Sep 25 2018 Free Services Offered to Local Homeless Population Oct. 3

 Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2018 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 3. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services, State ID’s, and many other forms of assistance. 

Sep 24 2018 Update on potential for flash flooding

Louisville Metro Emergency Services provided this update today on the heavy rains and potential for flash flooding in Louisville.

·         MSD, our city’s Public Works and first responders remain in communication about the potential for flash flooding.

Sep 21 2018 Councilman Mulvihill joins LMPD’s Sixth Division for a Neighborhood Walk

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) invites residents to join him and the LMPD’s Sixth Division officers for a Neighbor Walk on Tuesday, September 25.

Sep 20 2018 “Canoemobile” back for 7th year

The Canoemobile is coming back to Shawnee and Riverview Parks on Oct. 5-6 for its seventh year on the banks of the Ohio River.

The Canoemobile allows residents ages three and older to take guided trips in 24-foot canoes on the Ohio River. Canoe trips are free. Participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate. No advance sign-ups are required, wavers can be signed on-site or brought with the participants.

Sep 20 2018 Proposed Title V Operating Permit for Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc (synthetic resins and resin compounds   manufacturing plant), 4200 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 23, 2018, and ends on October 23, 2018. 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 19 2018 Louisville Loop Temporary Closure/ Detour

 

LOUISVILLE LOOP TEMPORARY CLOSURE AND DETOUR:

The Louisville Loop downtown from the Belle of Louisville to the Big Four Bridge will be closed temporarily from Monday, September 24th to Friday, September 28th. The closure will be during working hours only.

Sep 18 2018 Air Quality Alert for Wednesday (9/19)

There is an Air Quality Alert for Wednesday (9/19) in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Ozone is forecast to be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (seniors, children, people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD). The general public is not likely to be affected.

Sep 18 2018 Public Safety Committee to learn more about Jefferson Family Recovery Court Program

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council has invited Judge Denise Brown, of Jefferson Family Court to talk about the Jefferson Family Recovery Court program when it meets on Wednesday, September 19th.

Sep 18 2018 City agencies, MSD brief public on flash flooding response, including plans for improved warnings

Louisville Metro Emergency Services, Louisville Fire Department (LFD) and Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) officials provided a briefing today about the city’s response to a 2-hour flash flooding event on Saturday, Sept. 8, including steps being taken to better educate the public about the dangers of flash flooding and to provide more warning for high-water incidents.

Sep 17 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton encourages the community to view “James Pate’s KKK Series: Kin Killin Kin”

It is a powerful visual art exhibit and its message is a simple one to the young people of every black community in America. The message: youth violence, black on black violence must stop. It is time to talk and find alternatives.

Sep 17 2018 Fifth annual Brightside Bash presented by the Republic Bank Foundation set for September 20

Brightside, Louisville’s organization for keeping the city clean and green through beautification and education, will be holding its 5th annual Brightside Bash presented by the Republic Bank Foundation from 6-9 p.m. on September 20 at The Louisville Palace (625 S. 4th Street).

Sep 17 2018 Councilman Ackerson announces his Annual Town Hall Meeting for residents of District 26

Councilman Brent T. Ackerson is extending an invitation to residents of District 26 to attend his Annual Town Hall meeting on Saturday morning, September 22nd in the cafeteria of Saint John Paul II Catholic Church (the former Saint Barnabas).

Sep 14 2018 Mayor Fischer welcomes JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio to his podcast

The latest episode of the Mayor Greg Fischer Podcast features a one-on-one conversation between the Mayor and Dr. Marty Pollio, Superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools.

The Mayor and Dr. Pollio discuss the Superintendent’s start in education, his years as a high school principal, and the many collaborations between JCPS and the city such as Cradle to Career/Louisville Promise, including the prospect of a future college scholarship program for all JCPS graduate.

Sep 13 2018 LMHA gets federal funding to provide affordable housing for low-income residents with disabilities

The Louisville Metro Housing Authority is among 285 local public housing authorities across the country to be awarded federal funding for vouchers to provide permanent affordable housing to low-income residents with disabilities.

Sep 13 2018 Louisville Metro, U of L, KIPDA and AARP Kentucky announce Age-Friendly Louisville plan for 2019-21

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government, together with the University of Louisville’s Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging, AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA), have completed an Action Plan for Age-Friendly Louisville, an initiative to create an accessible and inclusive city for people of all ages and abilities.