Nov 6 2019 Mayor declares Louisville ready for snow season

snow ready Joined by more than 250 members of the Louisville Metro Snow Team, Mayor Greg Fischer today declared that the city is battle ready for the 2019-20 snow season.

Jun 27 2019 Public input sought on Eastern Parkway future

The first public meeting will be held July 11 to collect public input to a project aimed at updating the Eastern Parkway corridor between Cherokee Park and Crittenden Drive to make it safer and more user friendly to motorists, transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists while improving drainage and landscaping.

Jun 26 2019 No garbage collection on July 4 holiday

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District on Independence Day, Thursday July 4. The usual Thursday collections will be made on Friday, and the regular Friday collections will occur on Saturday.

Apr 17 2019 Yard waste start time changed

The volume of yard waste set out for collection by residents of Louisville’s Urban Services District has been very heavy since the April 1 start of yard waste collection season. The high volume has led to delayed or missed collections in some cases.

Feb 8 2019 Public comment sought on Environmental Trust accreditation
 

 The Louisville/Jefferson County Environmental Trust is seeking public comment on its application to renew national accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

Jan 16 2019 Seasonal shutdown of yard waste collection to begin

Yard waste collection season in the Urban Services District of Louisville will end after the January 19 collections. Regular yard waste collection will resume on April 1, 2019. During the suspension individual requests for collection may be made by calling Metro311 at 574-5000.

Those requests will be handled on an as needed basis rather than running crews fulltime on routes across the city.

Jan 14 2019 Realigned Dixie/Broadway/18TH crossing opened

Mayor Greg Fischer today opened the newly realigned intersection of Eighteenth Street, Dixie Highway and Broadway to traffic. The realignment eliminated a traffic bottleneck where the three streets converge at a major West End development site.

Dec 19 2018 Christmas tree disposal options

Metro Public Works will provide curbside pickup of Christmas Trees within the Urban Services District (the old City of Louisville boundaries) after the holiday. Beginning Wednesday, December 26, residents with City curbside yard waste pickup may set their Christmas trees and greenery out on their regular collection day. Trees must not be in plastic bags, and all decorations must be removed.

Dec 19 2018 Holidays waste collection schedule

Solid waste collection services will be altered under the following schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks.

Garbage/yard waste/recycling

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:

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 16 2018 City announces free storm debris drop-off sites

Louisville Metro Public Works is providing free drop-off service for residential storm debris from Monday, November 19 through Saturday, December 1 at seven locations.

In addition, residents of the Urban Services District may set storm debris out with regular yard waste, if it is bundled with twine.

Nov 8 2018 Louisville is battle ready for snow season

Joined by the 265 regular members of the Louisville Metro Snow Team, Mayor Greg Fischer declared today that the city is battle ready for winter 2018-19. Mayor Fischer also named dozens of Jefferson County Public School students as honorary members of the Snow Team.

Nov 5 2018 Road safety, parking improvements at Colonial Gardens

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined south and southwest Metro Council members, and representatives from Underhill Associates and the Southwest Dream Team to celebrate the ongoing progress of the $5 million redevelopment of historic Colonial Gardens, and to highlight the work being done to create a safer pedestrian crossing, additional parking, and the addition of a new TARC bus stop next to the project.

Oct 31 2018 Waste Reduction Center to close for two weeks

The Louisville Metro Waste Reduction Center will close for two weeks while repair work is done there beginning Monday, November 5, 2018. The facility, which offers drop-off disposal of large waste items at 636 Meriwether Avenue, will reopen on Tuesday November 20.