Commissions
Councilman Rick Blackwell announces a very important District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, June 19th designed to help anyone who wants to serve on a Metro Government Board or Commission achieve that goal.

5/31/2012
Blackwell invites community to grand opening of the Rose Farm Park Interpretive Center
What was once just simple farm land is now the newest green space to enhance the ongoing efforts to beautify Dixie Highway. On Friday, June 15th, Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) will join MSD officials and others for the official opening of Rose Farm Park.

5/24/2012
Next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, June 2nd
District 12 residents know that one Saturday a month they have another chance to talk one on one with Councilman Rick Blackwell. The next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, June 2nd

5/9/2012
LMPD Chief Steve Conrad will be the featured guest for May’s District 12 Dialogue
Councilman Rick Blackwell has invited a very special guest to May’s District 12 Dialogue. The new Chief of Louisville Metro Police, Steve Conrad, will talk with residents about his goals for the department and what he sees as priorities in public safety.

5/2/2012
“Coffee with your Councilman” set for District 12 on Saturday May 12th
Residents of District 12 have another opportunity to meet with Councilman Rick Blackwell when “Coffee with Your Councilman” gets underway on Saturday, May 12th.

3/27/2012
Councilman Blackwell hosts next “Coffee with your Councilman” on Saturday, April 7th
With spring in the air, Councilman Rick Blackwell is again inviting residents of District 12 to come out and have a free cup of coffee and let him know if you have a concern in your neighborhood.

3/17/2012
March District 12 Dialogue to focus on Economic Development and Innovation
The effort to coordinate job creation and economic growth for Metro Louisville will be in the spotlight for Councilman Rick Blackwell’s next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, March 20th.

2/17/2012
February’s District 12 Dialogue to talk about air quality in Metro Louisville
It will not be long until warmer weather will return to Metro Louisville and with it will come the chance of several air quality advisory days because of ozone levels. The local agency in charge of air quality will be the focus of the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, February 21st.

1/30/2012
District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” begins a new year on Saturday, February 4th
Councilman Rick Blackwell is starting off the new year with an invitation to residents of District 12 to enjoy a free cup of coffee and some conversation on Saturday, February 4th.

1/15/2012
Southwest Council members Blackwell and Yates organize volunteer clean-up of Southwest Government Ce
Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) and Councilman David Yates (D-25) organized a successful volunteer clean-up of the Southwest Government Center and the Vietnam Memorial. This comes after steps already taken, with coordination with Louisville Metro Facilities, to ensure that the grounds and gardens of the Memorial are consistently maintained.