Aug 16 2019 Council Members Fowler and Yates encourage everyone to help Shirley’s Way with its new gaming room

For many years, Shirley’s Way has been a lifeline for cancer patients and their families in dealing with the cost of treatments and living expenses while fighting this disease. Tonight, in partnership with Khali’s, the Shirley’s Way Gaming Room will officially open to help the nonprofit organization continue to give support to those families in need.

Aug 15 2019 No garbage, recycling or yard waste pickup on Labor Day

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019. All households affected by this change will return to normal collection the following week on Monday, September 9, 2019. All other households should set out garbage, recycling or yard waste on their normal collection day of the week. There will not be a one-day delay.

Aug 15 2019 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to feature the Legal Aid Society of Louisville on August 21st

For the average person, trying to navigate the legal system can be difficult when you feel your rights have been violated. Fortunately, there is one local organization that can offer help and advice when it comes to legal questions. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will feature the Legal Aid Society of Louisville on Wednesday, August 21st.

Aug 15 2019 Two in one Week: two vehicles impounded in District 1 for illegal dumping on Grand Avenue

Grand Avenue turned out to be a place of unwanted activity this past week in the area of illegal dumping. But Officers of Solid Waste Management Services were able to impound not one but two vehicles for that illegal activity.

Aug 14 2019 Councilman Blackwell announces next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 20th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites residents in Southwest Metro Louisville to the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 20th to learn more about various projects on going in the area and talk with representatives of several Metro Government Agencies.

Aug 14 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, August 17th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, August 17th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet their Metro Council representative in a relaxed environment.  

Aug 14 2019 The Bein' Green Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Aug 13 2019 West Nile Mosquitoes Found in Louisville

The Department of Public Health and Wellness has found West Nile infected mosquitoes in surveillance traps in one Louisville ZIP Code area, 40215. 

Aug 13 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to GE Appliances, A Haier Company (consumer appliance manufacturer), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, Louisville, 40031, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to remove the electric cure oven [U01-EP100B] and install a new natural gas-fired bake oven [U-01/EP-100B1] with two direct-fired burners rated at 3.5 MMBTU/hour each and a new natural gas infra-red catalytic sintering or gel oven [U-01/EP-100D] rated at 1.95 MMBTU/hour. The 30-day public comment period starts on August 15, 2019, and ends on September 16, 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.

Aug 13 2019 Public Health and Wellness at the Kentucky State Fair

The Kentucky State Fair opens Thursday, August 15.

Aug 13 2019 Councilman Yates announces the results for the First Annual Stacks of Backpacks, Back to School Donation Drive

As a new school year begins in Jefferson County, more than 250 backpacks and school supplies will be handed out to local children in need throughout Southwest Louisville Metro thanks to some generous donors. On Tuesday, Councilman David Yates (D-25) announced the results of a friendly competition between five gyms in Southwest Metro Louisville

Aug 13 2019 Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service to Sarasota

Allegiant Air today announced new seasonal nonstop service between Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) beginning Monday, November 25, 2019. Nonstop flights to Sarasota will be offered twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. The airline will operate the flight using an Airbus A320 with 186-seats.

Aug 13 2019 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 15 to celebrate city’s diversity

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,500 people participated in the event, and organizers this year will be setting up for 2,000 attendees.  

Aug 13 2019 Cities of Louisville and Somerset to partner to support the arts

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Mayor Alan Keck, of Somerset, Ky., today announced a new partnership promoting the exchange of arts between the two cities.

“We are excited to partner with Mayor Keck and the arts community in Somerset. This collaboration will create a creative dialogue between communities in Kentucky and activate both vibrant cities by supporting our creative workforce and offering arts experiences for everyone,” said Mayor Fischer.

Aug 13 2019 Public Safety Committee to discuss the working arrangements between Louisville Fire and Rescue and Suburban Fire Departments

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will have a special discussion on the working relationship between Louisville Fire and Rescue and the Suburban Fire Departments in Jefferson County.