Oct 24 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Recast Energy Louisville, LLC (industrial energy service provider), 4014 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 26, 2019, and ends on November 25, 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.

Oct 24 2019 New Directions Housing Corp begin a second 50 years at a new location to serve Metro Louisville

It is an idea that began in 1969, when Father Ben O’Connor challenged his parish at Saint William Church, a Roman Catholic congregation located at 13th and Oak Street, to find a new direction to help the neighborhood. The idea grew into a successful nonprofit with the goal of helping people find an affordable place to live.

Oct 23 2019 Louisville Metro seeking ‘Light Up’ Christmas tree

Louisville Metro is looking for someone to donate the large Christmas tree that will stand in Jefferson Square Park through the holidays.

“This tree will be the centerpiece of Light Up Louisville and the city’s month-long celebration of the holidays,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “We’ve been blessed with good luck in finding the perfect Christmas tree every year. If you believe you have one that fits the bill, please give us a call.”

Oct 23 2019 President James to unveil new signs honoring the Work and Dedication of Apostle Raymond J. Keith Jr.

On Thursday, President David James (D-6) will honor a man who for more than 40 years has taken care of those in need in his community by officially dedicating honorary street signs to Apostle Raymond J. Keith Jr. at a corner near his church in West Louisville. 

Oct 22 2019 Online Animal Abuse Registry goes live
Convicted offenders required to self-report; pet organizations must check list before adopting out or selling a pet

Animal Abuser Registry

Oct 21 2019 Mayor Fischer, Metro Animal Services and advocates celebrate opening of new Animal Shelter

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Metro Animal Services and Friends of Metro Animal Services (FOMAS) for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open a state-of-the-art animal shelter at 3516 Ne

Oct 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period October 18, 2019, on proposed amendments to Regulations 1.08, Administrative Procedures, Version 14; and 2.08, Fees, Version 28; that were proposed on October 16, 2019. If adopted by the Board, the amendments to Regulation 1.08, Version 14 will be submitted to US EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Oct 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Republic Conduit Manufacturing (steel pipes and tubes manufacturing plant), 7301 Logistics Drive, Louisville, KY 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit revision incorporates construction permit C-1553-1037-18-F for multiple unit modifications and incorporates multiple newly installed insignificant activities. This permit revision also updates equipment as requested by the company. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 22, 2019, and ends on November 22, 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.

Oct 21 2019 District 6 Community Cleanup for Old Louisville Area set for Tuesday, October 22nd

President David James (D-6) is encouraging anyone who would like to help to come out for a community wide cleanup which is set for the Old Louisville area on Tuesday October 22nd.

Oct 18 2019 Historic Locust Grove to hold public meeting about proposed site changes


Oct 18 2019 Councilwoman Dorsey to deliver opening remarks to Mother Daughter Empowerment Tea

Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) will deliver the opening remarks at a very special event designed to help young women navigate the connections they need to be successful in the future. The Mother Daughter Tea Event will help empower women from adolescent, young adult and young at heart by providing the opportunities for success in all facets of their lives.

Oct 17 2019 Mosquitoes Still Pose a Threat Despite Cooler Weather

Public urged to wear insect repellant, long pants and sleeves when outdoors

 

Oct 17 2019 President James encourages everyone to get an early start on Halloween with a walk through “America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood”

President David James (D-6) invites everyone to start their Halloween celebration a little earlier than usual by taking advantage of the haunted history of one of the city’s most unique and in this case scary neighborhood’s: Old Louisville.

Oct 17 2019 Construction on new Dare to Care facility begins in Parkland neighborhood

Dare to Care Food Bank broke ground today, on its new Dare to Care Community Kitchen in partnership with the Novak Family Foundation. The new Kitchen will be located at the site of a former grocery store at 28th and Virginia Streets in Louisville’s Parkland neighborhood.  Opening in April 2020, the new Kitchen will triple the size of Dare to Care’s current kitchen, expanding capacity for existing and new programs to serve Kentuckiana’s 170,000 food insecure residents.

Oct 16 2019 Councilwoman Dorsey praises Green Heart Project as way to restore Louisville’s tree canopy and improve community health

At 1000 Stanley Avenue this week, the first of thousands of trees was planted as part of a major health study to determine the impact of green foliage on the community’s health. Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) was on hand for the first tree planted as part of the Green Heart Project, a program being conducted by the University of Louisville Environment Institute and The Nature Conservancy.