Jun 29 2015 Public Art Exhibition Announced

Mayor Fischer is pleased to announce Connect/Disconnect, a public art exhibition in Louisville that will take place during the fall of 2015. Louisville Metro Government, in conjunction with the Commission on Public Art (COPA), has invited artists to transform a unique riverfront site at the Ohio River through an exhibition of site-specific, temporary public art installations.

Jun 29 2015 Community Ventures Breaks Ground On Chef Space Kitchen Incubator
Jun 28 2015 Councilman Magre calls on Mayor and others to embrace dramatic changes to shut down Economy Inn after Saturday night shooting

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) is calling on Mayor Greg Fischer, LMPD Chief Steve Conrad, the Captain of the Buechel Fire Department and the head of the Metro Louisville Board of Health to actively get involved in the problems at the Economy Inn on Bardstown Road. He is making the call following a shooting at the Economy Inn on Saturday night.

Jun 26 2015 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-1610-15-F for The Keebler Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for The Keebler Company (Baked Goods Manufacturing), 2287 Ralph Avenue in accordance with Regulation 2.17, in order to incorporate construction permit C-1610-1000-15-F, a new oven. The 30 day public comment period starts June 27, 2015 and ends on July 27, 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.

Jun 26 2015 Mayor Fischer names James L. Blanton as director of Louisville Free Public Library

Citing his innovative approach to lifelong learning, including making libraries as centers of knowledge in addition to books, Mayor Greg Fischer today named James L. Blanton as the new director of the Louisville Free Public Library.

Jun 25 2015 FridayFest at Highview Park Scheduled for June 26 is Canceled

Louisville, KY – Councilman James Peden (District 23)  is announcing that due to an inclement weather forecast and some electrical issues at the park, FridayFest at Highview Park scheduled for Friday, June 26, 2015 has been canceled. We will work with the bands to reschedule and will provide those details as soon as possible.

Friday Fest will resume on July 10th with:

The Louisville Crashers (Pop/Rock Covers)

and

Jun 25 2015 City Benefits From Partnership With Local Company

 

Jun 25 2015 LMAS partners with KHS to offer $4 Adoption Fees June 27 though July 1

ADVISORY
MEDIA CONTACTS:

Andrea Blair, Spokesperson
Kentucky Humane Society
(502) 515-3158 (office) or 762-3729 (cell)


Jessica Montgomery, Director
Louisville Metro Animal Services
502-574-5524 or 297-4092


$4 Adoption Fees June 27-July 1
Create a Pet Independence Day: Adopt a Grateful Shelter Pet from the Kentucky Humane Society or Louisville Metro Animal Services

Jun 25 2015 Metro Council members issue statement about the passage of the FY 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets for Metro Louisville

Louisville – By a vote of 25 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved the FY 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets for Metro Louisville.

Jun 24 2015 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, June 27th at Victory Park

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, June 27th. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting

Jun 23 2015 Fischer leads nation’s mayors in support of My Brother’s Keeper Challenge

Mayor Greg Fischer was the lead sponsor of a resolution approved this week by the nation’s mayors pledging continued support for a national initiative to help young men and boys of color stay on track with education and community engagement.

Jun 23 2015 Kentucky Storm Survivors Have One Week Left to Register With FEMA

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky storm survivors have until June 30, 2015, to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance.

Survivors who suffered losses during the severe storms in April within Bath, Bourbon, Carter, Elliott, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Madison, Rowan and Scott counties who have delayed registering for any reason should apply for potential assistance that could include:

Jun 23 2015 Metro Council Budget Committee approves 2015-2016 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government

By a vote of nine for and one abstention, the Budget Committee of the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2015-2016 Capital and Operating Budgets for Metro Government with public safety, roads, deferred maintenance and finishing up projects that have been underway for several years.

Jun 22 2015 Louisville Syringe Exchange Program Visited by 57 People in the First Week of Operation

During the first week of operation, 57 intravenous drug users visited the Louisville Syringe Exchange Program.  Additionally:

Jun 22 2015 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-1246-15-F for Advance Ready Mix – Plant #5

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit to Advance Ready Mix – Plant #5 (Concrete Ready Mix Operation), 6801 Enterprise Drive in accordance with Regulation 2.17, in order to add STAR avoidance limits. The 30 day public comment period starts June 23, 2015 and ends on July 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.