Mar 25 2019 Mayor Fischer, community leaders encourage youths to have fun, safe spring break April 1-5

Mayor Greg Fischer was joined today by officials from the Louisville Free Public Library, the Kentucky Science Center, Louisville Parks and Recreation and Jefferson County Public Schools to encourage local children to take advantage of the dozens of free and low-cost activities offered by those organizations during the upcoming spring break April 1-5.

Mar 21 2019 County Attorney’s Office Mourns Loss of Julie Hardesty, Longtime First Assistant

 

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office mourns the loss of Julie Lott Hardesty, our longtime First Assistant. Julie was first sworn as an Assistant County Attorney in 1988 and became First Assistant in 2001 under then Jefferson County Attorney Irv Maze. She died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the age of 60. Below is a statement from Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell.

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Mar 21 2019 Mayor Fischer's statement on the Metro Council vote on new revenue

Mayor Fischer's statement on the on the Metro Council vote on Thursday night.

Mar 20 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin applauds efforts by an alert citizen and SWMS Enforcement in catching illegal dumping in District 2

Solid Waste Management Systems Enforcement officers have located an impounded the first vehicle of 2019 for illegal dumping in Louisville Metro. A citizen photographed an individual on March 7th who was dumping debris in the 4400 block of Bardstown Road. 

Mar 20 2019 Councilwoman Purvis will host community meeting for the Residents of District 5 on Tuesday, March 26th

Councilwoman Donna Purvis will host a community meeting to bring representatives of Metro Government to the people of District 5 on Tuesday, March 26th.

Mar 20 2019 Metro Council members put out the call for volunteers as Planting O’ the Green gets underway

The call is going out for volunteers as Council Members begin planting 166 trees in four Metro Council Districts as part of this year’s Planting O’ the Green.

Mar 19 2019 South Floyds Fork Vision Plan Open House Councilmen Benson, Piagentini & Engel to Host Meeting March 25, 2019

Louisville, KY – Metro Council members Stuart Benson (District 20), Anthony Piagentini (District 19) and Robin Engel (District 22) invite you to participate in the South Floyds Fork Vision Plan Open House on Monday, March 25, 2019 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The open house will take place at the Gheen’s Lodge at the Parklands of Floyds Fork (1421 Beckley Creek Parkway).

Mar 18 2019 "March for Meals" raises awareness of hunger, the elderly
Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 17th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net. 

Mar 18 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Mt. Carmel Stabilization Group, Inc. (lime kiln dust storage facility), 3121 South Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40209 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on March 19, 2019, and ends on April 19, 2019. 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.

Mar 18 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Eurofins Genomics LLC (genomics lab), 12701 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on March 19, 2019, and ends on April 18, 2019. 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.

Mar 18 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a significant revision to a FEDOOP operating permit to MPLX Terminals, LLC—Kramers Lane Terminal (distribution of gasoline products), 3920 Kramers Lane, Louisville, KY 40216 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on March 19, 2019, and ends on April 18, 2019. 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.

Mar 17 2019 Bike Talk on the Tour des Trees

Click here to see the YouTube version of Bike Talk with Wanda Bertram as she interviews Dave Leonard about his international event, Tour des Trees, which will be in Kentucky for the first time this September. 

Mar 15 2019 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles podcast with Highland Middle School Principal Chris Burba!

Available on iTunes, Soundcloud or your podcatcher of choice!

Mar 14 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith announces next Get Connected Cake Walk with LMPD set for this Friday, March 15th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith announces the next District 4 Get Connected Cake Walk she and LMPD officers will participate in is set for this coming Friday, March 15th.

Mar 13 2019 President James to host Community Discussion concerning the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 16th

President David James (D-6) will continue listening to the people of his district when he hosts a Community Discussion for the public concerning the current pension, Insurance Tax Rate Ordinance and the Metro Budget Shortfall on Saturday, March 16th.