Jul 27 2016 Revitalization of Victory Park to Begin Late Summer

Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Metro Parks & Recreation have approved a Master Plan to revitalize

Jul 27 2016 Studio 2000 Art Exhibit and Sale Features Young Artists
Event to be held Thursday, Aug. 4th at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts 

An eight-week youth visual art ‘learn and earn’ program, Studio 2000, concludes with an art sale and exhibit from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, at the Kentucky Center For Performing Arts Mail Lobby, 501 West Main Street.

Jul 26 2016 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-1216-1004-16-V for BAE Systems

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to BAE Systems (manufacturer of weapons systems for the military), 163 Rochester Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts July 28, 2016 and ends on August 29, 2016. 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 25 2016 Louisville explores Say Yes opportunity, which could provide scholarships to all high school grads

Informational Meeting for Community Partner Programs on Monday

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens will meet with community leaders this afternoon to learn more about “Say Yes to Education,”  a national foundation that could help Louisville become the next community to guarantee a tuition-free college option to all high school graduates.

Jul 25 2016 Councilwoman Shanklin joins Chief Conrad and LMPD Sixth Division officers for the Chief’s Peace Walk in the Newburg Neighborhood

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) and LMPD Chief Steve Conrad are taking to the streets of the Newburg neighborhood and asking residents to come out and join them in the Chief’s Peace Walk on Tuesday, July 25th.

Jul 24 2016 Council Members encourage residents to comment on proposed regulations for anaerobic biodigesters and methane plants

Several members of the Louisville Metro Council are encouraging the public to learn more about and comment on proposed regulations being put forward by Metro Louisville regarding the placement of anaerobic biodigesters within the city.

Jul 22 2016 Public Health and Wellness Warns against Handling or Touching Bats

Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness is warning people to never touch or handle bats, which are major carriers of rabies, a fatal disease. 

Earlier this month, several children came into contact with a bat while playing in a Louisville playground and had to receive rabies immune globulin (RIG), as well as a series of rabies vaccinations.

Jul 22 2016 Upcoming FridayFest Concert

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilmembers James Peden (District 23), Madonna Flood (District 24) and Vicki Aubrey-Welch (District (13) are sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park for the figth straight year based on the success of the former Music in the Metro. A different concert will be held every other Friday from June through August and the event is open to the public, family friendly, and free.

Jul 21 2016 Be prepared in extreme heat

Residents advised to stay cool, hydrated and informed

With temperatures forecast to the high 90s or even 100 this week, Mayor Greg Fischer is advising residents to stay cool, stay hydrated and stay informed.

The Mayor reminds citizens that extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can lead to heat exhaustion, heat stroke and even death.

Jul 21 2016 Mayor updates citizens on public safety measures

Mayor Greg Fischer updated citizens today about measures being taken to improve public safety, and improve police and community relations.

Noting that public safety has been the priority of his administration from the start, the Mayor said the issue has come into even sharper focus of late, “because of a sequence of tragedies involving the needless deaths of young black men and police officers in cities around the country.”

Jul 21 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0290-16-F for Avoca Asphalt Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Avoca Asphalt Plant (Hot Mix Asphalt Production Plant), 12613 Avoca Road (13400 Old Henry Road), in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts July 22, 2016 and ends on August 22, 2016. 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 20 2016 Ozzy Gibson - New LMAS Director

Meet Ozzy Gibson, director of Louisville of Metro Animal Services (LMAS). He is a 26-year veteran of Louisville Metro Police (LMPD).

Jul 20 2016 USTA, Metro Parks and Recreation to host Tennis event July 30

Jul 19 2016 Louisville Metro partners with Nextdoor social network

LMPD already using to enhance police-neighborhood communications

Jul 19 2016 Air Quality Alert for Wednesday, 7/20/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Wednesday, 7/20/2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana.