Feb 28 2019 Louisville Parks Foundation completes construction on turf soccer field in William Harrison Park

Mayor Fischer joined the Louisville Parks Foundation (LPF), members of the Louisville City FC soccer club, Louisville Parks and Recreation staff, other city officials and donors today to celebrate the completion of a new turf soccer field in William Harrison Park. The construction of the field will complete Phase II of three in the LPF turf soccer field campaign for South Louisville, which includes five new fields in three public parks.

Feb 27 2019 Ad Hoc Committee seeks public comment on proposed changes to the Landmarks Ordinance

The Metro Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Landmarks is issuing an invitation to the public to come and make comment on proposed changes for the current Landmarks Ordinance.

Feb 27 2019 The Treed Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Feb 26 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Zeon Chemical L.P. (synthetic rubber production), 4100 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install a new vacuum pump and knock-out pot. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 28, 2019, and ends on April 1, 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.

Feb 26 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Kosmos Cement Company (portland cement production), 15301 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install a cement kiln dust transfer system. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 28, 2019, and ends on April 1, 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.

Feb 26 2019 Health and Education Committee to receive an update on the Opioid Crisis in Louisville Metro

Members of the Metro Council’s Health and Education Committee will receive an update on how well Louisville Metro is handling the opioid crisis at its next regular meeting on Wednesday, February 27th.

Feb 26 2019 Public Safety Committee to discuss lowest law enforcement priority for cannabis in Louisville Metro

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will have a special discussion on making cannabis one of the lowest law enforcement priorities and related issues for Louisville Metro when it meets on Wednesday, February 27th.

Feb 25 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Advance Ready Mix Concrete Plant 3 (batch ready mix plant), 3098 Element Lane, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 26, 2019, and ends on March 29, 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.

Feb 25 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Advance Ready Mix Concrete Plants 1 & 2 (batch ready mix plant), 820 East Water Street and 201 North Clay Street, Louisville, KY 40202 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 26, 2019, and ends on March 29, 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.

Feb 25 2019 Councilman Mulvihill invites District 10 residents to a “Chat with Pat” on Saturday March 2nd to learn more about the upcoming Metro Louisville budget and other issues

On March 2, Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) will be at Tim Tam’s, 1022 Clarks Lane, starting at 8:30 a.m. with a “Chat with Pat” to provide information on Kentucky Retirement System (KRS) pension issues and other concerns residents may have concerning the upcoming Louisville Metro budget.

Feb 25 2019 Southwest Council Members sponsor Town Hall meeting on the budget and pension situation for Louisville Metro

The Southwest Metro Council members will sponsor a meeting for the public on Tuesday, March 5th at Valley High School Auditorium to give the community an overview of the budget deficit and pension situation.  

Feb 21 2019 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders

On Thursday, February 21st the Metro Council’s Community Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 17th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 21 2019 Pedal Power in the News
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Feb 20 2019 Councilman Winkler to host Louisville Budget Town Hall Meeting for District 17

Councilman Markus Winkler (D-17) will host a Town Hall Meeting on the current budget situation facing Metro Government on Tuesday, February 26th for residents who would like to know more about what is being proposed.

Feb 20 2019 Council Members George and Triplett to hold community meeting on budget and pension situation

Two members of the Metro Council will cohost a public meeting this coming Saturday, February 23rd to give residents the chance to learn more about the current situation involving pensions and the upcoming budget for Metro Louisville. Council members Nicole George (D-21) and Kevin Triplett (D-15) will be at the Iroquois Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library to talk about the issue beginning at 10:30am.