Jun 3 2015 Councilwoman Shanklin announces free used furniture available to flood or fire victims, and those in need this Friday and Saturday

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) announces there will be a giveaway of free used furniture for those who have been affected by flooding or fire damage in the last two months

Jun 3 2015 Employee of the Month for June

We are proud to announce Shannon Riley is our June employee of the month. 

 

Here’s what her co-worker Deanna had to say:

 

Jun 2 2015 Louisville SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers to Close Soon

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that due to a steady decrease of activity, it’s Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in Louisville, Kentucky will close in the coming days. The DLOC at the Okolona Fire Protection District House will close on Thursday, June 4 at close of business. The DLOC at the Beechmont Community Center will close on Thursday, June 11 at close of business.

Jun 2 2015 Mayor Fischer and Governor Beshear Celebrate Governor's Cup Award in Louisville

Mayor Fischer joined Gov. Beshear and community officials to celebrate Site Selection magazine naming Kentucky the top state for economic development projects per capita last year. The nationally acclaimed publication also recognizes Kentucky’s top metropolitan areas for their economic development successes, ranking Louisville ninth in the top tier category for population over 1 million.

Jun 1 2015 Mayor Fischer announces 80 summer learning programs for youth, teenagers

From safari camps at the Louisville Zoo to reading programs in the libraries to an online brain chase game at community centers, Louisville is offering over 80 learning programs for students during the summer break, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jun 1 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners Provide Opportunities to Cook Healthy and Save Money

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer several workshops this month to learn how to cook delicious, healthy recipes and ways to save money by couponing and conserving energy.  To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

May 29 2015 Three Small Businesses Receive Approval of METCO Loans

Three businesses were approved for loans in the amount of $179,820 by the Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation.  The loans will leverage a total investment of $443,320 to assist three companies to renovate properties and prepare them for productive commercial reuse. 

May 28 2015 Children's Summer Food Service Program Begins June 8, 2015

Louisville Metro Department of Community Services is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program for children beginning Monday, June 8, 2015.  There are 15 sites across Louisville that will serve a combination of two of the following meals -- breakfast, lunch and a snack -- to all children (ages 1-18), free of charge.

May 28 2015 Closed Enrolled Site Listing for Summer Food Service Program

Note:  Below is the Closed Enrolled Site Listing for the Summer Food Service Program for children which begins June 8, 2015.  The funding agencies require that a separate press release is sent for the Open sites and Closed Enrolled sites so see below for the Closed Enrolled Sites information.

 

May 28 2015 Mayor Fischer unveils new city budget with no new taxes; invests in road paving, body cameras, housing

Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled his proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, an $873 million spending plan that does not raise taxes and is designed to  strengthen physical, economical, educational and social connections across Louisville.

May 28 2015 Metro Councilman Glen Stuckel to Host District 17 Public Meeting

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Glen Stuckel (District 17) will host a Public Meeting on Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m.

May 28 2015 Metro Councilmembers Stuart Benson and Robin Engel Sponsor 24th Annual Floyds Fork Creek Sweep

Louisville Metro Councilmembers Stuart Benson (District 20) and Robin Engel (District 22) will sponsor the 24th annual Floyds Fork Creek Sweep along with the Floyds Fork Environmental Association on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m. at Floyds Fork Park (see directions below) Breakfast, light lunch and refreshments will be provided for participants.

May 28 2015 Democratic Caucus members release statements on Mayor Fischer’s 2015-2016 Budget

Members of the Democratic Caucus have released the following statement after the presentation of Mayor Greg Fischer’s Budget Address on Thursday

May 28 2015 Budget Committee invites public comment on the proposed FY 2016 Budget Public Hearing on Wednesday, June 3rd

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) announces the Metro Council’s Budget committee has designated June 3rd as the day the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed FY 2015- 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets

May 27 2015 Metro Councilmembers Announce Upcoming Performance of Friday Fest Concert at Highview Park

Metro Councilmembers James Peden (District 23), Madonna Flood (District 24) and Vicki Aubrey-Welch (District (13) are sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park for the fourth straight year based on the success of the former Music in the Metro. A different concert will be held every other Friday from June through August and the event is open to the public, family friendly, and free.