Sep 23 2014 Third Running of Gallopalooza

Mayor Greg Fischer announced the third running of Gallopalooza -- Bridles & Bourbon -- today featuring three new statues including an updated version of the much loved, life-sized horses displayed throughout the community.

Sep 23 2014 Citizens Can Meet With Mayor Fischer October 6

"Talk to Greg" session Oct. 6 at Central High School

Citizens will have a chance to meet and talk directly with Mayor Greg Fischer Monday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m. at Central High School, 1130 W. Chestnut St.

People can bring suggestions, questions and concerns to Fischer, who will be joined by city department directors, Mayor's Office staff and Metro Councilmembers.

Sep 19 2014 West Louisville Food Hub to Bring Business, Jobs Together

Public/private/nonprofit partnership innovates to scale local food efforts

Sep 19 2014 Proposed Construction Permit for American Synthetic Rubber Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to American Synthetic Rubber Company (synthetic rubber production), 4500 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for Phase 3 of a project to replace toluene, an organic solvent, using a mixture of cyclohexane and methylcyclohexane for the production of all polybutadiene rubber and styrene butadiene rubber. The 30-day public comment period starts September 20, 2014 and ends October 20, 2014. 

Sep 18 2014 V-Soft Consulting to Expand Louisville Headquarters

Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer today announced V-Soft Consulting Group Inc. plans to expand its company headquarters in Louisville.
V-Soft, a minority, woman-owned business solutions group, plans to create up to 25 new jobs and invest more than $200,000 into the project.

Sep 18 2014 Louisville Leaders Earn National Distinction for Use of Data Evidence and Evaluation

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today his support for Results for America's Moneyball for Government campaign, a national, bipartisan effort committed to helping governments at all levels implement the following three Moneyball for Government principles:

Sep 18 2014 ReSurfaced Launch Party Friday

A vacant section of West Main Street downtown that has been transformed into a temporary plaza with art, music, movies and local craft beers will officially open this weekend.

Mayor Greg Fischer will join the ReSurfaced Launch Party at 4 p.m. Friday to celebrate and thank the local arts groups, architects, volunteers and Metro Government workers who transformed 615 W. Main St. into a pop-up plaza and beer garden.

Sep 17 2014 Computershare, Inc. to Open New Facility in Louisville

Expected to create up to 250 new jobs
Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Louisville Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today, as Computershare, Inc. plans to open a facility in Jefferson County.
Computershare, which specializes in financial services and investor communications, is expected to seek up to 250 new jobs for various roles, including management, human resources, recruiting, administrative, call center representatives and operations staff.

Sep 17 2014 Green Grant Will Help Sheppard Square Project Earn LEED Certification

Housing Authority awarded $31,000

Louisville Metro Housing Authority has been selected by the United States Green Building Council to receive one of eleven ?2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grants.?

The $31,000 grant will continue the Sheppard Square Revitalization Project?s efforts to secure Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for Neighborhood Development.

Sep 16 2014 'Where Opportunity Knox' Initiative Launches to Hire Veterans

Mayor Greg Fischer joined Greater Louisville leaders to announce the launch of Where Opportunity Knox today, an initiative that will connect 10,000 transitioning veterans and military spouses to jobs and to the region over the next three years.

Sep 15 2014 Louisville's Commitment to Data and Transparency

The Fischer Administration is committed to Open Data for both philosophical and practical reasons. Check out this Courier-Journal article with Ted Smith and Theresa Reno-Weber to learn more. 

Sep 14 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant) (inorganic chemicals manufacturing plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30-day public comment period starts September 14, 2014, and ends on October 14, 2014. 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.

Sep 13 2014 Proposed FEDOOP for Ernst KY, LLC (Downtown Plant)

Notice of Action on a FEDOOP Operating Permit The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Ernst Kentucky, LLC ? Downtown Plant (Concrete Batch Plant), 4121 Algonquin Parkway in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts September 13, 2014 and ends on October 13, 2014.

Sep 13 2014 Proposed Operating Permit for Ernst KY, LLC (Downtown Plant)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Ernst Kentucky, LLC – Downtown Plant (Concrete Batch Plant), 4121 Algonquin Parkway in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30 day public comment period starts September 13, 2014 and ends on October 13, 2014.  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.

Sep 11 2014 Vision Louisville Announces SoBro ArtWalks Contest Winners

Four artistic designs chosen as winners of the SoBro ArtWalks Contest will be painted along the SoBro 4th Street corridor this Sunday.

The designs, representing the energy and diversity of the SoBro neighborhood, will be part of a community-wide event from 2 - 7 p.m. on 4th Street between Broadway and Kentucky Street.