Sep 25 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, September 28th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, September 28th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Sep 25 2019 Louisville to partner with Bloomberg Philanthropies on innovative early childhood learning initiative

Bloomberg Philanthropies, through its What Works Cities initiatives, has selected Louisville as one of five American cities to implement an innovative early childhood education program designed to empower parents and caregivers with tools to support language development at a critical age -- and help children enter kindergarten classroom ready.

Sep 25 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer, Russell: A Place of Promise, Arcadis announce award for Madison Street warehouses

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that global design and consultancy firm Arcadis is donating engineering and design services to Russell: A Place of Promise, in support of its community engagement efforts around vacant warehouses at 3025 W. Madison St.

Sep 25 2019 Appointments can be scheduled for early LIHEAP registration for elderly or disabled individuals on a fixed income
Automated system now open to schedule appointments in advance

Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) is offering pre-registration for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Subsidy Component. The pre-registration will begin on Wednesday, October 2, and end on Thursday, October 31.

Sep 24 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Ernst Concrete Kentucky, LLC (ready mix concrete plant), 4121 Algonquin Parkway, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 25, 2019, and ends on October 25, 2019. 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 23 2019 Free services offered to local homeless population on Oct. 2

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2019 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 2. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services, State ID’s, and many other forms of assistance. 

Sep 23 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith to host unveiling of the Nellie Crawford Plaque on Tuesday, September 24th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) will join the neighbors of Shelby Park and many others for a special unveiling of a plaque which honors two special Louisville Women. On Tuesday, September 24th, a plaque honoring the accomplishments of Nellie Crawford and Christa Robinson will be unveiled at the corner of East Oak Street and South Jackson.

Sep 23 2019 Louisville Metro launches efforts to reach complete count in the 2020 Census

In recognition of the impact the 2020 Census will have on the city, Mayor Greg Fischer has appointed a municipal Census coordinator and a Municipal Complete Count Committee to work with community groups to ensure a fair and complete count.

Sep 23 2019 “Canoemobile” back for 8th year

Fun and exploration on the Ohio River Oct. 4-5

Sep 23 2019 T Benicio Gonzales Named Director of the Center for Health Equity


T Benicio Gonzales has been named the Director of the Center for Health Equity at the Department of Public Health and Wellness.  He had served as the center’s Interim Director since last year. 

Sep 21 2019 President James calls upon the community to support police and denounces recent violent graffiti

President David James is calling on everyone in the community to support police all over Metro Louisville after a recent incident were violent graffiti was posted on I-64.

Sep 19 2019 City, state officials and Sheriff’s office discuss plans for transitioning youth in detention and closing the local youth detention center, input sought

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration, Kentucky Juvenile Justice Commissioner Denny Butler, representatives of the Administrative Office of the Courts, and Jefferson County Sheriff John Aubrey today outlined the tentative agreement for the transition of care for detained Louisville youth to the State Department of Juvenile Justice in light of the approaching December 31st closure of the local facility resulting from this year’s Metro budget reductions.

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Sep 19 2019 Councilman Yates announces the next “Talk with David” is set for Tuesday, September 24th

Councilman David Yates (D-25) is encouraging residents to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Tuesday, September 24th at the Southwest Regional Library beginning at 6:00pm.

Sep 17 2019 Public Safety Committee to discuss the current retirement situation and forecast for Louisville Metro Police officers

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will have a special discussion on staffing and retirements resulting in fewer officers on the street for the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Sep 17 2019 Councilman Mulvihill thanks the community for helping SWMS impound the 10th vehicle of the year for illegal dumping

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) is sending praise to the community for giving an assist to Solid Waste Management Enforcement (“SWMS”) Officers as they tracked down and impounded the tenth vehicle of 2019 involved in illegal dumping.