May 15 2015 Mayor Fischer announces $12 million plan to build affordable housing in Louisville

With a pledge to begin tackling Louisville’s affordable housing crisis, Mayor Greg Fischer today proposed a $12 million initiative called Louisville Creating Affordable Residences for Economic Success, or Louisville CARES, which would create 1,500 housing units over two years, construction jobs throughout the community and security and stability for many Louisville families.

May 15 2015 Waste and Recycling Collection to be Delayed by Memorial Day Holiday

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) on Memorial Day, Monday May 25, 2015. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day because of the holiday.

Residents who rely on private haulers for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection should consult those haulers about holiday collection schedules.

May 14 2015 Councilman Hollander invites Clifton Heights area residents to important MSD Public Meeting on May 19th

Louisville- Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) has an important invitation for anyone who lives in the Clifton or Clifton Heights neighborhood to attend a special MSD Public Meeting on Tuesday, May 19th.

“This meeting is the second of four to discuss the Clifton Heights Storage Basin Project,” says Hollander. “It is important that the people in the area learn about the project plans and give their input about the design.”

May 14 2015 Flock of Finns Return to Roost at Waterfront Park

The Flock of Finns, a colorful gathering of 28 fanciful metal bird sculptures based on original artworks by Louisville folk artist Marvin Finn, have returned to their permanent roosting place at Waterfront Park. The Flock have been on sabbatical in Oberlin, Ohio, since May 2014.

May 14 2015 Mayor announces plan to equip LMPD officers with body cameras

Mayor Greg Fischer today outlined an ambitious plan to equip all LMPD officers with body cameras, a project that will be implemented over the next year and that should lead to improved policing, greater transparency and an even safer city.

The Mayor is proposing the $2.8 million project in his 2015-2016 Fiscal Year budget, which will be unveiled on May 28 and sent to Metro Council for consideration.

May 13 2015 Proposed Agreed Board Order 15-03 with J. Butt Rentals, LLC

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on May 20, 2015, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with James Butt d/b/a J. Butt Rentals, LLC. J. Butt Rentals is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.03: Authorization to Construct or Operate; Demolition/Renovation Notices and Permit Requirements; District Regulation 5.04: Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos; and District Regulation 5.13: Additional Control Standards for Asbestos Removal, at a facility located at11604 Main Street in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

May 13 2015 Councilwoman Green is offering FREE mammograms to women over 40

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) is encouraging women over 40 to take advantage of an opportunity to prevent breast cancer by having a free mammogram on Saturday, May 30th.

May 13 2015 Councilman Hollander encourages everyone to attend the Buy Local Fair and show support for local businesses

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) will be on hand Sunday, May 17th to show his support for the small local businesses of Louisville when he participates in the Louisville Independent Business Association’s (LIBA) 7th Annual Buy Local Fair.

“Buying from local businesses strengthens the economic base of the community,” says Hollander. “These businesses know our area and provide community important jobs that help keep our community growing.”

May 13 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0036-1002-15-V for Clariant Corporation

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30 day public comment period starts May 14, 2015 and ends on June 15, 2015. 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.

May 12 2015 Mayor Honors Outstanding High School Seniors

Public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom are being honored today by Mayor Greg Fischer as recipients of the annual Mayor’s Outstanding High School Seniors Award.  Fischer will present the honor to 51 students this evening at 7 p.m., following a reception at Louisville Metro Hall. 

May 12 2015 Councilwoman Flood seeks volunteers for this year’s District 24 Spring Clean-up on Saturday, May 16th

Councilwoman Madonna Flood is once again offering a way for nonprofit groups to raise money and at the same time help keep District 24 clean with her Annual Spring Cleanup this Saturday, May 16th

May 12 2015 Councilman David James announces the return of Springfest 2015 this weekend in Old Louisville

Old Louisville will be the place to be this weekend when one of the area’s great entertainment events gets underway with the kickoff of Springfest 2015 set against the backdrop of one of the city’s most unique neighborhoods

May 11 2015 Public Urged to Complete Community Health Survey by June 15

The Department of Public Health and Wellness is encouraging residents of Louisville to help the department and local hospitals decide what kinds of programs, policies and services will help them lead healthier lives.  The Department of Public Health and Wellness is conducting the 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment survey in partnership with Baptist Health, KentuckyOne Health and Norton Healthcare.                                                     

May 11 2015 Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch invites everyone to enjoy a great music weekend with the 11th Annual Forest Fest 2015

The sound of Bluegrass Music will fill the air in the picturesque setting of the Jefferson Memorial Forest on Saturday, May 16th and Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is inviting everyone to come out to one of the most popular music events in the region: Forest Fest 2015

May 9 2015 Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator Extends Property Appeal to May 29th!

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