Dec 3 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin brings “Light up Newburg” to Petersburg Park this Saturday

A special holiday party is coming soon and Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin invites District 2 residents to Newburg-Petersburg Park for this year’s “Light up Newburg”, on Saturday, December 7th.

Dec 3 2019 43rd Annual Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour brings festive fun this weekend

Experience yuletides past in one of the city’s unique neighborhoods when the 43rd Annual Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour gets underway this Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th.

Dec 2 2019 Councilman Ackerson announces his Annual Town Hall Meeting for residents of District 26

Councilman Brent T. Ackerson is extending an invitation to residents of District 26 to attend his Annual Town Hall meeting on Saturday morning, December 7th in the cafeteria of Saint John Paul II Catholic Church on Hikes Lane.

Dec 2 2019 President James invites everyone to the 8th Annual Light up California Holiday Celebration

With the holiday season underway, President David James is once again hosting a special seasonal event for residents of District 6 when the 8th Annual Light up California Holiday Celebration gets underway beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 5th.

Dec 2 2019 President James and LMPD officers invite the community to the Parkhill Holiday Party on Friday, December 6th

President David James (D-6) and officers of the LMPD’s Second Division will host the Parkhill Holiday Party at the Parkhill Community Center on Friday, December 6th.

Dec 2 2019 Jefferson County Attorney secures increase for domestic violence victim support

Federal grant of $176,185 funds victim advocates in the office’s Domestic Violence Intake Center and is part of more than $1.5 million in recent federal grants given to local government agencies to serve DV victims

LOUISVILLE–Domestic violence victims in Louisville will continue to have a place to go for immediate legal action and protection, thanks to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell and $176,185 in federal grant money.

Nov 27 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a holiday festival, three employment outreaches and more

Neighborhood Place partners will host several events in December to help bring fun and resources for families including the Fourth Annual Park DuValle Holiday Festival; three employment outreaches from KentuckianaWorks Health Career Center, National Processing Center and Sodexo;  and several offerings of an educational baby shower.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Nov 27 2019 Willow Park sidewalk project to begin Dec. 2

A project that will replace approximately 130 feet of sidewalk in front of the Willow Park playground will begin Monday, Dec. 2 and last about one week.

Officials will keep the heavily-used playground open during the construction phase, but families will have to enter the playground through the rear utility gate in the fence. The project will solve chronic drainage and accessibility issues at the playground entrance.

Nov 27 2019 Metro Council's Minority Caucus Meeting Cancelled

Louisville, KY: The Louisville Metro Council's Minority Caucus will not meet on Thursday, November 28, 2019 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. The next regularly scheduled meetings will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 and Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 202 of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). 

Nov 27 2019 President James and Councilwoman Dorsey issue statements regarding the Bevin Administration’s decision to cut Passport out of important Medicaid service contract

President David James (D-6) and Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) are issuing statements regarding today’s announcement that the Administration of outgoing Governor Matt Bevin is denying a Medicaid contract to the nonprofit Passport Organization. The decision will impact 300,000 people in Jefferson County and the surrounding area.

Nov 25 2019 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Nov 22 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to American Synthetic Rubber Company (synthetic rubber manufacturer), 4500 Camp Ground Road, Louisville, 40216, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install three (3) new natural gas-fired boilers each rated at approximately 200 MMBtu/hr.  The 30-day public comment period starts on November 24, 2019, and ends on December 26, 2019. 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 22 2019 Councilman Yates announces results of the 3rd Annual Friendsgiving Turkey Drive

Councilman David Yates (D-25) joined entertainer Dusty Leigh to announce more than 350 turkeys have been donated to families in the South and Southwest Louisville area this Thanksgiving.

Nov 22 2019 Community-wide Clean-up in Shawnee Park this Saturday

Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Metro District 5 Councilwoman Donna Purvis will be guiding neighbors in morning of service in Shawnee Park this Saturday, 11/23. Tools, gloves, and refreshments will be provided. 

Nov 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (catalysts and catalyst carrier manufacturing plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to construct equipment and modify a process. The 30-day public comment period starts on November 23, 2019, and ends on December 26, 2019. 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.