Mar 27 2015 Councilman Jessica Green to serve on the Criminal Justice Commission

President David Tandy (D-4) announces that Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) will serve as the Metro Council representative on the Criminal Justice Commission for 2015

Mar 27 2015 Metro Council honors Kay Grissett for 27 years of service to Jefferson County and Metro Government

The members of the Louisville Metro Council are honoring someone who has quietly worked behind the scenes to ensure that the details of ordinances, resolutions, committee minutes and summaries are accurate and preserved as officials documents. On Tuesday March 31st, Kay Grissett, Assistant Metro Council Clerk will retire after serving 27 years of work serving the people of Metro Louisville and Jefferson County.

Mar 26 2015 Councilwoman Welch will join Metro Public Works for official groundbreaking of the Mason Lane Bridge Project

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and Metro Public Works will officially break ground this Friday on a project designed to ensure drivers between Mason Lane and West Manslick Road will have a safe roadway in which to drive.

Mar 26 2015 Midea America Corporation to Locate Operation in Louisville

Midea America Corporation plans to locate its first U.S. research and development operation in Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer and Governor Steve Beshear announced today.

Midea, the third-largest appliance maker in the world, plans to create up to 25 new jobs and invest nearly $2.7 million into the project.

Mar 25 2015 Study shows city losing 54,000 trees yearly; Mayor seeks public input to reverse the decline

Releasing a first-of-its-kind survey that shows Louisville is losing 54,000 trees a year, Mayor Greg Fischer today called for public input to help reverse the trend.

The year-long study shows that the city’s tree canopy has declined from 40 percent to 37 percent in eight years—the result of insect damage, ice storms, trees not being replaced and many other factors.