Nov 2 2018 November’s District 12 Dialogue to update ongoing projects in the District with Councilman Blackwell

Councilman Rick Blackwell is issuing an invitation to residents of District 12 to attend the next District 12 Dialogue set for Tuesday, November 13th at the Southwest Government Center.

Nov 2 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin to unveil new sign honoring the life of Frank Weaver in Newburg this weekend

On Sunday, November 4th, Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) will join family and friends of the late Frank W. Weaver for the dedication of an honorary sign at the corner of St. Francis Street and Broadmoor Boulevard. 

Nov 1 2018 Subsidy Component of LIHEAP Begins Nov. 5
Automated appointment line now open to schedule appointments in advance

The LIHEAP Program that helps low income residents of Jefferson County with their utility bills begins on Nov. 5, 2018.

Nov 1 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton to moderate Youth Voices Against Violence Forum on Saturday, November 3rd

Young people from all over Metro Louisville will be on hand this Saturday, November 3rd to talk about gun violence and other issues surrounding such violence in society as part of the exhibit of James Pate’s KKK Series Kin Killin Kin.

Oct 31 2018 City announces RFP for Smoketown neighborhood plan

Mayor Fischer announced today that Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning has issued a Request For Proposal for the creation of a new Smoketown neighborhood plan. This neighborhood plan is expected to be complete by the end 2019 and is an update to the current Smoketown/Shelby Park Neighborhood Plan, which was adopted in 2002.

Oct 31 2018 City announces RFP for Broadway master plan

Mayor Fischer has announced today that Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning will issue a Request For Proposal to create a master plan for Broadway between Shawnee Park and Baxter Avenue.

Oct 31 2018 Volunteers from Metro Council Districts 6 and 8 needed for Phase 3 of Our Money, Our Voice

– Neighborhood residents in Metro Council Districts 6 and 8 have submitted more than 250 ideas to improve health and wellbeing in their neighborhoods through the Our Money, Our Voice project.  Now volunteers are needed to help evaluate those ideas and prepare them for voting.

Oct 31 2018 Waste Reduction Center to close for two weeks

The Louisville Metro Waste Reduction Center will close for two weeks while repair work is done there beginning Monday, November 5, 2018. The facility, which offers drop-off disposal of large waste items at 636 Meriwether Avenue, will reopen on Tuesday November 20.

Oct 31 2018 Bonnycastle Hill Restoration Project Completion Celebration

Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks and Recreation for cider and donuts to celebrate the completion of the Bonnycastle Hill restoration project in our beloved Cherokee Park! No need to RSVP—simply attend if your schedule allows. Contact Meghan Robinson with questions.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 9 to 10 am

Oct 30 2018 LIHEAP Vendor Solicitation for 2018-19 Season
Vendor packet is available on-line or in person
Oct 29 2018 Mayor Fischer, veterans' group announce 17 Louisville events to honor veterans

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Veterans Community Alliance of Louisville today announced the fifth annual Mayor’s Week of Valor — a series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions and sacrifices of active-duty military, veterans and their families.  

Oct 29 2018 The Past is Prologue Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Oct 29 2018 Public Works Committee begins the first 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 first of two public hearings on the proposed Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance this Tuesday, October 30th at its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 3:00pm.      

Oct 29 2018 Louisville Metro seeks to intervene in LG&E rate increase case

Louisville Metro Government is seeking to intervene in the pending case before the Public Service Commission (PSC) involving Louisville Gas & Electric’s request for an increase in utility rates.

Oct 29 2018 Mayor Fischer calls for stronger state hate crime law, announces Moment of Unity

At a press conference this afternoon sponsored by the Interdenominational Ministerial Coalition to stand against hate, Mayor Greg Fischer reminded the community of work being done to fight hate and violence in our city, while also calling for a stronger state hate crime law and tightening gun laws related to domestic violence cases.