February 16, 2012 - 5:35pm
“It is important that government be open and accountable. We respect the Landmarks Commission and the work they do and we will continue to work with them. However, final determination should be made in an open process by the group elected and held accountable by the people of Louisville and not an appointed body,” says Yates.
A bi-partisan group of Metro councilmen has introduced some proposed changes to Louisville’s Landmarks Ordinance, and local preservationists have gotten their collective shorts in a knot. In an editorial, the Courier-Journal characterizes this as a “War on Preservation:”