Apr 3 2015 Councilman James joins Walnut Street Baptist Church in celebration of its 200th Anniversary on Saturday, April 11th

One of Louisville’s oldest churches will take time to celebrate its 200th anniversary by inviting everyone to a block party on Saturday, April 11th as a way of honoring the Walnut Street Baptist Church as it reflects on its service to the community

Apr 3 2015 Mayor announces expansion of nationally recognized Code Louisville project

The innovative Code Louisville tech-training program, a focus of President Obama’s visit to Louisville Thursday, is being expanded to help even more people get training for higher-paying technology jobs, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Apr 3 2015 President’s visit spotlights Louisville’s innovative approach to tech job training

Louisville’s innovative efforts to provide coding training to get more people qualified for higher-paying technology jobs was in the national spotlight during President Barack Obama’s visit Thursday to Louisville technology firm, Indatus.

Apr 1 2015 Public Health and Wellness Now Taking Applications for Healing Futures Fellowship Summer Youth Program

Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness’s Center for Health Equity is now taking applications for the Healing Futures Fellowship summer program. The program is open to youth ages 15 to 18 that are entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school in the fall of 2015.

Apr 1 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Workshops to Save Money, Conserve Energy

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free workshops in April providing energy and money-saving tips, two support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren and two educational baby showers. To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Apr 1 2015 2015 “Doing Our Part from the Heart” campaign extended through April 18th

The 2015 “Doing Our Part from the Heart” campaign is being extended until April 18th in an effort to wrap up the collection of supplies to send to men and women serving overseas in the United States Military

Apr 1 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit 1-05-C (R1) for Kosmos Cement Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a construction permit for Kosmos Cement Company (Portland Cement Plant), 15301 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The purpose is to extend the MACT compliance date for the Clinker Cooler. The 30 day public comment period starts April 2, 2015 and ends on May 4, 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.

Mar 31 2015 Louisville Ranks 24th in EPA List of Top Cities with ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville was recognized for its sustainability efforts, being ranked 24th in the 2015 Top Cities list with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings.  This is the second year in a row Louisville has made the EPA’s Top Cities list, being ranked 25th in 2014.

Mar 31 2015 President Tandy and Council members unveil new sign honoring the life of Juanita Burks

She was a community activist, an entrepreneur, dedicated to her family as mother, nurse, educator and an African American woman way ahead of her time. On Tuesday morning, President David Tandy (D-4) and several members of the Metro Council honored the late Juanita Burks by naming a section of Fourth Street “Juanita Burks Way” between Muhammad Ali and Liberty Streets.

Mar 31 2015 Councilman Hollander announces monthly “Meet with Bill” set for Thursday, April 16th

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander is encouraging District 9 residents to come out for the monthly “Meet with Bill” set for Thursday, April 16th at the Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road.

“I want to make myself available to the people of District 9 to let me know what’s on their mind,” says Hollander. “I will be hosting these informal chats at various times through the district. We are always happy to hear from constituents.”

Mar 30 2015 Metro Parks & Recreation Community Centers Ready To Provide Spring Break Fun for Youth

Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation welcomes children and teens to its community centers for special spring break programs.

A full schedule of activities is planned, designed to keep children engaged in positive and educational opportunities during this out of school time, including arts and crafts, field trips, team-building activities, fitness, table games, sports and sports tournaments, and much more. Activities vary by community center.

Mar 30 2015 Councilwoman Jessica Green announces Easter Egg Hunts this week for children in District 1

Councilwoman Jessica Green announces children in District 1 will have an opportunity for some Easter fun this weekend with one of two Easter Egg Hunts scheduled for Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4th.

Mar 30 2015 Mayor Launches New Program to Increase Tourism and Exploration of Southwest Louisville Attractions

A new campaign to encourage visitors and residents to explore 24 cultural, recreational and entertainment attractions in Southwest Louisville was launched today by Mayor Greg Fischer, Southwest Louisville Metro Council members, the Southwest Dream Team and project supporters. The attractions will collectively be known as the South Points Scenic Area. 

Mar 30 2015 Council members propose legislation to create safe party atmosphere

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) has been working with members of LMPD, ABC, IPL and the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office to bring a level of safety and security to the “Pop-up” Parties that have been occurring throughout our community.  

Mar 27 2015 Councilman Jessica Green to serve on the Criminal Justice Commission

President David Tandy (D-4) announces that Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) will serve as the Metro Council representative on the Criminal Justice Commission for 2015