Louisville Metro Councilman Tom Owen won the council presidency Thursday. Owen is calling for civil debate in what could be a contentious year in the council.
The Louisville Metro Council will elect a new president tomorrow.
The Republican caucus of the Louisville Metro Council has not yet put forward a candidate for the council presidency.
Three members of the Louisville Metro Council—Democrats David Tandy and Jim King and Republican Hal Heiner—are seeking their party’s nomination in next year’s race for mayor.