Oct 23 2018 Louisville’s positive credit ratings sustained, based on strong economy, sound management

Citing Louisville’s strong economy, sound management, and budgetary flexibility, the nationally recognized credit rating services Fitch Ratings, Inc. and Moody’s Investors Service have again granted Louisville Metro positive bond ratings.

Oct 23 2018 New initiative aims to give low-income children better chance at academic success by closing word gap

PNC Foundation, NCFL, Metro United Way, Louisville Metro invest to serve thousands of families

Oct 18 2018 Louisville awarded $1.3 million in new federal funding to expand Reimage program

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville has been awarded additional federal funding to increase efforts to help break the cycle of crime and violence among young adults ages 18-24, by connecting them to training,  jobs and education.
 

Oct 18 2018 The Marshall breaks ground to provide more student housing in District 6!

When completed, it will be a major investment providing more housing units for students near the University of Louisville. On Thursday, ground was broken on the Marshall of Louisville located at 2400 South Fourth Street.

Oct 18 2018 President James and Council Members kick off a new exhibit for Louisville artists with “Art in City Hall”

President David James and several Members of the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday, October 18th officially unveiled the new “Art in City Hall” Exhibit which features the work of Louisville Visual Artists. “The purpose of this new exhibit is to have the public experience the wide range of artists and visual talent we have in Metro Louisville,” says President James. 

Oct 18 2018 Council Members Yates and Blackwell host the 2018 Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival

Councilman David Yates (D-25) and Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) are once again hosting their annual Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival on Friday, October 19th. 

Oct 18 2018 Experience the 18th Century with all five senses at Locust Grove’s Market Fair

When visitors enter Locust Grove’s grounds during this year’s 18th Century Market Fair on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, they’ll be transported to the year 1778 in the middle of the American Revolution. That’s the year George Rogers Clark founded the city of Louisville during the Illinois Campaign that was the cornerstone to the War in the West, including his successful raid at Kaskaskia.

Oct 17 2018 2018 Sustainability Summit theme is Learning Together: Fostering a Culture of Sustainability

The Louisville Metro Office of Sustainability and the Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) will co-host the fifth annual Sustainability Summit on Friday, Oct. 19, at the University of Louisville’s newly renovated Student Activities Center.

The Summit will feature local and national speakers and give attendees a chance to discover successes, identify opportunities, and creatively learn from each other about how to create a culture of sustainability in Louisville.

Oct 17 2018 October D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Short-Term Rentals

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend the next D9 Community Conversation. A representative of Louisville Metro Planning & Design will join Councilman Hollander to discuss current ordinances regarding short-term rentals and proposed changes, and to answer questions and hear comments from the public. Short-term residential rentals are available through Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and similar companies.

Oct 17 2018 Metro Councilman Engel to Host District 22 Town Hall Meeting

Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Bates Elementary School (7601 Bardstown Road in Fern Creek.

Oct 17 2018 Coca-Cola Consolidated Teams Up with the City of Louisville to Celebrate Newly Refreshed Portland Park on Saturday, Oct. 20

Oct 16 2018 Sponsors of Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance seek public comment

A proposed Ordinance dealing with Itinerant Vendors, Peddlers, and Solicitors is now before the Louisville Metro Council’s Public Works, Facilities, Transportation and Accessibility Committee. The sponsors of the Ordinance are asking for public comment as the legislation moves forward.

Oct 16 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Holiday Safety on October 17th

The next South Central Regional Forum will focus on how you can make the holidays safe with help from the Louisville Metro Police’s Seventh Division and the Okolona Fire Department.

Oct 16 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Brown-Forman Distillery (distillery), 2921 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 17, 2018, and ends on November 16, 2018. 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.

Oct 16 2018 City of Louisville Receives National Sustainability Award from Energy Non-Profit