Jun 27 2019 Eastern Parkway study to look at updating the corridor

First public meeting to be held July 11

The first public meeting will be held July 11 to collect public input to a project aimed at updating the Eastern Parkway corridor between Cherokee Park and Crittenden Drive to make it safer and more user friendly to motorists, transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists while improving drainage and landscaping.

Jun 27 2019 Champions Crowned at 75th Junior Falls Cities

The week that started off extremely wet turned out beautiful for Championship matches held on Thursday at Iroquois Golf Course.  Great spirit and sportsmanship came to a conclusion with Joe Benton of Estill County defeating Andreas Olsen from Louisville Trinity High School 5&4 in the 36-hole Boys Championship match.  Jenna Estravillo defeated Matti Spalding impressively 9&8 in the Girls Championship Flight.

Jun 27 2019 The Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act helps to ensure that any woman can work to support her family without risking the health of her pregnancy and developing child

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Jun 26 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Koroseal Interior Products (commercial wallcovering production), 7929 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This action revises the permit issued September 3, 2016, to incorporate the conditions of construction permit C-1847-1002-19-F (02-18-2019) which added two new 6-station printer/laminators.  This permit also adds new emission limits for the source to meet STAR-exemption requirements. Additionally, this permit removes limits for greenhouse gasses to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 opinion in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. 

Jun 26 2019 No garbage collection on July 4 holiday

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District on Independence Day, Thursday July 4. The usual Thursday collections will be made on Friday, and the regular Friday collections will occur on Saturday.

Jun 25 2019 Councilman Rick Blackwell invites community to 8th Annual Riverview Independence Festival for fun, music and fireworks

The Ohio River will come alive with fireworks and fun on Saturday, June 29th at the Riverview Independence Festival presented by Brown-Forman and Kosair Charities.

Jun 25 2019 Metro Council Approves the FY 2019-2020 Operating and Capital Budgets

By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for Metro Government. In a unanimous vote, the Council has approved the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Capital Budget for Metro Government. 

Jun 25 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer's statement on the Metro Council budget approval

"Metro Council has approved a budget that reflects the difficult realities caused by our increasing state pension obligation. This increasing obligation is not the fault of Metro Council nor my office; however, when faced with the choice to raise revenue to prevent reductions in services to our citizens, Metro Council voted against new revenue.

"This budget is not what a thriving city like ours deserves, and it is not the budget that any of us want.

Jun 24 2019 Mayor Fischer, Louisville Free Public Library officially open new Northeast Regional

 Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Free Public Library officials welcomed the public today to the new Northeast Regional Library located at 15 Bellevoir Circle off Ormsby Station Road in Lyndon.

Jun 20 2019 The Solstice Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Jun 20 2019 President James to join Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods and LMPD for a walk through Victory Park

President David James (D-6) will join Representatives from the Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods and Officers of Louisville Metro Police for a walk through Victory Park on Friday, June 21st.

Jun 20 2019 President James asks for volunteers to help spruce up Victory Park this Saturday, June 22nd

President David James (D-6) is calling for volunteers to join with the Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Friends of Victory Park for some community cleanup work at Victory Park on Saturday, June 22nd.

Jun 19 2019 DO/LOVE/LIVE to build a craft brewery and community gathering space in the heart of Butchertown

Jun 19 2019 Louisville Parks and Recreation to host two-day “Pick Up The Parks” event

Help clean up your neighborhood park following the Fourth of July

Jun 19 2019 Louisville Metro Government launches new Accela Business & Customer Portals

51 new licenses or permits now available online