Sep 13 2014 Proposed FEDOOP for Ernst KY, LLC (Downtown Plant)

Notice of Action on a FEDOOP Operating Permit The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Ernst Kentucky, LLC ? Downtown Plant (Concrete Batch Plant), 4121 Algonquin Parkway in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts September 13, 2014 and ends on October 13, 2014.

Sep 11 2014 Vision Louisville Announces SoBro ArtWalks Contest Winners

Four artistic designs chosen as winners of the SoBro ArtWalks Contest will be painted along the SoBro 4th Street corridor this Sunday.

The designs, representing the energy and diversity of the SoBro neighborhood, will be part of a community-wide event from 2 - 7 p.m. on 4th Street between Broadway and Kentucky Street.

Sep 10 2014 Rabies Clinic with Councilman Engel

Louisville Metro Animal Services

Rabies, License and Microchip Clinic

Friday, September 12, 2014
3 - 7 p.m.
Fern Creek Community Center
6104 Bardstown Road, 40291
Sponsored by Councilman Engel, District 22

Sep 10 2014 Proposed Agreed Board Order with The Hertz Investment Group, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on September 17, 2014, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with The Hertz Investment Group, Inc. Hertz is alleged to have violated District Regulations 2.03 (Authorization to Construct or Operate; Demolition & Renovation Notices and Permit Requirements; and 5.04 (Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos) at its facility located on South Fourth Street in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Sep 9 2014 Metro Parks & Recreation Launch ?Beep? Baseball League for Individuals with Visual Impairments

Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation has launched a Beep Baseball league, an adaptive version of America?s favorite pastime, tailored for people with visual impairments. Developed in the mid 1960?s, beep baseball takes its name from a rechargeable ?beeping? device fitted to the regulation 16-inch softball, so that it can be heard by players.

Sep 9 2014 Louisville ECHO Receives Major Funding

The Louisville ECHO program (Louisville is Engaging CHildren Outdoors), Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation’s signature environmental education initiative for fourth-grade students, has received significant support this year with $41,295 in grant funding from the U.S. Forest Service, and $7,500 Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.

Sep 8 2014 Louisville to be part of City Accelerator's First Cohort


Louisville has been selected by the Citi Foundation and Living Cities as one of the first three participants in the City Accelerator, a $3 million program to help nine cities pilot leading innovations in local government.

Sep 8 2014 Mayor Fischer Names Jim Mims Director of Develop Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer has named Jim Mims as Director of Develop Louisville, a department within Louisville Forward, the city’s new integrated approach to economic and community development.

Sep 8 2014 Metro Council members file ordinance to raise the minimum wage in Metro Louisville

For Immediate Release:
Democratic Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622

On Monday, five members of the Louisville Metro Council filed a proposed ordinance that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by the year 2017 for workers in Metro Louisville.

Sep 5 2014 ?42? brings to a close another great season of Movies Under the Stars at Iroquois Amphitheater on Su

For Immediate Release:
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622

Sep 4 2014 New Data Shows Louisville is a Leading Metropolitan Area for Exports

The U.S. Department of Commerce?s International Trade Administration has announced new export data that shows merchandise exports from the Louisville-Jefferson County metropolitan area totaled a record $8.9 billion, an increase of 16 percent or $1.2 billion from 2012 to 2013. This growth helped Louisville to remain a top metropolitan area for exports in 2013.

Sep 4 2014 VEX Robotics Competition Coming to Louisville in 2015

2015 VEX Robotics World Championship to take place
in Louisville April 15-18

The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and the Northrop Grumman Foundation today announced that the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship will take place on April 15-18, 2015 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

Sep 3 2014 Two Small Businesses Receive Approval of METCO Loans

Loans will help improve physical structures and neighborhood appearance

Aug 30 2014 Louisville Gas and Electric Cane Run Title V Operating Permit 175-00-TV and New Construction Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew an operating permit for Louisville Gas & Electric Company, Cane Run Generating Station (electricity generating facility), 5252 Cane Run Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts August 30, 2014 and ends on September 29, 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.

Aug 29 2014 Metro Parks Hosts NFL's Punt Pass and Kick Competition

Metro Parks will host a local qualifier for the national NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition at Louisville Champions Park soccer fields, 2050 River Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 13. (Rain date: September 20)

Established in 1961, the national Punt, Pass & Kick (PPK) program is a skills competition for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 15.