Aug 8 2018 Neighborhood Residents to Make Budgeting Decisions in Two Metro Council Districts

Logo for Our Money Our Voice - a participatory budgeting project for residents of council districts 6 & 8

Aug 8 2018 Mayor Fischer announces decision to move Castleman, Prentice statues from public locations

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city plans to move a statue of Confederate officer and President of the Board of Park Commissioners John Breckinridge Castleman from the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood and the George Dennison Prentice statue from outside the Louisville Free Public Library.

Aug 7 2018 Councilman Blackwell announces next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 21st

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites residents to the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 21st to discuss the potential for an ambulance service with the Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Department.

Aug 7 2018 President James to host fundraiser for “District 6 Back to School Backpack Giveaway at Old Louisville Tavern

President David James is partnering with the Old Louisville Tavern to help raise money for this year’s “District 6 Back to School Backpack Giveaway” on Wednesday, August 8th.

Aug 7 2018 District 11 Town Hall Meeting on August 14th

Louisville, KY – Louisville Metro Councilman Kevin J. Kramer (District 11) will hold a District 11 Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Jeffersontown Fire Station Two (formally McMahan Fire Station), 4318 Taylorsville Road. Councilman Kramer will be joined by representatives from the Louisville Metro Police Department, Jeffersontown Fire Protection District, Louisville Metro Public Works and Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness. 

Aug 6 2018 Neighborhood Place partners hosts several health-focused events in August

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of health-focused events and services in August including three opportunities to attend an educational baby shower, a Healthy Living Club to help reduce stress, a Diabetes Self-Management class, and a series of classes focused on healthy meal planning and eating. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Aug 6 2018 Safety, community and fun for Louisville's National Night Out events

Mayor Greg Fischer and Police Chief Steve Conrad are inviting the public to join in on the annual National Night Out events being held in the police divisions around Metro Louisville on Tuesday night.

This year’s theme for the event is IncLOUsive City – promoting safe neighborhoods through inclusiveness. Events will include opportunities to interact with officers, refreshments, games and public safety information.

Aug 6 2018 CycLOUvia will be held in Three Points on August 19

2018’s second CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Three Points—Germantown, Schnitzelburg, and Shelby Park—on Sunday, August 19, Mayor Fischer announced today.

To support and highlight the growing business activity on Logan Street, the route will stretch on Goss Avenue and Logan Street from Texas Avenue to Kentucky Street.

Aug 4 2018 Phase Two of Victory Park revitalization project begins

Officials from the Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Louisville Parks and Recreation, Mayor Greg Fischer, Council President David James, and many park neighbors celebrated the start of phase two of the Victory Park Revitalization Project at the annual Victory Park Day celebration today.

Aug 3 2018 City receives AARP grant to begin improvements on the Ninth Street corridor

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government has been awarded a $10,550 AARP Community Challenge grant to begin making tactical improvements on Ninth Street, specifically at Muhammad Ali Boulevard.

Aug 3 2018 Haz Bin expanding to five-day operation, up from two days

Haz Bin, Louisville’s household hazardous waste drop-off facility, will operate on a five days a week schedule beginning Tuesday, August 14. The facility is currently open only on Wednesday and Saturday. That's three additional days per week to safely dispose of such things as batteries, gasoline, solvents and other items that may be lingering in your basement or garage.

Aug 3 2018 West Nile mosquitoes found in Louisville

The Department of Public Health and Wellness has found West Nile infected mosquitoes in surveillance traps in three Louisville ZIP Code areas.  The ZIP Codes are 40212, 40213, and 40214.

Aug 2 2018 Dixie Highway at Broadway realignment begins

Mayor Greg Fischer helped break ground today to begin construction of the long-planned realignment of the intersection of Eighteenth Street, Dixie Highway and Broadway.

Aug 2 2018 Listen to Dan Mann on the newest episode of the Eight More Miles Podcast!

Available on Soundcloud and iTunes.

Aug 1 2018 The Intern Edition of District 8 eNews is live!