Feb 20 2018 Construction continues at Waverly Park

Due to an ongoing construction project at Waverly Park, please be aware that some trailheads, picnic areas and parking areas may be limited at times. Also, please drive slowly through the construction area and be aware of your surroundings. PACE Construction is installing a new restroom for users at the park. The area is expected to be impacted through at least mid-summer.

Feb 20 2018 Mayor Fischer advises citizens of proposed Anchorage-Middletown East fire district merger

 Mayor Greg Fischer’s office announced today that the Anchorage and Middletown East Fire Districts have filed a merger petition with the Jefferson County Clerk’s office.

The Mayor’s office received a letter about the proposed merger, and is releasing it publicly to ensure that Middletown and Anchorage property owners are aware of the proposal, which could result in a property tax increase in the newly merged entity.

Feb 20 2018 Metro Housing Authority Director Tim Barry is retiring

The Director of Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Tim Barry, is retiring in late spring 2018. Barry was appointed to the position in 2001 by Mayor David Armstrong.

Feb 19 2018 City launches Food Entrepreneurship series

Please note, we have received an overwhelming response to the launch of the Food Entrepreneurship series. The registration window is now closed, but stay tuned because we are developing an additional series. Details to come!

Feb 19 2018 Louisville Loops is the "Trail of the Month"

The Louisville Loop is the "Trail of the Month" in Rails to Trails Magazine.


Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton announces District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee set for Monday, February 19th

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton announces the first meeting of the year of the District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee is set for Monday, February 19th and the topics for discussion are vacant and abandoned property and OneWest.

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Animal Control enforcement on February 21st

Louisville Metro Animal Services, in charge of keeping the public safe when it comes to animals just recently reached a mile stone by becoming a no kill animal shelter. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on the work of the men and women of LMAS on Wednesday, February 21st.

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton encourages public to attend community meeting for an update on the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project Update

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) is encouraging the community to attend the next meeting of the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project on Tuesday, February 20th. 

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton invites the community to participate in a conversation with Dr. George C. Wright about the history race relations in Louisville

Dr. George C. Wright is coming to Louisville to discuss his book on the history of race relations and black life in Kentucky as a guest of Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) for a Black History month community event on Friday, February 23rd.

Feb 15 2018 City teams up with Fifth Third Bank's eBus in Louisville

Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services announced today that the popular Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be visiting Louisville Feb. 20 through Feb. 26 and will be open to the public.

Feb 14 2018 The District 8 eNews Haiku Edition Is Live!

Feb 14 2018 City to begin converting 3rd Street from one-way to two-way
The conversion of portions of Third Street from one-way to two-way will begin with prep work the week of February 19 and completion targeted for early March (weather permitting). This conversion project also includes repaving of the street.     
Feb 14 2018 Councilwoman Flood asks the Community to remember those who serve our country far from home

It is easy to forget that there are brave service men and women who are still serving their country in some of the most dangerous spots in the world. Our military remain on duty as the first line of America’s defense in the fight against terrorism. For Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) their service is the reason why the “Doing Our Part from the Heart” Campaign is an important effort to show that our troops should always be remembered and honored.

Feb 14 2018 Former Council member Tina Ward-Pugh joins Resilience and Community Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that former Louisville Metro Council member Tina Ward-Pugh will be joining the Office for Women. 

In her new role, Ward-Pugh will build upon existing programs and increase the outreach and advocacy on behalf of women across the city.

Feb 14 2018 LouVelo Bike Share Aims for Growth in Second Year

WFPL: LouVelo Bike Share Aims for Growth in Second Year