Sep 22 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

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


Sep 18 2020 Louisville Metro revises Residential Parking Permit Program

Louisville Metro Government and Metro Council have approved revisions to the Residential Parking Permit Program that will ease current regulations regarding the establishment of Residential Parking Zones, designated areas where parking is restricted to individuals with residential parking permits only during certain hours.

Sep 17 2020 Louisville earns national distinction for work with immigrant communities, celebrates Welcoming Week

The city of Louisville was awarded badges of distinction today in the categories of Government Leadership and Community for its support of foreign-born residents and local organizations that provide services to Louisville’s immigrant populations. New American Economy (NAE), a national bipartisan research and advocacy organization, awards the badges as part of its annual Cities Index.

Sep 16 2020 Louisville officials add new data to COVID-19 data dashboard

This week Mayor Greg Fischer, Dr. Sarah Moyer and other health officials announced new data additions to the city’s COVID-19 data dashboard.

Sep 15 2020 Mayor Fischer announces settlement in civil lawsuit filed by Breonna Taylor’s estate

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government (LMG) has settled a civil lawsuit with the estate of Breonna Taylor, including a $12 million payment and an agreement on several policy changes and reforms, including new drug testing rules for LMPD officers, an incentive for officers to live in specific neighborhoods and a new level of scrutiny over search warrants.

Sep 14 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with Representative Charles Booker!

I caught up with Charles Booker on the Eight More Miles podcast! Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify or your podcatcher of choice!

Sep 14 2020 Plenty of COVID-19 testing available with faster results

Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Chief Health Strategist, says Louisville has greatly increased testing capacity for COVID-19 and results from tests are being delivered within 24 to 72 hours.

Sep 14 2020 LMAS Waives All Fees To Reclaim A Pet

Louisville Metro Animal Services announces all redemption fees are waived for pets owners who claim their pet at the LMAS Shelter. Friends of Metro Animal Services (FOMAS) is covering all fees in an effort to help pet owners facing financial hardship during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Sep 11 2020 Landmark Russell business reopens with aid from METCO loan

Louisville Forward Chief Mary Ellen Wiederwohl and Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith today joined owner Marcus Withers to cut the ribbon on The Palm Room, a lounge featuring food and live blues, soul and R&B music. The Palm Room opened last week at the site of the historic Joe’s Palm Room, 1821 W. Jefferson St.

Sep 11 2020 Mayor Fischer highlights resilience and success of SummerWorks during uniquely challenging conditions

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today joined SummerWorks staff and youth participants at Metro Hall to highlight the 2020 season, which saw more than 3,000 young people employed despite difficult economic conditions. More than 1,000 young people were directly placed in work experiences by SummerWorks staff.

Sep 11 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to The Chemours Company FC, LLC (manufactures refrigerant gases), 4200 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to construct two new storage tanks and associated piping components to store raw material chloroform. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 13, 2020, and ends on October 13, 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 10 2020 The September to Remember Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Sep 10 2020 Mayor Fischer and TARC Board announce Lextran’s Carrie Butler as new TARC Executive Director

Carrie ButlerMayor Greg Fischer and the Transit Authority of River City Board of Directors announced today that after an extensive national search, former Lextran general manager Carrie Butler has been appo

Sep 9 2020 New Healthy Home, Health Community campaign launches with a focus on childhood lead poisoning prevention

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness has partnered with IDEAS xLab and Bates Communi

Sep 9 2020 Louisville Forward launches new low-interest loan fund to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Louisville Forward, the city’s economic and community development arm, has l