May 24 2017 Metro Parks to offer lifeguard certification course at Algonquin Pool next week

Metro Parks and Recreation will be offering a lifeguard certification course next week at the Algonquin Pool, 1614 Cypress Street.

The course will be administered by Metro Parks and Recreation staff and will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, June 2.

May 24 2017 Councilwoman Woolridge Sponsors “Bringing Unity in the Community” Festival

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge (D-3)is sponsoring the Bringing Unity in the Community Festival along with Community Outreach Service to unify the community through tragic times by hosting a two‐day family oriented outdoor festival right in the heart of the West End; the Algonquin Community.

May 23 2017 No waste collection on Memorial Day

There will be no residential garbage, junk, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) on Memorial Day, Monday May 29. 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 22 2017 Mayor Fischer announces Cultural Pass, Summer Reading and other summer learning opportunities for youth, teenagers

As school wraps up for the summer, Mayor Greg Fischer is reminding parents and caregivers that there are plenty of learning opportunities for Louisville students of all ages over the next three months.

May 22 2017 Councilman Hollander and LABC partner to offer free summer tax preparation

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander and the Louisville Asset Building Coalition (LABC) are partnering to offer FREE summer tax preparation throughout the summer months.

“This service has helped many low income families and individuals in our area,” says Hollander. “I encourage anyone who qualifies to come in and let experienced LABC staff and volunteers help you out.”

May 19 2017 Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement Announces Annual Worksite Wellness Award Winners

Bellarmine University Men’s Basketball Coach Scott Davenport; Dr. James Frazier, Norton Healthcare Vice-Resident of Medical Affairs and Dr. Sarah Moyer, medical director for the Department of Public Health and Wellness  today presented the annual Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement Worksite Wellness Awards to 40 Louisville businesses and 10 businesses from other parts of the state. 

May 19 2017 Mayor's Music & Art Series returns on May 23

The Mayor’s Music & Art Series returns to the Mayor’s Gallery on May 23 with a new feature: conversations with artists of multiple disciplines.

The first event in the artist speaker series will take place at 5:30 p.m. May 23, when Mayor Greg Fischer will talk with artists Daniel Bodner and Braylyn Stewart about recent projects and their creative process, specifically working in the public realm.

May 19 2017 Councilwoman Shanklin to unveil new sign honoring the life of Robert Burks in Newburg this weekend

On Sunday, May 21st, Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) will join family and friends of the late Robert Lee Burks for the dedication of an honorary sign at the corner of Exeter Avenue and Indian Trail. 

May 18 2017 Specialty Clinic Moves to Broadway Site

The Specialty Clinic, the sexual health clinic of the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, has moved from the Central Government Center to a more accessible location at 914 E. Broadway, suite 102.

May 18 2017 Metro Parks and Recreation seeking lifeguards for outdoor pools

Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation is seeking to fill open lifeguard positions at its four outdoor pools; Norton, Algonquin, Sun Valley and at Nelson Hornbeck Park in Fairdale.

In addition to current staff, the Metro Parks and Recreation aquatics division says there’s room for approximately 15 more lifeguards to be hired over the summer.

May 15 2017 Air quality alert for Monday 5/15 and Tuesday 5/16

Monday (5/15/2017) and Tuesday (5/16/2017) are Air Quality Alert Days for ozone in Louisville/Southern Indiana. Forecasters believe ozone will be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (orange) range. Sensitive groups include seniors, children, and people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD. The general public is not likely to be affected.

May 15 2017 District 8/ District 9 Neighborhood Watch Workshop and Drug Toss

LMPD Neighborhood Watch Logo

Council Members Coan and Hollander sponsor Neighborhood Watch Workshop and Drug Toss
Event set for Wednesday, May 24th at 6:00pm

May 15 2017 Councilwoman Green encourages residents living in West Louisville to attend an important APCD Meeting

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) is sending out the call for residents in and around Rubbertown to attend a very important meeting of the Air Pollution Control Board on Wednesday, May 17th.

May 15 2017 Council members Welch and Fowler are proud to present the return of a great spring tradition with the 13th Annual Forest Fest

The beauty of the Jefferson Memorial Forest provides the perfect surrounding to welcome another spring season and listen to great Bluegrass Music courtesy of Councilwomen Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and Cindi Fowler (D-14) when the 13th Annual Forest Fest gets underway on Saturday, May 20th.

May 15 2017 Forums scheduled to discuss Comprehensive Plan update

Develop Louisville will hold nine open house forums for the public to view the work completed to date on the Comprehensive Plan update and provide feedback. Develop Louisville encourages all residents to attend the forums, particularly those who have not yet participated in the Comprehensive Plan update process