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The Louisville Merger 2.0 Task Force met in full on Friday. It brought together the five subcommittees for progress reports.

The task force was formed in January to review the 2003 merger between county and city governments.

The public safety and data and communications subcommittees reported a good response from public surveys that were sent out earlier this month. A phone survey about the merger was organized through public works research. Almost everyone that was called wanted to participate, said officials.

The subcommittees will continue to meet until Sept. 1, when a first round of suggestions are expected to be reported.

Subcommittees would not comment on any recommendations they have prior to Oct 1, when the Task Force is expected to report to the mayor.

The mayor’s office says actions on Merger 2.0 Task Force recommendations are tentatively scheduled for Dec. 15.