Jul 6 2015 “The Amazing Spiderman 2” is July’s Movie Under the Stars at the Iroquois Amphitheater

Peter Parker continues his crime fighting crusade as America’s favorite web slinger when “The Amazing Spiderman 2” comes to the Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 11th as the next Movie Under the Stars.

Jul 6 2015 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, July 11th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, July 11th. It is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman.

Jul 6 2015 Councilwoman Butler announces next Jacobs Neighborhood Community Workshop set for Saturday, July 11th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) and the Center for Neighborhoods will host a second community workshop for the Jacobs Neighborhood this Saturday, July 11th.

Jul 2 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0148-1003-15-V for Medical Center Steam Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Medical Center Steam Plant (steam production and distribution plant), 235 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202 in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts July 4, 2015 and ends on Tuesday, August 04, 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 2 2015 Tips for Safe Grilling from Public Health and Wellness

The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness urges people to observe a few simple food safety tips when grilling or cooking out. “The Fourth of July holiday is a time when many Americans cook out as they celebrate our country’s birthday,” said Dr. Sarah Moyer, interim director of the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. “No one wants to get sick over the holiday.

Jul 1 2015 Louisville’s minimum wage increases to $7.75 today

Stating today, minimum wage in Louisville is $7.75 an hour.

The new rate took effect after the Kentucky Court of Appeal denied a request for an emergency injunction to stop Louisville’s minimum wage increase.

All companies in Jefferson County, including independent cities and unincorporated areas, are required to start paying their hourly employees — excluding tip workers — the new rate.

Jul 1 2015 LMAS Names July Employee of the Month

Hello, my name is Travis. I have worked at LMAS since July of 2013. For the first year at LMAS I was an Animal Care Specialist providing daily care for the animals in our shelter. I have since become an Animal Control Officer as of last July and enjoy every minute of it. I graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a concentration in Zoology. Ever since I was little I knew that I would be working with animals for the rest of my life.

Jun 30 2015 Mayor’s SummerWorks program putting 2,500 youth in jobs this summer

For the fifth consecutive year, Mayor Greg Fischer’s SummerWorks program has grown and this summer is placing 2,500 youth, ages 16-21, in jobs at companies and organizations throughout the community. This year’s numbers include 200 jobs for low-income youth funded by $500,000 provided by the state Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program.

Jun 30 2015 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop Smoking Classes

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners offer free stop smoking classes using the Cooper/Clayton method. The 13-week program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products.

Jun 30 2015 Councilwoman Welch encourages everyone to “Go Ape” in the Jefferson Memorial Forest

Summer time in the Jefferson Memorial Forest is a great time for camping and hiking. If you are looking for a thrilling action packed adventure then Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) invites you to “Go Ape” this summer.

Jun 30 2015 Scheller’s, Metro Parks & Recreation install ‘fix-it’ stations in 10 Metro Parks

Cyclists who need air in their tires or to make other minor repairs on the fly can now do so in 10 Louisville parks, thanks to a partnership between Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling and Metro Government.

The fix-it stations are intended to provide cyclists with a convenient option to make repairs should something happen while out on a ride.

Jun 30 2015 The Top Five Disaster Risks to Small Businesses - Are you Prepared?

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WASHINGTON – For some reason, the building where you run your business was hit with a power outage, and you’re forced to shut down for several days. Your customers wonder why your doors are closed, and they decide to spend their money elsewhere. It’s even worse if you run a business like a florist shop or a restaurant, because you’ll lose much of your expensive inventory thanks to the power outage.

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.

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Jun 29 2015 Councilman Hollander invites community to Crescent Hill’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

Louisville – Many communities across the country will be gearing up for celebrations to honor the founding of our country this weekend and once again, Crescent Hill is ready for its traditional Old Fashioned Fourth of July on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th.