Feb 4 2019 Councilman Winkler encourages residents to come out for “Coffee with your Councilman” on Thursday, February 7th

Councilman Markus Winkler is inviting residents of District 17 to come have “Coffee with your Councilman” on Thursday, February 7th from 8:30am to 9:30am.

Feb 2 2019 Reports of Flu Cases Exceed Previous Weeks

719 new cases of flu were reported last week (Jan. 27 - Feb 2). That's a new high for this flu season.  The predominant strain continues to be type A which is covered in this year's flu vaccine.  You can see more more detail on flu in Louisville by viewing our weekly influenza data briefs found HERE.

Feb 2 2019 Louisville Cycling Podcast Interview with Mayor Greg Fischer
Click here to listen to the Louisville Cycling Podcast's interview with Mayor Greg Fischer.
Feb 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Healthy Living Club, a Healthy Journey for Two and more

Neighborhood Place partners provide several opportunities to benefit your health including a Healthy Living Club, an educational baby shower, a Freedom from Smoking Class and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Jan 31 2019 Councilman Coan announces next Highlands Management District public meeting set for Tuesday, February 12th

Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) is encouraging property and business owners along Bardstown Road, Baxter Avenue and the Douglass Loop to attend the next public meeting for the proposed creation of the Highlands Management District on Tuesday, February 12th at HopCat,1064 Bardstown Road beginning at 1:00pm.

Jan 30 2019 The Black History Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Jan 30 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee will be updated Thursday, January 31st on efforts to create low barrier shelters

Members of the Metro Council’s Budget Committee will be updated on progress being made to create low barrier shelters and other programs for the homeless on Thursday, January 31st.

Jan 30 2019 Joe Creason Park Bridge will be Closed for construction starting Feb. 1

The walking bridge in the north section of Joe Creason Park that crosses Beargrass Creek near Bellarmine will be closed for a construction project beginning Feb. 1, 2019 for repairs.

Repairs are expected to take up to 2 months.

Jan 30 2019 Free Radon Test Kits

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is offering free radon test kits while the supply lasts. You can request a kit by visitng this link or by calling 574-6650.

Jan 28 2019 Mayor Fischer, community leaders announce free tax preparation service for eligible Louisville residents

Mayor Greg Fischer and other leaders today announced the opening of free federal and state income tax preparation for eligible residents.

The Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, and AARP Tax Aide programs provide trained, IRS-certified volunteers to offer free tax services at 17 sites across the city. The service is available to individuals and families who earned less than $64,000 in 2018.

Jan 28 2019 High Number of Flu Cases Reported

The week of January 20 - 26 yielded the highest number of confirmed cases reported in one week for this flu season:

Jan 28 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an administrative revision for ownership change to the operating permit for DuPont Specialty Products USA, LLC (manufactures vinyl fluoride), 4250 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16.  The 30-day public comment period starts on January 31, 2019, and ends on March 4, 2019. 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.

Jan 25 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a construction permit for American Synthetic Rubber Company (synthetic rubber production), 4500 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The purpose of the revision is to clarify the following Strategic Toxic Air Reduction (STAR) requirements in the Plantwide STAR Requirements section of the construction permit: Specific Conditions S1.b.i.; S1.b.ii.; S3.c.i.; S3.d.i.; S3.d.ii.; S3.e.i.; S3.e.ii.; and S3.e.iii. The 30-day public comment period starts on January 27, 2019, and ends on February 26, 2019. 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.

Jan 25 2019 City will file appeal to Landmarks Commission for removal of Castleman monument

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city will appeal a Cherokee Triangle Architectural Review Committee (ARC) vote that effectively denied a city plan to remove the John B. Castleman monument from its current location.

In a meeting Wednesday, ARC tied 3-3 on the city’s application to move the statue; without a majority of votes in support of the application, it was effectively denied. The city’s appeal will be submitted to the Landmarks Commission within the next 30 days.

Jan 25 2019 Ohio River Greenway Park Development
Click here to read the Courier Journal coverage of the proposed plan for a park near the Falls of the Ohio along the Ohio River Greenway by the River Heritage Conservancy.

 

Click here to take the survey about the proposal.