Oct 21 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Sealed Air Corp.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a revised FEDOOP operating permit to Sealed Air Corporation (polyethylene foam manufacturing facility), 7665 National Turnpike in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30 day public comment period starts October 22, 2014 and ends on November 21, 2014.  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 21 2014 Construction of New Taxiway Complete

Louisville Regional Airport Authority officials, along with state and local leaders and airport business partners, today celebrated the completion of Taxiway Alpha. The nearly two-mile long, 100-foot wide taxiway runs parallel to the West Runway and will accommodate the new generation of larger cargo aircraft.

Oct 21 2014 Louisville Joins Next-Generation Broadband Communities to Launch Next Century Cities

Mayor Fischer announces Louisville as a leading member of national initiative to advance fast, affordable, reliable Internet

Oct 21 2014 Metro Councilman Engel and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release                               
Media Contact:  Chris Lewis

Louisville, KY- Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) and the Fern Creek Community Association and Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, October 25, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Oct 21 2014 Beta Bus Stop Project Launches Crowdsourced Funding Event

On Monday, the Beta Bus Stop Project, a collective of local civic leaders, architects and city agencies, including the Metro Office of Sustainability, launched a four-day crowdsourced funding event to redesign two bus stops in Louisville.

Oct 21 2014 Google Selects Interapt as Glass at Work Partner

Mayor Greg Fischer joined members of Louisville’s Interapt team today as Google announced it has selected Interapt as one of their Glass at Work Certified partners, a group of 10 authorized companies selected by Google to build enterprise solutions for Glass.

Oct 21 2014 The next “Talk with David” in District 6 set for Saturday, October 25th

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” set for Saturday, October 25th. It’s an opportunity to meet with James and talk about any issue or concern from residents in a neighborhood in an informal, relaxed setting.

Oct 21 2014 Councilwoman Welch invites District 13 residents to come out for Brightside Fall Community Cleanup

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is sending out the call for volunteers to join others who are already committed to this year’s Brightside Fall Community Cleanup set for Saturday, October 25th.

Oct 20 2014 Next “Talk with Tom” set for Saturday, October 25th

The next “Talk with Tom” will be held at Starbucks located at Highland Avenue and Baxter Avenue from 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, October 25th.

Oct 20 2014 Councilwoman Welch joins Fairdale Community Club for 11th Annual Trick or Treat Street

As a way of ensuring that little ghosts and goblins have a chance to enjoy a safe and fun Halloween, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and the Fairdale Community Club present the 11th Annual Trick or Treat Street.

Oct 20 2014 Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to be held Saturday, October 25, 2014

Over 4,000 volunteers will join together on Saturday, October 25 for the Annual Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to pick up litter and beautify nearly 150 sites in Louisville. 

“Joining forces and pulling together to make our city cleaner creates a more attractive city for residents and visitors,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “It’s also a super pride-booster, developing stronger neighborhoods, with engaged and connected citizens.”

Oct 20 2014 Free Lead Inspections Available in Louisville

To help prevent childhood lead poisoning, the Lead-Safe Louisville Project is sponsoring free lead inspections to qualified homeowners. Lead-Safe Louisville joins in National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19 - 25, to promote the importance of testing your home, testing your child, and learning how to prevent lead poisoning’s serious health effects.

Oct 18 2014 Councilman Robin Engel to Attend Groundbreaking for Morning Point Senior Living Campus

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release                               
Media Contact: Chris Lewis
Date: October 14, 2014

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) will attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Morning Point Senior living and Alzheimer’s Living Care (4711 South Hurstbourne Parkway) on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

Oct 18 2014 Brightside Compost Sale and Fundraiser Saturday, October 18

Brightside’s bi-annual fall compost sale and fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 11th and Saturday, October 18th from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility located at 2673 Outer Loop.

Waste Management of Kentucky is donating the organic, plant-based compost to Brightside. Proceeds from the compost sale will benefit Brightside’s beautification and sustainability efforts. 

Oct 17 2014 The Louisville Metro Police Foundation Endorses the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund

The Louisville Metro Police Foundation has joined more than 100 organizations to endorse the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF), a nonprofit that facilitates the development and rehabilitation of affordable housing by making grants and loans, providing technical support, and enabling builders and developers to construct affordable housing with less financial risk.