Jul 2 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0148-1003-15-V for Medical Center Steam Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Medical Center Steam Plant (steam production and distribution plant), 235 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202 in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts July 4, 2015 and ends on Tuesday, August 04, 2015. 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.

Jul 1 2015 LMAS Names July Employee of the Month

Hello, my name is Travis. I have worked at LMAS since July of 2013. For the first year at LMAS I was an Animal Care Specialist providing daily care for the animals in our shelter. I have since become an Animal Control Officer as of last July and enjoy every minute of it. I graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a concentration in Zoology. Ever since I was little I knew that I would be working with animals for the rest of my life.

Jul 1 2015 Compost Workshops Offered

The Solid Waste Management Division of Metro Public Works will offer compost workshops July 25, 2015 at Limerick Garden and August 1 at Miles Park. Composting is an easy way to turn yard waste and food scraps into make-it-yourself fertilizer for use in gardens, lawns and other landscaping. It also greatly reduces the need for haul-away disposal of those organic materials.

Jul 1 2015 Free Compost Workshops Offered

Learn to turn yard waste and food scraps into fertilizer

Jul 1 2015 Louisville’s minimum wage increases to $7.75 today

Stating today, minimum wage in Louisville is $7.75 an hour.

The new rate took effect after the Kentucky Court of Appeal denied a request for an emergency injunction to stop Louisville’s minimum wage increase.

All companies in Jefferson County, including independent cities and unincorporated areas, are required to start paying their hourly employees — excluding tip workers — the new rate.