Peden and his vice chair on the council’s Public Safety committee, Councilman David James, sent a letter to Mayor Greg Fischer’s office requesting the audit Tuesday. Peden says he and James have a number of issues with MetroSafe, many of them stemming from redundancies and inefficiencies in how the agency operates.
Even though MetroSafe officials say they’ve fixed any issues with the civil defense sirens sirens, the heads of the council’s Public Safety committee requested the audit. In a statement, councilmen James Peden and David James say there have been numerous concerns with MetroSafe, and an audit is long-overdue.
The Metro Council’s Planning and Zoning Committee unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday sponsored by Councilman David James. James says legalizing live performances would bring new businesses to Old Louisville and help existing establishments.
Newly-elected Metro Government officials will be sworn in in January. But one incoming Metro Councilman will likely assume office in the coming weeks.
David James won the special election to serve the remaining two years of the late George Unseld’s term.
For the first time ever, an elected incumbent member of Louisville’s Metro Council has been unseated.
Democrat David Yates defeated Republican Doug Hawkins in the 25th District, which covers a portion of southwest Louisville
When Louisville Metro Councilman George Unseld died in June, a special election was ordered to elect someone to fill the remaining two years of his term.
Four candidates are actively campaigning for the seat, and they all face a tough fight for what may be the busiest job on the Metro Council.
Another candidate has entered the 6th District Metro Council race in Louisville. Democrat Ken Herndon has launched a write-in campaign for the seat formerly held by the late George Unseld.
The Jefferson County Republican Party will meet Tuesday evening to choose a candidate for the special election in the 6th Metro Council District. Democrats chose David James last week.
Former Fraternal Order of Police president David James has been nominated to run for the 6th Metro Council District seat. If elected, James would be the second police officer to serve on the council. He says he thinks the body lacks such experience currently.
The Democratic Party has chosen former Fraternal Order of Police president David James as their nominee for the special election in the 6th Metro Council District. The election will determine who will serve the remaining two years of Councilman George Unseld’s term.