Mar 23 2015 The next “Talk with Tom” set for Saturday. March 28th

District 8 residents are invited to come out for a cup of coffee and a chance to talk about what’s going on in their neighborhoods. March’s “Talk with Tom” is set for Saturday, March 28th at Safai Coffee (formerly Java Brewing Co.), 1707 Bardstown Road from 9:00am -11:00am.

Mar 23 2015 Economy Inn Given Thirty Days to Make Repairs

On March 10, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services held a hearing on a “Notice of Intent to Suspend” the permit of the Economy Inn that was filed by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness over repeated health and safety violations at the facility.

Mar 19 2015 Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin announces 3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) invites the children of the District 2 to come out for the 3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday, April 4th at 2:00pm

Mar 19 2015 Director of Housing and Community Development, Virginia Peck, Retiring

The Director of Louisville Metro’s Office of Housing and Community Development is retiring effective March 27th, 2015.  Virginia Peck joined Metro in 2012 as the Director of Community Services and Revitalization and was appointed the first Director of Housing and Community Development with Develop Louisville in 2014. 

Mar 19 2015 Council Members Butler and Johnson to host special celebration for the 40215 Zip Code on 4/02/15

The celebration of the century is on 4-02-15.  A unique day where the date and zip code are the same - it happens every 100 years. Councilmembers Marianne Butler (D-15) and Dan Johnson (D-21) invite everyone who lives in Louisville’s 40215 zip code to come to a special celebration set in Wyandotte Park on April 2, 2015.

Mar 19 2015 Brightside/Waste Management of Kentucky’s Premium Compost Sale Returns March 21 and April 25, 2015

Brightside’s bi-annual compost sale and fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 21 and Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility located at 2673 Outer Loop, Louisville, Kentucky 40219.

Brightside’s community partner, Waste Management of Kentucky, generously donated the organic, plant-based compost again this spring.  All proceeds from the sale will benefit Brightside’s beautification and sustainability efforts. 

Mar 18 2015 Councilwoman Green to give Meals on Wheels a hand on Thursday, March 19th as part of “March on Meals”

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) will join the “Meals on Wheels” program on Thursday, March 19th to deliver meals to the elderly in District 1 and help bring attention to the need for volunteers to this important program

Mar 18 2015 Louisville’s commitment to the environment, local food, air quality highlighted during Royal Visit

Louisville’s commitment to creating a healthier and more sustainable city — along with its many public and private partnerships to develop a robust local food system —  will be highlighted during a day-long visit by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrive Friday for a series of events, lectures and meetings that have also attracted national and international guests including:

Mar 17 2015 Metro Parks Earns Funding to Connect West Louisville Youth to Outdoor Experiences

Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation has received $25,000 to engage children and families in West Louisville in outdoor activities as well as summer trips to Mammoth Cave National Park for at-risk teens. The funding comes from the National Park Service and the Outdoor Foundation as part of the 2014 Challenge Cost Share Program, which supports projects that promote urban outreach, youth engagement and connecting people to the outdoors. 

Mar 17 2015 Councilwoman Hamilton invites community to a meeting concerning an MSD Project in Shawnee Park

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton and MSD encourages residents of District 5 to come to a special community meeting with MSD officials to learn about the Southwestern Parkway Combined Sewer Overflow Storage Basin project to be located in Shawnee Park

Mar 17 2015 Councilwoman Fowler to join volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) will volunteer time over the next few weeks, joining others as they deliver Meals on Wheel to the elderly as part of the national “March on Wheels” campaign

Mar 17 2015 Councilman Johnson will hold his next Community Forum Meeting on Monday, March 30th

Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is sending out the word to residents of District 21 that his next Community Forum Meeting will be Monday, March 30th at the Beechmont Community Center

Mar 17 2015 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, March 28th

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, March 28th. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting

Mar 17 2015 Louisville Water: A New Age of Service

LINK Gives Every Customer a New Account Number and Ushers in a New Age of Customer Service

Louisville Water Company is ready to launch a new Customer Care and Online Payment System.  LINK, which will provide customers with online access to more information about their water usage as well as increased customer support, goes online Monday, March 23.

Mar 17 2015 Councilman Hollander says March’s Community Conversation will focus on Brightside and spring cleanups

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander will get ready for Spring at March’s Community Conversation by asking Brightside to come and give details of the upcoming Spring Community Wide Cleanup and other Brightside initiatives.

“I have asked Lorri Roberts of Brightside to come and speak as Metro Louisville gets ready for volunteers to go out and make our community cleaner and bright after the winter” says Hollander.