Jan 11 2019 Sledding hills to be open following local snow events

Jan 11 2019 Mayor Fischer honors JCPS board chair Diane Porter with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Diane Porter, educator and Jefferson County Public Schools board chair, is the 2019 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award.

Jan 9 2019 “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 23

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents. To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Jan 8 2019 The first 2019 District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for this weekend on Saturday, January 12th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites District 12 constituents to join him for the first “Coffee with your Councilman” of 2019. This event will take place on Saturday, January 12th at Panera Bread (6900 Dixie Hwy) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Jan 7 2019 Mayor Fischer pledges ‘fierce sense of urgency’ in third term, with focus on equity, education and tech development

Mayor Greg Fischer pledged today to bring the same energy, innovation and commitment to his third term as when he first took office in 2011, saying he and his team “are dreaming even bigger, and will move even faster and work even harder in the days ahead.”

Jan 7 2019 Mayor Fischer's prepared remarks for his third inauguration

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's prepared remarks for his third inauguration, Jan. 9, 2019:

 

Thank you.

Thanks to my family: 

My wife Alex and our children – Eleni and Cody, George, Nick, Mary

My siblings, Lynn, Mark, Paul and Chris

My wonderful parents, Mary Lee and George

My mother-in-law Eleni.

And a special recognition for my father-in-law Nick Gerassimides, who peacefully passed away just two weeks ago.

Jan 7 2019 Councilman Pat Mulvihill elected 2019 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2019. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Jan 7 2019 Metro Council Republicans Elect Kramer and Peden as Caucus Leaders for 2019

For Immediate Release                                                       

Date: January 7, 2019

Media Contact: Stephen Haag - 574-1204 / 645-1752

Jan 6 2019 Democratic Caucus will meet on Monday, January 7th!

The Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will meet on Monday, January 7th 3:00pm.  The meeting will be held in the Third Floor Conference Room, Historic City Hall 601 West Jefferson Street. 

Jan 6 2019 President James encourages residents to be aware of three important events for the California and Victory Park Neighborhoods

President David James (D-6) is encouraging residents of the California and Victory Park Neighborhoods to attend three very important events occurring in January and February as Metro Government reaches the final stages of developing a specific neighborhood plan for the area.

Jan 4 2019 City's HUD Grant Applications Being Accepted

CDBG, ESG and HOPWA grants included

Louisville Metro Government (LMG) is now accepting applications from local non-profits for programs or activities funded by the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants for LMG fiscal year 2020. (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020).

HUD-Funded Grants:

Jan 4 2019 City announces opportunity to apply for the External Agency Fund Competitive Grants

Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government today announced the process to apply for the External Agency Fund for FY20 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020). These grants funded through the city’s general fund are awarded to non-governmental, or "external” agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality.

Jan 4 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for NHK Spring Precision of America, Inc. (steel spring manufacturing), 10600 Freeport Drive, Louisville, Kentucky 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This revision incorporates equipment from two construction permits and removes limits for greenhouse gas as they are not applicable to a synthetic minor source. The 30-day public comment period starts on January 5, 2019, and ends on February 4, 2019. 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.

Jan 4 2019 City announces opportunity to apply for the External Agency Fund Competitive Grants

Louisville Metro Government today announced the process to apply for the External Agency Fund for FY20 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020). These grants funded through the city’s general fund are awarded to non-governmental, or "external” agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality.

 A summary of the application process is as follows with more details listed below:

Jan 4 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host Energy Management Workshops, a Health Living Club and more

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of workshops and services in January including two Energy Management Workshops, a Healthy Living Club, an opportunity to learn about the need for foster parents and much more. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan. 7, 8, 14 and 17 Passport Health Care Community Engagement at multiple locations