Apr 27 2018 Bearno’s Pizza employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of Bearno’s Pizza restaurant located at 9222 Westport Rd. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.  As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from April 8 to April 22, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 26 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC (chemical manufacturing plant), 4300 Campground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 28, 2018, and ends on May 29, 2018. 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.

Apr 26 2018 Despite challenges, Mayor’s budget targets investments in public safety, jobs, city’s future

Budget manages pension and health insurance increases, builds on Louisville’s momentum

Mayor Greg Fischer today proposed a 2018-2019 city budget that builds on the city’s momentum and commitment to public safety and growing jobs, despite the significant challenges of rising insurance costs and a $9.4 million bump in pension expense.

Apr 26 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant), a catalysts manufacturing plant, 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 29, 2019, and ends on May 30, 2018. 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

Apr 26 2018 Mayor Fischer's address for the 2018-19 recommended executive budget

Thank you. 

I’d like to thank each of you for your service to our city through the Metro Council.  I’m proud to serve alongside you. 

When we each swore an oath to “faithfully execute, to the best of my ability,” the office we’d been elected to serve, we knew it was a great honor.

We also knew it was a great responsibility, one with rewards and challenges, obligations and opportunities.

Apr 26 2018 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY 19 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has added another public hearing and released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. 

Apr 25 2018 The D8 eNews Fastest Two Minutes Edition is Live!

Apr 25 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit for Kentucky Trailer (semi-tractor/trailer manufacturing), 7201 Logistics Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This is a standard permit renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts April 28, 2018, and ends on May 29, 2018.  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.

Apr 25 2018 Metro Department of Corrections terminates two probationary officers for violating use of force policy

Two Louisville Metro Department of Corrections Probationary Officers were terminated on Monday, April 24, after being found in violation of the department’s Use of Force Policy.

Corrections Officers David Schwartz, 47, and Devan Edwards, 21, both hired on Sept. 8, 2017, were found to have used excessive and unnecessary force on a Metro inmate who they say failed to follow their directions in an incident on April 15.

Apr 25 2018 Mayor Fischer’s 2018 Give A Day Week breaks last year’s record with more than 205,000 volunteers and acts of compassion

Volunteers cleaned neighborhoods, built beds for children and collected canned goods for the hungry. They donated bicycles to refugees, fed the homeless from food trucks and collected inspiring stories and scarves for women facing cancer.

Apr 24 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise an operating permit for Louisville Medical Center Steam Plant Company (Steam and chilled water services), 235 Abraham Flexner Way, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This revision is to add requirements for the boilers as required by 40 CFR 63 Subpart DDDDD. The 30-day public comment period starts April 26, 2018 and ends on May 25, 2018. 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.

Apr 24 2018 White Castle employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of the White Castle restaurant located at 3701 Seventh St. Rd. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.  As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from April 6 to April 20, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 23 2018 Democratic Caucus will not meet on Thursday, April 26th

On Thursday, April 26th Mayor Greg Fischer will present his Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets to The Louisville Metro Council. As a result, there are time changes for regular meetings on that day. The Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will not meet on Thursday.

Apr 20 2018 Stay Informed of Emergencies Through Text Alerts this Derby Season

Stay Informed of Emergencies Through Text Alerts this Derby Season

Text “Derby” to 67283 to receive emergency notifications specific to Derby Festival and Kentucky Derby Events

Apr 20 2018 With a better weather forecast, President James sends out the call that Spring Cleanups are on for this Saturday, April 21st

The third time is the charm and the forecast shows this Saturday will be good weather for the postponed Spring Cleanups in and around District 6.