May 26 2016 No Waste Collection on Memorial Day

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) on Memorial Day, Monday May 30. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day because of the holiday.

Residents who rely on private haulers for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection should consult those haulers about holiday collection schedules.

May 26 2016 Mayor Fischer unveils new budget that builds on Louisville's success

Mayor Fischer unveils new budget that builds on city’s success, commits $23.5 million for road improvements


May 26 2016 Mayor Fischer: 'This budget anticipates our needs, and it builds on our success'


Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled his proposed Louisville city budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. More information about the proposed budget can be found here. The budget documents can be found here.

May 26 2016 Councilmembers announce 2016 FridayFest schedule


May 26 2016 METCO Board approves three loans totaling $111,000

Two businesses were approved for loans in the amount of $111,000 by the Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation. The loans will leverage $300,000 for a total investment of $411,000 and will contribute to the ongoing revitalization of the Butchertown and Portland neighborhoods. 

May 26 2016 Budget Committee will hear public comment on the proposed FY 2016-2017 Budget on Wednesday, June 1st

The public has an opportunity to comment on the proposed FY 2016- 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets on Wednesday, June 1, beginning at 5:00pm in the Council Chambers, 601 West Jefferson Street. 

May 25 2016 Challenger Sports Soccer Camps at Louisville Champions Park this summer

 Brazil, British-themed curriculum taught at Camps

Beginner, intermediate and advanced soccer players ages 3-16 will have the opportunity to learn sports and culture at two themed soccer camps offered by Challenger Sports at Louisville Champions Park this summer.

May 25 2016 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Fit to Fly

Louisville Community Services’ agency loans help local business grow and develop

May 25 2016 Proposed Title V Operating Permit O-0223-16-V for Texas Gas Transmission, LLC

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (natural gas transmission company), 13027 Gaslight Way, Louisville, KY 40299, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts May 28, 2016 and ends on June 27, 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.

May 25 2016 Louisville among five cities selected for initiative to improve racial equity

Louisville is one of five cities selected by national funder Living Cities and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity to join an effort, Racial Equity Here, to improve racial equity and advance successful outcomes for all in America’s cities.

May 25 2016 What Louisville's selection for 100 Resilient Cities will do for the city

Mayor Fischer will appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to lead local efforts

Mayor Greg Fischer welcomed an announcement today from 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), selecting Louisville to join the 100RC Network to build urban, environmental, and economic resilience.

May 24 2016 One Love Louisville campaign gets its own website

Promotes the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods’ violence prevention efforts

Since January 2015, the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods (OSHN) has been home to “One Love Louisville,” a campaign and comprehensive action plan to reduce community violence and preventable deaths such as homicide, suicide and drug overdoses in Louisville.

May 24 2016 West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative master plan to be unveiled

Meeting to be held at Whitney Young Elementary on May 31st

A master plan detailing future outdoor recreation opportunities in west Louisville will be unveiled during a public meeting at Whitney M. Young Elementary School on Tuesday, May 31 from 6:30–8:30 p.m.

May 23 2016 Air Quality Alert for Tuesday, 5/24/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

May 23 2016 Metro Parks Golf Special for May: Memorial Day Weekend Family Golf

Families receive significant discount for the Holiday weekend