Judy Green http://wfpl.org en Resolution Honoring Late Councilwoman Judy Green Faces Opposition http://wfpl.org/post/resolution-honoring-late-councilwoman-judy-green-faces-opposition <p>A <a href="http://agendas.louisvilleky.gov/SIREPub/cache/2/qwhvl5vk5vvu3ml4scrr20mf/74032402202013051538715.PDF">resolution in the Louisville Metro Council honoring the late Judy Green</a> is facing opposition, according to its sponsor.</p><p>Councilwoman Attica Scott, D-1, introduced the non-binding measure in the Community Affairs committee this week.</p><p>Green <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/former-metro-councilwoman-judy-green-dies">died last month from a heart attack</a> and the resolution praises her for adopting nearly a dozen children and being a foster mother to over 50. The resolution says Green "loved all people” and had an "unyielding generosity" towards District 1 constituents.</p><p>In 2011, Green became the first council member booted from office for violating the city’s code of ethics, specifically the mismanagement of taxpayer funds.</p><p>Scott says residents were looking for a way to honor Green’s memory and move beyond the controversy, but a handful of city lawmakers raised concerns.</p><p>"I explained to my colleagues on council that (Councilwoman Green) being removed from office occurred before I got here," says Scott. "My tenure should not be tainted by what happened previously."</p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:23:24 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 4114 at http://wfpl.org Resolution Honoring Late Councilwoman Judy Green Faces Opposition Former Metro Councilwoman Judy Green Dies http://wfpl.org/post/former-metro-councilwoman-judy-green-dies <p>Former Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green, who was ousted from office after allegations that she abused a city jobs program to benefit her family, has died.</p><p>Green represented District 1 in western &nbsp;and southwestern Louisville. &nbsp;A dentist by trade, Green was first elected to the council in 2006. In 2011, a council court removed Green from office after ruling that she'd mismanaged taxpayer money and committed misconduct.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:58:20 +0000 Joseph Lord 3427 at http://wfpl.org Former Metro Councilwoman Judy Green Dies