Mar 24 2017 Councilman James announces “Bringing Government to the Community” on Thursday, March 30th

In an effort to make Metro Government available to the people of District 6, Councilman David James announces the first of many “Bringing Government to the Community” events on Thursday, March 30th.

Mar 23 2017 Plant and herb sale, Easter egg hunt featured events at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing April 14-15

Mar 23 2017 March 24 is World TB Day

World TB Day Highlights the Continuing Need to Treat, Prevent and Control the Disease

Mar 23 2017 World TB Day Highlights the Continuing Need to Treat, Prevent and Control the Disease

Friday, March 24, is World TB Day.  It is one of eight globally recognized public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO).  The annual event is designed to make the public aware of the continuing need to prevent and control tuberculosis.  It also commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr.

Mar 21 2017 Newest Kentucky Derby Festival Event Steps Off this Weekend

Teams Can Still Register to Participate in StepFest

The first annual Kentucky Derby Festival Metro Parks & Recreation StepFest is set for this Saturday, March 25. The competition starts at 1pm, at duPont Manual High School (120 W. Lee Street in Louisville). New to this year’s schedule, the competition will feature elementary, middle and high school step teams, as well as community step groups.

Mar 21 2017 Health officials warn against giving baby chicks or ducklings as gifts to children

Now that spring is here, and Easter is approaching, Louisville health officials are cautioning people against giving baby chicks, ducklings or other live poultry to children as gifts.

Mar 21 2017 FREE training session on Heroin/Opioid overdose prevention for the community

In an effort to help citizens learn what to do in the event someone they know is experiencing a heroin or other opioid overdose, Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) is sponsoring a free Naloxone (Narcan) training session on Monday, March 27th.

Mar 21 2017 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, March 25th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, March 25th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman

Mar 20 2017 Solicitation of Interest issued for redevelopment of Heritage West

Mayor Greg Fischer joined Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton and members of the West Louisville Community Council (WLCC) today to announce that the city has issued a Solicitation of Interest for the redevelopment of Heritage West in the Russell neighborhood. The city seeks a unique proposal to create and implement an innovative and sustainable development plan for the property located at 3029 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.

Mar 20 2017 Mayor urges state lawmakers to strengthen child abuse reporting requirement

Asks General Assembly to take action before session ends 

Mayor Greg Fischer today urged the General Assembly to strengthen the reporting requirement of suspected child abuse when it involves law enforcement officers or leaders.

Mar 20 2017 Metro Council's Minority Caucus issues statement regarding today's visit by President Trump

The following is a statement by Minority Caucus Chair Robin Engel (District 22) and Vice Chair Marilyn Parker (District 18) regarding today's visit to Louisville by President Donald Trump:

Mar 20 2017 Metro Council Democrats call on President Trump to go slow in repealing the Affordable Care Act because of its potential impact on people and the city’s budget

On Monday, March 20th, members of the Democratic Caucus held a news conference prior to the visit of President Donald Trump to the city. The members asked the President to take a step back and move slowly in repealing the ACA because of its impact on local health care and the city’s budget.

Mar 19 2017 Council Members Sexton Smith and Mulvihill to host community meeting on proposed liquor store in District 4

A proposed liquor store on South Shelby Street will be the subject of an important community meeting hosted by Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and  Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) on Tuesday, March 21st.

Mar 17 2017 Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing: Revised 1-Hour SO2 Attainment Plan for Louisville/Jefferson County, KY Nonattainment Area

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District opens a public comment period Marech 18, 2017, on a Revised 1-Hour SO2 Attainment Plan for the Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky Nonattainment Area, which the District intends to submit to the Kentucky Division for Air Quality to send to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Mar 17 2017 Mayor Fischer appoints special investigator, orders additional steps in Explorer case

Former U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey oversaw Richie Farmer, Tim Longmeyer investigations

 Mayor Greg Fischer today appointed former U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey to conduct a wide-ranging special investigation into allegations surrounding the LMPD Explorer program.