Jul 17 2015 Councilwoman Jessica Green honors the Louisville Plaintiffs and lawyers in the US Supreme Court Decision on Same Sex Marriage

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) invited some very special guests for the Thursday, July 16th Metro Council meeting. She praised and honored the plaintiffs and lawyers from Louisville who were part of the landmark US Supreme Court Decision that acknowledges same sex couples have the same rights as anyone when it comes to marriage.

Jul 17 2015 Public Health and Wellness Urges Caution Dealing with This Weekend’s Heat

The Louisville Metro Health Department of Public Health and Wellness urges caution dealing with this weekend’s predicted heat and offers these tips:

Jul 16 2015 Outdoor Fun and Adventure Offered by Metro Parks at West Louisville Appreciation Festival

Nature-based adventure will be the focus of Metro Parks programming during the West Louisville Appreciation Days in Shawnee Park, when the department’s Natural Areas Division and its partners will offer a variety of outdoor fun for youth and adults alike.

The two-day event will take place on Saturday, July 25 from 1-5 and Sunday, July 26, from 2-6 p.m.

Jul 16 2015 New Roots Partners with Councilwoman Green and the Parkland Community to make Delicious, Affordable Farm-Fresh Food Available to Residents

New Roots, a nonprofit organization, Councilwoman Jessica Green, and the Parkland Neighborhood Fresh Stop at Pleasant View Baptist Church would like to invite the community to experience delicious, affordable farm-fresh produce in the Parkland Neighborhood.

Jul 15 2015 Louisville's Business Improvement District to Expand West of 9th Street

Downtown Louisville’s Business Improvement District (BID) is expanding west of 9th Street into the Shippingport neighborhood, part of a strategic focus to help revitalize the area which is seeing an influx of new businesses.

Jul 15 2015 Councilman Hollander says July’s D9 Community Conversation to discuss crime and Neighborhood Watch

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander announces July’s District 9 Community Conversation will include a discussion of crime and Neighborhood Watch programs in the district. It is set for Monday July 27th.

Jul 14 2015 “The LEGO Movie” is the next District 5 Friday Night Movies in the Park set for July 17th in Boone Square Park

This Friday, Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton brings another first run feature to a neighborhood park as the District 5 Friday Night Movies in the Park continues with 2014’s “The LEGO Movie.”

Jul 14 2015 Councilwoman Hamilton to join Metro Employees and help raise money for 'Bedz for Kedz' on Saturday July 18th

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is encouraging golfers and those who love the game of golf to help a dedicated group of Metro employees through a golf scramble to give back to their community through “Bedz for Kedz”.

Jul 14 2015 Deadline To Enter 71st Annual Junior Falls Cities Golf Tournament Approaching

The deadline to enter the 71st Annual Junior Falls Cities Golf Tournament, one of the most prestigious junior golf events in this region, is Saturday, July 18 at 6 p.m. Play begins Monday, July 20.

Jul 13 2015 Celebrating 25th Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities Act

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Jul 13 2015 Local Healthcare Leaders Partner for Louisville Innovation Summit

The Louisville Innovation Summit, a two-day event where healthcare leaders and innovators come together to provide insight, share expertise, and explore new avenues of creativity in aging care, will be held October 14 and 15, 2015, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.  The event will feature distinguished keynote speakers, panel discussions with prominent guests, innovation spotlights from healthcare tech start-ups, and an innovation competition.

Jul 10 2015 President Tandy and Metro Council members host Body Cam Forum with LMPD on Tuesday, July 14th

As Louisville Metro Police move forward with plans to expand the use of body cameras for all Officers, President David Tandy (D-4) and several members of the Metro Council will host a forum for the public on Tuesday, July 14th as a way to get questions answers and see a demonstration of how the cameras work.

Jul 10 2015 Proposed Title V Operating Permit O-0741-15-V for Marathon Petroleum Company, LP

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Marathon Petroleum Company, LP (petroleum product distribution terminal), 4510 Algonquin Parkway, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts July 12, 2015 and ends on Wednesday, August 12, 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.

Jul 10 2015 Algonquin Pool To Reopen Friday, July 10

The Algonquin pool, which sustained major damage due to vandals who struck over Independence Day weekend, will re-open today(July 10, 2015) at 1 p.m. (weather permitting) after being closed since Sunday for repairs.

Jul 9 2015 Mayor announces $2 million in training scholarships available now to unemployed and underemployed residents

Two million dollars in training scholarships will help unemployed and underemployed residents in the KentuckianaWorks’ seven-county region gain education and skills that will prepare them for high-demand, higher-wages occupations, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) funds, released by the KentuckianaWorks Board, is earmarked for new training and support activities.