Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee to discuss proposed Panhandling Ordinance
Monday November 12, 2007
Louisville Metro Council
For Immediate Release
Stephen Haag, Jr.
574-1204 / 645-1752
Louisville, KY – The Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee will hear testimony on a proposed ordinance meant to curtain panhandling activities in downtown Louisville. The meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers (3rd Floor, 601 West Jefferson Street).
Public Safety Committee Chairman Kevin Kramer has worked will persons representing various groups to discuss this issue during the meeting. Some of the presenters scheduled to appear include:
Marlene Gordon - Executive Director - Louisville Coalition for the Homeless
Ken Herndon - Director of Operations for Downtown Management District
Barry Alberts - Executive Director - Downtown Development Corporation
Maria Price - Development Director - St. John Center
The Panhandling Ordinance (O-278-11-07) is sponsored by Councilmen David Tandy (District 4) and George Unseld (District 6). A copy of this ordinance is attached.
David Tandy (D) 4
and George Unseld (D) 6