Oct 7 2014 City Launches New Website to Track Success in Achieving Community Health Goals

Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health Director Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt today unveiled HealthyLouisvilleMetro.org, an on-line tool to track community goals for improving Louisville’s health over the next six years.

Oct 6 2014 Brown-Forman to Build Old Forester Distillery in Downtown

More bourbon is coming back to Louisville's historic Whiskey Row as Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer today announced Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFABFB) plans to build an Old Forester distillery and visitor experience on Main Street downtown.

Oct 6 2014 2014 Louisville Project Homeless Connect/Stand Down

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2014 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wednesday, October 8. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services and many other forms of assistance.

Oct 5 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Louisville Medical Steam Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Louisville Medical Steam Plant (Steam Production and Distribution Plant), Abraham Flexnor Way, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30-day public comment period starts October 5, 2014, and ends on November 4, 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.

Oct 2 2014 Louisville Metro TRIAD to Host 14th Annual Senior Day Out

Seniors and disabled individuals are encouraged to attend the 2014 Senior Day Out at the Kentucky International Convention Center on Tues., Oct. 7 to experience educational exhibits, health screenings, guest speakers, dancing, Bingo and much more. The informative and social event in its 14th year is expecting more than 2,500 for fun and fellowship. Participants who pre-registered will enjoy a complimentary lunch.

Oct 1 2014 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer a Vocational Workshop for Youth, a Credit-Building Workshop and Much More

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops for the entire family in October including an interactive vocational workshop for youth, a credit–building workshop and basic budgeting class, an energy management workshop and a grandparents raising grandchildren support group. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Oct 1 2014 FFA Returns to Louisville

The 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo continues the second year of its three-year run in Louisville Oct. 29. More than 60,000 FFA members from throughout the United States are expected at this year’s convention and expo that goes through Nov. 1.

Sep 29 2014 Public Health and Wellness to Conduct Phone Survey of Community Health

Beginning October 1, the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will conduct a phone survey to gather information about the health of Louisville Metro residents. The questions have been approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are used throughout the United States under the CDC?s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

Sep 29 2014 Animal Services Committee Meeting Moved

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   
DATE:  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
MEDIA CONTACTS:    STEPHEN HAAG, JR.              574-1204 / 645-1752
                                        TONY HYATT                          574-4137 / 526-3622

Animal Services Committee Meeting Moved

Sep 29 2014 Proposed Operating Permit for Allied Ready Mix Co.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Allied Ready Mix Co., LLC (Concrete Ready Mix Facility), 1460 Frankfort Avenue in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30-day public comment period starts September 30, 2014 and ends on October 30, 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.

Sep 29 2014 "Empty the Shelter" Event Finds Homes for 123 Animals

Mayor Greg Fischer and the staff and volunteers at Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) thank the families who provided a new home to 123 animals this Saturday as part of the "Empty the Shelter" adoption event.

Sep 25 2014 Community-Wide Native Planting Day

Mayor Announces Community-Wide

Native Planting Day
Encourages citizens to plant native trees and shrubs on Nov. 8

Sep 25 2014 Open house dates set for Move Louisville projects

Louisvillians now have the opportunity to take part in the final steps of Move Louisville, a nearly yearlong process that will determine the city’s long-range multimodal transportation wants and needs.

Sep 24 2014 Total Quality Logistics LLC to Expand in Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer joined Governor Steve Beshear and officials from Total Quality Logistics LLC (TQL) today to celebrate the growth of the national company in Louisville.
TQL, the nation?s second largest freight brokerage firm, is expected to create up to 50 new jobs and invest $800,000 into the project.

Sep 24 2014 Mayor to Move His Office to IdeaFestival

Will encourage a city-wide interactive, virtual dialogue

For the fourth year in a row, Mayor Greg Fischer and his leadership team will relocate their offices to the IdeaFestival next month, a move designed to encourage breakthrough thinking.

This time, the Mayor?s Office will not only be available to the public during the festival, but will also be actively seeking input from Festivalgoers and the general public.