Oct 20 2020 Phone option provided for LMPD employees and other residents to participate in LMPD top-to-bottom review

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a phone option for those unable to access online surveys being conducted by Hillard Heintze, the Chicago-based company conducting the top-to-bottom review of the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD).

Oct 19 2020 Special VAPStat Joint Meeting To Be Held Via Video Teleconferencing




The Louisville and Jefferson County Landbank Authority, Inc. will hold a special meeting on Monday, October 19, 2020, at 3:00 p.m.

Oct 19 2020 City to host virtual Landlord Symposium on October 28

On Wednesday, October 28, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) will host the 2020 Landlord Symposium inviting landlords, rental housing owners, and property managers located in Louisville.   The free, virtual event will be held on WebEx, from 2- 4 p.m.

Oct 19 2020 President James encourages residents concerned about boarding, group and transitional housing to take part in the final special meeting

Is there proper regulation of boarding homes and group housing in Louisville Metro? President David James (D-6) is encouraging residents with concerns over current regulation by Metro Government to participate in the last of a series of virtual meetings to deal with the issue.

Oct 19 2020 National Park Service and National Park Trust Select Wilderness Louisville as a 2020 Challenge Cost Share Award Recipient

Today the National Park Service and National Park Trust announced recipients of the 2020 Challenge Cost Share Program, which supports projects that promote improved access and opportunities for outdoor recreation, environmental stewardship, and education in our National Parks, National Trails and / or Wild and Scenic Rivers.

Oct 16 2020 Community input needed for full-scale equity review of Land Development Code

Residents’ feedback and suggestions are needed as Louisville Metro conducts a full-scale review of the Land Development Code (LDC) to identify and correct inequitable land use regulations and policies within the code.

The LDC is a set of rules that regulates development and what can be done with private property. Many elements within the LDC have not been revised since the early 1960s and continue to incorporate discriminatory policies first introduced in 1931.

Oct 16 2020 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District announces a hearing on a Source-Specific VOC Bubble Agreed Board Order with LL Flex, LLC (“ABO”). If approved, the Air Pollution Control District will submit the ABO to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Oct 16 2020 Mayor and Hillard Heintze announce surveys as next step in LMPD top-to-bottom review

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Hillard Heintze, the Chicago-based company conducting the top-to-bottom review of the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD), will release two anonymous surveys aimed at gathering perspectives from community members and LMPD employees.

The two web-based surveys are accessible today through Tuesday, October 27 at 11:45 p.m., EDT. Additional details will be provided soon to accommodate those who are unable to access the survey online.

Oct 15 2020 President James announces Historic City Hall Clock Tower is glowing purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

President David James (D-6) has announced than the Historic City Hall Clock Tower is glowing purple for the month of October to bring awareness to Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Louisville and across the country. This year, COVID-19 has heightened the concern for victims of domestic violence.

Oct 14 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

 After trending toward the Red alert status last week, Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are now at the Orange level, according to Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer.

An orange alert level includes a combination of data metrics, but most notably means there are 10-25 positive cases per 100,000 people per day, based on the most recent 7-day average.

Oct 14 2020 Louisville Metro reduces annual ABC license renewal fees, waives fee for extended hours licenses

To help lighten the financial burden on restaurants, bars and other establishments where on-site alcohol consumption occurs, Louisville Metro’s Department of Codes and Regulations is granting a one-time reduction of the annual renewal fee for Alcohol and Beverage Control licenses by 25 percent and is waiving its annual renewal fees for extended hour licenses, a nearly $576,000 impact. This will not apply to packaged alcohol licenses.

Oct 14 2020 Louisville sells $45 million in bonds for capital projects, despite challenging economic environment

Louisville Metro Government (LMG) today sold $45 million of tax-exempt bonds to­ J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, with nationally recognized credit rating services Fitch, S&P Global Ratings, and Moody’s Investors Service providing the city bond ratings of AAA, AA, and Aa1, respectively.

Oct 13 2020 Air Pollution Control District Response to Comments on ANPR for Regulation 5.15

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (APCD) has issued a response to comments received during the comment period for the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) for APCD Regulation 5.15, Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions. The comment period was held from May 27 to August 25, 2020.

Oct 13 2020 Louisville Metro moving forward with Re:land Group to redevelop Rhodia property

Following a competitive process and community engagement opportunities, Louisville Metro Government has selected Louisville-based MBE Re:land Group to redevelop the Rhodia property in the Park Hill neighborhood.

Oct 10 2020 Area historic sites partner with The Slave Dwelling Project

On October 15, Joe McGill, Jr. of the Slave Dwelling Project will join area historic sites Farmington Historic Plantation, Historic Locust Grove, Oxmoor Farm Foundation, and Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing for an inaugural collaborative event to highlight the history of slavery at these respective sites, and how that history is relevant today in Louisville and beyond.