Aug 25 2016 UPS breaks ground on $300 million expansion of Centennial Ground Hub facility

Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Matt Bevin today joined officials to break ground on the new $300 million expansion of the United Parcel Service (UPS) Centennial Ground Hub facility, which will create up to 300 full- and part-time jobs.

 

“UPS is one of the major economic engines in the city and state,” said Fischer. “We are pleased that the company is continuing to invest to ensure outstanding service for shippers large and small.”

 

Aug 24 2016 Mayor Fischer names new Chief of Civic Innovation, Chief of Performance Improvement

Two top leaders in Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration who helped build a data-driven culture of innovation have accepted new roles in the community that will allow them to continue their focus on making the Louisville region more entrepreneurial.

Aug 24 2016 Louisville opening LouieLab for collaborative civic innovation, performance improvement

Leading consumer tech media brand also to team up with city on new smart apartment

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced plans for LouieLab — a civic innovation hub for public-private collaboration, and the new offices for the city’s Office of Performance Improvement and Innovation.

Aug 23 2016 Mosquito Fogging Alert for August 22-25

Mosquito fogging will be completed in the Deerwood Avenue and North Drive areas August 22-25 weather permitting.  To see boundaries, sign up for fogging alerts CLICK HERE.

Aug 22 2016 Health Equity Policy Summit Slated for Oct. 6 – 8.

The Center for Health Equity of the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will hold a conference “My Dream for Lou, a Community-Driven Agenda for Change” on October 6 through 8 at the Muhammad Ali Center at 144 N. Sixth St.  The event is free and the public is urged to attend.  People may register at http://bit.ly/MyDreamForLou or by calling 574-6616.

Aug 21 2016 County Attorney's annual delinquent child support list released

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell today announced the eleventh publication of delinquent child support obligors is now available in The Courier-Journal and available online.

The Child Support Division has collected $14.8 million, sent wage withholding orders to 11,029 employers and found 18,266 new addresses directly attributable to the lists printed each year since 2005.

Aug 19 2016 Seniors Invited to Shively Resource Fair on August 24

Attendees encouraged to enroll in Senior Congregate Meal Program

Aug 19 2016 Public Comment Period and Hearing for Regulations 1.02, 1.15, 2.05 and 3.01

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period August 19, 2016, on Regulation 1.02, Version 14, Definitions; Regulation 1.15, Version 17, Version of Federal Regulations Adopted and Incorporated by Reference; Regulation 2.05, Version 11, Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality; and Regulation 3.01, Version 6, Ambient Air Quality Standards that were proposed on August 17, 2016.  If adopted by the Board, these regulations will be submitted to U.S. EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Aug 19 2016 New operator to own grocery in Park DuValle

A 75-year-old Southern Indiana family grocery company is taking over the First Choice Market in Park Duvalle, previously operated by the owners of ValuMarket.

Aug 19 2016 Councilmen Engel and Benson Issue Statements on Appeals Ruling related to SouthPointe Commons Shopping Center

Louisville, KY- “I am pleased that the Kentucky Court of Appeals has upheld the previous courts opinion on the SouthPointe Commons development.

Aug 19 2016 Councilman Kramer to Dedicate Hikes Point Mural

 Louisville, KY- Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) will take part in a dedication ceremony for the Hikes Point Mural located at 3938 Taylorsville Road (Behind Big Lots) on Saturday, August 20 at 11:00 a.m. Councilman Kramer will be joined by local artist Elizabeth Richter, and the Center For Neighborhoods to celebrate the dedication of the History of Hikes Point mural. 

Aug 19 2016 Councilwoman Hamilton announces next Peace Walk with LMPD Second Division officers in the Shawnee Neighborhood

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) is encouraging residents of the Shawnee Neighborhood to come out and join LMPD Second Division officers for the next Peace Walk against Crime on August 23rd.

Aug 19 2016 Councilwoman Hamilton announces two days of special events to highlight the 10th Annual District 5 Community Celebration

Since 2006, the month of September is a very special time in District 5 and Shawnee Park has been the place for the community to come together to celebrate its heritage, diversity, pride and spirit. his year, Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton will host the 10th Annual District 5 Community Celebration on two days Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th at Shawnee Park.

Aug 18 2016 Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation-AmeriCorps Member Positions

Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation (LMPR) is seeking AmeriCorps members to engage in service opportunities that will protect and enhance our environmental resources.

Aug 18 2016 Metro Parks to host public meeting about Beargrass Creek restoration

Councilman Tom Owen will be meeting’s featured speaker Aug. 29

Metro Parks and Recreation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host the first in a series of three public meetings on Beargrass Creek restoration efforts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 29 at the Douglass Community Center.