Oct 9 2018 Jack O' Lantern Spectacular returns to Iroquois Park for sixth consecutive year

In what has become the must-see event of the Halloween season, the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular is returning for the sixth consecutive year to south Louisville’s Iroquois Park, where 5,000 artistically carved pumpkins will greet visitors from October 9 through November 4.

The pumpkins will illuminate a 1/3-mile trail adjacent to the Iroquois Amphitheater, and event officials estimate up to 85,000 people will visit.

Oct 8 2018 City announces policy for dockless vehicle transportation

Louisville Metro Public Works has established a policy for regulating dockless vehicles in the city that focuses on safety and equitable access.

A dockless vehicle is defined as a bicycle, electric bicycle, or electric motor-assisted scooter, defined by Chapter 74 of the Louisville Metro Code of Ordinances, which can be located and checked out without human assistance. The electric-motor assisted bikes and scooters can travel at no more than 15 miles per hour.

Oct 8 2018 Amateur boxers from England visiting Louisville

As part of a cultural exchange program initiated by Mayor Greg Fischer and Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram, six teenage boxers and their coaches from the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABA) are visiting Louisville from October 8-14.

Oct 8 2018 Louisville honored for fourth year in a row for support of LGBTQ community

For the fourth year in a row, Louisville has earned a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) scorecard.

The ranking — called the Municipal Equality Index (MEI) — reflects the city’s support of the LGBTQ community, and the commitment of all Louisville Metro Government agencies to ensure the city is welcoming and inclusive.

Oct 5 2018 Louisville Digital Inclusion Week kicks off Monday

In honor of Digital Inclusion Week, a nationwide event to share efforts in local communities to promote digital inclusion and equity, Louisville Metro Government is highlighting efforts to exp

Oct 4 2018 Family fun Halloween-related events to be offered during October by Louisville Parks and Recreation

Halloween fun for kids of all ages is available during the month of October through Louisville Parks and Recreation and its associated facilities, including community centers, its two historic homes, the Iroquois Amphitheater and the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center.

Oct 4 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin praises GE Workers as they get ready to work in the community

– This coming Friday, October 5th some special volunteers will be out and about giving back to the community. Some 600 to 700 GE Workers are planning to help make an impact in District 2 and the surrounding area.

Oct 4 2018 Councilman Mulvihill joins LMPD’s Sixth Division for a Neighborhood Walk

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) invites residents to join him and the LMPD’s Sixth Division officers for a Neighbor Walk on Monday, October 15. This was originally scheduled for Tuesday, September 25 but was cancelled because of weather.

Oct 4 2018 Due to high water, the Mary M. Miller Cruises at Riverview Park have been cancelled for this Sunday, October 7th

Due to high water on the Ohio River, the annual Mary M. Miller cruises from Riverview Park have been cancelled for Sunday October 7th. The vessel’s crew has advised that they will not be able to safely access the boarding site at the park given the expected water levels this weekend.

Oct 3 2018 Mandatory nationwide test of the emergency alert system to be conducted on October 3, 2018

Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory

Oct 2 2018 Marland Cole named executive director of Cradle to Career/Louisville Promise initiative

Marland Cole, a veteran Louisville business leader with a history of civic service, has been named to lead a new organization that is building on the work of 55,000 Degrees and Mayor Greg Fischer’s Cradle to Career framework to better align community resources to ensure that every child in Louisville is prepared for college, career and a successful, productive life.

Oct 2 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 October 4, 2018 and ends on November 5, 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.

Oct 2 2018 Neighborhood Place hosts three Halloween events, Medicare enrollment info and more

Neighborhood Place partners have organized three family-friendly events for Halloween as well as several valuable services and resources in October including a “Freedom from Smoking” series, an outreach by Medicare/Medicaid plan representatives, the next edition in the “Addiction 101” series and much more.To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 2 2018 Public invited to comment on Jefferson Square draft redesign

Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning, with local consultant MKSK and Louisville Downtown Partnership, has completed a conceptual vision for the redesign of Jefferson Square, Louisville’s civic square, and is seeking additional public feedback.

Oct 1 2018 AIR Program to host National Blind Sports Day Saturday, Oct. 6

Adaptive Sports to be played at Berrytown Recreation Center