Jun 28 2019 Air Quality Alert for Friday (6/28)

News item about an air quality alert for Friday (6/28).

Jun 28 2019 Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes using the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program.  The 8-session program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free supplies of nicotine replacement products.

Jun 28 2019 Celebrate Independence Day and the American Revolution this July at Locust Grove

Afternoon Lecture Series | Jason Hiner: The Burr-Hamilton Duel of 1804
Wednesday, July 3, 1:15 pm

Jun 28 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Minority Mental Health Month series, back to school events and much more in July

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in July include the series "Supporting the Black Family: Mental Wellness Workshop"; several employment hiring events, two back to school events and more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Jun 27 2019 The Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act helps to ensure that any woman can work to support her family without risking the health of her pregnancy and developing child

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Jun 27 2019 Public input sought on Eastern Parkway future

The first public meeting will be held July 11 to collect public input to a project aimed at updating the Eastern Parkway corridor between Cherokee Park and Crittenden Drive to make it safer and more user friendly to motorists, transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists while improving drainage and landscaping.

Jun 27 2019 Eastern Parkway study to look at updating the corridor

First public meeting to be held July 11

The first public meeting will be held July 11 to collect public input to a project aimed at updating the Eastern Parkway corridor between Cherokee Park and Crittenden Drive to make it safer and more user friendly to motorists, transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists while improving drainage and landscaping.

Jun 27 2019 Champions Crowned at 75th Junior Falls Cities

The week that started off extremely wet turned out beautiful for Championship matches held on Thursday at Iroquois Golf Course.  Great spirit and sportsmanship came to a conclusion with Joe Benton of Estill County defeating Andreas Olsen from Louisville Trinity High School 5&4 in the 36-hole Boys Championship match.  Jenna Estravillo defeated Matti Spalding impressively 9&8 in the Girls Championship Flight.

Jun 26 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Koroseal Interior Products (commercial wallcovering production), 7929 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This action revises the permit issued September 3, 2016, to incorporate the conditions of construction permit C-1847-1002-19-F (02-18-2019) which added two new 6-station printer/laminators.  This permit also adds new emission limits for the source to meet STAR-exemption requirements. Additionally, this permit removes limits for greenhouse gasses to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 opinion in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. 

Jun 26 2019 No garbage collection on July 4 holiday

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District on Independence Day, Thursday July 4. The usual Thursday collections will be made on Friday, and the regular Friday collections will occur on Saturday.

Jun 25 2019 Councilman Rick Blackwell invites community to 8th Annual Riverview Independence Festival for fun, music and fireworks

The Ohio River will come alive with fireworks and fun on Saturday, June 29th at the Riverview Independence Festival presented by Brown-Forman and Kosair Charities.

Jun 25 2019 Metro Council Approves the FY 2019-2020 Operating and Capital Budgets

By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for Metro Government. In a unanimous vote, the Council has approved the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Capital Budget for Metro Government. 

Jun 25 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer's statement on the Metro Council budget approval

"Metro Council has approved a budget that reflects the difficult realities caused by our increasing state pension obligation. This increasing obligation is not the fault of Metro Council nor my office; however, when faced with the choice to raise revenue to prevent reductions in services to our citizens, Metro Council voted against new revenue.

"This budget is not what a thriving city like ours deserves, and it is not the budget that any of us want.

Jun 24 2019 Mayor Fischer, Louisville Free Public Library officially open new Northeast Regional

 Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Free Public Library officials welcomed the public today to the new Northeast Regional Library located at 15 Bellevoir Circle off Ormsby Station Road in Lyndon.

Jun 20 2019 President James to join Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods and LMPD for a walk through Victory Park

President David James (D-6) will join Representatives from the Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods and Officers of Louisville Metro Police for a walk through Victory Park on Friday, June 21st.