Nov 3 2020 Appointments now being accepted for LIHEAP, and new Healthy at Home Utility Assistance Program
Eligible residents can apply for heating, water, and wastewater assistance

Today Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services announced that appointments are being accepted for the annual Subsidy Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) now through December 11, 2020, or until funds are depleted.

Nov 3 2020 Councilman Yates to attend special check presentation for Shirley’s Way on Wednesday, November 4th

Shirley’s Way continues to be a lifeline for cancer patients and their families in dealing with the cost of treatments and living expenses while fighting this disease.On Wednesday, the nonprofit organization will present a check for $20,000 to this week’s winner, Tony Thornton, of the Queen of Hearts drawing at Shirley’s Way Charitable Gaming, 10966 Dixie Highway, 40272 at 3pm.

Nov 2 2020 Locust Grove announces new winter hours and offerings

In light of Governor Beshear’s recent recommendations for red-zone counties, and the importance of keeping our visitors, volunteers, and staff healthy and safe, Locust Grove has made changes to hours and offerings heading into the winter months. Beginning November 1, the Locust Grove Visitors’ Center, Museum Store, and Museum Gallery will be open Thursdays – Saturdays 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. The cost for the gallery admission is $6 for adults.

Nov 2 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for TransMontaigne Operating Company, L.P. – Louisville (bulk fuel distribution terminal), 4510 Bells Lane, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit action is reclassifying the company from a minor source to a FEDOOP source, and is incorporating a construction permit authorizing conversion of tanks 3 and 4 to floating roof storage tanks. The 30-day public comment period starts on November 3, 2020, and ends on December 3, 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.

Nov 2 2020 Mayor reminds public of steps being taken toward LMPD reform, reimagining public safety

Mayor Greg Fischer is reminding residents of the next steps toward police reform and reimagining public safety, including a Metro Council virtual public hearing today, where dozens of residents will be sharing their views on the city’s short-term contract with the FOP.

Nov 2 2020 Mayor Fischer congratulates inaugural cohort of the city’s THRIVE Civic Engagement Fellowship

Mayor Greg Fischer congratulated the inaugural cohort of the THRIVE Civic Engagement Fellowship, a two-year restorative justice pilot program for young Black men who are committed to pursuing careers in public service. The four fellows took center stage in a THRIVE virtual celebration on Friday that highlighted their journeys and accomplishments.

Oct 30 2020 New violence prevention effort begins in Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer and United States Attorney Russell Coleman joined community leaders, police, members of the city’s business and non-profit community, Metro Council and the state today to announce a new approach to violence prevention in Louisville that works by directly engaging those most intimately involved in and affected by violence.

Oct 30 2020 Community to Celebrate the Life of Bob Beard - Memorial will be held Saturday at Fern Creek Park

 

Louisville, KY:  Members of the Community will come together in a socially distant and safe manner to celebrate the life of Mr. Bob Beard. Bob was known by many as the Mayor of Fern Creek, and lived a life dedicated to service to the community in which he lived.

Oct 29 2020 Questions about COVID-19? Call Metro helpline, (502) 912-8598

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Lacuna Health has increased staffing for its COVID-19 Helpline to even more quickly provide support and answers to residents and businesses with questions about COVID-19 – and to initiate the contact tracing process among those testing positive for the virus.

Oct 29 2020 Mayor recognizes LOU Covid Rapid Response Group for collaborative, innovative efforts to manufacture PPE

Mayor Greg Fischer today recognized the contributions of the LOU Covid Rapid Response Group to helping combat the COVID-19 pandemic through the manufacturing and distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) starting in March. The group is a collection of manufacturers, suppliers, universities and individuals designing and manufacturing or 3D printing PPE for hospital systems in more than 10 states.

Oct 29 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with Councilwoman Jessica Green!

Councilman Coan and Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) discuss her life, experiences and relentless pursuit of a more just city.  Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify

Oct 29 2020 Mayor recognizes LOU COVID Rapid Response Group for collaborative, innovative efforts to manufacture PPE

Mayor Greg Fischer today recognized the contributions of the LOU COVID Rapid Response Group to helping combat the COVID-19 pandemic through the manufacturing and distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) starting in March. The group is a collection of manufacturers, suppliers, universities and individuals designing and manufacturing or 3D printing PPE for hospital systems in more than 10 states.

Oct 29 2020 Councilman David Yates and President James issue statements regarding FOP Contract Advisory from the Jefferson County Attorney

The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has issued an advisory opinion stating the Metro Council does have approval power over the final collective bargaining agreement between Metro Government and the River City FOP.

Councilman David Yates (D-25), chair of the Labor and Economic Development Committee and President David James (D-6) have issued the following statements about the JCAO advisory.

Oct 29 2020 Louisville Metro Council to hold virtual public comment session on FOP Contract this Monday. November 2nd

The Louisville Metro Council will offer a public comment session for those who would like to speak on the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Metro Government and the River City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #614.

Oct 28 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Update

 

Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer stated today that Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are continuing to increase at an alarming rate, and we remain in the red alert level in every ZIP code in Louisville. That means there are more than 25 cases per 100,000 residents.