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

Families receive significant discount for the holiday weekend 

Metro Parks & Recreation is offering an affordable family golfing package at its nine golf courses during the Memorial Day Weekend.

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

May 15 2017 One-stop Manufacturing Career Center in Louisville makes 1,000th job placement

Center helping job seekers, employers connect during manufacturing boom

Tony Crawford says his life has “taken a big turn for the better” since landing a production job at Louisville’s Bigelow Tea, and he credits a training program offered by the Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center.

May 15 2017 APCD Notice of Action on a FEDOOP Construction Permit: International Paper Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit for International Paper Company (Printing Operation), 4400 Progress Blvd., in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The construction permit is for a new flexographic printer. The 30-day public comment period starts May 16, 2017, and ends on June 15, 2017. 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 12 2017 Applications Now Being Accepted for Healthy Hometown Mini-Grants

Nonprofit organizations committed to creating a culture of health and wellness can now apply for a 2017 Mayor’s Healthy Hometown mini-grant.

Mini-grants are awarded annually to non-profit organizations offering programs or services within Louisville and Jefferson County that align with the focus areas and goals of Healthy Louisville 2020: