Jul 31 2015 GPS Tracking Being Added to City Vehicle Fleet

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that many vehicles in the city fleet will soon be outfitted with a new tool aimed at increasing fuel efficiency and driving safety, and improving maintenance.

Jul 30 2015 CurrentProperties, LLC Receives Approval of METCO Loan

CurrentProperties, LLC has been approved for a METCO loan in the amount of $34,500 by the Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation. The loan will leverage a total investment of $70,500 to assist Rick and Lisa Schardein in the improvement of 1324 E. Washington St.

Improvements to be made on the structure known as the Bakery Square building, located in the heart of Butchertown, include painting and repairs to the windows and façade.

Jul 30 2015 Healing Futures Summer Program Graduation This Evening
High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors to Present Projects on Injury and Violence Prevention

The Healing Futures Fellowship will graduate its fourth class of youth ambassadors for change this evening. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Metro Department of Public health and Wellness at 400 E. Gray St.

Jul 30 2015 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Diabetes Classes

The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will hold a series of four free classes for individuals interested in learning about and managing diabetes. Classes begin Wednesday, August 12 at the Fairdale Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library located at 10620 W. Manslick Rd., Fairdale, KY 40118.

Jul 30 2015 Metro Council Supports Stepping Up Initiative To Reduce The Number Of People With Mental Illnesses in Local Jails

Louisville Metro Council passed a Resolution this evening supporting the National Association of Counties (NACO) Stepping Up Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Local Jails by a unanimous vote. This initiative encourages public, private and nonprofit partners to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in our local jails.