Jan 17 2019 The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Jan 17 2019 Mayor Fischer: State of the City is strong; Louisville is well-positioned for the future; and we need to brag!

Delivering his ninth annual State of the City address from the Muhammad Ali Center on The Champ’s birthday, Mayor Greg Fischer today challenged the community to have the same courage, vision and determination that made Ali one of the most beloved, respected and well-known people the world has ever seen.

Jan 16 2019 Seasonal shutdown of yard waste collection to begin

Yard waste collection season in the Urban Services District of Louisville will end after the January 19 collections. Regular yard waste collection will resume on April 1, 2019. During the suspension individual requests for collection may be made by calling Metro311 at 574-5000.

Those requests will be handled on an as needed basis rather than running crews fulltime on routes across the city.

Jan 16 2019 Mayor Fischer celebrates decision to rename Louisville airport to honor Muhammad Ali

Mayor Greg Fischer said he is pleased and proud of today’s decision by the Louisville Regional Airport Authority Board to rename the city’s airport for its native son Muhammad Ali.

The new name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. The airport’s three-letter International Air Transport Association (IATA) Location Identifier – SDF – will not change.

Jan 15 2019 Streets for People, Council Member Coan on Bardstown Rd Safety Study
Click here to read the Insider Louisville interview with Metro Council Member Brandon Coan regarding the Bardstown Rd Safety Study.

Click here for more info on Streets for People and Bicycling for Louisville.

Jan 15 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to kick off the first in a series of monthly “Cake Walks” with LMPD on Tuesday

January 15th is a very special day for Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4). She shares the same birth date as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and on this date the first in a series of monthly “Cake Walks” begin in the district.

Jan 15 2019 February at Locust Grove features a Winter’s Ball, Aaron Burr, and Bach

Aaron Burr, Sir: Happy Burrthday!
Sunday, February 3, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jan 15 2019 National Center for Healthy Housing Awards $20,000 grant to LMPHW for childhood lead poisoning prevention

The National Center for Healthy Housing in collaboration with the National Environmental Health Association, the National Association of City and County Health Officials and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials has awarded a $20,000 grant to the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW) to use as part of their strategy for childhood lead poisoning prevention.  The award also

Jan 14 2019 Grace Period to obtain Pig Permit from LMAS ends Jan. 28th

Pot-bellied pigThe Louisville Metro Council has amended an ordinance which revised requirements for swine kept as pets in Jefferson County, and granted owners a grace per

Jan 14 2019 Whooping Cough cases spike in Louisville

Officials recommend that doctors test for whooping cough and urge parents, caregivers and siblings to get a whooping cough booster

 

Jan 14 2019 Realigned Dixie/Broadway/18TH crossing opened

Mayor Greg Fischer today opened the newly realigned intersection of Eighteenth Street, Dixie Highway and Broadway to traffic. The realignment eliminated a traffic bottleneck where the three streets converge at a major West End development site.

Jan 11 2019 Sledding hills to be open following local snow events

Jan 11 2019 Mayor Fischer honors JCPS board chair Diane Porter with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Diane Porter, educator and Jefferson County Public Schools board chair, is the 2019 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award.

Jan 9 2019 “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 23

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents. To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Jan 8 2019 The first 2019 District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for this weekend on Saturday, January 12th

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites District 12 constituents to join him for the first “Coffee with your Councilman” of 2019. This event will take place on Saturday, January 12th at Panera Bread (6900 Dixie Hwy) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.