Public Works Committee approves franchise agreement contracts for improved internet service in Metro
Following a special meeting, the Metro Council’s Public Works, Bridges and Transportation Committee has given its approval to three franchise agreement contracts designed to enhance internet service in Metro Louisville.
“The Butler” is the next Movies Under the Stars at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 19th
“The Butler”, the 2013 American Historical Drama film, is the next feature of the Movies Under the Stars series at the Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 19st at 8:00pm.
Metro Council passes balanced 2014 - 2015 Operating and Capital Budgets
After reviewing the Mayor’s proposed budget and holding budget hearings for the departments to explain their programs; on Thursday night, the Louisville Metro Council passed a balanced budget totaling $688,606,800.00.
Metro Council members sponsoring Planning and Zoning 101 Workshops for residents in Metro Louisville
In an effort to help residents, neighborhood groups and others understand zoning issues and the planning process for development in Metro Louisville; several Metro Council members are sponsoring workshops with the goal of explaining the many aspects of the zoning process. Two “Planning and Zoning 101” Workshops are set for Tuesday, June 24th and Tuesday, July 8th at the Louisville Urban League.
Sustainability Committee to receive an update on the “One Bright City” Initiative
The Metro Council’s Committee on Sustainability will receive an update on the “One Bright City” Initiative at its next meeting on Thursday, June 19th.The program was announced in April by Mayor Greg Fischer as a way to engage more citizens in keeping Metro Louisville cleaner and greener.
“Monsters University” is the next Movies Under the Stars at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, June
Is there a place where monsters go to learn how to be the best when it comes to being the scariest? Yes there is. It is known as “Monsters University.”
The 2013 Pixar animated prequel to the hit movie “Monsters Inc.” is the next feature of Movies Under the Stars series at the Iroquois Amphitheater this coming Saturday, June 21st at 8:00pm.
2014 Riverview Park Independence Festival offers the only fireworks show, music and fun and on the O
Residents of Metro Louisville will have the opportunity to see fireworks on the Ohio River this year when the Third Annual Riverview Park Independence Festival presented by Louisville Gas & Electric Company and Brown-Forman gets underway on Saturday, June 28.
Metro Council Members Outline Opposition to LG&E Franchise Fee
Nine members of the Louisville Metro Council have declared their opposition to the proposed $3.8 million Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E) Franchise Fee Proposal. To illustrate their opposition, members present at the press conference distributed information showing how government gradually takes more money from each household despite slow economic times
Council members to reduce LG&E Franchise Fee
At their regular council meeting this Thursday, Metro Council members will offer a plan to reduce the 3% LG&E franchise fee proposed by Mayor Fischer in his 2015 budget.
Budget Committee invites public comment on the proposed FY 2014-2015 Budget on Wednesday, May 28th
The Metro Council’s Budget committee is giving the public an opportunity to comment on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed FY 2014- 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets on Wednesday, May 28th beginning at 5:00pm in the Council Chambers, 601 West Jefferson Street.
Metro Council Republicans Address Mayor’s FY15 Budget Proposal
Members of the Republican Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council have released the following comments regarding the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget proposal.
Metro Council begins review of Mayor’s Budget Proposal on Wednesday, May 28th
Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15), Chair of the Metro Council Budget Committee, announces department hearings to review the Mayor’s Proposed 2014 -2015 Capital and Operating Budgets will begin on Wednesday, May 28, at 3pm
Members of the Democratic Caucus issue statements on the Mayor’s proposed budget
Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council have issued the following statement on mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2014-2015 Capital and Operating Budget
Free Summer Movies kicks off another season on May 24th at the Iroquois Amphitheater
Another season of first run features and Hollywood Classics will soon light up the silver screen when members of the Metro Council bring a new summer season of free fun and entertainment to the Iroquois Amphitheater with the return of “Movies under the Stars” in May.
Sustainability Committee to learn more about restrictions on yard waste bags for Louisville Metro
Members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Sustainability Committee will learn more about Louisville’s Solid Waste Board’s recent decision to ban plastic bags for yard waste collection at their next meeting on Thursday, May 8th.