Feb 21 2020 Louisville Metro Government reaches agreement for Crescent Hill Golf Course

Louisville Metro Government has reached an agreement with Kentucky Golf Hall of Famer George “Moe” Demling to operate Crescent Hill Golf Course.

Feb 21 2020 APCD Notice of Public Hearing

Between August 2, 2019, and September 3, 2019, the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District held a public comment period on a proposed Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit (FEDOOP) permit for Heaven Hill Distilleries – Bernheim Facility, Inc., 1701 West Breckinridge Street, Louisville, KY 40210, in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District is scheduling a public hearing on this proposed permit on Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Edison Room at the Edison Center, 701 West Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, KY 40203 in accordance with Regulations 1.08 and 2.07.  Oral statements will be accepted at the public hearing.

Feb 21 2020 Louisville Metro Government reaches agreement for Crescent Hill Golf Course

 Louisville Metro Government has reached an agreement with Kentucky Golf Hall of Famer George “Moe” Demling to operate Crescent Hill Golf Course.

Feb 20 2020 Metro Council Approves Resolutions Investigating TARC and Hires Legal Investigator

The Louisville Metro Council approved resolutions initiating an investigation into TARC and retaining the professional services of Attorney David Beyer.  The Council’s Government Oversight and Audit Committee will begin an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct.

Feb 19 2020 Louisville Parks and Recreation is Searching for Seasonal Golf Employees

Louisville Parks And Recreation is looking for part-time help at Louisville’s municipal golf courses. This is a perfect job for a retiree, college student or someone who has retail experience and enjoys being around the game of golf.

Feb 18 2020 Brown School senior students to see special viewing of “Black in Blue” on Thursday, February 20th

As a new feature of its Black History Month Celebration, the Louisville Metro Council has invited seniors of the Brown School to a special showing of Academy Award winning filmmaker Paul Wagner’s “Black in Blue” on Thursday, February 20th.

Feb 18 2020 Metro Council to honor Outstanding Community Leaders and Volunteers

On Thursday, February 20th the Metro Council’s Community Affairs, Health and Education Committee will hold a special meeting to honor outstanding residents and volunteers as part of its 18th Annual Black History Month Program.

Feb 17 2020 McCaw/Prather procession route and information

The Louisville Fire Department, with assistance from LMPD, will lead a procession past fire houses, Assumption High School and St. Raphael to Ratterman Funeral Home, with rolling road closures. 

Friends and classmates of the McCaw and Prather families have been encouraged to gather at St. Raphael (2141 Lancashire Avenue) and Assumption (2170 Tyler Lane) as they pass.



Feb 17 2020 Councilwoman Flood announces next South Central Regional Forum will feature LMPD’s new 7th Division Major on February 19th

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announces a new year of South Central Regional Forums will start on Wednesday, February 19th focusing on public safety with Louisville Metro Police and the Okolona and Highview Fire Services.

Feb 17 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with LMPD's Jessie Halladay

Jessie Halladay of Louisville Metro Police Department and I talk about our relationship (the Highlands, the city and the police) on the new episode of 8 More Miles.  Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, 

Feb 15 2020 President James asks the community to keep the family of Lesley Prather and three others in their prayers as the city mourns the loss of a Louisville Firefighter

President David James (D-6) has issued a statement on the tragic accident Friday that resulted in the death of Louisville Firefighter Lesley Prather and three others

Feb 13 2020 Louisville Parks and Recreation introducing Volunteer Ambassador program

Do you love parks and want to take a bigger role in your community? Do you believe in taking care of them as you would your own backyard? Louisville Parks and Recreation is seeking 10 Volunteer Ambassadors willing to keep an eye out on their neighborhood parks, help guide volunteer projects and make suggestions for park improvements.

Feb 13 2020 Plan to Attend Councilman Hollander’s February D9 Community Conversation

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend the next D9 Community Conversation.

The meeting is Tuesday, February 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall House & Gardens, 3110 Lexington Road.

Feb 13 2020 Citing strong economy, city forecasts higher-than-expected revenue in FY20; long-term budget challenges remain

Would provide temporary relief from new cuts in FY21, but not enough recurring revenue to restore FY20 cuts or address long-term challenges

Presenting a half-year budget update to Metro Council today, the city’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) echoed two points that Mayor Greg Fischer made a week ago in in his annual State of the City address:  1) Louisville’s economy is strong; and 2) long-term budget challenges, caused largely by an increasing state pension obligation, continue.

Feb 13 2020 Mayor Greg Fischer statement on TARC leadership

Mayor Greg Fischer’s statement on TARC leadership:

"Today I have appointed Margaret Handmaker and Laura Douglas to serve as Interim Co-Executive Directors of TARC. They will work to manage the day-to-day affairs of TARC and launch a national search for the Executive Director position.