Oct 28 2019 Partnership to return some Library Services to Southeastern Jefferson County Planned for Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilmembers, representatives from the Friends of the Fern Creek Library and the Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 to announce the start of efforts to bring back some library programs and services to Southeastern Jefferson County.

What: Announcement of new programs and services to support areas of Louisville that lost library services following the closure of the Fern Creek Library.

Oct 28 2019 Louisville Metro’s Chief Financial Officer and Parks & Recreation Director provide update on golf courses

An evaluation team will soon review 13 bids submitted during a Request For Proposals (RFP) process for the management, operation and maintenance of Louisville’s public golf courses, according to an update provided today to Louisville Metro Council President David James by Chief Financial Officer Daniel Frockt and Parks and Recreation Director Dana Kasler.

Oct 24 2019 The Meta Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Oct 24 2019 Leaf drop-off sites to open November 5

Louisville Metro residents not mulching autumn leaves into their lawns or using curbside collection will have the option to dispose of them at one of three drop-off sites beginning November 5.

Oct 24 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Recast Energy Louisville, LLC (industrial energy service provider), 4014 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 26, 2019, and ends on November 25, 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.

Oct 24 2019 New Directions Housing Corp begin a second 50 years at a new location to serve Metro Louisville

It is an idea that began in 1969, when Father Ben O’Connor challenged his parish at Saint William Church, a Roman Catholic congregation located at 13th and Oak Street, to find a new direction to help the neighborhood. The idea grew into a successful nonprofit with the goal of helping people find an affordable place to live.

Oct 23 2019 Louisville Metro seeking ‘Light Up’ Christmas tree

Louisville Metro is looking for someone to donate the large Christmas tree that will stand in Jefferson Square Park through the holidays.

“This tree will be the centerpiece of Light Up Louisville and the city’s month-long celebration of the holidays,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “We’ve been blessed with good luck in finding the perfect Christmas tree every year. If you believe you have one that fits the bill, please give us a call.”

Oct 23 2019 President James to unveil new signs honoring the Work and Dedication of Apostle Raymond J. Keith Jr.

On Thursday, President David James (D-6) will honor a man who for more than 40 years has taken care of those in need in his community by officially dedicating honorary street signs to Apostle Raymond J. Keith Jr. at a corner near his church in West Louisville. 

Oct 22 2019 Online Animal Abuse Registry goes live
Convicted offenders required to self-report; pet organizations must check list before adopting out or selling a pet

Animal Abuser Registry

Oct 21 2019 Mayor Fischer, Metro Animal Services and advocates celebrate opening of new Animal Shelter

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Metro Animal Services and Friends of Metro Animal Services (FOMAS) for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open a state-of-the-art animal shelter at 3516 Ne

Oct 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period October 18, 2019, on proposed amendments to Regulations 1.08, Administrative Procedures, Version 14; and 2.08, Fees, Version 28; that were proposed on October 16, 2019. If adopted by the Board, the amendments to Regulation 1.08, Version 14 will be submitted to US EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Oct 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Republic Conduit Manufacturing (steel pipes and tubes manufacturing plant), 7301 Logistics Drive, Louisville, KY 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit revision incorporates construction permit C-1553-1037-18-F for multiple unit modifications and incorporates multiple newly installed insignificant activities. This permit revision also updates equipment as requested by the company. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 22, 2019, and ends on November 22, 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.

Oct 21 2019 District 6 Community Cleanup for Old Louisville Area set for Tuesday, October 22nd

President David James (D-6) is encouraging anyone who would like to help to come out for a community wide cleanup which is set for the Old Louisville area on Tuesday October 22nd.

Oct 18 2019 Historic Locust Grove to hold public meeting about proposed site changes


Oct 18 2019 Councilwoman Dorsey to deliver opening remarks to Mother Daughter Empowerment Tea

Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) will deliver the opening remarks at a very special event designed to help young women navigate the connections they need to be successful in the future. The Mother Daughter Tea Event will help empower women from adolescent, young adult and young at heart by providing the opportunities for success in all facets of their lives.