Wednesday, January 12, 2011

District 12 Dialogues for 2011 kick off with update on the Southwest Regional Library

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the return of the District 12 Dialogues for 2011 and he will kick off this year’s series of meetings with an update on the proposed Southwest Regional Library.

“The new administration has renewed the commitment to moving forward with expanding the library system,” says Blackwell. “We want to continue the momentum for moving the Southwest Regional Library forward. This is an important project for all of Southwest Louisville.”

Nancye Browning of the Louisville Free Public Library system will be the featured speaker at this month’s District 12 Dialogue. She will give the latest updates on the project as well as answer questions about the next part of the process. She will also talk about programs now being offered at the current branch of the library on Dixie Highway.

The meeting will begin at 7:00pm at Shacklette Elementary School, 5310 Mercury Drive.

“This year we will see some new faces as we highlight government agencies in our District 12 Dialogues for 2011,” says Blackwell. “We are looking for suggestions for guests on upcoming dates.”

Representatives of Louisville Metro Police, MSD and Codes and Regulations will also be on hand to answer questions. In addition, a representative of Congressman John Yarmuth’s office will be in attendance. The scheduled dates and locations for 2011 are as follows, with all meetings beginning at 7pm:

February 15th Kerrick Elementary School; 2210 Upper Hunters Trace

March 15th Greenwood Elementary School; 5801 Greenwood Road

April 19th Southwest Government Center; 7219 Dixie Highway

May 17th Conway Middle School; 6300 Terry Road

June 21st Southwest Government Center; 7219 Dixie Highway

July 19th Ormsby Heights Baptist Church; 2120 Lower Hunters Trace

August 16th Southwest Government Center; 7219 Dixie Highway

September 20th Incarnation Catholic Church; 2229 Lower Hunters Trace

October 18th Southwest Government Center; 7219 Dixie Highway

November 15th Beechland Baptist Church; 4613 Greenwood Road

For more information about the January District 12 Dialogue or to learn more about other dialogues throughout the rest of the year, contact Councilman Blackwell’s office at 574-1112.

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