GE FirstBuild Microfactory Opens in Louisville
• FirstBuild™ designs, builds and sells home appliances using an online co-creation community and micromanufacturing model to accelerate new product introductions
Councilwoman Hamilton announces District 5 Summer S.P.O.T. Clinic set for Saturday, August 2nd
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is offering pet owners in District 5 a convenient way to obey the law, be responsible and take care of their pet needs all in one location. She is sponsoring a summer S.P.O.T. Clinic for pet owners on Saturday, August 2nd
Eight Small Businesses in Shawnee Neighborhood Receive Loans to Expand
Loans totaling $71,000 have been awarded to eight small businesses in Louisville's Shawnee Neighborhood to help them expand. The loans are part of a program to support microbusinesses – those with five or fewer employees – created by the Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.
Councilman Johnson encourages everyone to come out and enjoy the 39th Annual Kentucky Music Weekend
The Iroquois Amphitheatre is the place to be this weekend if you want to hear the folk music of Kentucky. Music will fill the air when a great tradition returns to Metro Louisville. The 39th Kentucky Music Weekend will get underway with two days of music and artists from all over the country on Friday July 25th and continue through Saturday July 26th.
Mayor Announces Increased Focus on Civic Innovation, Other Staff Changes
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced several key personnel changes including a Chief of Civic Innovation, a new general counsel, new department heads for human resources and technology and a new leader for the city’s snow and ice removal team.
Fourth Street along U of L to be Reconfigured
Public meetings set for August 6 and 8 for road resurfacing project that will add bike lanes near University of Louisville along Fourth Street.
Councilman Yates to honor Prairie Village All Star Teams as they advance to the regionals of the Bab
Councilman David Yates (D-25) will be on hand to present special proclamations tonight to teams of Prairie Village Baseball/Softball as many of the league’s young athletes move on to regional play in the Babe Ruth World Series.
Public Works Committee approves franchise agreement contracts for improved internet service in Metro
Following a special meeting, the Metro Council’s Public Works, Bridges and Transportation Committee has given its approval to three franchise agreement contracts designed to enhance internet service in Metro Louisville.
Air Quality Alert for Tuesday, July 22
An Air Quality Alert has been called for the Louisville metropolitan area for Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups range. The AQI is expected to reach 105 for ozone.
Proposed Title V Construction Permit for GE Appliances
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a revised construction permit to GE Appliances (appliance manufacturing plant), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a regrind system. The 30 day public comment period starts July 19, 2014 and ends on August 18, 2014. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.
Councilman Yates will host “Talk with David” Community Meeting on Tuesday, July 29th
Councilman David Yates will host the next "Talk with David" Community Meeting for residents of District 25 on Tuesday, July 29th beginning at 7:00pm.
15 Metro Parks Pools, Spraygrounds and Playgrounds Post Signs Encouraging Smoke-free Environments fo
Signs reading “Children at Play! Thank You for Not Smoking.” have been posted at five Metro Parks swimming pools and ten playgrounds and spraygrounds.
The Next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, July 26th
District 12 residents know that one Saturday a month they have a chance to talk one on one with Councilman Rick Blackwell. The next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, July 26th.
Outdoor Fun and Adventure Offered by Metro Parks at West Louisville Appreciation Festival
Nature-based adventure will be on tap at this year’s West Louisville Appreciation Days in Shawnee Park, when Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation’s Natural Areas Division and its partners, including the National Park Service and Outdoor Afro, Louisville offer all sorts of outdoor fun, Saturday, July 26, from 1 pm to 5 pm. Activities include archery, fishing demonstrations, canoeing on the Ohio River, a climbing wall, a bicycle pump track and bicycle safety tips, volunteer-led nature hikes, and more!
EMS, Suburban Fire Resume Talks on Emergency Response
Leaders of the city’s EMS and Suburban Fire districts have agreed to resume discussions over how to best respond to medical emergencies across Louisville Metro, Mayor Greg Fischer announced this afternoon.
Louisville Awarded Prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Grant
National Endowment for the Arts announced that Louisville will receive a $50,000 “Our Town” grant to place artists on project teams inside of corporations. The Louisville initiative, referred to as “The Accelerator”, is designed to make Louisville businesses more dynamic and profitable. The initiative was created through a collaboration between IDEAS 40203 and its sister organization, Brooklyn-based, Residency Unlimited.
Public Works to Sell Compost Bins and Rain Barrels
Public Works to Sell Compost Bins and Rain Barrels
Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Nuplex Resins LLC
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Nuplex Resins LLC, 4730 Crittenden Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.03 for a natural gas fired boiler. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 17, 2014 and ends on August 18, 2014. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.
Hamilton announces next meeting of District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee set for Monday, July 2
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is inviting residents to the next monthly meeting of the District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee on Monday, July 21st.