Nov 14 2018 TARC Executive Director J. Barry Barker to retire

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that TARC Executive Director J. Barry Barker is retiring after nearly 25 years leading the city’s public transportation agency. His last day is Nov.

Nov 14 2018 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, November 17th

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, November 17th. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting.

Nov 13 2018 Tomorrow’s Talent summit to focus on challenges of technology, equity in the workforce and education

How can the Louisville area ramp up an inclusive, tech-savvy workforce ready to tackle the rapidly developing knowledge economy? That’s one of the key issues bringing together national and local experts and innovators at the 4th annual Tomorrow’s Talent workforce and education summit.

Nov 13 2018 Men’s Winter Basketball Leagues Registration Underway at Louisville Parks and Recreation

Nov 13 2018 District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Thursday, November 29th

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Thursday, November 29, 2018.     

“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.

Nov 13 2018 Storm Eva Recap

The Louisville Cycling Podcast covers the annual Halloween-themed cyclocross race Storm Eva at Eva Bandman Park. 

Listen to the Storm Eva episode of the Louisville Cycling Podcast here.

Nov 12 2018 Public Works Committee to hold last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance

The Metro Council’s Public Works, Facilities, Transportation and Accessibility Committee will hold the last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance this Tuesday, November 13th at its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 3:00pm.

Nov 12 2018 Public Works Committee to hold last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance

The Metro Council’s Public Works, Facilities, Transportation and Accessibility Committee will hold the last of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance this Tuesday, November 13th at its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 3:00pm.

Nov 12 2018 Light Up Louisville returns Nov. 23 to Jefferson Square

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city’s largest and most beloved holiday event, Light Up Louisville, returns for the 38th year on Nov. 23, outside of Metro Hall in Jefferson Square. 

Nov 12 2018 Mayor Fischer, partners announce federal grant to launch trauma resilient community initiative

Mayor Greg Fischer and officials with the University of Louisville and Centerstone Kentucky announced today that the city has been awarded a $5 million, five-year federal grant to launch an initiative to promote resilience and equity for Louisville families and young people most affected by trauma, inequity and violence.

Nov 11 2018 Councilwomen Sexton Smith to unveil new sign honoring the life and legacy of Alberta Jones

An African American pioneer for civil rights in Louisville will be honored with an honorary sign to commemorate her life and legacy. On Monday November 12th Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will join the family and friends of the Alberta Odell Jones and unveil an honorary sign at the corner of Dr. W.J. Hodge Street and West Broadway for her work toward fairness and equality for all in Metro Louisville.

Nov 11 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton invites the community to Memorial Tribute for Officer Bertha Par Whedbee

On Tuesday, November 13th a special ceremony will pay tribute to Officer Bertha Par Whedbee, who in 1922 became the first African American female to join the Louisville Police Department.

Nov 9 2018 Listen to episode 20 of the 8 More Miles podcast with guest Stephen George now!

Available on iTunes and Soundcloud

Nov 9 2018 Planning & Design Services to hold Land Development Code public meetings to increase and preserve tree canopy

In response to the passage of a Metro Council resolution, Louisville Metro’s Planning & Design Services, the city’s agency responsible for reviewing development applications and ensuring they align with our planning and zoning regulations, will hold public meetings to engage with the public on an update of Chapter 10 of the Land Development Code. Chapter 10 concerns trees, landscaping and open space.

Nov 8 2018 Louisville is battle ready for snow season

Joined by the 265 regular members of the Louisville Metro Snow Team, Mayor Greg Fischer declared today that the city is battle ready for winter 2018-19. Mayor Fischer also named dozens of Jefferson County Public School students as honorary members of the Snow Team.