May 20 2020 As the community begins to reopen, Mayor Fischer boosts the city’s COVID-19 testing and tracing capabilities

Mayor Greg Fischer today outlined steps he is taking to significantly boost the city’s COVID-19 testing and tracing capabilities, as the city and state move ahead on a gradual reopening of the ec

May 20 2020 Solicitation of Interest issued for redevelopment of former Rhodia property

Louisville Metro Government today issued a Solicitation of Interest for the redevelopment of the former Rhodia property, located at 1495 S. 11th St. The city is seeking proposals to transform the underutilized and dilapidated property into a sustainable development that will provide needed amenities and jobs to residents.

May 20 2020 Councilwoman Sexton Smith releases statement concerning events surrounding the shooting of Breonna Taylor

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) has released the following statement and call for action in the shooting death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor

May 19 2020 Mayor Fischer talks about need for mental health awareness during today’s tele town hall

Mayor Greg Fischer today discussed mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic during a tele town hall featuring experts from the mental health community.

May 19 2020 Public Safety Committee to discuss the recent shooting of Breonna Taylor and LMPD policies on “no knock” warrants

The Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee has invited the attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor and Louisville Metro Police Chief to discuss the recent shooting of the 26-year-old EMT on Wednesday May 20th.

May 19 2020 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her for the first virtual “Muffins with McCraney”

As a way of staying in touch during COVID 19, Councilwoman Paula McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her for a virtual “Muffins with McCraney” this Saturday, May 23.

May 18 2020 Mayor Fischer announces the latest public safety steps to ensure more transparency and strengthen public trust
May 18 2020 Councilman Yates announces virtual “Talk with David” set for Tuesday, May 19th

Councilman David Yates (D-25) is encouraging residents to join him on Facebook Live for a virtual “Talk with David” on Tuesday, May 19th. Anyone can join the discussion beginning at 6:00pm by visiting the Councilman David Yates facebook page: www.facebook.com/CouncilmanDavidYates.

May 18 2020 Mayor Fischer urges Louisville businesses to take a cautious approach to reopening as COVID-19 restrictions are eased

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the easing of COVID-19 restrictions on more public activities as the city takes a gradual approach to reopening the economy.

May 15 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to extend the public comment period 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 60-day public comment period continues on from April 14, 2020, and ends on June 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.

May 15 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with Ryan Rogers of Feast, Royals and Bar Vetti

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May 15 2020 Mayor Fischer announces next phase of Reskilling Initiative to provide free online tech training during COVID-19 outbreak

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a second phase of free online tech training to help Louisvillians prepare for in-demand jobs.

May 14 2020 Mayor Fischer, Police Chief Conrad call for FBI and U.S. Attorney review of Breonna Taylor investigation

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad today announced that they had requested the FBI and the U.S. Attorney to review the findings of the LMPD Public Integrity Unit’s investigation into the Breonna Taylor case, once it is complete.  

May 14 2020 President David James issues a statement for the Louisville Metro Council regarding the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor

President David James (D-6) has issued the following statement on behalf of the Louisville Metro Council regarding moving forward with the investigation into the death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor.

May 13 2020 Louisville Forward, GLI jointly recognized as top economic development group by Site Selection magazine

Today, Mayor Greg Fischer announced that Louisville Forward, the city’s economic and community development organization, and GLI, the 15-county regional chamber of commerce, have been jointly recognized as a Top U.S. Economic Development Group for 2019 by Site Selection magazine.