Oct 6 2020 Mayor rescinds State of Emergency order

Executive Order and the statement from Mayor Greg Fischer:

Today, I issued an Executive Order rescinding the State of Emergency enacted late last month in advance of Attorney Daniel Cameron’s announcement in the Breonna Taylor case.

Oct 6 2020 Statement from Mayor Greg Fischer

Statement from Mayor Greg Fischer:

Oct 6 2020 City announces grant funding opportunity for organizations serving system-involved youth

Grant applications being accepted now through October 16

Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council and the Office of Youth Development today announced grant funding to benefit system-involved youth in our community.

Oct 6 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase.

Mayor Fischer said that with the recent increases we should reflect on our actions individually and get back to the basics to help diminish the chance of COVID-19 spreading.

Oct 2 2020 Councilwoman McCraney and volunteers get ready for a cleanup in District 7

Councilwoman Paula McCraney (D-7) and a group of volunteers have a special cleanup set for Sunday, October 4th at a median on Brownsboro Road between Rudy Lane and Northfield neighborhood. The cleanup begins at 3:30 p.m.

Oct 1 2020 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Community invited to display purple lights as part of “Love in a New Light” campaign

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month; a time to celebrate survivors, honor those who have died, raise awareness, and confirm our commitment to preventing intimate partner violence in our community. 

Oct 1 2020 Mayor Fischer announces eight people to serve on search panel and participate in interviewing candidates for LMPD Chief

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the names of the eight people who will serve on the search panel for a permanent Louisville Metro Police Department Chief, conducting a detailed screening of candidates and recommending top choices for the top spot.

Oct 1 2020 Councilwoman Dorsey encourages eligible voters to get registered for the November election

Monday, October 5th is the last day to register in Kentucky if you plan to vote in the November General Election. Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) is putting out a reminder to all eligible voters: if you have not registered, you can do it this Saturday.

Oct 1 2020 County Attorney Mike O’Connell names Ingrid Geiser as First Assistant; Civil Division relocating to new address

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell named Ingrid Geiser as his First Assistant effective today with the upcoming retirement of Eric Graninger.

 

Geiser joined the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office (JCAO) in 2002 and has served as director of the Criminal Division since 2018. She led the office’s Domestic Violence Unit (now known as the Special Victims Unit) for nearly six years and previously headed the office’s Warrant ant Felony/Misdemeanor units.

 

Sep 30 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness leaders said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are steadily increasing again.

“Our alert status remains in the orange level, but our daily incidence of cases is quickly inching closer to red,” said Bill Altman, a consultant who is leading the city’s COVID-19 testing strategy.

Sep 30 2020 Mayor thanks, congratulates Chief Robert Schroeder on his retirement from LMPD

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today thanked interim Louisville Metro Police Chief Rob Schroeder for his 23 years of service to the department and in particular, the outstanding work he’s done leading LMPD du

Sep 30 2020 Facebook Town Hall tonight to discuss the state of infant mortality in Kentucky

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness along with Norton Children’s Hospital Prevention and Wellness are sponsoring a Facebook Town Hall on infant mortality tonight at 6 p.m.

Sep 29 2020 Updates from the Office of Mayor Greg Fischer

Mayor Fischer has issued an Executive Order to loosen downtown traffic restrictions that were put into place last week to protect public safety. Specifically:

Sep 28 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) K1 (bleaches, hydrogenates, deodorizes, and refines soybean oil), 2520 South 7th Street, Louisville, KY 40208 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued as administrative permit revision incorporating construction permit C-0291-0011-20-F. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 29, 2020, and ends on October 30, 2020. 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 28 2020 Councilwoman George asks District 21 residents how would they spend neighborhood funds

Every year, Council districts receive funding to support neighborhood development efforts and area non-profit organizations.  Councilwoman Nicole George is asking residents how they want to see a portion of the funding spent.