Aug 30 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Construction Permit: BAE Systems

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to BAE Systems (weapons systems for the military manufacturing plant), 163 Rochester Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. BAE is also accepting plantwide emission limits to become a FEDOOP source. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 1, 2018, and ends on October 1, 2018. 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.

Aug 30 2018 Mayor Fischer and Louisville Parks Foundation celebrate new skate spot in Breslin Park

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Parks Foundation CEO, Brooke Pardue were joined by Councilman Bill Hollander and the local skateboarding community to unveil the Breslin Park Skate Spot, the latest public park to receive added amenities funded by the Louisville Parks Foundation.

Aug 29 2018 Louisville Resilience Launches New Phase and Discovery Area Teams

 Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Resilience and Community Services is inviting the public to participate in a meeting to kick off Phase II of the Louisville Resilience initiative on Monday, Sept. 10.

The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main Branch, 301 York Street, and will include the Louisville Resilience team, business leaders, educators, non-profit organizations, members of the faith community, and residents.

Aug 29 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation Golf Special: Labor Day Weekend Family Golf

Louisville Parks and Recreation is offering an affordable family golfing package at its ten golf courses over the Labor Day Weekend.  

For only $25, a family of up to four members can play nine holes at any Parks course. The $25 includes greens and cart fees, and families can take advantage of the deal after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 1; Sunday, September 2; and Monday, September 3.  

Aug 27 2018 Ohio River Valley Northeast (ORVNE) Segment Public Meeting: September 10

Louisville Public Works needs your input! Join us for a public meeting on the design of the Louisville Loop's ORVNE segment from Timber Ridge Road to the Lewis and Clark Bridge. We will have maps and other information about the 100-mile Louisville Loop and ORVNE projects.

Public Works is seeking input prior to designing this path. We will take comments, concerns and questions both at the meeting and afterwards via email. 

Aug 24 2018 WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

WorldFest, the region’s largest international festival, will take place Labor Day weekend, marking its 16th year with four days of international food, music, crafts, and culture.

The festival, which runs Friday, Aug. 31 to Monday, Sept. 3on the Belvedere, will feature a revamped layout to enhance the visitor experience, including new locations for both the West Lawn and Fountain Stages, as well as the addition of a third stage on the Overlook.

Aug 24 2018 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day

Thousands of hikers, bikers and paddlers will hit the streets and the Ohio River on Labor Day, Sept. 3, for the 28th Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle at Waterfront Park.

“One of Louisville’s core values is to create a healthier city, and there’s no better time than the annual Hike, Bike & Paddle to come together with residents from all parts of our city for fun and exercise,” Mayor Greg Fischer said.

Aug 22 2018 Louisville LEAD program aims to divert opioid addicted individuals away from criminal justice system, into treatment

LEAD announcementMayor Greg Fischer joined partners from across public and private sectors today to announce the development of Kentucky’s first Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program, known as LEAD, t

Aug 22 2018 What is Louisville Metro Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)?

What is LEAD?

LEAD is an is an innovative pre-booking, community-based program to divert individuals suspected of committing low-level drug-related offenses to case management and supportive services instead of jail and prosecution.

Aug 21 2018 President David James hosts “Jazz in Central Park” on Sunday, August 26th

As summer winds down, Central Park in Old Louisville is the perfect place to enjoy what continues to be a nice tradition of great jazz music in a great setting. President David James (D-6) once again presents “Jazz in Central Park” on Sunday, August 26th.

Aug 21 2018 President James to join “Riders for Heroes” on Saturday, August 25th to help local first responders and veterans

On Saturday, August 25th more than 300 motorcycles are expected to hit the road as “Riders for Heroes” begins its fund raising efforts to help local first responders and veterans organizations.

Aug 21 2018 Councilman James announces the Annual California Day Celebration is on Saturday, August 25th

The California Neighborhood is ready to come together with pride and unity as one of Louisville’s oldest communities when Councilman David James (D-6) hosts the Annual California Day Celebration on Saturday, August 25th.        

Aug 20 2018 Mayor and community leaders urge Louisville residents to participate in in suicide prevention training

QPR Suicide Prevention TrainingGoal: Raise awareness, in part by setting a Guinness world record for number trained in a single week

Aug 19 2018 SWMS Enforcement has impounded 4th vehicle of the year for illegal dumping in District 5

The Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Department has impounded its 4th vehicle of 2018 for illegal dumping. With the help of employees from Bulk Waste, last week a Uhaul truck in the 2500 block of W Jefferson was seen illegally dumping. The employee took pictures of the vehicle and waited until SWMS Enforcement was able to investigate.

Aug 17 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

            The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew an operating permit to Paddy’s Run Station (electrical generating station), 4600 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on August 19, 2018, and ends on September 18, 2018. 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.