Oct 8 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Rohm and Haas – Louisville Plant (produces various coatings and resins), 4300 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. This permit is being issued to incorporate Federal Regulation 40 CFR 61 Subpart FF – National Emission Standard for Benzene Waste Operations (BWON). The 30-day public comment period starts on October 10, 2020, and ends on November 9, 2020. 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 8 2020 Councilwoman Green announces Parkland Neighborhood Food Mart Grand Opening set for Friday

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) announces a new business is ready to open its doors in the Parkland area and bring a new food outlet to West Louisville. On Friday, October 9th, the Parkland Neighborhood Food Market will open its doors and begin serving the needs of the community.

Oct 7 2020 The Falling So Long Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Oct 7 2020 Statement by Mayor Greg Fischer on the release of the PIU file

Statement by Mayor Greg Fischer on the release of the PIU file:

“Earlier today, the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) released the Public Integrity Unit’s investigative files on the Breonna Taylor case; the files can be found here. 

Oct 7 2020 Mayor proclaims today Energy Efficiency Day in Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer proclaimed today Energy Efficiency Day in Louisville, drawing attention to the global climate crisis and its unequal impact on communities of color.

Oct 6 2020 Mayor rescinds State of Emergency order

Executive Order and the statement from Mayor Greg Fischer:

Today, I issued an Executive Order rescinding the State of Emergency enacted late last month in advance of Attorney Daniel Cameron’s announcement in the Breonna Taylor case.

Oct 6 2020 Statement from Mayor Greg Fischer

Statement from Mayor Greg Fischer:

Oct 6 2020 City announces grant funding opportunity for organizations serving system-involved youth

Grant applications being accepted now through October 16

Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council and the Office of Youth Development today announced grant funding to benefit system-involved youth in our community.

Oct 6 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase.

Mayor Fischer said that with the recent increases we should reflect on our actions individually and get back to the basics to help diminish the chance of COVID-19 spreading.

Oct 2 2020 Councilwoman McCraney and volunteers get ready for a cleanup in District 7

Councilwoman Paula McCraney (D-7) and a group of volunteers have a special cleanup set for Sunday, October 4th at a median on Brownsboro Road between Rudy Lane and Northfield neighborhood. The cleanup begins at 3:30 p.m.

Oct 1 2020 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Community invited to display purple lights as part of “Love in a New Light” campaign

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month; a time to celebrate survivors, honor those who have died, raise awareness, and confirm our commitment to preventing intimate partner violence in our community. 

Oct 1 2020 Mayor Fischer announces eight people to serve on search panel and participate in interviewing candidates for LMPD Chief

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the names of the eight people who will serve on the search panel for a permanent Louisville Metro Police Department Chief, conducting a detailed screening of candidates and recommending top choices for the top spot.

Oct 1 2020 Councilwoman Dorsey encourages eligible voters to get registered for the November election

Monday, October 5th is the last day to register in Kentucky if you plan to vote in the November General Election. Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) is putting out a reminder to all eligible voters: if you have not registered, you can do it this Saturday.

Oct 1 2020 County Attorney Mike O’Connell names Ingrid Geiser as First Assistant; Civil Division relocating to new address

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell named Ingrid Geiser as his First Assistant effective today with the upcoming retirement of Eric Graninger.


Geiser joined the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office (JCAO) in 2002 and has served as director of the Criminal Division since 2018. She led the office’s Domestic Violence Unit (now known as the Special Victims Unit) for nearly six years and previously headed the office’s Warrant ant Felony/Misdemeanor units.


Sep 30 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness leaders said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are steadily increasing again.

“Our alert status remains in the orange level, but our daily incidence of cases is quickly inching closer to red,” said Bill Altman, a consultant who is leading the city’s COVID-19 testing strategy.