Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton encourages public to attend community meeting for an update on the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project Update

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) is encouraging the community to attend the next meeting of the Shawnee Park MSD Basin Project on Tuesday, February 20th. 

Feb 15 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton invites the community to participate in a conversation with Dr. George C. Wright about the history race relations in Louisville

Dr. George C. Wright is coming to Louisville to discuss his book on the history of race relations and black life in Kentucky as a guest of Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) for a Black History month community event on Friday, February 23rd.

Feb 14 2018 The District 8 eNews Haiku Edition Is Live!

Feb 14 2018 City to begin converting 3rd Street from one-way to two-way
The conversion of portions of Third Street from one-way to two-way will begin with prep work the week of February 19 and completion targeted for early March (weather permitting). This conversion project also includes repaving of the street.     
 
Feb 14 2018 Councilwoman Flood asks the Community to remember those who serve our country far from home

It is easy to forget that there are brave service men and women who are still serving their country in some of the most dangerous spots in the world. Our military remain on duty as the first line of America’s defense in the fight against terrorism. For Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) their service is the reason why the “Doing Our Part from the Heart” Campaign is an important effort to show that our troops should always be remembered and honored.

Feb 14 2018 Former Council member Tina Ward-Pugh joins Resilience and Community Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that former Louisville Metro Council member Tina Ward-Pugh will be joining the Office for Women. 

In her new role, Ward-Pugh will build upon existing programs and increase the outreach and advocacy on behalf of women across the city.

Feb 14 2018 LouVelo Bike Share Aims for Growth in Second Year

WFPL: LouVelo Bike Share Aims for Growth in Second Year 

Feb 12 2018 Public meeting on Seneca Park signage

Louisville Parks and Recreation will be hosting a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13 at the Seneca Park Golf Course clubhouse to discuss improvements to three entrances to Seneca Park.
 

Those who attend will be able to meet with parks staff and review the plans, which include enhancing the park entrances at Cannons Lane; near the entrance to the golf course at Seneca Park Road; and at Taylorsville Road near Bowman Field.
 

Feb 12 2018 Mayor Fischer traveling to India to promote Louisville

Will tout the city’s compassion work and economic development momentum, and visit with the Dalai Lama

Mayor Greg Fischer is taking part in a 10-day trip to India, organized by the international Strong Cities Network (SCN), that will include a visit with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Feb 9 2018 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0459-18-F: PolyOne Corporation

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to PolyOne Corporation (batch specialty chemical company), 4250 Bells Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40211, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 10, 2018, and ends on March 12, 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.

Feb 8 2018 New Restroom Building for Boone Square

Construction work has begun at Boone Square to replace the outdated restroom building in the 126 year old park. Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks and Recreation are investing $400,000 to make improvements to Louisville’s first park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. In addition, Boone Square will have new area lighting, connecting sidewalks, and a new water fountain.
 

Feb 8 2018 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0243-18-F: Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. (distillery), 1701 West Breckenridge Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40210 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 10, 2018, and ends on March 12, 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.

Feb 8 2018 Mayor Fischer, Louisville Metro Animal Services celebrate history-making 2017

City’s only open intake shelter achieves no-kill status for time or space

Feb 7 2018 Metro Council Announces Medical Marijuana Town Hall Meetings

 

Feb 7 2018 Support continues for domestic violence victims at the greatest risk of lethal assault

Federal grant of $152,450 funds victim advocates in the office of the Jefferson County Attorney

LOUISVILLE – Domestic violence victims at the greatest risk of lethal assault will continue to have an outlet for help, thanks to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell and $152,450 in federal grant money.