Feb 22 2018 Public Art and Monuments Advisory Committee announces meeting schedule

To accomplish their task of developing principles for evaluating Louisville’s existing public art and monuments, the Public Art and Monuments Advisory Committee will hold several more public meetings before completing its work in June.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Feb 22 2018 Metro Council honors Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 22nd the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee held a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 16th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 21 2018 Louisville proposal is a finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge

 

City receives up to $100,000 for testing phase in competition for Grand Prize for innovative solutions to urgent challenges

Louisville is among 35 Champion Cities announced today as finalists in the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge, a nationwide competition that encourages city leaders to uncover bold, inventive ideas that confront the toughest problems cities face.

Feb 21 2018 Councilman Brandon Coan announces rescheduled Hack the Highlands this Saturday, February 24th

Louisville – Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8), the Civic Data Alliance and Bellarmine University announce the rescheduled Hack the Highlands event, the CDA’s first neighborhood-specific hackathon, this Saturday February 24th at Bellarmine University. Originally scheduled to occur in January, inclement weather forced the hackathon to be move to this coming Saturday.

Feb 21 2018 Councilman Hollander’s February D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Redlining

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend an upcoming D9 Community Conversation, which will close out Black History Month with a presentation by Clifton resident Joshua Poe on redlining in Louisville and a nationally acclaimed project to explore it.   

Feb 20 2018 Councilman Brandon Coan announces rescheduled Hack the Highlands this Saturday, February 24th

Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8), the Civic Data Alliance and Bellarmine University announce the rescheduled Hack the Highlands event, the CDA’s first neighborhood-specific hackathon, this Saturday February 24th at Bellarmine University. Originally scheduled to occur in January, inclement weather forced the hackathon to be move to this coming Saturday.

Feb 20 2018 Sign-ups for Louisville Parks youth baseball, softball leagues begin

kids standing at home base with a bat

Feb 20 2018 Construction continues at Waverly Park

Due to an ongoing construction project at Waverly Park, please be aware that some trailheads, picnic areas and parking areas may be limited at times. Also, please drive slowly through the construction area and be aware of your surroundings. PACE Construction is installing a new restroom for users at the park. The area is expected to be impacted through at least mid-summer.

Feb 20 2018 Mayor Fischer advises citizens of proposed Anchorage-Middletown East fire district merger

 Mayor Greg Fischer’s office announced today that the Anchorage and Middletown East Fire Districts have filed a merger petition with the Jefferson County Clerk’s office.

The Mayor’s office received a letter about the proposed merger, and is releasing it publicly to ensure that Middletown and Anchorage property owners are aware of the proposal, which could result in a property tax increase in the newly merged entity.

Feb 20 2018 Metro Housing Authority Director Tim Barry is retiring

The Director of Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Tim Barry, is retiring in late spring 2018. Barry was appointed to the position in 2001 by Mayor David Armstrong.

Feb 19 2018 City launches Food Entrepreneurship series

Please note, we have received an overwhelming response to the launch of the Food Entrepreneurship series. The registration window is now closed, but stay tuned because we are developing an additional series. Details to come!

Feb 19 2018 Louisville Loops is the "Trail of the Month"

The Louisville Loop is the "Trail of the Month" in Rails to Trails Magazine.

 

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Animal Control enforcement on February 21st

Louisville Metro Animal Services, in charge of keeping the public safe when it comes to animals just recently reached a mile stone by becoming a no kill animal shelter. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on the work of the men and women of LMAS on Wednesday, February 21st.

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton encourages public to attend community meeting for an update on the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project Update

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) is encouraging the community to attend the next meeting of the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project on Tuesday, February 20th. 

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton invites the community to participate in a conversation with Dr. George C. Wright about the history race relations in Louisville

Dr. George C. Wright is coming to Louisville to discuss his book on the history of race relations and black life in Kentucky as a guest of Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) for a Black History month community event on Friday, February 23rd.