Feb 12 2020 Council Members host special Community Engagement Event on Saturday, February 15th

Six members of the Louisville Metro Council invite in Louisville to get connected with metro government on Saturday, February 15th during a special community engagement event at the New Republic Bank Foundation YMCA. They want residents, business owners, children and parents to have the opportunity to experience and learn about the newest edition in West Louisville. At the same time, it’s a way to bring government to the people.

Feb 12 2020 Sign-up for Louisville Parks and Recreation tee-ball league

Free fun, exercise and teamwork is in the mix this spring as Louisville Parks and Recreation is offering a free tee-ball league for children ages six and under. 


Sign-ups will continue through March 6, and again, participation is free. Parents can sign up at louisvillerbi.leagueapps.com or at the following community centers:
 

Feb 12 2020 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on Amended Agreed Board Orders with BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P. and Kosmos Cement Company. Written comments from the public will be accepted by the Board, Rachael Hamilton, Secretary-Treasurer, 701 W. Ormsby Ave. Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40203, until 5:00 p.m. February 18, 2020. Written comments will also be accepted electronically until the same deadline at the e-mail address “airorders@louisvilleky.gov”. Oral comments will be accepted at the public hearing on February 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. in the Board Room, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville. Information may be obtained from the following website: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/APCD/docket or by contacting Matt King (502) 574-6000, Monday through Friday.

Feb 12 2020 Iroquois Amphitheater unveils new website


Feb 12 2020 The Valentine's Day Mixtape Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Feb 11 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

 The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Hexion Inc. (formaldehyde and phenolic resin manufacturing plant), 6200 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. This permit is being issued to revise compliance demonstration methods for Hexion’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Recuperative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) is no longer needed as a permitted control to have compliant toxics emissions based on stack testing performed on August 28, 2019. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 13, 2020 and ends on March 16, 2020. 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.

Feb 11 2020 Metro Councilman Scott Reed to Host District 16 Town Hall Meeting

Louisville, KY – Louisville Metro Councilman Scott Reed (District 16) will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, February 17, 2020 between the hours of 6:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m. at Historic Locust Grove (561 Blankenbaker Lane).

During the meeting, attendees will be given a brief update on events at the Metro Council as well as welcoming remarks from Historic Locust Grove’s Executive Director Carol Ely.

Feb 11 2020 Councilwoman George and volunteers begin streetlight assessment with “Lights on District 21”

Councilwoman Nicole George and several community volunteers will begin a streetlight assessment for District 21 on Wednesday night, February 12th.  The goal of the assessment will be to assess street lighting conditions, report outages, and raise awareness around the connection between lighting and safety. 

Feb 11 2020 Councilman Blackwell announces next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, February 18th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites all residents of Southwest Louisville to the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, February 18th to learn about various projects going on in the area and talk with representatives from several Metro Agencies.

Feb 10 2020 Mayor and Public Health Officials Unveil Healthy Louisville 2025

Community Health Improvement Plan Identifies 4 Focus Areas

 

Feb 7 2020 Free HIV Testing at U of L Tonight and Tomorrow and at Area Churches on Sunday

Testing Offered in Conjunction with HEART of the Matter Weekend and National HIV/Aids Awareness Day

 

Feb 7 2020 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop-Smoking Classes

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes using the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program.

Feb 6 2020 Mayor Fischer: State of the City remains strong


With a focus on our youth, he urges deeper investment to secure a bright and hopeful future for all

Delivering his 10th annual State of the City address from the new Republic Bank Foundation YMCA, Mayor Greg Fischer today reflected on the city’s economic growth and achievements, as well as the systemic challenges facing our city, state and nation, and the steps Louisville must take to realize its full potential.

Feb 6 2020 Mayor Fischer's 2020 State of the City remarks

On Feb. 6, 2020, Mayor Greg Fischer delivered the annual State of the City address at the Republic Bank Foundation YMCA:

 

Thank you.

I wanted to deliver my 10th State of the City address here, because this beautiful building symbolizes the evolution of our city, our country and our world.  

The first YMCA of Louisville opened in 1853.

The President was Franklin Pierce. 

Our mayor was James Speed. 

Feb 6 2020 Metro Government reaches agreement for operation of public golf courses

After months of review and discussion designed to maintain municipal golf without negatively impacting the city budget, Louisville Metro Government has reached agreements with six local contractors to operate six of the city’s 10 courses.