Dec 1 2020 Mayor declares racism a public health crisis in Louisville; outlines detailed plan for advancing racial equity for Black residents

Dec 1 2020 Louisville sets another record of positive COVID-19 cases for third consecutive week

Mayor Greg Fischer along with Louisville’s Chief Health Strategist Dr. Sarah Moyer reaffirmed their concerns that the city’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase at an alarming rate.

Nov 30 2020 Mayor Fischer announces major milestone for Code Louisville

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Kentucky Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman and Councilman Markus Winkler today joined Code Louisville graduates and local tech leaders to celebrate the latest milestone achieved by the software training program. Code Louisville, run by the region’s workforce development board KentuckianaWorks, has now placed 543 of its graduates into new careers in the technology sector.

Nov 30 2020 Mayor Fischer announces major milestone for Code Louisville

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Kentucky Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman and Councilman Markus Winkler today joined Code Louisville graduates and local tech leaders to celebrate the latest milestone achieved by the software training program. Code Louisville, run by the region’s workforce development board KentuckianaWorks, has now placed 543 of its graduates into new careers in the technology sector.

Nov 27 2020 Council members Purvis and Green along with President James put out the call for volunteers for the ‘Greatest Cleanup in West End History’

It is called the Greatest Cleanup in West End History. The goal: for volunteers to span out across West Louisville and help make neighborhoods as better, cleaner place to live. It gets underway on Saturday November 28th. The cleanup effort is being coordinated by the Mopar Muscle Car Club, several other local organizations and Metro Council members Donna Purvis (D-5), Jessica Green (D-1) and President David James (D-6).

Nov 25 2020 Mayor Fischer encourages Louisvillians to Shop Small this Saturday to support local businesses

Mayor Greg Fischer proclaimed Nov. 28 Small Business Saturday in Louisville and asked residents to support locally owned businesses throughout the holiday season.

Nov 24 2020 Councilman Yates announces results of the 4th Annual Friendsgiving Turkey Drive

Councilman David Yates (D-25) joined entertainer Dusty Leigh to announce more than 300 turkeys have been donated to families in the Southwest Louisville area this Thanksgiving.

Nov 24 2020 Louisville breaking records with over 3,000 new cases; our next actions are crucial

Mayor Greg Fischer, joined by Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer, today declared Louisville in a state of ‘deep red’ as the amount of COVID-19 cases escalate daily.

For the second consecutive week, Jefferson County reported more than 3,000 new positive cases, a trend Dr. Moyer urged needed to change course.   

Nov 23 2020 City partners with LHOME to launch a free financial navigator service for residents

In partnership with national nonprofit organization the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund), Louisville Metro Government announced today the launch of a free Financial Navigators program to help residents navigate critical financial issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 23 2020 APCD Notice of Public Meeting & Strategy Committee Meeting

The Strategy Committee of the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, via teleconference due to the COVID-19 outbreak, to consider amendments to Regulation 5.15, Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions, version 4. 

 

Nov 21 2020 Mayor Fischer announces 2020 Youth Implementation Team

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods and One Love Louisville Ambassadors to announce the members of the 2020 One Love Louisville Youth Implementation Team, a one-year advisory board to the Mayor.

Nov 20 2020 Louisville receives grant for community-driven green space in Parkland neighborhood

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Louisville Metro received a $42,000 matching grant from Partners for Places, a project of The Funders Network, to fully fund the construction of a sustainable, community-driven green space called Parkland Plaza.

Nov 19 2020 Councilwoman Shanklin announces one-time afternoon period added for expanded health services at drive thru COVID 19 testing site in District 2

Due to its popularity, Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) announces a special, one-time afternoon session of health services will be available at the current drive thru COVID 19 testing site in District 2 this coming Monday, November 23rd.

Nov 19 2020 Winter Woods Spectacular returns to Iroquois Park


In what has become the must-see event of the holiday season, Winter Woods Spectacular, is returning for a second year to South Louisville’s Iroquois Park, where the woods will be transformed into a winter wonderland from Friday, November 27 – Saturday, January 2.

Nov 18 2020 The Swing and a Miss Edition of District 8 eNews is live!