Feb 25 2015 Ten Teens Honored as Black History Makers of Tomorrow

McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated Black History Month by honoring ten local high school students through the annual Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarship program on February 26 at Louisville Metro Hall.

Feb 25 2015 Metro Parks & Recreation Hosts “The Meeting”, a Play by Jeff Stetson

Nearly five decades after the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, student actors from the African American Theatre Program (AATP) at the University of Louisville have partnered with Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation to perform “The Meeting,” a fictional take on the two civil rights titans, as part of community outreach to make local theatre accessible to youth and their families in typically under-served neighborhoods.   

 

Feb 24 2015 Councilwoman Butler to join Lt. Governor Luellen for Grand Opening of the Kidz Club on Wednesday, February 25th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) will join Kentucky Lt. Governor Crit Luellen for a very special grand opening on Wednesday, February 25th of the Kidz Club to help families with children who have special medical needs when it comes to day care.

Feb 24 2015 Councilwoman Green to hold District 1 “Just Jessica” Community Forums in March

Councilwoman Jessica Green is extending an invitation to all residents of District 1 to come out to the first of two “Just Jessica” Community Forums in the month of March to talk about issues or concerns they may have with Metro Government.

Feb 24 2015 Councilwoman Green to hold District 1 “Just Jessica” Community Forums in March

Councilwoman Jessica Green is extending an invitation to all residents of District 1 to come out to the first of two “Just Jessica” Community Forums in the month of March to talk about issues or concerns they may have with Metro Government.

Feb 23 2015 Designated email addresses to be issued to all serving on Boards and Commissions

Every citizen serving on a board or commission will be issued an email address to conduct all official government business, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

 

Feb 23 2015 Councilman Hollander calls for renewed effort for a permanent funding source for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Louisville – In an op-ed published online today in The Courier-Journal, Councilman Bill Hollander called for a renewed effort to fully fund the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF).      

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Feb 23 2015 February’s “Talk with Tom” set for Saturday, February 28th at Heine Brothers in the Douglass Loop

District 8 residents are invited to come out for a cup of coffee and a chance to talk about what’s going on in their neighborhoods. February’s “Talk with Tom” is set for Saturday, February 28th at Heine Brothers Coffee at the Douglass Loop, 2200 Bardstown Road beginning at 9:00am-11:00am.

Feb 20 2015 Board of Health Issues Report on the Impact of the Affordable Care Act in Louisville

The Louisville Metro Board of Health today issued a report on the impact of the first year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Louisville.  The report details enrollment figures, makes recommendations on improvements to the enrollment process and cites a need for more data to identify gaps in the Louisville healthcare workforce to meet the needs of the newly insured. 

Feb 20 2015 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, February 28th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, February 28th. It is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Feb 19 2015 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for NHK Spring Precision of America, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to NHK Spring Precision of America, Inc. (spring manufacturing), 10600 Freeport Drive in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30 day public comment period starts February 19, 2015 and ends on March 23, 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.

Feb 19 2015 Comfy Cow to Establish Production, Distribution Headquarters in Louisville

One of Louisville’s favorite treats will soon be in freezers across the country. The Comfy Cow plans to establish its first standalone production facility in Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Feb 19 2015 City on Track for Balanced Budget

Metro Government should be able to end the 2015 fiscal year with a balanced budget, despite revenues being down slightly through the year’s midpoint.

Feb 18 2015 February’s Community Conversation POSTPONED

UPDATE: Meeting has been postponed until Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 State Street in Clifton.

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander is moving forward in his effort to hear from the people of District 9 so February’s Community Conversation will be another opportunity to talk with him on issues and concerns.

Feb 18 2015 Mayor Highlights City's Compassion During Winter Weather

While visiting with homeless citizens at the St. John Center this morning, Mayor Greg Fischer celebrated the many acts of compassion that have eased the effects of severe winter weather this week.