Nov 12 2019 Metro Public Health and Wellness receives federal grant to provide mental health services to Healthy Start families

Federal grant to fund in-home counseling, family support groups and staff training

 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (November 19, 2019) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which previously awarded the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness $4.6 million for its Healthy Start program, has now provided an additional $143,000 to provide mental health services to its Healthy Start families.

Nov 8 2019 Mayor Fischer appoints Amy Hess as Chief of Public Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced Amy Hess as Metro Louisville’s new Chief of Public Services, a role where she will oversee such critical departments as Public Works, Emergency Services, Corrections, Fleet and Facilities, and Animal Services. 

Nov 8 2019 Public invited to give feedback on vision plan for WWI memorial in Joe Creason Park

Louisville Parks and Recreation is in the process of developing a vision plan for a World War I memorial in Joe Creason Park honoring Camp Zachary Taylor’s contribution to the United States’ efforts in the Great War. The first public workshop will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 13 at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center, 4101 Cadillac Court. The public is invited to attend, offer input and ask questions.

Nov 8 2019 Public input sought for KY 1447 Westport Road Corridor Study

Louisville Metro Public Works will host its second public open house seeking input regarding a planning study of the Westport Road Corridor, intended to identify measures to address safety and mobility needs along the highway.

Nov 8 2019 Public invited to give feedback on vision plan for WWI memorial in Joe Creason Park

Louisville Parks and Recreation is in the process of developing a vision plan for a World War I memorial in Joe Creason Park honoring Camp Zachary Taylor’s contribution to the United States’ efforts in the Great War. The first public workshop will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 13 at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center, 4101 Cadillac Court. The public is invited to attend, offer input and ask questions.

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Nov 7 2019 Mayor announces launch of new 501c3, Compassionate Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined representatives from Louisville’s faith, education and business communities to announce the launch of a new 501c3, Compassionate Louisville, an independent organization to oversee and further Louisville’s compassion work. The organization, led by Dr. Muhammad Babar, will build upon the city’s momentum and strengthen its culture of compassion and volunteerism.

Nov 7 2019 New loan programs offered to small developers and immigrant professionals

In response to community input and continued conversations with Louisville Metro Government, Louisville-based certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) LHOME has launched two new loan programs aimed at building wealth for small developers in west Louisville and for immigrants seeking recertification for professions they pursued in their countries of origin.

Nov 7 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (catalysts and catalyst carrier manufacturing plant), 4900 Crittenden Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to replace a NOx emission control system and increase production rates and emissions of six calciners. The 30-day public comment period starts on November 9, 2019, and ends on December 9, 2019. 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.

Nov 7 2019 Winter Woods Spectacular tickets on sale now

Pre-purchased tickets are required for the one of a kind event
 

Nov 7 2019 City seeking feedback on new sustainability plans, updates Sustain Louisville

Louisville Metro Government is moving forward with plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for climate change. The city also will provide a progress report on the goals set out in the city’s first sustainability plan, Sustain Louisville, later this month.

Nov 6 2019 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles podcast with TreesLouisville Executive Director Cindi Sullivan

Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify or your podcatcher of choice!

Nov 6 2019 The Gone Fishin' Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Nov 6 2019 Mayor declares Louisville ready for snow season

snow ready Joined by more than 250 members of the Louisville Metro Snow Team, Mayor Greg Fischer today declared that the city is battle ready for the 2019-20 snow season.

Nov 4 2019 Sign-ups for Louisville Parks and Recreation winter basketball leagues underway

Registration for Louisville Parks and Recreation's adult winter basketball league at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center is now open.  

Co-ed play is encouraged, and the league is geared towards players 18 years of age and older.

Typically teams are made up of eight or more players, and they are guaranteed at least six fully-staffed league games. Registration cost is $450 per team.  

Nov 4 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, November 9th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, November 9th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.