Feb 23 2015 Designated email addresses to be issued to all serving on Boards and Commissions

Every citizen serving on a board or commission will be issued an email address to conduct all official government business, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

 

Feb 23 2015 Councilman Hollander calls for renewed effort for a permanent funding source for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Louisville – In an op-ed published online today in The Courier-Journal, Councilman Bill Hollander called for a renewed effort to fully fund the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF).      

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Feb 20 2015 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, February 28th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, February 28th. It is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Feb 20 2015 Board of Health Issues Report on the Impact of the Affordable Care Act in Louisville

The Louisville Metro Board of Health today issued a report on the impact of the first year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Louisville.  The report details enrollment figures, makes recommendations on improvements to the enrollment process and cites a need for more data to identify gaps in the Louisville healthcare workforce to meet the needs of the newly insured. 

Feb 19 2015 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for NHK Spring Precision of America, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to NHK Spring Precision of America, Inc. (spring manufacturing), 10600 Freeport Drive in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30 day public comment period starts February 19, 2015 and ends on March 23, 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.

Feb 19 2015 Comfy Cow to Establish Production, Distribution Headquarters in Louisville

One of Louisville’s favorite treats will soon be in freezers across the country. The Comfy Cow plans to establish its first standalone production facility in Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Feb 19 2015 City on Track for Balanced Budget

Metro Government should be able to end the 2015 fiscal year with a balanced budget, despite revenues being down slightly through the year’s midpoint.

Feb 18 2015 February’s Community Conversation POSTPONED

UPDATE: Meeting has been postponed until Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 State Street in Clifton.

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander is moving forward in his effort to hear from the people of District 9 so February’s Community Conversation will be another opportunity to talk with him on issues and concerns.

Feb 18 2015 Mayor Highlights City's Compassion During Winter Weather

While visiting with homeless citizens at the St. John Center this morning, Mayor Greg Fischer celebrated the many acts of compassion that have eased the effects of severe winter weather this week.

Feb 18 2015 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, February 28th

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, February 28th. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting

Feb 17 2015 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Algood Food Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Algood Food Company (peanut butter manufacturer), 7401 Trade Port Drive in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts February 18, 2015 and ends on March 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.

Feb 16 2015 Councilman Steve Magre announces staff for District 10 office

Following his selection last Thursday as the new Councilman for District 10, Steve Magre has announced he will retain the current staff of the office in order to ensure continued service to the people of the district

Feb 13 2015 Councilwoman Flood rallies Community support for our troops overseas

It is easy to forget that there are brave service men and women who are still serving their country in some of the most dangerous spots in the world. Our military remain on duty as the first line of America’s defense in the fight against terrorism. For Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) their service is the reason why the “Doing Our Part from the Heart” Campaign is an important reminder that our troops should always be remembered on Valentine’s Day.

Feb 12 2015 Government Performance & Innovation Summit Brings National Leaders to Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer welcomes 15 mayors from around the nation along with hundreds of  public sector leaders to Louisville for the Summit on Government Performance and Innovation, Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 11 and 12 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.

Feb 12 2015 Louisville Area Unemployment Hits Lowest Mark in 10 Years

The Greater Louisville region recorded its lowest unemployment rate in 10 years and its second-highest employment rate in a decade during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to The State of the Louisville Regional Labor Market, released today by KentuckianaWorks. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.8 percent, and more than 595,000 people in the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) were employed during the fourth quarter.