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.

Oct 15 2015 Public Health and Wellness Announces First Community Syringe Exchange Site

Today the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness announced the first community exchange site for the Louisville Metro Syringe Exchange Program.  Beginning next Thursday October 22, the community site will be open Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.at the Lake Dreamland Fire Station at 4603 Cane Run Rd.

Oct 15 2015 New Senior Nutrition Site to Open at Molo Village

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program provides congregate lunch meals year-round for residents 60 years or older.

Oct 14 2015 Cyclouvia Returns to the Highlands October 18

Cyclouvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue on Sunday, October 18, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.

Oct 13 2015 Councilman Engel to Speak at Grand Opening of Morning Pointe of Louisville

Louisville, KY- Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) will deliver the keynote address at the Grand Opening celebration for Morning Pointe of Louisville (4711 S. Hurstbourne Parkway) on Thursday,Oct 15th. There will be an open house from 4:00-7:00 pm with a formal ribbon cutting and program at 4:30 pm.

Oct 13 2015 Councilman James hosts community meeting on Natures Methane Project on Tuesday October 20th

Councilman David James (D-6) will host a Town Hall meeting for those who would like to learn more and discuss the Natures Methane Project proposed in West Louisville on Tuesday, October 20th.

Oct 13 2015 ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street Opens Oct. 15th

ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street will open on Thursday, Oct. 15th at a new location, in a parking lot at 10th Street and the Ohio River, near Connect/Disconnect, the city’s first public art installation along the River Walk. 

Oct 13 2015 New Section of Louisville Loop Now Open

Mayor Greg Fischer and District 14 Councilwoman Cindi Fowler joined officials from Louisville Metro Parks and Louisville Gas And Electric Co. today to dedicate the newest section of the Louisville Loop, a 2.66-mile segment from Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing to the Mill Creek Generating Station in southwest Louisville. 

Oct 12 2015 MISA Fabricating Inc. Set to Expand in Louisville

MISA Metal Fabricating Inc., an industrial mainstay for more than a quarter century, will expand at the Jefferson Riverport International Industrial Park, Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.

MISA, which provides steel cutting, welding, machining, fabricating and other services to industrial clients, will create 18 jobs and invest more than $4.3 million in the project.

Oct 12 2015 Gov. Beshear Announces Downtown Bridge to Open Ahead of Schedule

Speaking from the deck of the new Interstate 65 bridge in downtown Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear along with Mayor Greg Fischer announced today the bridge will open to two-way traffic ahead of schedule. 

Oct 12 2015 Councilwoman Welch to host 13th Annual Trick or Treat Street with Fairdale Community Club

Little ghosts and goblins of District 13 have a very special event waiting for them when Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch and the Fairdale Community Club host the 13th Annual Trick or Treat Street on Thursday, October  22nd.

Oct 11 2015 #VilleMegaAdopt - MegaMatch Adoption Event

Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) and the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) are gearing up for what they expect to be Louisville’s biggest pet adoption weekend on record.

On October 17 and 18, the two agencies will charge no adoption fees (license fees will still apply) for all animals at their two main adoption facilities—the KHS Main Campus in south Louisville and the LMAS Animal House on Newburg Road. The celebration, which runs 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days, is part of the ASPCA’s national Mega Match-a-thon presented by Subaru.

Oct 11 2015 Fall In Love

Fall in Love with you new best friend.

Adoption Fees for cats are $9 including license.

Adoption Fees for select dogs are between $25-$75 plus license.

 

 

Oct 9 2015 Anthony Smith to run national anti-violence partnership

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Anthony Smith, director of the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, has accepted the position of inaugural chief executive officer of Cities United, a Washington D.C.-based collective of mayors from across the nation working to stop the unprecedented and devastating loss of human life happening in cities throughout America, particularly among African American men and boys.  He will begin his new job November 2.

Oct 9 2015 Proposed Title V PAL Construction Permit 30043-11-C (R1) for Ford Motor Company (KTP)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a Plant-wide Applicability Limit (PAL) construction permit to Ford Motor Company-Kentucky Truck Plant, (manufactures automobiles, light- and medium-duty trucks), 3001 Chamberlain Lane, Louisville, KY 40241 in accordance with Regulation 2.04/2.05. The 30 day public comment period starts October 11, 2015 and ends on November 10, 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.