Mar 9 2015 Councilwoman Flood honors Southern High School Students for Black History Month

As part of the Metro Council’s 2015 Black History Month, Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) honored a very accomplished student from Southern High School, Monetinea Haggard

Mar 9 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.          

Mar 9 2015 Huge Book Donation Launches New Community-wide Student Reading Program

Thanks to a generous local educational company, and collaboration with Metro United Way, UPS, Jefferson County Public Schools, YMCA, and Teamsters Local 89, the Louisville Free Public Library received a donation of nearly 149,000 books! The books include 28 popular, nationally-acclaimed titles including: Mrs.

Mar 7 2015 Louisville Joins Tech-Focused Multi-City Innovation Campaign

The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced that the Multi-City Innovation Campaign (MCIC), a program that helps spur quality innovation in cities across the country, will expand to 25 communities, including Louisville in 2015.

Mar 6 2015 Public Safety Committee to hold special meeting for a discussion on recent violence and gun related deaths

The Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 9th for an update on the recent cases of violence and the increase in Metro Louisville’s homicide rate for the year.

Mar 5 2015 City pulls together to battle major snowstorm As city crews work around the clock to battle nearly a foot of snow, Mayor Greg Fischer announced steps to make sure citizens needing emergency transportation or other needs. He also announced social media contest for the Cleanest Sidewalk.
Mar 5 2015 President Tandy thanks Metro Public Works and MetroSafe workers for their efforts in the latest winter storm

As Metro Louisville begins digging out from a foot of snow and more in some areas, President David Tandy (D-4) is issuing a thank you to those who have worked long hours to make the streets safe and handle emergencies.

Mar 5 2015 Councilwoman Shanklin reminds residents to clear sidewalks and check on the elderly during this recent snow

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is reminding residents of District 2 and all of Metro Louisville to take the time and clear their sidewalks now that the latest snowfall has ended.

Mar 3 2015 Louisville Earns National Ranking for Job Creation Momentum

The Louisville metro area has earned a Top 10 ranking for economic development and job creation from a leading national publication thanks to a slate of business investments and company expansions and locations in 2014.

Louisville placed ninth in Site Selection Magazine’s ranking of top tier metro areas with population over one million – that was up seven spots from the year before, the largest jump by any metro area in the top ten.

Mar 3 2015 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0015-1001-15-V for LLFLEX, LLC.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to LLFLEX, LLC (aluminum foil laminating), 1225 West Burnett Ave, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a modification to Laminator #14. The 30 day public comment period starts March 05, 2015 and ends on April 06, 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 2 2015 Neighborhood Places Offer Free Tax Preparation, Extreme Couponing and More

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free tax preparation assistance in March as well as events for the entire family including an Extreme Couponing series, a credit-building and budgeting workshop and much more. To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact infoormation, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Feb 28 2015 Fischer Consolidates City's Emergency Services, Creating More Seamless Coordinated Response

Mayor Greg Fischer today consolidated the city’s three emergency services departments into a single agency to create a more efficient, seamless and coordinated response for citizens -- from the time a 911 call comes into MetroSafe until a patient is delivered to an emergency room.

Feb 28 2015 Local Homebuying and Renovation Workshop Offers Free Guidance

In support of the revitalization that continues in the community, the Shelby Park Neighborhood Association will host a Wells Fargo Homebuying and Renovation workshop to allow prospective homeowners interested in the area to learn about preparing for homeownership and financing options that include renovation of existing homes.

Feb 27 2015 Councilwoman Woolridge honors Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity for their charitable work during the holiday season

On Thursday, February 26th during the regular meeting of the Louisville Metro Council, Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) honored a very dedicated group of people who have made the holiday season a happier time for those less fortunate in the Metro Louisville area.  

Feb 26 2015 City Offers Youth Development Professionals Free Trainings

Louisville Metro Government’s Department of Community Services Youth Development provides free, monthly professional development opportunities for those who work with youth throughout the city. The trainings are presented by local and regional facilitators and cover a variety of topics focusing on engaging youth and providing quality educational and recreational youth programming.