Intergovernmental Affairs Ad Hoc Committee approves resolution calling for changes to Kentucky Revis
The Ad Hoc Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs of the Louisville Metro Council has approved a resolution calling for changes in the Kentucky Revised Statues to give subpoena power to the Metro Ethics Commission.
The resolution also calls for clear definitions of misconduct if it becomes necessary to remove a Metro Official.
Metro Council approves elimination of the 2:00am to 4:00am Retail Package Liquor License
By a vote of 15 to 7, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night approved an ordinance that eliminates the retail package sale of alcohol and malt beverages between the hours of 2:00am to 4:00am in Metro Louisville.
The 28th Annual Southwest Community Festival this weekend
This Saturday, Sun Valley Park will welcome thousands from all over Metro Louisville when the 28th Annual Southwest Community Festival gets underway on Saturday, October 12th.
Dixie Highway Project moving forward to the design phase
The design work is now underway on the Dixie Highway Corridor Project after the recent awarding of a $600,000 contract to the Corradino Group of Louisville. This initial phase is the first step in the revitalization and transformation of Dixie Highway’s appearance keeping safety in mind along with aesthetic changes and will bring changes at the Watterson Expressway exchange from Crums Lane to Rockford Lane.
Hamilton & Blackwell encourage everyone to learn about Canoeing on the Ohio River this weekend
Shawnee Park and Riverview Park will have something in common this weekend when each park offers a different way to enjoy the beauty of the Ohio River. The Second Annual Urban Wilderness Canoe Adventures will get under way on Friday, October 4th in Shawnee Park and Saturday, October 5th at Riverview Park offering free canoeing and training to those who are interested.
Iroquois Amphitheater sees increase in attendance for free events with help from Metro Council Membe
Over 11,000 people attended the many free and low cost events at the Iroquois Amphitheater this summer! This is in addition to the residents that attended one of the market rate concerts or private events that used the venue for their event.
Metro Council approves ordinance to reduce the size of Louisville Arena TIF District
In a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved an ordinance which reduces the size of the Tax Increment Financing District for the Louisville Arena Authority from six square miles to two square miles. This change helps in the development of realistic revenue projections to help pay down bonds on the Yum Center.
Next Fourth Street Improvement Project Community Meeting set for Monday, September 30th
Councilman David James (D-6) and Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) are issuing an important reminder for those who are following the Fourth Street Improvement Project. The next community meeting on the project is set for Monday, September 30th at 5:30pm.