Sep 30 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness leaders said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are steadily increasing again.

“Our alert status remains in the orange level, but our daily incidence of cases is quickly inching closer to red,” said Bill Altman, a consultant who is leading the city’s COVID-19 testing strategy.

Sep 30 2020 Mayor thanks, congratulates Chief Robert Schroeder on his retirement from LMPD

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today thanked interim Louisville Metro Police Chief Rob Schroeder for his 23 years of service to the department and in particular, the outstanding work he’s done leading LMPD during the city’s

Sep 30 2020 Facebook Town Hall tonight to discuss the state of infant mortality in Kentucky

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness along with Norton Children’s Hospital Prevention and Wellness are sponsoring a Facebook Town Hall on infant mortality tonight at 6 p.m.

Sep 29 2020 Updates from the Office of Mayor Greg Fischer

Mayor Fischer has issued an Executive Order to loosen downtown traffic restrictions that were put into place last week to protect public safety. Specifically:

Sep 28 2020 Small business grant program receives additional $6.4 million

Louisville Forward has received an additional $6.4 million to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19 through its Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.

The additional funds are unspent federal CARES dollars being carried forward from fiscal year 2020 into fiscal year 2021. Per current federal regulation, all CARES dollars must be spent by December 30, 2020.

Sep 28 2020 Mayor ends curfew; traffic restrictions to be assessed

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the curfew that has been in place since Sept. 23 has been allowed to expire as of 6:30 a.m. this morning.

Sep 28 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) K1 (bleaches, hydrogenates, deodorizes, and refines soybean oil), 2520 South 7th Street, Louisville, KY 40208 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued as administrative permit revision incorporating construction permit C-0291-0011-20-F. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 29, 2020, and ends on October 30, 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.

Sep 28 2020 Councilwoman George asks District 21 residents how would they spend neighborhood funds

Every year, Council districts receive funding to support neighborhood development efforts and area non-profit organizations.  Councilwoman Nicole George is asking residents how they want to see a portion of the funding spent. 

Sep 25 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for Eurofins Genomics LLC (genomics lab), 12701 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to incorporate Construction Permit C-1849-0001-20-F into the FEDOOP. This construction permit was issued to install three production CFS-384 synthesizers and one R&D CFS-384 synthesizer. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 26, 2020, and ends on October 26, 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.

Sep 25 2020 Mayor, LMPD Chief clarify protest charges

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert Schroeder updated the public today on protests that occurred Thursday night, and urged demonstrators to protest peacefully and lawfully – or risk being subject to arrest.

Sep 24 2020 Mayor Fischer extends curfew, closure of Metro facilities through the weekend

As the city continues its work to balance people’s First Amendment rights to peacefully protest with the duty to protect public safety, Mayor Greg Fischer said today that he is extending the countywide curfew through the weekend.

The Mayor also announced that Louisville Metro Government facilities in the downtown corridor will remained closed until Monday at 6:30 a.m., although employees will continue teleworking where possible.

Sep 24 2020 Long-Stay VIP Champions Program finds homes for long term shelter dogs

Long-Stay Champion Adoptions include a VIP package worth more than $500 in savings

Sep 24 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for Frontier Logistical Services, LLC (bulk liquid chemical distribution facility), 3601 Ralph Ave., Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the operating FEDOOP permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 25, 2020, and ends on October 26, 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.

Sep 24 2020 Councilwoman Shanklin announces drive thru COVID 19 testing for the people of District 2

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) announces a new drive thru COVID 19 testing site will be available to the people of District 2 beginning on Monday, September 28th.      

Sep 23 2020 District 8 eNews: The 40-Year-Old Version Edition