Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin has fired her grandson, who was working as a legislative aide in her office. Her grandson, Gary Bohler, was arrested on Derby day for domestic violence and was declared a fugitive after missing his court date. Bohler has a lengthy criminal record that includes robbery, drug possession and drug trafficking… Continue reading Shanklin Fires Grandson
A group of Metro Council members has compiled the list. They say the properties are eyesores and bring down home values. They hope to spur the property owners into action by printing their names in the newspaper.
A group of Louisville Metro Council members gave a final warning to delinquent property owners Friday. A list of owners who have not properly maintained or paid fines on their vacant properties will be published in the newspaper in about two weeks.
Shanklin says there are too many abandoned and unused properties in Louisville that have fallen into states of disrepair. Shanklin says she’s working with the county attorney on legislation that would bring attention to neglected properties by publishing the owners’ names in the newspaper.