Apr 18 2018 City's Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 46 Years of Service in Louisville

The work of more than 130 Foster Grandparents who help mentor children will be honored at a special luncheon on Friday, April 20. Themed “Volunteers...the Heart of the Foster Grandparent Program”, the event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.

Apr 18 2018 Proposed Title V Operating Permit O-0082-17-V: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. (synthetic resin manufacturing plant), 4200 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 21, 2018 and ends on May 21, 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 18 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton to host District 5 Community Meeting on Tuesday, April 24th

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is encouraging residents to come out to the District 5 Community Meeting on April 24th to talk with representatives of Louisville Metro Government if there are issues or concerns they would like to have addressed.

Apr 17 2018 Culinary Historian Michael Twitty to visit Locust Grove

Historical interpreter and culinary historian Michael Twitty will be in residence at Locust Grove May 22 through May 25, 2018  for Africa In Our Kitchens, a series of workshops, presentations, and tastings. Michael Twitty is a dedicated researcher who is committed to preserving and promoting African-American foodways and culture, and linking this influence on Southern food heritage.

Apr 16 2018 Louisville Ranks 3rd in mid-size city ENERGY STAR building list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that Louisville is ranked 3rd on the list of top U.S. mid-size cities with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Louisville ranked 7th last year and this year, ranks behind only San Jose and Virginia Beach. On the list of all U.S. metropolitan areas, Louisville ranks in the top 25.  

Apr 16 2018 Fairdale mural project completed as birthday gift to Mayor Fischer

Louisville Parks Foundation LogoAs part of Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give-A-Day week of volunteer service across the city of Louisville, th

Apr 14 2018 After Department of Justice review, Louisville Metro Separation Ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration law or enforcement

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has informed members of the Louisville Metro Council that the Department of Justice has reviewed Louisville Metro’s newly enacted Separation Ordinance (LMCO 39(1)(F)) and found it to be in compliance with federal law (8 USC § 1373). 

Apr 13 2018 Metro Council members encourage the community to support DABA Community Forum on Drugs on Tuesday, April 17

– As the fight continues against drug abuse and addiction in Metro Louisville, Metro Council members applaud the Dixie Area Business Association for pulling together a first of its kind information forum and encourage residents to attend.

Apr 13 2018 Employee at Applebee’s diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee at the Applebee’s restaurant located at 4717 Dixie Highway has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from March 23 to April 12, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 12 2018 Mayor Fischer's seventh-annual 'Give A Day' Week of Service starts Saturday

Still time to get involved; volunteers needed through the week, April 14-22                            

Thousands of Louisvillians will be volunteering and participating in acts of compassion -- from neighborhood cleanups to donating canned foods for the hungry – as part of the Mayor’s annual Give A Day Week of Service, which kicks off Saturday.

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 12 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Emergency Services on April 18th

For many people, 911 is who you call in an emergency when you need police, fire or EMS. The Metro Government agency that handles 911 is also the place that alerts you to bad weather or any disaster to keep you and your family safe. Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces the next South Central Regional Forum will focus on the work of Emergency Services of Louisville Metro Government on Wednesday, April 18th.

Apr 11 2018 Tax Time

Your December 31, 2017 Occupational License Tax Return must be filed on or before April 17, 2018. You can submit a paperless return by visiting E-services here. You can obtain the OL forms here