Mar 1 2017 Submitting an Anonymous Tip to the ATF

The fight to protect our communities is not just up to law enforcement; it’s a partnership between your community and law enforcement.  We look to you who live in these communities we protect to provide us with information about gun violence. 

Mar 1 2017 Degrees Work to help workers finish college degree

Mayor launches startup to help companies train and retain talent

Mayor Greg Fischer today launched Degrees Work, a city-sponsored startup that works directly with companies and organizations to encourage their employees to return to college and complete a degree.

Mar 1 2017 Metro Council Members to participate in “Meet your Legislators” program on Saturday March 4th

Four members of the Louisville Metro Council will be on hand this Saturday, March 4th, to talk with constituents when the next “Meet Your Legislators” program gets underway at the Southwest Regional Library.

Mar 1 2017 ‘Swing Into Spring’ promotion offers discount through Metro Parks and Recreation golf courses

Metro Parks and Recreation is encouraging the public to start the golf season at one of Louisville’s nine municipal golf courses with a significant discount during March.

Mar 1 2017 Storm debris drop-off service

The Metro Waste Reduction Center, 636 Meriwether Avenue, will accept drop-off of residential storm debris this week through Saturday, March 4. Eligible debris includes tree limbs and other compostable materials. No construction or demolition materials, shingles, municipal garbage or manmade materials will be accepted.

Feb 28 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners offer Fairs for Home Buyers, Youth Summer Programming and Sodexo Job Opportunities
Resource workshop for heroin addicts also offered on March 1
Feb 28 2017 Mayor Fischer announces new special events permitting system

Changes aim to reduce police involvement, road closures

 Mayor Greg Fischer today announced changes meant to reduce the role of Louisville Metro Police in providing traffic details and security for special events.

Feb 28 2017 Louisville's Fourth Financial Empowerment Summit

Theme:  Promoting Tools and Resources to Improve Household Stability

Louisville’s fourth Financial Empowerment Summit will bring together local and national speakers, community leaders, service providers, and nonprofits and financial institutions eager to help individuals and families improve their financial well-being.

Feb 28 2017 Councilman Brent Ackerson makes funds available for increased LMPD presence and patrols in 6th Division

Councilman Ackerson approved spending $3,500 in Neighborhood Development Funds today for increased police patrols and overtime in the 6th Division of the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD), specifically in and around the Highgate Springs neighborhood.

Feb 27 2017 Councilman Coan announces Planting O’ The Green as a way to expand the City’s tree canopy and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day will take on a special meaning this year as a time to celebrate the wearing of the green but also to make the city a little greener, too. As a way to help Metro Louisville expand its tree canopy, Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) has announced Planting O’ The Green, an initiative to plant 88 trees during the week leading up to this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and 364 trees over the next four parade cycles. 

Feb 27 2017 Yard waste collection suspended

In response to the growing litter problem in Louisville, crews from the Solid Waste Division of Metro Public Works are diverting their efforts from yard waste collection to litter cleanup for a period of two weeks.

Feb 27 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill Held on March 3 and Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 1-7

City officials urge participation in the Statewide Tornado Drill and encourage all citizens to Be Aware, Be Prepared, and Have a Plan for severe weather.

Feb 24 2017 Councilwomen Sexton Smith and Hamilton to unveil new sign honoring the life and legacy of Michael T. White

On Saturday, February 25th, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) will join the family, friends and others touched by the late Michael T. White and unveil an honorary sign at 22nd and Jefferson Streets to commemorate his life and legacy in Metro Louisville.  

Feb 24 2017 Portland Wharf Park to be closed through November 1 for construction

Portland Wharf Park, in west Louisville will be closed to the public for repairs to the Ohio River bank starting Monday through November 1, 2017.

Large tracked and wheeled equipment are in use and pose a safety hazard to personnel and personally owned vehicles within the park during construction.

Feb 24 2017 Councilwoman Green announces Town Hall Meetings for District 1 Residents

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) is inviting residents of District 1 to come out to either of two Town Hall Meetings next week set for Monday and Tuesday nights.