Aug 31 2015 Louisville Syringe Exchange Program to Expand Hours
Hepatitis C Testing Will Now Be Offered

Beginning September 1, the Louisville Metro Syringe Exchange Program will expand its hours. It will add early morning hours on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. and will be open two hours later until 4:00 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays and two hours earlier on Tuesday and Wednesdays. The Syringe Exchange Program will also now offer hepatitis C testing.

Aug 31 2015 Neighborhood Place partners offer a Career Readiness Series and "Unite in White" celebration

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer an eight-week career readiness and professional development workshop geared towards women as well as multiple opportunities to strengthen physical and financial health for all genders and ages, including a community health fair on September 26.  On September 4, staff members at all Neighborhood Place locations are encouraged to wear white as a sign of unity and to celebrate the positive impact of their work in our community.  To learn more

Aug 28 2015 10th Annual Delinquent Child Support list publishes Sunday

For the 10th year, the Jefferson County Attorney's Child Support division publishes it's delinquent child support obligors list.

Aug 28 2015 Mayor Fischer Unveils Inaugural Project of Louisville Metro’s Public Art Initiative

Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled the inaugural project of Louisville Metro’s Public Art Initiative, Connect|Disconnect: A Public Art Experience. The exhibition of five, site-specific installations was created in partnership with Louisville Forward the Commission on Public Art to promote the understanding and enjoyment of public art in Louisville.

Aug 27 2015 Mayor Fischer Kicks off Cedar Street Development

Mayor Greg Fischer today kicked off the construction of 29 new, market-rate homes in the Cedar Street Development, completing the Russell Urban Renewal initiative, which began in 1990.

Aug 27 2015 METCO Approves 10 Loans, Creating Over 200 New Jobs

The Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation today approved ten loans to four local companies.  The $1.2 million in METCO loans will leverage an additional investment of $5.6 million to assist in startup costs, renovating properties and preparing them for productive commercial reuse. 

Aug 27 2015 Connolly iHealth Technologies to Open Facility in Louisville

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Governor Steve Beshear today announced Connolly iHealth Technologies is expanding in Louisville, creating 45 jobs and investing nearly $3.5 million into the project.

Connolly iHealth Technologies is a leading payment integrity and payment transaction analytics company.

Aug 27 2015 Artist Jenny Kendler Creates Imaginative Experience of Butterfly Vision in Garden of Kentucky Wildflowers

Louisville is about to be home to a provocative new public space designed to help people see like a butterfly. Chicago-based artist Jenny Kendler, who is currently Artist in Residence with Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), has created an interactive butterfly garden/art installation that integrates critical habitat and food for monarch butterflies alongside lighting effects that will illuminate the space in a way that illustrates how butterflies see the world.

Aug 27 2015 Councilman Magre releases statement on Costco approval

Louisville – Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) has released the following statement after the Louisville Metro Council gave its approval to a zoning request for Costco to build a new store on Bardstown Road on the site of the old Showcase Cinemas

Aug 26 2015 Metro Councilman Stuart Benson Announces Upcoming District 20 Dialogues

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will host a series of District 20 Dialogues with the upcoming meetings being held on Monday, August 31 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Middletown Fire Department (108 Urton Lane) and on Tuesday, September 1 from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at the Louisville Coffee Company (10414 Watterson Trail).

Aug 26 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0036-1000-15-V (R1) for Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30 day public comment period starts August 29, 2015 and ends on September 29, 2015. 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.

Aug 26 2015 Councilman Magre issues statement about Health Department actions against the Economy Inn

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) has issued the following statement upon learning that the Department of Public Health and Wellness has issued a notice of intent to suspend the Economy Inn's operations

Aug 26 2015 Councilwoman Hamilton announces this year’s District 5 Community Celebration is set for September 19th

– Shawnee Park will once again host a very special event in September designed to bring together families, friends, young and old as Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton and the District 5 Neighborhood Advisory Committee announce the 2015 Community Celebration set for Saturday, September 19th.

Aug 24 2015 Celebrate Medicare’s 50th Anniversary with Senior Programs on August 27

To celebrate Medicare’s 50th anniversary, the Senior Medicare Patrol with Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness, AARP KY, the Senior Nutrition Program with Louisville Metro Community Services, and Metro Parks invite senior citizens, Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to a festive event including refreshments, Bingo with prizes, and other fun. The event will be on Thursday, August 27 from 10 -11 a.m.

Aug 21 2015 Public Comment Period and Hearing for Regulations 1.15, 2.09, 5.02, 6.45 and 7.02

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period August 21, 2015 on amendments to District Regulation 1.15 Version of Federal Regulations Incorporated by Reference, Version 17; Regulation 2.09 Causes for Permit Modification, Revocation, or Suspension, Version 3; Regulation 5.02 Adoption and Incorporation by Reference of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Version 20; Regulation 6.45 Standards of Performance for Existing Solid Waste Landfills; and Regulation 7.02 Adoption of Federal New Source Performance Standards, Version 17 which were proposed on August 19, 2015.