Westwood Board of Commissioner July Meeting

The City of Westwood Board of Commissioners will host an in-person meeting July 7, 2020 starting at 7pm. The meeting will be in the Parlor Room at John Knox Church. All attendees are REQUIRED to wear Face Masks. There will be reminder signs posted on the door.

If you would like to attend by phone, you may dial-in at +1 337-340-3863 (PIN: 744558993)

We are not certain of Wi-fi connectivity at the church and cannot guarantee a virtual meeting this month.

Run for the City of Westwood Board

Are you interested in serving on the Board of Commissioners?

Commissioners serve 2-year terms. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, a resident of the city for not less than one (1) year prior to his/her election, a qualified voter, and shall reside in the city throughout his/her term of office (KRS 83A.040(4)).

The deadline to file as a candidate is June 2!

Visit the Jefferson County Election Center Website to download the

"City Legislative Non-Partisan" Candidate Filing Form.

Properly completed forms and filing fees should be returned by mail to the Election Center.

2020 Recycling Schedule

The City recycles on the ODD week.

2020 Recycling Calendar.pdf

Westwood's Reach Alert Emergency Notification System

The City uses Reach Alert to send emergency messages or pertinent information about Westwood business that residents need to know.

The registry is FREE for all residents and can handle any amount of contact data from each household in the form of e-mail, telephone messages and/or cell phone text messages.

The system will maintain your privacy and you will only receive messages from the City Commissioners in times of public need.

You can register on-line with a simple 3-5 minute process by going to: and using the "Create an Account" box.


If you do not have a computer and wish to register, Simply Call the toll free number at Reach Alert. They will register you in seconds. If you do not use text messages, no problem, they will make sure you receive a voice call. Note: Caller ID will show the caller as Nancy Lambert.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the customer service people at Reach Alert. Their contact information is listed below:

Ken Weber, COO – Reach Alert; (877) 307-9313; (502) 235-9697 (cell)

Please contact your City Commissioner if you have any questions or need assistance!


Solicitation in Westwood

Under Louisville Metro Ordinance No. 57-2009, Am. Ord. 210-2011, any person who conducts house-to-house selling or taking orders for goods or services, must have a Louisville Metro Peddler License. Any person, firm, or corporation desiring to secure a license as a peddler or vendor shall make written application, under oath, on a form provided by the Department of Codes and Regulations. No license is required for any member(s) of a religious, charitable, health, welfare, educational, political or youth service organization selling goods or services to raise funds for their organization.

Vendors in Westwood must also obtain a Westwood Solicitation Permit. Once issued, a Westwood permit is good for one year.

The Permit Application is attached to this post and must be approved and signed by the Mayor. If a Vendor comes to your residence and does not have both permits, they cannot conduct business in the City.

solicitation permit updated 2019.docx