Jul 12 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Ford Motor Company – Louisville Assembly Plant (manufacture of automobiles), 2000 Fern Valley Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 14, 2018, and ends on August 13, 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 12 2018 Public-private partnership addresses West End food desert
Cash Savers Grocery Teams with Dare to Care, Catholic Charities, and Louisville Metro Government to open retail food shop.
 
Jul 12 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin announces next date for protest over a proposed Newburg liquor store

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is calling on the community to attend the next in a series of protests against a proposed liquor store on Poplar Lever Road this coming Monday. 

Jul 11 2018 Kentucky Safe Passing Law Takes Effect July 14, 2018
Kentucky Now Has a Three Foot Bicycle Passing Law

The 2018 Kentucky Legislature passed a three-foot bicycle passing law sponsored by Rep. Jerry Miller that will take effect July 14, 2018. 

 

Jul 11 2018 eMINTS

eMINTS is available for taxpayers to use. Use our Online Tax Portal, eMINTS to access your account, file returns and make payments.

Jul 11 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, July 14th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, July 14th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Jul 11 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to attend special ribbon cutting for grand opening of “The Oasis”

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith will be on hand for the official ribbon cutting for “The Oasis” on Thursday, July 12th as the new store begins selling food at 2235 West Market Street.

Jul 11 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. (synthetic resin manufacturing plant), 4200 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 14, 2018, and ends on August 13, 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 11 2018 LMAS Shelter Near Maximum Capacity; Adoption Fees Waived for All Shelter Pets
Public encouraged to adopt to make room for incoming stray animals 

The Louisville Metro Animal Services Animal Care Facility is operating near maximum capacity so LMAS has waived adoption fees for all adoptable pets  the month of July, to make sure there is room for incoming stray animals.

Jul 11 2018 Louisville Parks Foundation and Home Skateshop to host fundraiser for Breslin Park improvements

A fundraiser for Breslin Park, hosted by the Louisville Parks Foundation and Home Skateshop, will take place at Headliners Music Hall on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go towards improvements to the park, including a new skateboarding element and shade structure.

Jul 10 2018 Mayor Fischer awarded national 2018 U.S. Water Prize

The U.S. Water Alliance on Tuesday named Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer the 2018 winner of the U.S. Water Prize for Outstanding Public Official, citing his commitment to water workforce development.

Jul 9 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith applauds LMPD 1st Division for crime reductions over the last 16 months

New crime statistics reported by Louisville Metro Police’s 1st Division show a reduction in violent crime since the beginning of the year and over the last 16 months in several areas of the city.

Jul 7 2018 LMPD announces next steps to protect public safety and free speech amid Occupy ICE protest

After today’s peaceful protests downtown, the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) announced a series of steps designed to continue to provide a safe public environment and maintain the First Amendment right to free speech.

Jul 5 2018 Listen to Mo McKnight Howe and Joe Heron on the newest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast!

Episode 16: Mo McKnight Howe and Joe Heron (published 7/3/2018; recorded 6/28/2018) iTunes Soundcloud

Jul 5 2018 The District 8 eNews Strategic Plan Update Edition is Live!