Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton announces the first meeting of the year of the District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee is set for Monday, February 19th and the topics for discussion are vacant and abandoned property and OneWest.
“We will be following through with more discussion on programs available to the public to purchase vacant and abandoned property as well as updates on clear boarding and demolitions of those properties that have become a blight to neighborhoods,” says Hamilton.
Laura Grabowski, the Director of the Louisville Metro Office of Vacant and Public Properties to the meeting will discuss Metro’s initiatives and programs to address reducing the number of vacant and abandoned properties in West Louisville and all of Metro.
The meeting will also give the public an opportunity to meet and welcome to Louisville Ms. Evon J. Smith, the new President and CEO of OneWest.
OneWest is a nonprofit community development corporation working to establish new pathways to private and public capital, in an effort to generate sustainable economic development and neighborhood revitalization in west Louisville, in partnership with community residents.
The District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee will meet at the Yearlings Club, 4309 West Broadway, beginning at 6:00pm.
Any resident of Portland, Russell, Chickasaw, or Shawnee are always invited and encouraged to bring their neighborhood concerns to these monthly meetings.
For information about the meeting, contact Councilwoman Hamilton’s office at 574-1105.