Aug 31 2020 CHE Seeks Input for Community Grocery

We want to hear from you!

Image description: a tall brown man is pushing a grocery cart through the produce section of the grocery store followed by a short brown child carrying a backpack

 

Aug 27 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise an operating permit for GE Appliances, A Haier Company – Appliance Park (home appliance manufacturing operation), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, Louisville, 40031, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This revision incorporates two construction permits, four insignificant activities, one declaration of operational flexibility and removal of equipment. The only activity that is being public noticed is the addition of a case-by-case insignificant activity approval of the Markforged Metal-X 3D printer, Wash-1 debinder, and Sinter-1 sintering furnace, per Regulation 2.16 section 1.23.1.2. The 30-day public comment period starts August 29, 2020, and ends on September 29, 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.

Aug 26 2020 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her for the next virtual “Muffins with McCraney”

Councilwoman Paula McCraney invites District 7 residents to join her for the next virtual “Muffins with McCraney” this Saturday, August 29th, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. It is the community’s chance to get caught up on    what’s going on at Metro Council and share any comments and concerns with her.

Aug 26 2020 Public invited to provide input for top-to-bottom review of LMPD

Residents who want to weigh in on the ongoing top-to-bottom review of the Louisville Metro Police Department have a new tool for sharing their views.

Aug 26 2020 The Waiting Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Aug 24 2020 Councilwoman Sexton Smith announces Historic Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church approved for federal restoration grants

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) announces Historic Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church has received the official okay for nearly $1 million in federal grants to stabilize and restore the building that once hosted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement.

Aug 21 2020 Councilwoman Purvis and President James applaud today’s action by Codes and Regulations and LMPD for Dino’s to vacate the premises

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) and President David James (D-6) applaud the action by Code Enforcement and LMPD for Dino’s at 2601 W Broadway to vacate the premises. The action follows recent findings that determined Dino’s as a public nuisance 

Aug 21 2020 Build Back Better, Together focus on increasing resiliency, battling pandemic and addressing systemic racism
Aug 21 2020 Council Members George and Mulvihill in support of “Prosper Preston” partnership

Councilmembers Nicole George  (D-21) and Pat Mulvihill (D-10) support the effort of a coalition of community members, area business owners, and civic leaders who have formed the “Prosper Preston” partnership to create connection between communities linked by Preston Highway and support efforts to move the corridor to its fullest potential.

Aug 21 2020 Small business grant program provides much-needed aid to local businesses

Since its launch on July 1, Louisville Metro Government’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program has awarded more than $12.7 million in grants to nearly 350 small businesses throughout the city.

Aug 20 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Preferred Marketing Solutions, Inc. (Lithographic Printing Operation), 2001 Papa John’s Blvd., KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard permit renewal, additionally, the pizza dough making operation has been removed, and greenhouse gas requirements have been removed from general conditions as they are not applicable. The 30-day public comment period starts on August 21, 2020, and ends on September 21, 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.

Aug 20 2020 Study finds LMAS, Alley Cat Advocates Partnership Significantly Reduced Louisville’s Stray Cat Population

A new study finds LMAS, Alley Cat Advocates Partnership Significantly Reduced Louisville’s Stray Cat Population

Aug 20 2020 Government Oversight Committee welcomes Amicus Curiae brief by transparency expert rebuffing Administration efforts to evade public testimony

Councilman Brent Ackerson (D-26), chair of the Louisville Metro Council’s Government Oversight and Audit Committee is issuing the following update to the community on the latest legal fight over the committee’s investigation into the Fischer Administration

Aug 18 2020 City, community partners celebrate Women’s Equality Day with virtual event on August 22
August 2020 marks 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment establishing women’s right to vote
Aug 18 2020 Councilwoman Donna Purvis, Russ Smith Foundation, and Louisville Attorney Nick Wilson to honor Breonna Taylor

Lannan Memorial Park will honor the life of Breonna Taylor with a very special mural in an area designed to bring people together. The park joins other parks across the United States that have honored the young Louisville woman in the spirit of healing and unity.