Jul 23 2014 Fourth Street along U of L to be Reconfigured

Public meetings scheduled for August 6 and August 8

A roadway resurfacing project that will reduce vehicle collision rates and improve bicycling facilities is planned next month on Fourth Street along the University of Louisville between Cardinal Boulevard and Industry Road. Citizens and students are invited to hear details at two public meetings.

Jul 22 2014 Public Works Committee approves franchise agreement contracts for improved internet service in Metro

For Immediate Release:
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622
Stephen Haag 574-1204 / 645-1752

Jul 21 2014 Air Quality Alert for Tuesday, July 22

An Air Quality Alert has been called for the Louisville metropolitan area for Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups range. The AQI is expected to reach 105 for ozone.
Sensitive groups include children, older adults, active adults and anyone with heart and/or lung ailments.

Help the air on Air Quality Alert days with these simple steps:

Jul 18 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit for GE Appliances

Notice of Action on a Title V Construction Permit

Jul 17 2014 15 Metro Parks Pools, Spraygrounds and Playgrounds Post Signs Encouraging Smoke-free Environments fo

Signs reading ?Children at Play! Thank You for Not Smoking.? have been posted at five Metro Parks swimming pools and ten playgrounds and spraygrounds.

Jul 17 2014 25th Annual Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic

25th Annual Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic

Hundreds of teams volley for a cleaner, greener Louisville during the Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic

Jul 16 2014 Outdoor Fun and Adventure Offered by Metro Parks at West Louisville Appreciation Festival

Nature-based adventure will be on tap at this year?s West Louisville Appreciation Days in Shawnee Park, when Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation?s Natural Areas Division and its partners, including the National Park Service and Outdoor Afro, Louisville offer all sorts of outdoor fun, Saturday, July 26, from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Jul 16 2014 Louisville Awarded Prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Today, National Endowment for the Arts announced that Louisville will receive a $50,000 ?Our Town? grant to place artists on project teams inside of corporations. The Louisville initiative, referred to as ?The Accelerator?, is designed to make Louisville businesses more dynamic and profitable. The initiative was created through a collaboration between IDEAS 40203 and its sister organization, Brooklyn-based, Residency Unlimited.

Jun 25 2014 Louisville Awarded ArtPlace America Grant

Louisville is receiving a $250,000 national arts grant to develop a unique Creative Innovation Zone (CIZ) to fuel citizen engagement in the Smoketown neighborhood. The CIZ will advance economic, educational and environmental infrastructure development in the Smoketown community by placing artist/innovators in advisory and supporting roles in revitalization efforts. The initiative is a partnership between IDEAS 40203, YouthBuild Louisville, and other community partners. 

May 12 2014 Louisville Metro Government Joins with National Disability Institute’s LEAD Center to Improve Financial Health for Kentuckians with Disabilities

Assembly brings disability advocates, community and thought leaders together to discuss current activities and opportunities to build the financial capability of people with disabilities throughout the Louisville Area

Mar 28 2014 METCO Board Approves Energy Efficiency Loan

Improved commercial building will add solar panels to Butchertown Market

Feb 28 2014 METCO Board Approves Facade Loan for Schnitzelburg Building

Improved mixed-use building will add to Schnitzelburg revitalization

Feb 6 2014 OMB Recieves National Award

Louisville Metro’s Office of Management & Budget (OMB) has received an award for the annual spending plan the office prepares for city government.

Jan 24 2014 Gelato Producer Receives Approval of First Louisville Agribusiness Loan

Revolving loan fund created to incentivize small food manufacturing businesses

Kindergarten Countdown Fair is August 5

School-readiness and educational event free for kids and parents