Sep 17 2014 Computershare, Inc. to Open New Facility in Louisville

Expected to create up to 250 new jobs
Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Louisville Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today, as Computershare, Inc. plans to open a facility in Jefferson County.
Computershare, which specializes in financial services and investor communications, is expected to seek up to 250 new jobs for various roles, including management, human resources, recruiting, administrative, call center representatives and operations staff.

Sep 17 2014 Green Grant Will Help Sheppard Square Project Earn LEED Certification

Housing Authority awarded $31,000

Louisville Metro Housing Authority has been selected by the United States Green Building Council to receive one of eleven ?2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grants.?

The $31,000 grant will continue the Sheppard Square Revitalization Project?s efforts to secure Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for Neighborhood Development.

Sep 16 2014 'Where Opportunity Knox' Initiative Launches to Hire Veterans

Mayor Greg Fischer joined Greater Louisville leaders to announce the launch of Where Opportunity Knox today, an initiative that will connect 10,000 transitioning veterans and military spouses to jobs and to the region over the next three years.

Sep 15 2014 Louisville's Commitment to Data and Transparency

The Fischer Administration is committed to Open Data for both philosophical and practical reasons. Check out this Courier-Journal article with Ted Smith and Theresa Reno-Weber to learn more. 

Sep 14 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant) (inorganic chemicals manufacturing plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30-day public comment period starts September 14, 2014, and ends on October 14, 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.

Sep 13 2014 Proposed FEDOOP for Ernst KY, LLC (Downtown Plant)

Notice of Action on a FEDOOP Operating Permit The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Ernst Kentucky, LLC ? Downtown Plant (Concrete Batch Plant), 4121 Algonquin Parkway in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts September 13, 2014 and ends on October 13, 2014.

Sep 13 2014 Proposed Operating Permit for Ernst KY, LLC (Downtown Plant)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Ernst Kentucky, LLC – Downtown Plant (Concrete Batch Plant), 4121 Algonquin Parkway in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30 day public comment period starts September 13, 2014 and ends on October 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.

Sep 11 2014 Vision Louisville Announces SoBro ArtWalks Contest Winners

Four artistic designs chosen as winners of the SoBro ArtWalks Contest will be painted along the SoBro 4th Street corridor this Sunday.

The designs, representing the energy and diversity of the SoBro neighborhood, will be part of a community-wide event from 2 - 7 p.m. on 4th Street between Broadway and Kentucky Street.

Sep 10 2014 Rabies Clinic with Councilman Engel

WHO:
Louisville Metro Animal Services

WHAT:
Rabies, License and Microchip Clinic

WHEN:
Friday, September 12, 2014
3 - 7 p.m.
Fern Creek Community Center
6104 Bardstown Road, 40291
Sponsored by Councilman Engel, District 22

Sep 10 2014 Proposed Agreed Board Order with The Hertz Investment Group, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on September 17, 2014, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with The Hertz Investment Group, Inc. Hertz is alleged to have violated District Regulations 2.03 (Authorization to Construct or Operate; Demolition & Renovation Notices and Permit Requirements; and 5.04 (Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos) at its facility located on South Fourth Street in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Sep 9 2014 Louisville ECHO Receives Major Funding

The Louisville ECHO program (Louisville is Engaging CHildren Outdoors), Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation’s signature environmental education initiative for fourth-grade students, has received significant support this year with $41,295 in grant funding from the U.S. Forest Service, and $7,500 Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.

Sep 8 2014 Metro Council members file ordinance to raise the minimum wage in Metro Louisville

For Immediate Release:
Democratic Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622

On Monday, five members of the Louisville Metro Council filed a proposed ordinance that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by the year 2017 for workers in Metro Louisville.

Sep 8 2014 Mayor Fischer Names Jim Mims Director of Develop Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer has named Jim Mims as Director of Develop Louisville, a department within Louisville Forward, the city’s new integrated approach to economic and community development.

Sep 8 2014 Louisville to be part of City Accelerator's First Cohort

 

Louisville has been selected by the Citi Foundation and Living Cities as one of the first three participants in the City Accelerator, a $3 million program to help nine cities pilot leading innovations in local government.

Sep 5 2014 ?42? brings to a close another great season of Movies Under the Stars at Iroquois Amphitheater on Su

For Immediate Release:
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622