Jun 11 2019 Air Pollution Control District Seeks Public Comment

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will accept oral statements at a public hearing on June 19, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Edison Room at the Air Pollution Control District, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, Ky 40203, on amendments to District Regulations.

Jun 11 2019 Public Health and Wellness and Louisville Grows Offer Nutrition Class to Prevent Lead Poisoning

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, in partnership with Louisville Grows, is holding a free Lead Poisoning Prevention Class focusing on which foods can help to prevent lead from being absorbed into the body. The class is targeted to parents of children under age 6 and pregnant women. 

Jun 10 2019 County Attorney delinquent child support list shows more than $96 million owed


Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell released his annual publication of delinquent child support obligors on Monday, June 10.

Jun 10 2019 Mayor Fischer, 100 Resilient Cities release comprehensive Louisville Resilience Strategy

Mayor Greg Fischer and The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) today released Louisville’s first citywide Resilience Strategy, a new approach to address the city’s most pressing and interconnected challenges.

Jun 10 2019 President James announces Historic City Hall Clock Tower will glow like a rainbow for PRIDE Week.

President David James (D-6) has announced than in conjunction with PRIDE Week, the Clock Tower at Historic City Hall will glow like a rainbow this week.

Jun 10 2019 Mayor Fischer declares June 10-17 Pride Week in Louisville

Mayor Fischer today joined Metro Council representatives, Karen Williams, President & CEO of Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the Human Relations Commission and Chris Hartman, Director of the Fairness Campaign, to declare June 10 – 17, 2019 as Pride Week in Louisville.

Jun 8 2019 Cyclists Ride to Honor Ali

Click here to read and watch WDRB news coverage of the Muhammad Ali Memorial Ride during Ali Week.


Jun 7 2019 Louisville becoming Microsoft technology hub
City to serve as hub for artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and data science

Jun 7 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America call for everyone to wear orange today

Every day in this country, 100 Americans are killed by gun violence and on average there are nearly 13,000-gun homicides every year. Just in the last two weeks, Louisville Metro has experienced eight homicides and six shootings. All connected with gun violence. National Gun Violence Awareness Day is June 7th     

Jun 6 2019 The Fantastic Voyage Edition of District 8 eNews is Here!
Jun 6 2019 President James encourages everyone to experience the 26th Annual Old Louisville Hidden Treasures Garden Tour

The Victorian Mansions of Old Louisville have been a favorite tourist attraction for many over the years. But did you know there are some beautiful hidden away spaces surrounding those mansions?President David James (D-6) invites everyone to experience that beauty and see the handiwork of gardeners and landscapers as part of the Old Louisville Hidden Treasures Garden Tour this weekend.

Jun 6 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Carbide (manufactures calcium carbide), 4400 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This action is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 8, 2019 and ends on July 8, 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.

Jun 6 2019 New Brand for Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport celebrated with official unveiling

Today history was made as the new brand for the recently renamed Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) was officially unveiled by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lonnie Ali, wife of Muhammad Ali. Officials with the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, the Muhammad Ali Center and Louisville Tourism also took part in the special event.

Jun 6 2019 Louisville Metro Government recognized as high-performing city in Equipt to Innovate survey

Louisville Metro Government has earned a top ranking in the third annual Equipt to Innovate survey, a Living Cities and Governing magazine collaboration that recognizes cities for exceptional performance and innovation.

Jun 5 2019 Enforcement of the Children’s Meal Ordinance Goes into Effect Friday

Enforcement of the Children’s Menu Ordinance will begin Friday, June 7. The ordinance applies to all restaurants in Louisville that offer a Children’s Meal that includes a combination of food items and a beverage that are sold together at a single price.