Land transfer, library contracts on agenda for Louisville council

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By Hoodline - Published on September 11, 2019.

Trying to keep up with your city government? Hoodline’s here to help with this preview of the Sept. 12 Louisville Metro Council meeting, featuring what's up for consideration by the members.

Headlining the upcoming agenda is a resolution to sell a parcel of land owned by Louisville/Jefferson County metro government at 431 E. Liberty St. to the Louisville Metro Housing Authority for $1.

The Metro Council is also set to consider an ordinance that would transfer $10,000 in District 8 neighborhood development funds to Highlands Community Ministries Inc. for programming expenses associated with conducting the campus lunch program for low income, senior and disabled adults.

According to the agenda, members will also consider a contract with Recorded Books Inc. for books, audiobooks, access to databases and other library materials for use by library patrons, at $125,000.

Other agenda items include:

  • A resolution to contract with Cengage Learning Inc. for books, audiobooks, access to databases and other library materials for use by library patrons, at $60,000.
  • An ordinance transferring $8,550 in neighborhood development funds to the Metro Parks Department to fund the 2019 Louisville Jack O’Lantern Spectacular at Iroquois Park and provide vouchers for reduced admission.
  • An ordinance to transfer $9,500 in neighborhood development funds to South Louisville Community Ministries Inc. for expenses associated with holding its Taste of South Louisville fundraising event.

Want to attend and make your voice heard? The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers and begins at 6 p.m.

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