Oct 22 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-1216-1000-15-V for BAE Systems

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to BAE Systems (manufacturer of weapons systems for the military), 163 Rochester Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts October 24, 2015 and ends on November 24, 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.

Oct 22 2015 Second Annual Week of Valor Honors Veterans and Active-Duty Service Men and Women

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Veterans Community Alliance (VCAL) of Louisville announced today the second annual Mayor’s Week of Valor — a week-long series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions of active-duty military, veterans and their families. 

Oct 22 2015 Councilman Stuckel to Host Public Town Hall Meeting

Louisville, KY- Councilman Glen Stuckel (District 17) will host a Public Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, October 27 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the lower level community room of Northeast Christian Church, located at 9900 Brownsboro Road.

Oct 22 2015 Councilman Benson to Host District 20 Dialogue featuring State Director James Milliman from U. S. Senator Rand Paul's Office

Louisville, KY-  Louisville Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will host his next District 20 Dialogue on October 26, 2015 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Middletown Fire Department (108 Urton Lane) featuring State Director James Milliman from U. S. Senator Rand Paul's Office. 

Oct 21 2015 Councilman Hollander hosts 17th Annual Fall Community Cleanup in the Ninth District

Louisville – With the change of season now underway, Councilman Bill Hollander is putting out the call for volunteers to join him for the 17th Annual 9th District Fall Community Cleanup.

“All across Metro Louisville, Brightside will be partnering with volunteers and other community groups in many neighborhoods and we will focus our attention on those areas where we can make a difference by picking up trash and debris that take away from the beauty of the season,” says Hollander.

Oct 21 2015 Councilman Magre applauds neighborhood support as Metro Council prepares to vote on Public Nuisance Ordinance

On Thursday night, The Louisville Metro Council will review and then vote on proposed changes to the city’s public nuisance ordinance. The changes are sponsored by Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) and are designed to curtail criminal activity at problem hotels and motels in Metro Louisville.

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Named 2015 Model City for Compassion

Represents fourth year winning national award

For the fourth year in a row, the Charter for Compassion International has named Louisville as its Model Compassionate City. (Visit Charter for Compassion's Sponsor a Child webpage.)

Oct 19 2015 City Celebrates Five Years of Microbusiness Development

Program provides loans to microenterprises owned by
low- to moderate-income entrepreneurs

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Awarded Grant from the Kauffman Foundation

Louisville Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

 

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Office of Civic Innovation announced today that Louisville will be awarded a $25,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation’s “Recipes for Growth” Challenge.

Oct 19 2015 LMAS & KHS surpass adoption goal with 288 pets going into their furever homes

Louisville Metro Animal Services and the Kentucky Humane Society adopt 288 animals out to their forever homes

October 19, 2015 – The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) invited the public to help break the record for the number of animals taken home in a single weekend during the ASPCA MegaMatch-a-thon event.

Oct 19 2015 Council Members Yates and Fowler to attend special dedication to honor Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Department

This week a special dedication ceremony will be held to remind everyone of the public service and dedication given every day by the members of the Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Department.

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

Louisville Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Office of Civic Innovation announced today that Louisville will be awarded a $25,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation’s “Recipes for Growth” Challenge.

Oct 18 2015 MUSCL Senior Wellness Center renamed in honor of the late Jim King

On Friday, October 16th, the MUSCL Senior Wellness Center was renamed and officially dedicated in honor of the late Jim King who passed away in January of this year. 

Oct 16 2015 Applications Being Accepted for Second Louisville Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program

Following the success of the inaugural Louisville Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that applications are being accepted for a second program to begin on November 3rd.

Oct 16 2015 You are invited to the Kentucky Environmental Justice Workshop. Pass it on!

The 2015 Kentucky Environmental Justice Workshop Friday, October 30, 2015, at the University of Louisville Shelby Campus will provide a forum for Kentucky stakeholders to learn fundamental knowledge of Environmental Justice, techniques for community engagement, best practices for addressing community concerns and improving conditions in vulnerable communities.