Jul 13 2018 River Road extension public meeting to be held July 19

On July 19, Louisville Metro Government Departments of Develop Louisville & Public Works will host a public open house from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft (715 West Main Street) to discuss the planned River Road extension west to 15th Street. The extension will span from 7th Street to 15th Street, in conjunction with Waterfront Park Phase IV expansion.

Jul 13 2018 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 13, 2018) – 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.

Jul 13 2018 HUD awards $3.4 million to help end youth homelessness in Louisville

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $3.4 million to prevent and end homelessness among young people in Louisville, Kentucky. HUD’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP), supports a wide range of housing interventions including rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, and host homes.

Jul 12 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Ford Motor Company – Louisville Assembly Plant (manufacture of automobiles), 2000 Fern Valley Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 14, 2018, and ends on August 13, 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.

Jul 12 2018 Public-private partnership addresses West End food desert
Cash Savers Grocery Teams with Dare to Care, Catholic Charities, and Louisville Metro Government to open retail food shop.
 
Jul 12 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin announces next date for protest over a proposed Newburg liquor store

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is calling on the community to attend the next in a series of protests against a proposed liquor store on Poplar Lever Road this coming Monday. 

Jul 11 2018 Kentucky Safe Passing Law Takes Effect July 14, 2018
Kentucky Now Has a Three Foot Bicycle Passing Law

The 2018 Kentucky Legislature passed a three-foot bicycle passing law sponsored by Rep. Jerry Miller that will take effect July 14, 2018. 

 

Jul 11 2018 eMINTS

eMINTS is available for taxpayers to use. Use our Online Tax Portal, eMINTS to access your account, file returns and make payments.

Jul 11 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, July 14th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, July 14th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Jul 11 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to attend special ribbon cutting for grand opening of “The Oasis”

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith will be on hand for the official ribbon cutting for “The Oasis” on Thursday, July 12th as the new store begins selling food at 2235 West Market Street.

Jul 11 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. (synthetic resin manufacturing plant), 4200 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 14, 2018, and ends on August 13, 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.

Jul 11 2018 LMAS Shelter Near Maximum Capacity; Adoption Fees Waived for All Shelter Pets
Public encouraged to adopt to make room for incoming stray animals 

The Louisville Metro Animal Services Animal Care Facility is operating near maximum capacity so LMAS has waived adoption fees for all adoptable pets  the month of July, to make sure there is room for incoming stray animals.

Jul 11 2018 Louisville Parks Foundation and Home Skateshop to host fundraiser for Breslin Park improvements

A fundraiser for Breslin Park, hosted by the Louisville Parks Foundation and Home Skateshop, will take place at Headliners Music Hall on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go towards improvements to the park, including a new skateboarding element and shade structure.

Jul 10 2018 Mayor Fischer awarded national 2018 U.S. Water Prize

The U.S. Water Alliance on Tuesday named Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer the 2018 winner of the U.S. Water Prize for Outstanding Public Official, citing his commitment to water workforce development.

Jul 9 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith applauds LMPD 1st Division for crime reductions over the last 16 months

New crime statistics reported by Louisville Metro Police’s 1st Division show a reduction in violent crime since the beginning of the year and over the last 16 months in several areas of the city.