Sep 28 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) K1 (bleaches, hydrogenates, deodorizes, and refines soybean oil), 2520 South 7th Street, Louisville, KY 40208 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued as administrative permit revision incorporating construction permit C-0291-0011-20-F. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 29, 2020, and ends on October 30, 2020. 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 28 2020 Councilwoman George asks District 21 residents how would they spend neighborhood funds

Every year, Council districts receive funding to support neighborhood development efforts and area non-profit organizations.  Councilwoman Nicole George is asking residents how they want to see a portion of the funding spent. 

Sep 25 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for Eurofins Genomics LLC (genomics lab), 12701 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to incorporate Construction Permit C-1849-0001-20-F into the FEDOOP. This construction permit was issued to install three production CFS-384 synthesizers and one R&D CFS-384 synthesizer. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 26, 2020, and ends on October 26, 2020. 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 25 2020 Mayor, LMPD Chief clarify protest charges

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert Schroeder updated the public today on protests that occurred Thursday night, and urged demonstrators to protest peacefully and lawfully – or risk being subject to arrest.

Sep 24 2020 Councilwoman Shanklin announces drive thru COVID 19 testing for the people of District 2

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) announces a new drive thru COVID 19 testing site will be available to the people of District 2 beginning on Monday, September 28th.      

Sep 24 2020 Mayor Fischer extends curfew, closure of Metro facilities through the weekend

As the city continues its work to balance people’s First Amendment rights to peacefully protest with the duty to protect public safety, Mayor Greg Fischer said today that he is extending the countywide curfew through the weekend.

The Mayor also announced that Louisville Metro Government facilities in the downtown corridor will remained closed until Monday at 6:30 a.m., although employees will continue teleworking where possible.

Sep 24 2020 Long-Stay VIP Champions Program finds homes for long term shelter dogs

Long-Stay Champion Adoptions include a VIP package worth more than $500 in savings

Sep 24 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for Frontier Logistical Services, LLC (bulk liquid chemical distribution facility), 3601 Ralph Ave., Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the operating FEDOOP permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 25, 2020, and ends on October 26, 2020. 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 2020 District 8 eNews: The 40-Year-Old Version Edition
Sep 23 2020 Mayor, LMPD update plans to manage response to Attorney General decision in Breonna Taylor case

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) Chief Robert Schroeder today outlined steps being taken in preparation for Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s planned announcement in the Breonna Taylor case, including a countywide curfew starting tonight at 9 p.m.

Cameron’s office has said today that he will make his announcement about whether there will be criminal charges in the case at 1:30 p.m. today.

Sep 23 2020 Council members Sexton Smith and Coan announce the 100-Days “Give Every Day” campaign

In an effort to bring the community together and bring forth positive change, Council members Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and Brandon Coan (D-8) have kicked off the 100-Days “Give Every Day” campaign.

Sep 23 2020 Mayor Fischer's remarks in response to Attorney General Daniel Cameron's announcement regarding the Breonna Taylor case

 

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's remarks in response to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's announcement regarding the Breonna Taylor case: 

First, my deepest condolences go out once again to the loved ones of Breonna Taylor. To Breonna’s mother, Ms. Palmer, no parent should ever have to go through pain like this. I am deeply, deeply sorry for your loss.

Sep 22 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Anderson Finishing Solutions, Inc. (wood furniture coating operation), 3138 Del Park Terrace, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued as the regularly scheduled permit renewal and Anderson Finishing Solutions, Inc. has applied to be exempt from STAR regulations. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 22, 2020, and ends on October 23, 2020. 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 22 2020 Mayor announces Executive Orders in preparation for Attorney General’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case

Mayor Greg Fischer has signed two Executive Orders as part of the city’s preparations for state Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case. The Mayor stressed that he does not know when the AG will announce his decision, or what it will be.

Sep 22 2020 Downtown road closure information

Due to increased attention and activity in anticipation of an announcement from Attorney General Daniel Cameron regarding the Breonna Taylor case, a decision was made to accelerate plans to physically restrict access to the downtown area.