Dec 7 2018 LMAS waives redemption fees to reduce shelter overcrowding

Amnesty offered to dog owners who claim their pet

Dec 6 2018 Fun, affordable activities abound throughout Louisville during upcoming winter break

Mayor Greg Fischer and other local leaders today reminded families of the many free and low-cost activities to keep students active and engaged during winter break.

Camps, movies, parties and sports clinics are among the dozens of activities available during the Jefferson County Public Schools winter break, Dec. 24-Jan. 4, and throughout the month of December.

Dec 6 2018 Metro Council’s Budget Committee approves additional funding to deal with homeless issues

The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro Louisville. The funding was found as part of the year-end budget adjustment after the completion of audits of the 2017 -2018 Operating and Capital Budgets.

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Dec 5 2018 President James and LMPD officers to host Parkhill Holiday Party on Thursday, December 6th

President David James (D-6) and officers of the LMPD’s Fourth Division are planning a special celebration of the season when they host the Parkhill Holiday Party at the Parkhill Community Center on Thursday, December 6th.

Dec 5 2018 President James hosts Light up California Holiday Celebration for residents of District 6

The holiday season is underway and President David James is once again hosting a special seasonal event for residents of District 6 when the Light up California Holiday Celebration gets underway beginning at 5:00pm on Friday, December 7th.

Dec 5 2018 Leaf drop-off period extended

Louisville Metro leaf drop-off service, originally scheduled to end December 1, has been extended by three weeks.  Metro residents not mulching autumn leaves into their lawns or using curbside collection have the option to dispose of them at one of three drop-off sites through December 22.

Only loose leaves will be accepted. Containers used to bring leaves to the drop-off sites must be disposed of off-site by residents.

Leaf drop off sites:

Dec 4 2018 Councilwoman Flood encourages everyone to have a safe holiday season by getting rid of unwanted or unused medications

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) is encouraging everyone in the community to take advantage of a special drug toss, medication disposal event coming up this Saturday, December 8th.

Dec 4 2018 Louisville Metro Government hosting aquatics center input meetings

Louisville Metro Government is seeking input for a feasibility study on the need for a new indoor aquatics center and will be hosting two public meetings to gather input during the month of December.  
 

Dec 4 2018 Christmastide, 1816 celebrates the sights and the sounds of the season Join the Croghan family at Locust Grove for the holidays

Dec 3 2018 Mayor Fischer announces expansion of American Printing House for the Blind mobile app to Louisville Metro Hall

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Metro Hall is now equipped with beacons tied to a mobile app to help people who are blind or visually impaired navigate indoor public with audio cues.

The mobile app, Nearby Explorer Online, was developed by Louisville’s American Printing House for the Blind and is available for free on Apple and Android devices.  

Dec 3 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Keebler Company (baked goods manufacturing plant), 2287 Ralph Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, 40216, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 4, 2018, and ends on January 7, 2019. 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.

Dec 3 2018 Eventbrite will now host online ticket purchases for Iroquois Amphitheater

The historic Iroquois Amphitheater has changed its ticketing point of sale system from TicketFly to Eventbrite effective immediately. Eventbrite purchased TicketFly in September 2017.

“As a result of this change, the ticket purchasing experience will occur more smoothly,” said Dana Kasler, Interim Director of Louisville Parks and Recreation. “It’s going to be much better for the customer.”

Nov 30 2018 Improvements at Ninth and Ali

Mayor Greg Fischer joined AARP Kentucky State President Charlotte Whittaker today to celebrate safety improvements at Ninth Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard made possible by the AARP Livable Communities Initiative.

Nov 30 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Host Holiday Festivities, a Women's Empowerment Group and Much More

Neighborhood Place joins with community partners to host the Park DuValle Holiday Festival on Dec. 1 featuring visits with Santa and a holiday concert, and a Kwanzaa Reception on Dec.