Jul 24 2017 Metro Parks and Recreation extending outdoor pool schedule by one week

All four Metro Parks and Recreation outdoor pools will remain open one week later this summer to help local families beat the heat. The pools – Camp Taylor (Norton), Algonquin, Sun Valley and Nelson Hornbeck (Fairdale) – were scheduled to close for the season at the end of the day on Saturday, July 28.

Jul 21 2017 Mayor Fischer, Louisville Free Public Library open new South Central Regional Library

40,000-square-foot facility features cutting-edge technology

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Free Public Library officials welcomed the public today to the new $14.5 million South Central Regional Library located at 7300 Jefferson Boulevard near Jefferson Mall in Okolona.

Jul 21 2017 President Yates announces the next “Talk with David” is set for Monday, July 24th to talk about Dixie Highway Paving Delays

President David Yates is encouraging residents to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Monday, July 24th, at the Southwest Regional Library beginning at 6:00pm.

Jul 21 2017 City’s newest sprayground among major improvements at Huston Quin Park

Mayor Greg Fischer and 15th District Councilwoman Marianne Butler joined city officials and area youths today to dedicate the city’s 31st outdoor water element at Huston Quin Park in the Wilder Park neighborhood near Churchill Downs.

Jul 20 2017 Kenan Charitable Trust invests over $5 million to boost life outcomes for young black men in Louisville and Lexington

Cities United joins national partners to support creation of new young leaders fellowships

Today, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust announced more than $5 million in new funding over the next three years to improve the life outcomes of young Black men and boys aged 16-25.

Jul 20 2017 Air Quality Alert for Thursday (7/20)

News item about air quality alert for Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Jul 20 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Host Seven Back to School Events

Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners will offer seven back to school events in July and early August.  These events will provide free school supplies while supplies last as well as a wide range of services and resources to help local youth and families be better prepared for the start of school year.

Jul 20 2017 Use caution in dealing with extreme heat in Louisville

Stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed

Jul 19 2017 Olmsted Parks Conservancy to host cleanup events for Elliott Park

Jul 18 2017 Proposed Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit (FEDOOP): International Paper Company

Notice of Action on a Federally Enforceable District

Origin Operating Permit (FEDOOP) Source Operating Permit

Jul 18 2017 Air Quality Alert

There is an Air Quality Alert for Wednesday (7/19/2017) in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Ozone is forecast to be unhealthy for sensitive groups (seniors, children, people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD). The general public is not likely to be affected.

Air quality updates: louisvilleky.gov/airquality

Air quality tips: helptheair.org

 

Jul 18 2017 Councilwoman Green to host community meeting on future of Parkland Grocery Store Property on July 24th

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) and Louisville Forward will hold a special community meeting on Monday, July 24th to discussion possible options for future use of the old Parkland Grocery store at 28th and Virginia Avenue.

Jul 18 2017 Metro Council Public Works Committee seeks public comment on proposed tree ordinance on July 25th

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) who chairs the committee has announced there will be a special committee meeting on Tuesday, July 25th to allow the public the chance to voice their opinion on the proposed ordinance.

Jul 18 2017 Earlier garbage collection due to extreme weather

Residential garbage, recycling and yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) will be collected one hour earlier than usual for the balance of this week due to extreme weather conditions.

Jul 18 2017 The District 8 eNews Strategic Plan Update Edition is live!