May 14 2019 May D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Louisville’s Budget

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation on Louisville’s budget.

The meeting is Tuesday, May 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, 2115 Lexington Road, in the Troop House.

May 13 2019 City seeks community input for Bowman Field area plan

Louisville Metro Government, through the Office of Advanced Planning, has begun the process of creating a neighborhood plan for the Bowman Field area.

May 12 2019 Louisville Cycling Podcast Flips the Script

Click here to listen to an interview with Louisville Cycling Podcast host Barry Gary

May 10 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Zeon Chemicals L.P. (synthetic rubber manufacturer), 4100 Bells Lane, Louisville, 40211, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install a new 1060 gallon heated monobutyl fumarate (MBF) tank. This tank is heated by a new 4-drum hot water bath with electric heat exchanger and water pump for melting MBF; and new mass flow meter for accurate charging. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 11, 2019, and ends on June 12, 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.

May 8 2019 Louisville Forward, GLI recognized as top economic development group by Site Selection magazine

Mayor Greg Fischer and Kent Oyler, president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), today announced that Louisville Forward, the city’s economic and community development organization, and GLI, the 15-county regional chamber of commerce, have been jointly recognized as Top U.S. Economic Development Groups for 2018 by Site Selection magazine.

May 8 2019 Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks and Recreation break ground on $1.1 million restoration project in Tyler Park on Tuesday, May 7.

 Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Louisville Parks and Recreation, Mayor Greg Fischer, Councilman Brandon Coan, and Tyler Park Neighborhood Association will kick off construction for the $1.1 million restoration project in Tyler Park on Tuesday, May 7. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held on the east side of the bridge, in front of the historic tennis courts at 10am.

May 8 2019 The Aftermath Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
May 8 2019 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about the Measles Vaccine

If you're a healthcare provider, click here for guidance.


What is the best way to prevent measles?

Measles is highly contagious.  Getting the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine is the best way to prevent measles.


May 7 2019 Councilman Ackerson announces his next Town Hall Meeting for residents of District 26

Councilman Brent T. Ackerson will hold the next 26th District Town Hall Meeting for residents on Saturday morning, May 11th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  

May 7 2019 Electric fans needed for local seniors and disabled residents
Donations accepted through June 3rd; Fan giveaway on June 8th
May 7 2019 Councilman Coan and Atherton High School host third “Town and Gown-Hall Meeting”

Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) is encouraging the community to come out and discuss partnership opportunities between Louisville Metro Government and Jefferson County Public Schools to enhance neighborhoods and the schools that anchor them.

May 7 2019 Councilman Hollander announces the Annual Responsible Recycling Event on Saturday, May 18th

Councilman Hollander announces the Annual Responsible Recycling Event on Saturday, May 18th

Louisville Water Tower Park is the place to bring items to be recycled

Louisville – It’s an opportunity to clean out the garage, the attic, and the basement of those things that have been collecting dust over the years and get them to a place where someone else might be able to use them, or where they can be safely disposed.

May 7 2019 Councilman Triplett praises SWMS Officers for impounding a fourth vehicle of the year for illegal dumping

Councilman Kevin Triplett (D-15) is praising Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers for their persistence in impounding a fourth vehicle that was involved in two separate acts of illegal dumping. The first was in the 3600 block of Parthenia Avenue, then the second was in 4100 block of Craig Avenue.

May 6 2019 Online pet supplies retailer opens new offices in southeast Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that, an online pet supplies retailer, is expanding in Louisville. The Florida-based company is settling into a more than 88,000-square-foot office space at 3621 Fern Valley Road.

May 6 2019 Empowerment and Career Fair Day at the Nia Center on May 9

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances, or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the “Be Empowered at the Nia” event on Thursday, May 9. The event will be held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.