Metro Afterschool Dare to Care Kids Cafe
Louisville has been selected as one of 15 cities to receive a $44,000 grant by the National League of Cities (NLC) as part of a national initiative to reduce childhood hunger. The grant is being used to implement an afterschool meals program for youth at six Metro Parks Community Centers.
Give A Day Week Produces Over 144,000 Volunteers, Acts of Caring
With volunteer projects ranging from packaging meals for hungry families to building beds for children without one to renovating abandoned houses for needy families, Louisville’s third annual Give A Day week of service had a big impact throughout the community and produced more than 144,000 volunteers and acts of caring.
Shively Library Unveils Extreme Makeover
Mayor Greg Fischer, Shively Mayor Sherry S. Conner, and Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge joined Library Director Craig Buthod and members of the community for the official reopening of the newly renovated Shively Library.
Deadline Nears for Applications for Summer Youth “Change Leaders” Program
Sunday April 27 is the deadline for high school students to submit applications for the Healing Futures Fellowship Program. The program is open to youth ages 15 to 18 entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school in the fall of 2014.
Louisville Water Customers Receive 2014 Annual Water Quality Report
Louisville Water meets and surpasses the EPA's strict health standards.
Amended Board Order and NOx RACT Plan for Recast Energy Louisville, LLC
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period April 19, 2014, on an amended Board Order and site-specific plan for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) reasonably available control technology (RACT) for Recast Energy Louisville, LLC, 4014 Bells Lane. If approved by the Board, this amended NOx RACT plan will be submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for revision of the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.
Earth Day Program at Beargrass Falls
Councilwoman Ward-Pugh announces special Earth Day program at Beargrass Falls in Karen Lynch Park
Councilman Peden reminds Veterans Administration that alternative location is still available
District 23 Louisville Metro Councilman James Peden released the following statement following the Wednesday, April 16, 2014 meeting on the environmental assessment for a future site of the Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Creative Alliance Contributes to Mayor's Violence Prevention Plan
In the wake of recent teen violence taking place in the downtown and waterfront areas, Creative Alliance founder and CEO Debbie Scoppechio announced today that the state’s largest advertising agency will make a $5,000 donation to the city to help extend the hours of Community Centers located throughout the metro.
Councilman David James hosts California Neighborhood Conversation on Saturday, April 19th
Councilman David James (D-6) is inviting residents of the California Neighborhood to a special Neighborhood Conversation on Saturday, April 19th at Victory Park.
Two Events to Bring Colon Cancer Screenings to Lower-Income Uninsured
Two upcoming events will bring colon cancer screenings to lower income men and women.
Hamilton announces next meeting of District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee set for Monday, April
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is inviting residents to the next monthly meeting of the District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee on Monday, April 21st.
City Adds More Datasets Online
Continuing his commitment to open the city’s data to the public, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that more than 90 additional datasets will be placed online in the next three months.
WAC Hosts Fulbright Scholars
Councilwoman Ward-Pugh and World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana host visiting Fulbright Scholars
Mayor Fischer accepts “Tree City USA” award at Arbor Day event
Louisville has been recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry. The city has earned this recognition for more than a dozen years and Mayor Greg Fischer accepted the award on behalf of the city at the Louisville Arbor Day Festival, held at Iroquois Park.
Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Challenger Lifts, Inc.
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Challenger Lifts, Inc. (manufactures and assembles automobile lifts), 200 Cabel Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts April 12, 2014 and ends on May 12, 2014.
New Public Health and Wellness Report Measures Health Equity across Louisville Neighborhoods
New Public Health and Wellness Report just released measures health equity across Louisville neighborhoods.
Councilman Robin Engel Announces Brightside Clean-Up
Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) along with the Fern Creek Community Association and Chamber of Commerce announce the annual Brightside Community-Wide Cleanup on Saturday, April 12th.
Louisville Ranked 25th in EPA Top Cities with ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville was recognized for its sustainability efforts, being ranked 25th in the 2014 Top Cities list with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Louisville is back on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency list after having last been recognized in 2010.
Public Comment Period for Community Services Block Grant 2014 - 2015 Plan
Public Comment Period for City’s Community Services Block Grant Annual Plan. The plan outlines service programs and financing provided through Community Action Partnership