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

Mar 27 2015 Metro Council honors Kay Grissett for 27 years of service to Jefferson County and Metro Government

The members of the Louisville Metro Council are honoring someone who has quietly worked behind the scenes to ensure that the details of ordinances, resolutions, committee minutes and summaries are accurate and preserved as officials documents. On Tuesday March 31st, Kay Grissett, Assistant Metro Council Clerk will retire after serving 27 years of work serving the people of Metro Louisville and Jefferson County.

Mar 27 2015 Council Members and staff to participate in Budget and CDBG Training sessions on Monday, March 30

Council Members and staff to participate in Budget and CDBG Training sessions on Monday, March 30  

Session held in preparation for the upcoming Budget process In June

Mar 26 2015 Midea America Corporation to Locate Operation in Louisville

Midea America Corporation plans to locate its first U.S. research and development operation in Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer and Governor Steve Beshear announced today.

Midea, the third-largest appliance maker in the world, plans to create up to 25 new jobs and invest nearly $2.7 million into the project.

Mar 26 2015 Councilwoman Welch will join Metro Public Works for official groundbreaking of the Mason Lane Bridge Project

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and Metro Public Works will officially break ground this Friday on a project designed to ensure drivers between Mason Lane and West Manslick Road will have a safe roadway in which to drive.

Mar 25 2015 Study shows city losing 54,000 trees yearly; Mayor seeks public input to reverse the decline

Releasing a first-of-its-kind survey that shows Louisville is losing 54,000 trees a year, Mayor Greg Fischer today called for public input to help reverse the trend.

The year-long study shows that the city’s tree canopy has declined from 40 percent to 37 percent in eight years—the result of insect damage, ice storms, trees not being replaced and many other factors.

Mar 25 2015 Councilman Magre to serve on the Historical Landmarks and Preservation Commission

President David Tandy (D-4) announces that Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) will serve as the Metro Council representative on the Historical Landmarks and Preservation Committee for 2015

Mar 24 2015 Library Offering Thousands of Free Online Courses

Are you ready to explore an online education—for free? Starting today, lynda.com, a premier online learning company, will be available to all library cardholders through the Louisville Free Public Library’s website.  Thanks to a grant from Mayor Greg Fischer’s Office of Performance Improvement (OPI), the Library was able to purchase this service for library users.

Mar 24 2015 Free Financial Planning Day for Louisville Residents on March 31

 

Free Financial Planning Day for
Louisville Residents on March 31

 

Advice on budgeting, improving credit scores, retirement planning, income taxes, investment strategies and more

 

Mar 24 2015 Metro Council Members to Participate in Fire Training

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