Feb 19 2019 Councilman Brent Ackerson to Hold Budget Discussion with 26th District Constituents

Councilman Brent Ackerson (D-26) is inviting constituents to join him for a Budget Discussion on Saturday, February 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Feb 19 2019 Aetna Foundation, American Public Health Association and the National Association of Counties Unveil Winners of National Health Challenge

As part of an ongoing commitment to supporting community health and wellness, the Aetna Foundation today announced the winners of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge).

Feb 19 2019 LMAS urges public to take precautions after Coyote sightings

Louisville Metro Animal Services is urging residents in Strathmoore Village and on Schuff Lane to take precautions after multiple sightings of coyotes in the area recently.

Feb 19 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Schedule for Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council Budget Committee is announcing the following schedule for hearings on the increase in pension contributions required by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, possible reductions in Metro services and a proposed increase in the insurance premium tax. 

Feb 19 2019 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Schedule for Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council Budget Committee is announcing the following schedule for hearings on the increase in pension contributions required by the Kentucky Retirement Systems, possible reductions in Metro services and a proposed increase in the insurance premium tax.

“We are providing opportunities for Council members and the public to learn more about our situation, get their questions answered, and let us know what they think.” said Budget Committee Chair Bill Hollander.

Feb 19 2019 Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey to host “Office Hours” during the month of March for residents of District 3 and Shively concerning the Metro Budget situation

Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) will host a series of “Office Hours” during the month of March before Shively City Council meetings to talk with residents about the budget situation facing Louisville Metro.

Feb 18 2019 Metro Council Members file Ordinance to deal with pension situation by raising the insurance tax

Facing a $65 million-dollar budget gap over the next four years due to increased pension payments, Metro Council President David James along with Caucus Chair Pat Mulvihill, Budget Chair Bill Hollander, and Budget members Barbara Sexton Smith and Markus Winkler are sponsoring an ordinance to increase the city’s tax rates on home, life, marine and miscellaneous insurances.  

Feb 18 2019 Department of Public Health and Wellness Releases Health Impact Assessment on the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Rights Act

Citing the desire to inform policy around Kentucky’s pregnant workers to ensure healthy pregnancies and full-term births, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity (CHE) and the Louisville Metro Board of Health have released a Health Impact Assessment of the Kentucky Pregnan

Feb 18 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith announces next free pork loin giveaway will be on Tuesday, February 19th in District 4

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and JBS (formerly Swift Co.) have announced the next giveaway of 60 plus fresh pork loins will be Tuesday, February 19th at Grace Hope Presbyterian Church.

Feb 15 2019 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to focus on Louisville Metro Planning and Design Services on February 20th

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces a new year of South Central Regional Forums will start on Wednesday, February 20th focusing on Louisville Metro Planning and Design Services.

Feb 15 2019 Councilman Blackwell begins a new year of District 12 Dialogues with an update on various programs and issues in the district and a discussion on the current pension issue

Councilman Rick Blackwell is encouraging residents to come out for his first District 12 Dialogue of 2019 for a discussion about the upcoming budget for Louisville Metro and the proposed insurance premium tax increase. 

Feb 15 2019 Notice of Security Incident

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Feb 13 2019 City announces new public art grant opportunity

Louisville Metro Government has announced a new public art opportunity with the Commission on Public Art and as part of Lean Into Louisville. This opportunity called “Untold Stories in Public Spaces” will support projects that memorialize and/or celebrate narratives that have not yet been recognized through an artistic lens in Louisville’s public spaces.

Feb 13 2019 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Hearing

            The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on an Agreed Board Order with American Synthetic Rubber Company. ASRC is alleged to have violated District Regulation 5.01 (General Provisions) District Regulation 5.15 (Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions) and District Regulation 5.21 (Environmental Acceptability for Toxic Air Contaminants) at the facility located at 4500 Camp Ground Road in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Feb 13 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith announces next Get Connected Cake Walk with LMPD set for this Friday, February 15th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith announces the next District 4 Get Connected Cake Walk she and LMPD officers will participate in is set for this coming Friday, February 15th.