Feb 18 2020 Brown School senior students to see special viewing of “Black in Blue” on Thursday, February 20th

As a new feature of its Black History Month Celebration, the Louisville Metro Council has invited seniors of the Brown School to a special showing of Academy Award winning filmmaker Paul Wagner’s “Black in Blue” on Thursday, February 20th.

Feb 18 2020 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders and Volunteers

On Thursday, February 20th the Metro Council’s Community Affairs, Health and Education Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 18th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 17 2020 What You Need to Know about Coronavirus

There is a lot of information in the news and on social media about the novel coronavirus.  Arm yourself with accurate information and facts. Check reliable sources. 

Feb 17 2020 McCaw/Prather procession route and information

The Louisville Fire Department, with assistance from LMPD, will lead a procession past fire houses, Assumption High School and St. Raphael to Ratterman Funeral Home, with rolling road closures. 

Friends and classmates of the McCaw and Prather families have been encouraged to gather at St. Raphael (2141 Lancashire Avenue) and Assumption (2170 Tyler Lane) as they pass.

 

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Feb 17 2020 2019 Novel Coronavirus Information for Healthcare Providers

Updated Feb. 17, 2020

Criteria to Guide Evaluation of Persons Under Invistigation (PUI) for COVID-19 (Currently no one in Kentucky meets PUI criteria.)

Feb 17 2020 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum will feature LMPD’s new 7th Division Major on February 19th

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces a new year of South Central Regional Forums will start on Wednesday, February 19th focusing on public safety with Louisville Metro Police and the Okolona and Highview Fire Services.

Feb 17 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with LMPD's Jessie Halladay

Jessie Halladay of Louisville Metro Police Department and I talk about our relationship (the Highlands, the city and the police) on the new episode of 8 More Miles.  Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, 

Feb 15 2020 President James asks the community to keep the family of Lesley Prather and three others in their prayers as the city mourns the loss of a Louisville Firefighter

President David James (D-6) has issued a statement on the tragic accident Friday that resulted in the death of Louisville Firefighter Lesley Prather and three others

Feb 13 2020 Louisville Parks and Recreation introducing Volunteer Ambassador program

Do you love parks and want to take a bigger role in your community? Do you believe in taking care of them as you would your own backyard? Louisville Parks and Recreation is seeking 10 Volunteer Ambassadors willing to keep an eye out on their neighborhood parks, help guide volunteer projects and make suggestions for park improvements.

Feb 13 2020 Plan to Attend Councilman Hollander’s February D9 Community Conversation

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend the next D9 Community Conversation.

The meeting is Tuesday, February 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall House & Gardens, 3110 Lexington Road.

Feb 13 2020 Citing strong economy, city forecasts higher-than-expected revenue in FY20; long-term budget challenges remain

Would provide temporary relief from new cuts in FY21, but not enough recurring revenue to restore FY20 cuts or address long-term challenges

Presenting a half-year budget update to Metro Council today, the city’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) echoed two points that Mayor Greg Fischer made a week ago in in his annual State of the City address:  1) Louisville’s economy is strong; and 2) long-term budget challenges, caused largely by an increasing state pension obligation, continue.

Feb 13 2020 Mayor Greg Fischer statement on TARC leadership

Mayor Greg Fischer’s statement on TARC leadership:

"Today I have appointed Margaret Handmaker and Laura Douglas to serve as Interim Co-Executive Directors of TARC. They will work to manage the day-to-day affairs of TARC and launch a national search for the Executive Director position.

Feb 12 2020 The Valentine's Day Mixtape Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Feb 12 2020 Council Members host special Community Engagement Event on Saturday, February 15th

Six members of the Louisville Metro Council invite in Louisville to get connected with metro government on Saturday, February 15th during a special community engagement event at the New Republic Bank Foundation YMCA. They want residents, business owners, children and parents to have the opportunity to experience and learn about the newest edition in West Louisville. At the same time, it’s a way to bring government to the people.

Feb 12 2020 Sign-up for Louisville Parks and Recreation tee-ball league

Free fun, exercise and teamwork is in the mix this spring as Louisville Parks and Recreation is offering a free tee-ball league for children ages six and under. 


Sign-ups will continue through March 6, and again, participation is free. Parents can sign up at louisvillerbi.leagueapps.com or at the following community centers: