Aug 20 2014 Mayor Requests Review of Alleged Animal Services Incident

The Metro Council's decision to appoint an ad hoc committee to examine allegations involving a dog at Louisville Metro Animal Services - without first receiving the information that the Animals Services team had offered for weeks to provide them - led Mayor Greg Fischer today to ask the city's Public Integrity Unit to review the incident.

Fischer said the review involving the canine Sadie would ensure that all details are aired in a fair, unbiased way.

Aug 19 2014 President King Establishes Animal Services Ad-Hoc Committee

For Immediate Release:
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Stephen Haag 574-1204 / 645-1752
Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-2633

Louisville, KY- Metro Council President Jim King (D-10) has announced the establishment of a new Animal Services ad-hoc committee. The committee will be tasked with reviewing reports on thevillevoice.com regarding Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) and their handling of an animal under their control.

Aug 19 2014 LMAS and KHS Offer Back to School Adoption Specials

WHO: Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) and Kentucky Humane Society (KHS)

WHAT: Back to School Adoption Specials: $40 adoption fees for dogs 25 pounds or more and waived adoption fees for cats age four months and older with a donated item; excludes Jefferson County licensing fees.
WHEN: Thursday, August 21-Sunday, August 24

Aug 19 2014 Vacant Space on Main St. to Become Arts, Performance Space

ReSurfaced initiative is a six-week project -- Sept. 19-Oct. 25

A vacant block of West Main Street downtown will be turned into a temporary plaza with art, music, movies and craft beer, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

The project, called ReSurfaced, will take place Sept. 19 to Oct. 25 and involve local arts groups and architects, food trucks and local craft beer brewers, transforming 615 W. Main St. into a pop-up plaza and beer garden.

Aug 18 2014 New Online Mapping System Launched

Mayor Launches One-Stop Environmental
Data and Metro Property Map
LEAPS system will promote redevelopment of underutilized properties

LOUISVILLE (August 18, 2014) ? A new online web mapping application that makes it easier for citizens to gather information is now available Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Aug 18 2014 Cultural Pass Drawing Set to Begin

Lion King Broadway musical tickets & Bats game are among the top prizes

Children who stamped their Cultural Pass at eight or more locations this summer are eligible for a drawing for numerous prizes!

Four tickets to the Lion King Broadway musical (donated by Louisville Theatrical Associations' Broadway Louisville) and watching a Louisville Bats baseball game from the Mayor's box at Slugger Field are the two grand prizes.

Aug 15 2014 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 Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking is a 13-week program that 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 for the first five weeks of the program.

Aug 14 2014 WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

12th annual event will run Aug. 29 - Sept. 1

Aug 14 2014 Mayor?s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day

Hiking, paddling, walking begins at 10 a.m.

Thousands of cyclists, walkers, canoeists and kayakers will hit the streets and the Ohio River on Labor Day for the 20th Mayor?s Healthy Hometown Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Sept. 1 at Waterfront Park.

Aug 14 2014 Metro Animal Services Rabies, License and Microchip Clinic

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO:
Louisville Metro Animal Services

WHAT:
Rabies, License and Microchip Clinic

WHEN:
Saturday, August 16, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Three Dog Bakery
3929 Chenoweth Square, Louisville, KY 40207

Aug 13 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for WireCrafters LLC

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to WireCrafters LLC, 6208 Strawberry Lane in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts August 14, 2014 and ends on September 13, 2014. 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.

Aug 12 2014 Bank On Louisville Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

Media Contacts:
Debbie Belt,
574-6587/303-6167

Chris Poynter,
574-4546/396-2015

Bank On Louisville Celebrates Fourth Anniversary
Initiative helps citizens achieve financial stability

Aug 12 2014 Integrity HR Opens New Facility in Louisville

Integrity HR, a national human resources firm, will relocate to east Louisville and create up to 20 new jobs, mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

The company specializes in human resources services to entrepreneurs, small businesses and not-for-profits. The new jobs it will create with the move will pay a yearly average of $50,000.

Aug 12 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for American Bluegrass Marble

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to American Bluegrass Marble Company, 1510 Algonquin Parkway, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts August 13, 2014 and ends on September 12, 2014. 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.

Aug 12 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Paragon Door Designs

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Paragon Door Designs, 7845 National Turnpike, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts August 13, 2014 and ends on September 12, 2014. 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.