Jan 5 2015 President King reelected by Metro Council to serve fifth term in 2015

Councilman Jim King (D-10) was reelected President of the Louisville Metro Council for an unprecedented fifth straight one year term during its Organizational Session on Monday, January 5th.

Dec 30 2014 Crisis Phase of LIHEAP begins on January 12, 2015

 

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Dec 30 2014 Progress Louisville annual report

Happy New Year! Our Progress Louisville annual report to citizens is now available. 

Dec 23 2014 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop Smoking Classes

The New Year Is a Good Time to Become a Nonsmoker

If your New Year’s resolutions include becoming a nonsmoker, there’s lots of help for you.

Dec 23 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0060-1052-14-V for Kosmos Cement Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Kosmos Cement Company, 15301 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for Emission Units 20 and 21 to install two separators and associated baghouses. The 30 day public comment period starts December 26, 2014 and ends on January 26, 2015. 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.

Dec 22 2014 Men’s Winter Basketball Leagues Registration Underway at Metro Parks & Recreation

Metro Parks & Recreation is accepting team registrations for its adult men’s winter basketball leagues. Games will be played Tuesday evenings at the Cyril Allgeier Community Center, 4101 Cadillac Court, beginning January 6, with game times of 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. 

The fee is $400 per team, and participants must be 18 or older. Deadline to register is January 2, or until leagues are filled.

Dec 19 2014 Kentucky Leaders Applaud LIFT Being Named House Bill 1

Today, leaders across Kentucky met in the chambers of the Kentucky House of Representatives to announce that LIFT (Local Investments for Transformation) Kentucky has been named House Bill 1 for the upcoming 2015 General Assembly. Historically, legislation filed as House Bill 1 indicates the measure is the top priority for House members.

Dec 19 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0870-1004-14 for GE Appliances

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to GE Appliances (appliance manufacturing plant), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a spray booth. The 30 day public comment period starts December 21, 2014 and ends on January 20, 2015. 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.

Dec 17 2014 Walk this WayMonday, December 15, 2014Ready for a walk?  The path around the Crescent Hill Reservoir is once again completely open!  
Dec 17 2014 Edumedics Expanding Louisville Headquarters, Adding New Jobs

Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Edumedics LLC, a chronic disease management company, plans to expand its corporate headquarters in Louisville and create 17 new jobs.

Dec 17 2014 Mayor Says Balanced Approach Needed to Raising Minimum Wage; Supports $8.75 An Hour

Mayor Greg Fischer said today he supports raising the minimum wage to $8.75 an hour — which could lead to an annual salary increase of $3,120 for a person working full-time — but he’s not willing to gamble losing 2,000 existing jobs by going to a higher rate and “hurting the very people we are trying to help.”

Dec 17 2014 Metro Council Animal Services Committee Releases Report


For Immediate Release                                                       
Date:  December 17, 2014
Media Contacts:  Stephen Haag, Jr.
574-1204 
Tony Hyatt                                   
574-4137 / 526-3622

Dec 15 2014 Councilwoman Woolridge to join Kappa Alpha Psi and bring holiday cheer to families in need

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge will join members of the Louisville (KY) Alumni and Alpha Omicron (Undergraduate Members of the University of Louisville) Chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Louisville Kappa League for a very special task on Saturday, December 20th.

Dec 12 2014 Bike Sharing Public Input Meeting Set

Bike sharing is coming to Louisville. Our planned Bikeshare Program could launch as soon as next summer, making bikes available to all for short term use at about 30 sharing stations in and around downtown Louisville.

The public is invited to a meeting to talk about the idea, discuss tentatively selected station locations, and make suggestions for locations. The meeting is scheduled for December 16 at the Urban Design Studio, 507 S 3rd Street from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Dec 12 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Clariant Corporation

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant) (inorganic chemicals manufacturing plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.03.  The 30 day public comment period starts December 17, 2014, and ends on January 16, 2015. 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.