Jan 29 2020 “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 29

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.      

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we hold office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Jan 21 2020 Mayor appoints Sabeen Nasim as Director of the Louisville Metro Office for Globalization

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of Sabeen Nasim as Director of the Louisville Metro Office for Globalization, which works to implement new strategies to engage and welcome Louisville’s international community.

Jan 17 2020 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Jan 17 2020 Louisville leverages $2 million investment toward energy efficiency and renewable energy projects

Louisville Metro Government closed on two agreements through its Energy Project Assessment District (EPAD) program that will provide more than $2 million in private loan funds for energy efficiency projects at Tennis Club at Springhurst and a new La Quinta Del Sol hotel.

Jan 17 2020 Groundbreaking held for Shawnee Park boat ramp project

                                         

Jan 16 2020 Louisville Parks Foundation seeks community input in 2020 survey

Feedback will help determine future park projects for the nonprofit

Jan 16 2020 Councilwoman Cindi Fowler welcomes V.I.T.A.’s return to the Sun Valley Community Center on Wednesday

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is a free service that helps countless low-income individuals and families file their taxes each year. Its volunteers make sure each participant receives all the tax refunds they are entitled to and have returned millions to our local economy.

Jan 15 2020 Louisville Metro files lawsuit against JUUL for its role in fueling vaping crisis that has kids addicted to nicotine

Louisville Metro Government has filed a federal lawsuit against JUUL Labs, Inc., the largest manufacturer and seller of e-cigarettes and vaping products, for its role in fueling the community health crisis of nicotine addiction, especially among young people. 

Jan 15 2020 The Game Is Afoot Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Jan 15 2020 Louisville Metro Government opens second Wellness Center for employees and dependents

Mayor Greg Fischer today helped cut the ribbon on a second Wellness Center for Louisville Metro Government employees and their dependents. The center, located at 6127 Airport Hotels Blvd. off Fern Valley Road, is managed by Concentra and provides annual physicals, urgent care and primary care needs to employees with Louisville Metro Government insurance. Additionally, the new center offers access to a dietician, x-ray and physical therapy services.

Jan 14 2020 Mayor Fischer, community leaders announce free tax preparation service for eligible Louisville residents

Mayor Greg Fischer and other community leaders today announced the opening of free federal and state income tax preparation for eligible residents.

The Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, and AARP Tax Aide programs provide trained, IRS-certified volunteers to offer free tax services at 19 sites across the city. The service is available to individuals and families who earned less than $66,000 in 2019.

Jan 14 2020 Mayor Fischer, community leaders announce free tax preparation service for eligible Louisville residents

Mayor Greg Fischer and other community leaders today announced the opening of free federal and state income tax preparation for eligible residents.

The Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, and AARP Tax Aide programs provide trained, IRS-certified volunteers to offer free tax services at 19 sites across the city. The service is available to individuals and families who earned less than $66,000 in 2019.

Jan 10 2020 Metro Council Republicans Elect Kramer and Reed as Minority Caucus Leaders for 2020

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2020, the seven Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) to the position of Caucus Chair and Councilman Scott Reed (District 16) as Caucus Vice-Chair.

Jan 9 2020 Councilman Markus Winkler elected 2020 Majority Leader

Councilman Markus Winkler (D-17) will serve as Democratic Caucus Chair for 2020. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Louisville Metro Council. Councilman Mark Fox (D-13) will serve the Caucus as Vice-Chair.

Jan 9 2020 David James re-elected President of the Louisville Metro Council for 2020

By a unanimous vote, President David James (D-6) has been reelected for a third term as President of the Louisville Metro Council in 2020. To my colleagues I want to say thank you to each of you for your vote. We continue our commitment to making our city a better place for people we serve,” said President James.