Metro Council President David Yates (D-25) has announced the Chairs and Vice Chairs of the Metro Council’s Standing Committees for 2017.
Several of the Metro Council’s nine Standing Committees will be merged to efficiently address the priorities and needs for Metro Government.
“I believe it is important for the Council to continue to be a diligent, deliberative, legislative body. As we begin a new year it is important that our committees are focused on the needs of the people of Metro Louisville,” said Yates. “These changes will provide our members more time to focus their attention on addressing the major issues of our community. I sincerely thank my colleagues who have agreed to lead our committees as Chairs and Vice -Chairs.”
Among the changes:
Community Affairs & Housing has been merged with Health & Education
Contracts and Appointments has been merged
Sustainability & Parks has been merged with Public Works & Transportation
Government Accountability & Ethics has been merged with Intergovernmental Affairs
President Yates will chair two committees: the Committee on Committees and the Committee of the Whole. The President of the Metro Council is also an ex officio member of all other committees.
Chairs and Vice-Chairs for Metro Council Committees in 2016
Committee on Committees:David
Committee of the Whole
Appropriations NDF’s and CIF’s:
Contracts & Appointments
Community Affairs, Housing, Health & Education
Government Accountability, Ethics and Intergovernmental Affairs:
Labor and Economic Development:
Planning, Zoning, Land Design, and Development:
Public Works, Parks, Sustainability, & Transportation: