LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – Angela Leet, who currently serves on the Louisville Metro Council, stated on Tuesday she is declaring her intention to run in the 2018 Louisville mayoral race.

In a video Leet sent to supporters, she pledges to bring her experience as an environmental engineer, businesswoman, mom, community leader and Metro Council member to lead Louisville.

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Leet has represented Metro Council District Seven, which includes much of the East End since 2014. In addition to her work on the council, Leet is also the owner of ALEETCO, a construction management company and co-owner of Chamberlin Enterprises, a property development company.

In a campaign video, Leet says she wants to tackle the drug epidemic, improve schools, and clean up Louisville. Leet is among the first candidates to declare their intentions for the 2018 race.

Fischer announced in March he would be seeking re-election.