Nov 13 2014 Louisville Metro Named Top Digital City Government

When it comes to using technology to connect with citizens, Louisville Metro is one of the top local governments in America. For the fourth year in a row, Louisville has been named a top digital city by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government (The Center) in its annual Digital Cities Survey. Louisville placed 3rd in the survey for U.S. cities with a population over 250,000.

Nov 13 2014 November’s District 12 Dialogue to highlight new Southwest Regional Library and update progress on the Dixie Do Over

It has become one of the most popular spots on Dixie Highway and that is why Councilman Rick Blackwell will host November’s District 12 Dialogue in the new Community Room of the recently opened Southwest Regional Library on Tuesday, November 18th.

Nov 12 2014 Proposed revised construction permit for Rohm and Haas - Louisville Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Rohm and Haas – Louisville Plant (resin and coating manufacturer), 4300 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03.  The 30-day public comment period starts November 13, 2014 and ends on December 15, 2014.  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.

Nov 12 2014 Proposed Agreed Board Orders with Waste Management of Kentucky, L.L.C., Bachelor Land Holdings, LLC, and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on November 19, 2014, on proposed Agreed Board Orders with Waste Management of Kentucky, L.L.C., Bachelor Land Holdings, LLC, and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Waste Management is alleged to have violated District Regulations 1.13 (Control of Objectionable Odors in the Ambient Air) and 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits) at its facility on the Outer Loop. Bachelor Land Holdings is alleged to have violated District Regulation 5.04 (Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos) at the facility located at 501 S. Fourth Street. Momentive is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.03 (Authorization to Construct or Operate) at the facility located at 6200 Camp Ground Road.

Nov 12 2014 Councilwoman Scott and volunteers to hold cleanup in the Richmont Terrace Neighborhood this Saturday

Councilwoman Attica Scott (D-1) will join volunteers this Saturday, November 15th for a special cleanup of the Richmont Terrace Neighborhood. 

Nov 11 2014 TARC Celebrates 40 Years, Looks Ahead to All-Electric ZeroBus

Displaying an anniversary-themed “ruby” bus that revisits the past next to an all-electric bus of the future, TARC today celebrated 40 years of providing public transportation in Louisville.

Nov 10 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Component Finishing Unlimited

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Component Finishing (wood finish operation), 3138 Del Park Terrace and 3000 Magazine Street in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts November 11, 2014 and ends on December 11, 2014. 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.

Nov 10 2014 Louisville Metro is Battle Ready for Winter Weather

Louisville Metro’s Snow Team, on the heels of a relentless snow season last year, is ready for winter weather again, Mayor Greg Fischer declared today. Fischer was surrounded by the 265-member Snow Team and an assortment of plows and other snow fighting equipment during the announcement at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

Nov 7 2014 Light Up Louisville Returns November 28

The city’s “Light Up Louisville 40 Nights of Lights” event – the traditional starting point for the holidays – returns for its 34th year with music, fireworks and family activities and a nightly array of lights and happenings along four blocks of 4th Street, from the Galt House to Fourth Street Live.

Nov 7 2014 Labor and Economic Development Committee to hold Public Meeting on Minimum Wage for Metro Louisville

The Metro Council’s Labor and Economic Development Committee is offering the public a chance to weigh in on an ordinance that calls for gradually increasing the minimum wage in Metro Louisville to $10.10 by the year 2017. The Minimum Wage Public Meeting is set for Monday, November 10th at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers, City Hall, 601 w. Jefferson Street.

Nov 6 2014 Metro Council to Consider Resolution Supporting Women and Girls

Louisville…On Thursday, November 6, 2014 the Metro Council will consider a Resolution by Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh (D-9) to ensure Metro Louisville and its partners in education, social services, and business are taking steps to ensure equality for women and girls in Louisville Metro.

Nov 6 2014 Mayor Fischer Names John Gant Director of Economic Development

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced John Gant as the new Director of Economic Development.

Nov 5 2014 Inaugural Week of Valor Honors Veterans and Active-Duty Service Men and Women

Mayor Greg Fischer and numerous community partners today announced the inaugural Mayor’s Week of Valor — a week-long series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions of active-duty military, veterans and their families. 

Nov 5 2014 Louisville Unemployment Rate at Six-Year Low

September jobless improvement outpaced most competitor cities 

Nov 5 2014 Aperture Credentialing to Expand in Louisville

Healthcare business will grow by 30 jobs