Apr 24 2020 Metro Council Members to host Facebook Live Event with JCPS Administrators

Event will be hosted by Council men Kramer, Reed, Benson and Peden will Feature JCPS Administrators Abby Piper and Renee Murphy

Apr 24 2020 Olmsted Parks Conservancy urges park visitors to “stay smart, 6 ft apart,” through new in-park social distancing stations

Olmsted Parks Conservancy has installed new signage and interactive “social distancing stations” to encourage park users to maintain a 6-ft distance within Cherokee, Seneca, Iroquois, and Chickasaw parks. Louisville’s Olmsted Parks make up 20% of all city parkland, with over 2,200 acres of public green space in the West, South, and East ends of our city.

Apr 24 2020 Mayor Fischer asks Louisvillian to help city ‘Build Back Better, Together’ after the COVID-19 crisis ends

Mayor Fischer today said that Louisville’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will require the entire community to come together and put a priority on extending opportunity and prosperity to eve

Apr 24 2020 Mobile COVID-19 testing starts Monday at Shawnee Park

As part of a partnership between the state, Kroger Health and Louisville Metro, mobile COVID-19 testing will be provided at Shawnee Park, beginning Monday through Friday, May 8.

To accommodate a safe and secure testing site, some pedestrian access and all motor vehicle access in the park will be restricted beginning today.

Apr 23 2020 Mayor Fischer's budget address

Mayor Fischer’s prepared budget remarks, delivered by video to the Metro Council on April 23, 2020.

Thank you.

For nearly two months, we have been battling a devastating pandemic causing illness, isolation and death across the world.  It has been heart-wrenching.

But it has also brought compassion, inspiration and sacrifice, from young and old, rich and poor, people of every color, every faith and every nation.

Apr 23 2020 APCD Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period April 17, 2020, on proposed amendments to Regulation 1.06, Source Self-Monitoring, Emissions Inventory Development and Reporting, Version 10 that were proposed on April 15, 2020. If adopted by the Board, the amendments to Regulation 1.06v10 will be submitted to US EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Apr 23 2020 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY21 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2020-2021 Capital and Operating Budgets.

Apr 23 2020 Traffic being restricted in Shawnee Park to accommodate new COVID-19 testing site

State partnering with Kroger Health on testing, April 27-May 8

To accommodate a safe and secure mobile COVID-19 testing site, Shawnee Park will be closed to vehicle traffic starting tomorrow at 6 a.m., and pedestrian access will be restricted.

Apr 23 2020 Councilwoman Sexton Smith thanks JBS (formerly Swift) for second meat donation of 2000 lbs. to help those in need

For a second time this month, JBS (formally Swift) increased its help to the community with another generous donation of 2000 pounds of pork products to nonprofits agencies to help those in need during the COVID 19 crisis. 

Apr 23 2020 Members of the Democratic Caucus offer statements on Mayor Greg Fisher’s Budget proposal

The members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council offer the following statement on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2020-2021 FY Capital and Operating Budgets

Apr 23 2020 Air Pollution Control Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Marcus Paint Company (manufactures industrial solvent and water based paints for resale), 235 East Market Street, Louisville, KY 40202 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the FEDOOP operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 24, 2020, and ends on May 26, 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.

Apr 23 2020 Councilwoman Purvis encourages West Louisville residents to take advantage of drive-thru COVID 19 testing to be held for two weeks at Shawnee Park beginning April 27th

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) is encouraging residents of West Louisville to take advantage of free drive in testing next week in Shawnee Park to get control of the COVID 19 virus.

Apr 23 2020 Citing expected revenue shortfall of $115 million for FY20/FY21, Mayor Fischer presents continuation budget and renews call for flexible federal relief

Mayor mourns those who’ve died, urges community to keep virus from claiming more lives

Celebrates the social muscles that make this a strong community

Outlines roadmap for Louisville’s Recovery: ‘Build Back Better, Together’

Apr 22 2020 Metro Council schedule changes for Thursday, April 23rd

On Thursday, April 23rd Mayor Greg Fischer will present his FY 2021 Operating and Capital Budgets to the Louisville Metro Council. As a result, there are time changes for regular meetings that day. The Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will not meet on Thursday.

Apr 22 2020 The Drastic Edition of District 8 eNews is live!