Dec 13 2018 Councilwomen Sexton Smith to unveil new sign honoring the life and legacy of Dr. James E. Miller

He served the community of Louisville for more than 40 years as a pastor and an advocate for housing and civil rights for all in the city. On Saturday, December 15th, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will join the family and friends of the late Dr. James E. Miller and unveil an honorary sign on Golden Rule Way near the church where he preached.

Dec 13 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a renewed operating permit to Ford Motor Company – Kentucky Truck Plant (manufacture of automobiles, light- and medium-duty trucks), 3001 Chamberlain Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This action is being taken to allow for notification of the public to add requirements that were inadvertently left out of the previously drafted operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 15, 2018, and ends on January 14, 2019. 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.

 

Dec 12 2018 Proposed Agreed Board Order with Clariant Corporation

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on an Agreed Board Order with Clariant Corporation. Clariant is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits) at the facility located at 1227 S. 12th Street in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Dec 12 2018 Creason Protection and Restoration Plan

The city of Louisville is privileged to host the USA Cyclocross National Championships at Joe Creason Park December 11-15. This international event, coming on the heels of last year’s Derby City Cup, will feature nearly 1,700 top professional and amateur riders competing over the course of the week from 45 states.

Dec 12 2018 Councilwoman Woolridge and Kappa Alpha Psi will bring holiday cheer to families in need in District 3

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge will join the Louisville (KY) Alumni and Alpha Omicron (Undergraduate Members of the University of Louisville) Chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated, and the Louisville Kappa League for their annual task on Saturday, December 15th.

Dec 11 2018 Councilwoman Woolridge hosts Annual District 3 Holiday Party and Toy Give – A- Way on Saturday, December 15th

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge will once again bring holiday cheer to the children of District 3 and their families with the Annual District 3 Holiday Party and Toy Give - A - Way set for Saturday, December 15th

Dec 11 2018 Humana Foundation awards $100,000 to Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 4, 2018) – The Humana Foundation has awarded the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity $100,000.

Dec 11 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to American Synthetic Rubber Company (synthetic rubber manufacturing), 4500 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install two adsorption columns and a storage tank. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 13, 2018, and ends on January 14, 2019. 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.

Dec 11 2018 Barret Ave Project on WAVE 3 News

Read and watch the story by Andreina Centlivre on WAVE 3 News by clicking here.

Dec 10 2018 Living Room Program Opens to Public, Expands Services

Diversion program for mental health and substance use disorder celebrates first year of operation

 

LOUISVILLE, KY – One year after its start as a pilot program limited to two Louisville Metro Police divisions, the Living Room program is now open to the public.

Dec 10 2018 Work begins today to move George Prentice statue from outside Main library

Work is beginning today to move the George Dennison Prentice statue from outside the Louisville Free Public Library’s main branch into storage at a city facility on Lexington Road.

Preparation for the move starts today, with the actual move expected on Tuesday.

Dec 10 2018 Councilman Yates makes the final push for the community to get involved with this year’s Coat-A-Kid Campaign.

For the second year in a row, Councilman David Yates (D-25) is calling upon the community to become part of the spirit of giving.  He is collecting NEW coats and jackets to be distributed to children in need throughout our community.

Dec 8 2018 Cyclists Prepare for CX Nationals in Louisville

Read and watch the WDRB story by clicking here.

Dec 7 2018 LMAS waives redemption fees to reduce shelter overcrowding

Amnesty offered to dog owners who claim their pet

Dec 6 2018 Metro Council’s Budget Committee approves additional funding to deal with homeless issues

The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro Louisville. The funding was found as part of the year-end budget adjustment after the completion of audits of the 2017 -2018 Operating and Capital Budgets.