Apr 15 2020 Thurman Hutchins Park pier construction begins April 21

Due to a construction project, the fishing pier at Thurman Hutchins Park off River Road will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning Tuesday, April 21. 

There are plenty of great bank fishing opportunities at Thurman Hutchins Park remaining! Please continue to practice social distancing, and we apologize for the inconvenience. 

Apr 15 2020 Mayor Fischer sees signs of hope, but stresses patience, vigilance in battle against COVID-19

Apr 14 2020 Air Pollution Control Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for River Metals Recycling, LLC (scrap metal recycling facility), 2114 Metal Lane, Louisville, KY 40206 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to reclassify the source from a minor source to a FEDOOP source, due to a change in VOC emission factors. The 30-day public comment period starts on April15, 2020, and ends on May 15, 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 14 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Coral Graphics Services, Inc. (Printing Operation), 4700 Commerce Crossings Drive, Louisville, KY 40229 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard permit renewal, that includes updating format and language. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 15, 2020, and ends on May 15, 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 14 2020 Historic City Hall Flags fly at half-staff in remembrance of COVID 19 victims in Kentucky

In remembrance of over 100 victims of the COVID 19 virus in Kentucky, President David James (D-6) has ordered the flags above Historic City Hall to fly at half-staff for one week.

Apr 14 2020 Louisville Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Coit Cleaning & Restoration Services (Dry Cleaning Facility), 2730 Crittenden Drive, Louisville, KY 40209 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard permit renewal including removing greenhouse gas limits that do not apply this facility and updating format and language. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 15, 2020, and ends on May 15, 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 14 2020 Local agencies help residents expedite receipt of federal economic stimulus payments

Free tax filing services and safe, affordable banking resources

 

Apr 14 2020 Mayor Fischer orders flags to be flown at half-staff at all Metro buildings to honor those we’ve lost to COVID-19

Mayor Greg Fischer today ordered flags at all Louisville Metro Government buildings lowered to half-staff in honor of the 48 members of the community who have died from the COVID-19 virus.

Apr 13 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Forth Technologies, Inc. (pigment manufacturing), 600 Bergman Avenue, Louisville, KY 40203 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard permit renewal, that includes updating format and language. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 14, 2020, and ends on May 14, 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 13 2020 Labor, Economic Development and Contracts Committee to discuss economic impact of COVID 19 in Louisville Metro

The Metro Council’s Labor, Economic Development and Contracts Committee will have a special discussion at its next regular meeting on the impact of the COVID 19 virus on Louisville Metro’s economy.

Apr 13 2020 Mayor Fischer announces new effort to teach data skills to Louisvillians impacted by COVID-19 outbreak

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a new effort to expand the number of qualified tech workers in Louisville while helping those impacted by the COVID-19 economic disruptions.

Apr 11 2020 Metro Council Leadership to hold news conference on moving forward with legislation and committees during COVID 19 crisis in the coming weeks News Conference set for Monday April 13th at 1:30pm

Louisville – President David James (D- 6), Majority Caucus Chair Markus Winkler (D-17) and Minority Caucus Chair Kevin Kramer (R-11) will hold a news conference on Monday, April 13th to lay out how the Metro Council will continue to work to address legislation and improve public participation in the budget and legislative processes while continuing to adhere to safety recommendations in our effort to combat the COVI D19 virus.

Apr 11 2020 Mayor Fischer, UofL announce innovative new tool for the conservation and reuse of vital N95 masks

Mayor Greg Fischer today highlighted a new program at the University of Louisville aimed at alleviating the N95 respirator shortage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 10 2020 Councilman Blackwell hosts his first virtual “Coffee with your Councilman”

Councilman Blackwell will host his first ever virtual Coffee with your Councilman event this Saturday, April 11th from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. This way, everyone can stay safe in their own homes while still staying connected.

Apr 10 2020 Mayor Fischer urges Louisville to keep the faith, but keep it close to home on Easter and Passover

Mayor Greg Fischer today again urged Louisvillians to continue staying home and avoid the temptation to gather together for Easter and Passover this weekend.