Nov 20 2014 Mayor Fischer Names Katina Whitlock Director of Community Services

 

Mayor Greg Fischer has named Katina Whitlock as the new Director of Louisville Metro Community Services, the department which reduces homelessness, assists with household financial stability, advocates for targeted populations and improves the overall quality of life for families across our community.

 

 

Nov 19 2014 Louisville Water Tower Park & WaterWorks Museum Win Preservation Award

Wednesday, November 19, 2014Preservation Louisville recently named Louisville Water Tower Park one of "Louisville's Top 10 Preservation Successes."  This award recognizes preservation projects that have successfully rehabilitated and returned a historic building to productive use. The renovated and restored interior of Pumping Station No. 1, located on Zorn Avenue and River Road, was built between1858 and 1860 as part of the city’s original Water Works.

Nov 19 2014 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, November 22nd

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out before the Thanksgiving holiday to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, November 22nd. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting.

Nov 18 2014 Mayor Receives National Leadership Award for Compassion

Citing his progress in making Louisville a globally-regarded city for caring and compassion, a coalition of international organizations has honored Mayor Greg Fischer with a City Leadership award for compassion.

Nov 18 2014 Councilwoman Flood to bring in the 2014 holiday season with “Light-Up District 24” on Friday, November 21st

Winter made an early appearance this week in Metro Louisville and Councilwoman Madonna Flood believes it is the perfect time for a traditional holiday event as “Light-Up District 24” gets underway with the welcoming of Santa Claus on Friday, November 21st

Nov 15 2014 Commissioned glass artwork dedicated at historic chapel at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

A dedication event for new glass art windows was held today at the historic Moremen Family Chapel in southwest Louisville, on the grounds of Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, 7410 Moorman Road.

The commissioned artwork, created by nationally renowned and Louisville-based artists Bob Markert and Peter Eichhorn, was made possible with a donation from Louisville Gas & Electric to the nonprofit organization that supports the historic homestead.

Nov 14 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit to ASG (AGI-Shorewood Group)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to ASG (AGI-Shorewood Group) (lithographic printing operation), 4501 Allmond Avenue, Louisville, KY 40209 in accordance with  Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts November 15, 2014 and ends on December 16, 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.

Nov 14 2014 “You just made history!” Louisville passes resolution supporting women, girls

Louisville, KY—Louisville, Kentucky, has taken the lead nationally and approved a resolution that will use the principles of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women as a framework for local policy aimed at ending discrimination and other forms of violence against women and girls. Only one other city in the nation has done so: San Francisco.

Nov 13 2014 Louisville Metro Named Top Digital City Government

When it comes to using technology to connect with citizens, Louisville Metro is one of the top local governments in America. For the fourth year in a row, Louisville has been named a top digital city by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government (The Center) in its annual Digital Cities Survey. Louisville placed 3rd in the survey for U.S. cities with a population over 250,000.

Nov 13 2014 November’s District 12 Dialogue to highlight new Southwest Regional Library and update progress on the Dixie Do Over

It has become one of the most popular spots on Dixie Highway and that is why Councilman Rick Blackwell will host November’s District 12 Dialogue in the new Community Room of the recently opened Southwest Regional Library on Tuesday, November 18th.

Nov 12 2014 Louisville Water and MSD Announce Transition Coordinator for "One Water" Initiative

Wednesday, November 12, 2014Louisville Water and MSD have named Tim Kraus, an engineer with over 28 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry as the Director of Business Transformation for the "One Water" initiative.  Kraus will coordinate the work of employee teams to consolidate support functions at the utilities, track savings and identify additional opportunities for efficiencies.   Kraus will report directly to Louisville Water President and CEO Jim Brammell and MSD Execut

Nov 12 2014 Proposed revised construction permit for Rohm and Haas - Louisville Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Rohm and Haas – Louisville Plant (resin and coating manufacturer), 4300 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03.  The 30-day public comment period starts November 13, 2014 and ends on December 15, 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.

Nov 12 2014 Proposed Agreed Board Orders with Waste Management of Kentucky, L.L.C., Bachelor Land Holdings, LLC, and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on November 19, 2014, on proposed Agreed Board Orders with Waste Management of Kentucky, L.L.C., Bachelor Land Holdings, LLC, and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Waste Management is alleged to have violated District Regulations 1.13 (Control of Objectionable Odors in the Ambient Air) and 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits) at its facility on the Outer Loop. Bachelor Land Holdings is alleged to have violated District Regulation 5.04 (Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos) at the facility located at 501 S. Fourth Street. Momentive is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.03 (Authorization to Construct or Operate) at the facility located at 6200 Camp Ground Road.

Nov 12 2014 Councilwoman Scott and volunteers to hold cleanup in the Richmont Terrace Neighborhood this Saturday

Councilwoman Attica Scott (D-1) will join volunteers this Saturday, November 15th for a special cleanup of the Richmont Terrace Neighborhood. 

Nov 11 2014 TARC Celebrates 40 Years, Looks Ahead to All-Electric ZeroBus

Displaying an anniversary-themed “ruby” bus that revisits the past next to an all-electric bus of the future, TARC today celebrated 40 years of providing public transportation in Louisville.