Jefferson County Attorney gives green light to Metro Council for increasing minimum wage
The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has offered a formal opinion that the Metro Council does have the power to increase the minimum wage locally.
Earlier this year, several members of the Council asked for the County Attorney’s direction in trying to determine if the Council has the legal power to raise the minimum wage.
President King Establishes Animal Services Ad-Hoc Committee
Metro Council President Jim King (D-10) has announced the establishment of a new Animal Services ad-hoc committee. The committee will be tasked with reviewing reports on thevillevoice.com regarding Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) and their handling of an animal under their control.
Metro Council presents Jefferson County Legislative Delegation with resolution in support of restori
As a way of encouraging the Kentucky General Assembly to move forward on the issue, members of the Louisville Metro Council have formally presented Jefferson County’s Legislative Delegation with a signed copy of a Council resolution which calls for a statewide vote on the restoration of voting rights for those who have served their time.
“Despicable Me2” is the next Movies Under the Stars at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 9th
Can a former super villain prove he is now a nice guy, save the world and find true love with the right girl for a happy ever after ending?
The answers to those questions can be found in “Despicable Me2” which is the next Movies Under the Stars film at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 9th at 8:00pm.
Metro Council approves resolution in support of restoring voting rights to convicted felons who have
By a vote of 19 to 0, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night passed a resolution in support of restoring voting rights to convicted felons in Kentucky once they have served their time.
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