Jul 25 2018 Attorney General Andy Beshear to announce partnership with First Gethsemane Baptist Church on Opioid Disposal

A special guest will be in attendance at this Wednesday’s evening  service at First Gethsemane Baptist Church. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will be joined by Metro Council President David James (D-6) and Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4). The Attorney General will be on hand to announce the Church is joining Kentucky’s Opioid Disposal Program.

Jul 25 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Brown-Forman Distillery (distillery), 2921 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 28, 2018, and ends on August 27, 2018. 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.

Jul 24 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith shares LMPD 4th Division Crime Statistics

New crime statistics reported by Louisville Metro Police’s 4th Division, Beat 2 covering Smoketown and Shelby Park show a reduction in violent crime since the beginning of the year and over the last 12 months as seen in other areas of the city.

Jul 24 2018 President James asks for volunteers to help spruce up Victory Park this Saturday, July 28th

President David James (D-6) is calling for volunteers to join with the Olmsted Parks Conservancy to help do some community cleanup work at Victory Park on Saturday, July 28th.

Jul 23 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Hosts Eight Back to School Events

Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners will offer eight back to school events in late July and early August 2018.  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 2018 Louisville provides glimpse of future regional Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center

For renderings of the Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center see below:

Jul 19 2018 State and City Officials Report on Hepatitis A Outbreak

 Kentucky’s current hepatitis A outbreak is now the biggest outbreak in the United States and the biggest ever recorded in both Kentucky and Louisville.

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Jul 18 2018 Glidewell Dental opens state-of-the-art education center in Louisville

Glidewell Dental, a leading technological innovator in restorative dentistry for over 48 years, has announced the opening of the Glidewell International Technology Center, a new 8,500-square-foot training, education and demonstration center located in Louisville, Kentucky. This world-class center, which houses a cutting-edge, 40-seat classroom auditorium, provides contemporary, continuing education for dental professionals.

Jul 18 2018 Landbank Authority completes record-breaking year of vacant property sales

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Metro employees and the Landbank Authority to celebrate the conclusion of a record-breaking year of efforts to return vacant properties in Louisville to productive use.

In the 2017-18 fiscal year, which ended June 30, the Louisville Metro Vacant & Public Property Administration (VPPA) closed on the sale of 125 vacant properties in FY18—a 330% increase from the previous fiscal year. In the 2016-17 fiscal year, 29 sales were made.

Jul 18 2018 Air Pollution Control Board elects new chairman and vice chairman

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board has elected Carl Hilton, a longtime industrial professional and community leader, to be its new chairman.

Hilton replaces Dr. Robert Powell, who is leaving the board after serving a total of 28 years over two different stints.

Jul 18 2018 Code Louisville training creates local tech jobs and careers for more than 250 people

Code Louisville, which provides training to help people quickly enter the technology field, has helped more than 250 people start or advance their careers in technology, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jul 17 2018 Public Safety Committee to review report of Special Investigator in the LMPD Explorer Case

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, July 18th to review the report of former US Attorney Kerry Harvey, who has conducted an internal investigation into the LMPD Explorer Program.

Jul 16 2018 North Lime Donuts celebrates opening of Edison Center location

Mayor Greg Fischer, North Lime Coffee & Donuts owner Joe Ross and representatives of Edison Center owner Weyland Ventures this morning celebrated the arrival of the North Lime Coffee & Donuts brand in Old Louisville. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the North Lime location, 1228 S. Seventh St., in front of the Edison Center.

Jul 16 2018 Councilman Hollander invites District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Tuesday, July 24

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” meeting on Tuesday, July 24th.     

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we’ll be holding office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.