Apr 21 2017 Proposed Title V Operating Permit: LG&E Mill Creek Generating Station

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise an operating permit for LG&E Mill Creek Generating Station (Electric Energy Generating Facility), 14460 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts April 23, 2017, and ends on May 23, 2017.  The significant revision is to incorporate Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) applicable requirements. The listed item is the only part of the operating permit that is available for public comment. 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.

Apr 21 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith encourages everyone to join her for 6:00pm MSD Community Conversation on April 24th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith is reminding everyone the next meeting for the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) discussion of MSD’s recently completed 20-year Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan will be on April 24th.

Apr 20 2017 Care Innovations to expand Louisville operation, create 24 jobs

Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Care Innovations LLC, a telehealth company specializing in designing, developing, and optimizing remote care delivery programs, will invest nearly $1.7 million to relocate and expand its research and development center, creating 24 high-wage jobs in Louisville.

Apr 20 2017 Metro Parks and Recreation teams with Bicycling for Louisville to offer free bike parking during Derby Week

Approximately 100 bicycle parking spaces will be available during Derby Week at Wayside Park near Churchill Downs, thanks to a partnership between Bicycling for  Louisville and Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation. 

Apr 20 2017 Councilwoman Hamilton sponsors “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of “Julius Caesar” on Sunday, April 23rd

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) brings a classic tale of political, intrigue, deception, betrayal and murder of a political leader when “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of Julius Caesar comes to Shawnee Park on Sunday, April 23rd. 

Apr 20 2017 Free WiFi arriving on all TARC buses

TARC recommends a free real-time bus tracking app called “Transit”

All TARC buses will become free WiFi hot spots for internet access by June 1.

Apr 19 2017 Agreement in principle reached in LG&E case that would limit increase in fixed monthly charges for residential ratepayers and Louisville Metro’s utility bills

Jefferson County Attorney represents Louisville Metro in settlement that still requires review and approval by Kentucky Public Service Commission

 

Louisville Metro Government has agreed in principle to a settlement that would significantly reduce a proposed utility rate increase by Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E).

Apr 19 2017 Passport Health Plan announces decision to move headquarters to west Louisville

 Managed care organization to create Health and Wellness Campus at 18th Street and Broadway

Passport Health Plan announced today that it has acquired a significant West Louisville property at 18th Street and Broadway. Passport’s plan for the 20-acre site is to create a state-of-the-art Health and Wellness Campus to serve the needs of the local community and house its 500-plus employees in its new corporate headquarters.

Apr 19 2017 Reduction in LG&E Monthly Basic Service Charge Increases A Win for Low-Income Individuals and Energy Conservation

Earlier this year, when LG&E requested significant gas and electric rate increases – including an enormous increase in monthly basic service charges -  Metro Council urged Louisville Metro to intervene in the case.

Apr 19 2017 Councilman Ackerson posts Metro Louisville Crime Data online to show crime activity in 26 Metro Council Districts

Councilman Brent Ackerson (D-26) has posted online, Metro Louisville Crime Trends from 2014 to 2016 complied by Louisville Metro Police. The data covers all crime and nonviolent crime in the 26 Metro Council Districts.

Apr 18 2017 Check out this week's Fifth Division Crime Bulletin

Check out this week's update here!

Apr 18 2017 Proposed Title V Operating Permit: LG&E Cane Run Generating Station

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise an operating permit for LG&E Cane Run Generating Station (Electric Energy Generating Facility), 5252 Cane Run Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts April 20, 2017, and ends on May 22, 2017. The significant revision is to incorporate Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) applicable requirements and Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) applicable requirements. The listed item is the only part of the operating permit that is available for public comment. 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.

Apr 18 2017 Crashing the Parklands Free Family Event Planned for April 30

Louisville, KY: Metro Councilmen Stuart Benson (District 20) and Robin Engel (District 22) along with the Louisville Metro Police Department’s 7th Division and the Parklands of Floyds Fork will hold the event, “Crashing the Parklands” on April 30 between Noon and 7pm. This FREE family friendly event will include a performance of Julius Caesar by the actors from Kentucky Shakespeare at 1pm followed by a live concert by the pop rock group The Louisville Crashers at 4pm.

Apr 17 2017 Central Park public restrooms to close during new renovations

The public restrooms in Central Park will be closed for more than a month for a complete renovation beginning later this month. The work is expected to be completed well in advance of the annual Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, which begins this year on June 1 with “Much Ado About Nothing.”  

Metro Parks and Recreation apologizes for the inconvenience. Port-o-lets will be installed on site and will be available for the duration of the construction.

 

 

Apr 17 2017 Councilwoman Shanklin encourages area young people to join LMPD for the next Youth Chat on Thursday, April 20th

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is encouraging young people to make the effort and talk with Officers of the Louisville Metro Police Department at the next LMPD Youth Chat.