Sep 16 2015 Councilman Hollander invites everyone out to September’s D9 Community Conversation

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander encourages residents to come out to the next District 9 Community Conversation set for Tuesday, September 29th at the Crescent Hill Gatehouse.

“This month, I will be hosting another open forum to give everyone the chance to learn more about ongoing projects in District 9 or you can ask me questions about issues that are facing Metro Government right now,” says Hollander.

Sep 15 2015 Next “Talk with Tom” set for Saturday, September 19th

The next “Talk with Tom” will be held at Highland Coffee, 1140 Bardstown Road from 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, September 19th.

Sep 15 2015 City Officials to Start Community Conversation on Reuse of Historical Buildings

Today, City Preservations Officials announced they will convene a community conversation around better preservation and reuse of architectural features on three buildings previously located in downtown Louisville.

Sep 14 2015 Canoe The Ohio River - Urban Wilderness Canoe Adventure - Oct. 2-3, 2015

An Urban Wilderness Canoe Adventure is coming to Louisville! Join Metro Parks and our partners and canoe the Ohio River, taking off from both Riverview and Shawnee Parks. We will showcase the beauty of the great outdoors... in our own backyard!

Free trips will be conducted in safe and stable 24-foot Voyageurs, which hold 9 participants.

Safety equipment and trained staff will be provided. Event is open to everyone 3 and older.

Sep 14 2015 Council members raise serious concerns about reorganization of Community Services negatively impacting Neighborhood Place

During a special meeting Monday of the Metro Council’s Community Affairs Committee, several Council members raised concerns about an effort to reorganize staff positions in the Department of Community Services that could negatively impact Neighborhood Places throughout our community.

Sep 11 2015 Councilwoman Fowler announces next “Fowler Forum Community Meeting” for residents of District 14

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler would like to encourage residents of District 14 to take part in her next Community Forum on Tuesday, September 15th as a way to learn more about issues and concerns in the district and Metro Government.

Sep 11 2015 Community Affairs Committee will hold a special meeting to discuss concerns that have arisen over Neighborhood Place

The Community Affairs Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will hold a special meeting to learn about reported changes by the Fischer Administration within the Department of Community Services that may affect Neighborhood Place.

Sep 11 2015 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop Smoking Classes

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners offer free stop smoking classes using the Cooper/Clayton method. The 13-week program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products.

Sep 11 2015 Republic Bank Academic Center Opens at Spalding University

On Friday, September 11, Spalding University President Tori Murden McClure and the Board of Trustees dedicated and celebrated the opening of the Republic Bank Academic Center at 981 S. Third St. The 40,000 square foot building expands the southeast border of the Spalding campus from Third and Breckinridge Streets to Third and Kentucky.

Sep 10 2015 Mayor Fischer, Google Fiber team up to explore bringing ultrahigh speed Internet to Louisville

Louisville will begin working with Google Fiber to explore building a new superfast broadband network in the city, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Sep 10 2015 49 new data sets added to Louisville Metro website over the last year

Louisville Metro Government is providing citizens with more information adding 49 new datasets online in the past year, bringing the total to 156. That is a 69% increase, according to the city’s second annual Open Data Report released today.

Sep 9 2015 Councilman Hollander announces monthly “Meet with Bill” set for Tuesday, September 15th

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander is encouraging District 9 residents to come out for the monthly “Meet with Bill” set for Tuesday, September 15th at the Clifton Center.

“I want to make myself available to the people of District 9 to let me know what’s on their mind,” says Hollander. “I will be hosting these informal chats at various times throughout the district. We are always happy to hear from constituents.”

Sep 9 2015 Public Health and Wellness Conducting Phone Survey of Health Behaviors

The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is conducting a phone survey to gather information on the health of Louisville residents. Calls began September 1.

Sep 9 2015 Louisville Recognized by U.S. Conference of Mayors for Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Representatives from the U.S. Conference of Mayors presented Mayor Greg Fischer with the Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award today for Louisville’s work to bring environmental sustainability to neighborhoods.

Sep 9 2015 Proposed Agreed Board Order 15-05 with Anderson Wood Products Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on September 16, 2015, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with Anderson Wood Products Company. Anderson Wood is alleged to have violated District Regulation 5.02 (Adoption and Incorporation by Reference of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants), at the facility located at 1381 Beech Street in Jefferson County, Kentucky.