Oct 17 2019 Construction on new Dare to Care facility begins in Parkland neighborhood

Dare to Care Food Bank broke ground today, on its new Dare to Care Community Kitchen in partnership with the Novak Family Foundation. The new Kitchen will be located at the site of a former grocery store at 28th and Virginia Streets in Louisville’s Parkland neighborhood.  Opening in April 2020, the new Kitchen will triple the size of Dare to Care’s current kitchen, expanding capacity for existing and new programs to serve Kentuckiana’s 170,000 food insecure residents.

Oct 17 2019 Mosquitoes Still Pose a Threat Despite Cooler Weather

Public urged to wear insect repellant, long pants and sleeves when outdoors

 

Oct 17 2019 President James encourages everyone to get an early start on Halloween with a walk through “America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood”

President David James (D-6) invites everyone to start their Halloween celebration a little earlier than usual by taking advantage of the haunted history of one of the city’s most unique and in this case scary neighborhood’s: Old Louisville.

Oct 16 2019 Councilwoman Dorsey praises Green Heart Project as way to restore Louisville’s tree canopy and improve community health

At 1000 Stanley Avenue this week, the first of thousands of trees was planted as part of a major health study to determine the impact of green foliage on the community’s health. Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) was on hand for the first tree planted as part of the Green Heart Project, a program being conducted by the University of Louisville Environment Institute and The Nature Conservancy.

Oct 16 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Indratech (manufactures non-woven textile matting for automotive and acoustical applications), 2801 Constant Comment Place, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the FEDOOP operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 17, 2019, and ends on November 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.

Oct 15 2019 Free paper shredding and drug toss event

Louisville residents are invited to bring unneeded documents to be shredded and prescription drugs to be disposed of at a free event on November 2, 2019. The paper shredding and drug toss event is a joint operation of Louisville Metro Public Works and Louisville Metro Police.

Residents can protect themselves from identify theft and divert unused medications from the waste stream or misuse by bringing items to:

Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

Oct 14 2019 Read our FY19 Annual Report

 

 

 

 

We accomplished a lot in FY19 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019). Click here to read our Annual Report.

Oct 14 2019 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on the work of The Coalition for the Homeless

Over the last two years, much attention has been focused on efforts to help the homeless in Louisville Metro. One organization works with the Metro Council and other agencies to find ways to address the problem. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on the work of The Coalition for the Homeless on Wednesday, October 16th.

Oct 11 2019 Proposed Amended Board Order and site-specific Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) Plan

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period October 11, 2019, on an amended Board Order and site-specific Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) Plan for American Synthetic Rubber Company, 4500 Camp Ground Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40216. If approved, the District will submit the determination to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Oct 11 2019 Ordinance No.120- Electronic Filing of Tax Returns and Reports

The Louisville Metro Code of Ordinances has been amended. To learn more please click here

Oct 11 2019 Chef Space member graduates into brick-and-mortar location

After less than a year, a new restauranteur is ready to move out of the kitchen incubator program at Chef Space and into a storefront of his own.

Open Caribbean Kitchen owner Ernst Pierre today opened his new restaurant, located at 4735 Poplar Level Road, Suite 1. Open Caribbean Kitchen serves a variety of Caribbean food, including Haitian, Dominican, and Trinidadian.

Oct 11 2019 The Tom Owen CycLOUvia returns to the Highlands on Oct. 20

Tom Owen's Cyclouvia Bardstown Road 2018

Oct 10 2019 Councilman Hollander invites District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, October 23

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Oct 10 2019 Councilwoman George thanks citizen for working with SWMS Officers as the 12th vehicle of the year impounded for illegal dumping

For a second time in less than a week, Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers, with help from a private citizen, have located and impounded a vehicle caught on camera illegally dumping. It’s the 12th impounded vehicle of the year.

Oct 10 2019 President James and Council Members kick off second year for “Art in City Hall”

President David James (D-6) and several Members of the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday, October 10th officially unveiled the 2019 Edition of the “Art in City Hall” Exhibit which features the work of Louisville Visual Artists.