Apr 12 2018 Proposed Title V Operating Permit O-0060-18-V with Kosmos Cement Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit for Kosmos Cement Company (Portland cement production plant), 15301 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This is a standard permit renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts April 14, 2018,and ends on May 14, 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.

Apr 12 2018 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0060-1052-14-V(R2) with Kosmos Cement Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a construction permit for Kosmos Cement Company (Portland cement production plant), 15301 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.03.  The construction permit is being revised to correct toxic air contaminant (TAC) emission limits on the separators K-1008 and K-1023. The 30-day public comment period starts April 14, 2018, and ends on May 14, 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.

Apr 12 2018 Building Our Blocks begins its 2018 season on April 13

In 2016, Mayor Greg Fischer created the Building Our Blocks (BOB) initiative as a cross-functional approach to make our neighborhoods clean, green and safe. BOB will begin its second full year on April 13. Last year, the BOB team, which includes many city agencies and community partners, visited seven different neighborhoods. This year, the team will concentrate four events specifically in one neighborhood—Russell.

Apr 11 2018 Metro Council goes “On the Road” to hold regular meeting at the Academy @ Shawnee this Thursday, April 12th

President David James (D-6) announces the Louisville Metro Council will hold its next regular meeting at the Academy@Shawnee this coming Thursday, April 12th.

Apr 11 2018 Proposed Title V Operating Permit O-0870-17-V(R1) with GE Appliances

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise an operating permit for GE Appliances, a Haier Company – Appliance Park (home appliance manufacturer), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16.  This public notice is for the following actions only: 1) Administrative revision is to incorporate insignificant activities (IA) in accordance with Regulation 2.16, section 1.23.1.2.3, these are contained in emission units U530, IA02 and IA03, additionally several calculation methodologies contained in Appendix D have been corrected or added for the new IA equipment. 2) Significant revision is to add testing requirements for emission units U42 and U310. The 30-day public comment period starts April 14, 2018 and ends on May 14, 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.

Apr 11 2018 The Q2 Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!

Apr 11 2018 LMPD Data Shows 34.4% of Highlands Property Crimes Committed with Keys

A review of theft from automobiles, stolen vehicles and burglaries in the Highlands for the first quarter of 2018 shows that 34.4% of the crimes committed (55 of 160) were easy targets because the doors were left unlocked, keys were left inside or otherwise made available to thieves, according to Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8). 

Apr 10 2018 City receives $450,000 grant to stabilize Quinn Chapel

Louisville Metro Government (LMG) has been awarded a $450,000 grant by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service to stabilize the former Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church at 912 W. Chestnut Street. LMG’s Office of Redevelopment Strategies has added $150,000 to the stabilization effort bringing the stabilization investment to $600,000.

Apr 10 2018 Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue Corridor Safety Study recommendations to be presented

District 8 Metro Councilman Brandon Coan, Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning and Public Works will hold a public meeting on April 19 at 6 p.m. at Highlands Community Ministries (1228 E. Breckinridge Street) to present draft recommendations for the Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue Corridor Safety Study.

Apr 10 2018 Councilman Yates encourages District 25 residents to come out and help cleanup Southwest Louisville

Councilman David Yates is encouraging residents of District 25 to come out and roll up their sleeves to help in the Brightside Community Clean Up throughout the Southend this Saturday, April 14th.

Apr 9 2018 Clariant announces sponsorship of World Cup Fan Zone festival in July

Clariant Donation to Louisville ParksLouisville Parks and Recreation is hosting a three-day family-friendly street festival and vie

Apr 5 2018 New city mowers run cleaner, cheaper and quieter

Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled eleven new propane powered mowers that have replaced worn out gasoline mowers. The propane mowers will run cleaner, cheaper and quieter than gasoline mowers.

Apr 5 2018 President James puts out the call for volunteers for Spring Cleanup this Saturday, April 7th

President David James (D-6) is looking for a few volunteers with time on their hands this Saturday who are willing to take part in two different cleanups and show their community pride.  

Apr 5 2018 New Billboard Campaign Features Smoketown Residents and Students
Positive imagery encourages people to manage their diabetes and to quit smoking
Apr 5 2018 Proposed Notice of Action of Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit O-0291-16-F(R1)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to AarhusKarlsham (AAK) K1 – Louisville Plant (vegetable oil processing facility), 2520 South 7th Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 6, 2018, and ends on May 7, 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.