Dec 5 2016 Council Members Hollander and Hamilton introduce tree ordinance for consideration

Metro Council members Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant-Hamilton (D-5) announced today that they have introduced an ordinance relating to Louisville Metro trees. Adoption of such an ordinance was the very first of 41 recommendations in the 2015 Louisville Urban Tree Canopy Assessment. 

Dec 5 2016 Council Members Hollander and Hamilton introduce tree ordinance for consideration

Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant-Hamilton (D-5) announced today that they have introduced an ordinance relating to Louisville Metro trees. 

Adoption of such an ordinance was the very first of 41 recommendations in the 2015 Louisville Urban Tree Canopy Assessment. It was also recommended by the Louisville Metro Tree Advisory Commission, after a lengthy review of ordinances in dozens of other cities, including several in Kentucky. 

Dec 5 2016 Councilwoman Shanklin to honor the Newburg Tigers at Metro Council meeting on December 8th

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) will take time during Thursday’s Metro Council meeting to honor the 2016 Newburg Tigers for their first ever Kentucky State Championship as a Kentucky Middle School.

Dec 5 2016 Councilwoman Fowler encourages children and families to come out to the Sun Valley Children’s Holiday Party

With the holiday season in full swing, children in southwest Metro Louisville have an opportunity to come out for some seasonal fun at the Sun Valley Children's Holiday Party on Friday, December 9th.

Dec 5 2016 Mayor Fischer proposes spending millions on targeted violence prevention plans

Surplus spending budget includes hiring 28 additional police officers

Dec 4 2016 Media Advisory: Councilman Hollander will hold news conference to discuss proposed tree ordinance

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) will hold a news conference to discuss the filing of a proposed tree ordinance for Metro Louisville that will be reviewed and discussed by the Louisville Metro Council.

          The news conference is set for 10:00am on Monday, December 5th in the parking lot of the Crescent Hill Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library. The library is located at 2762 Frankfort Ave.

Dec 2 2016 Councilman James hosts Unity Holiday Celebration to usher in the holiday season in District 6

With the 2016 Holiday Season now underway, Councilman David James issues a holiday greeting and invitation to residents of District 6 to come out for this year’s Unity Holiday Celebration in California Leisure Park beginning at 5:00pm on Friday, December 9th.

Dec 2 2016 Syphilis Cases Increasing in Louisville

The Department of Public Health and Wellness, with support from the Kentucky Department for Public Health, is increasing its activities to monitor and screen for syphilis.

New infectious syphilis cases in Louisville rose from 73 cases in 2014 to 89 cases by mid-November 2016.  The number of reported new cases of infectious syphilis rose nationally by 19 percent between 2014 and 2015 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Dec 2 2016 Tonight! - Annual Highview Holiday Fest

Friday, December 2
Central Government Center & Highview Park 
6:00pm-8:00pm

Come and enjoy lights and decorations throughout Highview Park, horse drawn carriage rides, caroling, children’s activities, refreshments, the Highview Business Showcase and a visit from Santa Claus. This is a free, family-friendly event.

Dec 2 2016 Louisville Metro Government to seek intervention in LG&E rate increase case

Louisville Metro Government will seek to intervene in the pending case before the Public Service Commission (PSC) involving Louisville Gas & Electric’s request for an increase in utility rates.

Dec 1 2016 Free Webinar: Real Talk about a Real Epidemic: Heroin & Opiates

Operation: PARENT is joining forces with the Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition to present an informative webinar entitled Real Talk about a Real Epidemic, Heroin, and Opiates. We will dig into the topic of opioid use, focus on how prescription pain pills can lead to heroin use, and cover the following learning objectives. 

Dec 1 2016 Councilwoman Fowler encourages everyone to take a seasonal trip to Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) invites everyone to enjoy the holiday season this year by taking a special trip back in time at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing this weekend with the Old Fashioned Holiday Festival.

Dec 1 2016 21st Annual Olde Tyme Christmas Set for Frankfort Avenue on Saturday, December 3rd

It’s the time of year when Frankfort Avenue rings in the holidays with the 21st Annual Olde Tyme Christmas on Saturday, December 3.  The festivities kickoff at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 8:00 p.m.

Nov 30 2016 Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation Awarded $63,000 Grant to Help Local Veterans

Frazier Rehab Institute to benefit from federal grant from Veteran’s Administration

Nov 30 2016 Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing: 1-Hour SO2 Attainment Plan for Louisville/Jefferson County, KY Nonattainment Area

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District opens a public comment period November 30, 2016, on a 1-Hour SO2 Attainment Plan for the Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky Nonattainment Area, which the District intends to submit to the Kentucky Division for Air Quality to send to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.