Aug 14 2018 Mayor celebrates SummerWorks 2018 success, providing jobs, skills and confidence to a record 6,200 Louisville youth

From computer coding to manufacturing and life-guarding to public finance, a record number of young people -- 6,200 -- gained new skills and confidence working at businesses and job sites throughout Louisville this summer as part of the SummerWorks program.    

Aug 14 2018 Develop Louisville, Metro Council and Louisville Tourism propose changes to short term rental ordinance

In December 2015, Metro Council passed an ordinance to regulate the use of short term rentals; customers often book short term rentals through online platforms such as AirBnB, VRBO, and others. City leaders have been monitoring implementation of this ordinance and the evolution of the new shared economy.

Aug 13 2018 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum to deal with Metro Health Services on August 15th

What is the latest on the Hepatitis A outbreak in Metro Louisville? Who makes sure restaurants are clean and prepare food safely? Who controls the mosquito population? Where do I go to learn about lead poisoning prevention? The answers to those and many other questions can be heard at the next South Central Regional Forum which will focus on the work of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness on Wednesday, August 15th.

Aug 13 2018 Councilman James and 1st Gethsemane Center volunteers get students ready for Back to School for District 6 schools

President David James thanked everyone on Monday for another successful “Back to School” effort to get needed school supplies for needy students in District 6 schools.

Aug 13 2018 Nine New SpeedAlert Radar Devices are unveiled and ready for Deployment in Louisville Metro

Representatives from the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus as well as the Louisville  Metro Police Department participated in an event to demonstrate a new tool that has been purchased to help deter speeding and promote safety. Earlier this year, the nine Republican Members of the Louisville Metro Council pooled their discretionary funds to purchase nine SpeedAlert web-enabled radar message displays. 

Aug 11 2018 Nine New SpeedAlert Radar Devices to be unveiled

Representatives from the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus as well as Louisville Metro Police and Jefferson County Public Schools will participate in an event to demonstrate a new tool that has been purchased to help deter speeding and promote safety. A total of nine new SpeedAlert web-enabled radar display devices will be announced and demonstrated.

Aug 10 2018 President James invites District 6 to come to the next “Feed the Block” event on Saturday, August 11th

On Saturday, August 11th The 23 Zone is ready to once again give back to the community when the next “Feed the Block, the Back to School Edition” gets underway with free food, fun and other things to help children and people in the community.

Aug 9 2018 FOMAS Announces New Executive Director

 

Susanna M. Westerfield to spearhead fundraising efforts and expand community outreach in support of LMAS


Susanna Westerfield, FOMAS, board of directors

Aug 8 2018 Neighborhood Residents to Make Budgeting Decisions in Two Metro Council Districts

Logo for Our Money Our Voice - a participatory budgeting project for residents of council districts 6 & 8

Aug 8 2018 Mayor Fischer announces decision to move Castleman, Prentice statues from public locations

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city plans to move a statue of Confederate officer and President of the Board of Park Commissioners John Breckinridge Castleman from the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood and the George Dennison Prentice statue from outside the Louisville Free Public Library.

Aug 7 2018 District 11 Town Hall Meeting on August 14th

Louisville, KY – Louisville Metro Councilman Kevin J. Kramer (District 11) will hold a District 11 Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Jeffersontown Fire Station Two (formally McMahan Fire Station), 4318 Taylorsville Road. Councilman Kramer will be joined by representatives from the Louisville Metro Police Department, Jeffersontown Fire Protection District, Louisville Metro Public Works and Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness. 

Aug 7 2018 Councilman Blackwell announces next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 21st

Councilman Rick Blackwell invites residents to the next District 12 Dialogue on Tuesday, August 21st to discuss the potential for an ambulance service with the Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Department.

Aug 7 2018 President James to host fundraiser for “District 6 Back to School Backpack Giveaway at Old Louisville Tavern

President David James is partnering with the Old Louisville Tavern to help raise money for this year’s “District 6 Back to School Backpack Giveaway” on Wednesday, August 8th.

Aug 6 2018 Neighborhood Place partners hosts several health-focused events in August

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of health-focused events and services in August including three opportunities to attend an educational baby shower, a Healthy Living Club to help reduce stress, a Diabetes Self-Management class, and a series of classes focused on healthy meal planning and eating. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Aug 6 2018 Safety, community and fun for Louisville's National Night Out events

Mayor Greg Fischer and Police Chief Steve Conrad are inviting the public to join in on the annual National Night Out events being held in the police divisions around Metro Louisville on Tuesday night.

This year’s theme for the event is IncLOUsive City – promoting safe neighborhoods through inclusiveness. Events will include opportunities to interact with officers, refreshments, games and public safety information.