Jul 29 2019 Council members Yates, Blackwell, and Fowler sponsor “Stacks of Backpacks” Back to School Donation Drive

It won’t be long before students in Metro Louisville will be heading back to class and three Metro Council members are partnering with five local gyms to help in the effort to get students started off on the right foot. Council members David Yates (D-25), Rick Blackwell (D-12), and Cindi Fowler (D-14) are joining with the gyms to support a friendly competition to collect backpacks and school supplies before the first day of the coming school year.

Jul 27 2019 Todd Smith Launches Bike Sense Art Project on Big Four Bridge

Click here to read the details of Todd Smith's project launch on the Big Four Bridge by WHAS 11 News. 

Jul 26 2019 Celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today marks the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. 

Jul 26 2019 Mayor Fischer announces Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, is retiring after nearly 50 years of public service

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, is retiring from Louisville Metro Government after serving the community for nearly 50 years.

Jul 25 2019 Louisville Metro to Honor Carl Owen

Louisville Metro to Honor Carl Owen

Plaque honoring Owen to be unveiled at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course

Louisville, KY – On Friday, July 26, 2019 Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20), Kevin Kramer (District 11) and Robin Engel (District 22) will unveil a plaque honoring the life and legacy of Mr. Carl E. Owen. The event will take place at the Charlie Vettiner Golf Course’s clubhouse and is open to the public.

Jul 25 2019 Living Green Wall Build in Park DuValle Enhances Quality of Life and Neighborhood Engagement

Help build the Living Green Wall to fight heat and pollution in Park Duvalle! 

Jul 25 2019 Massive growth planned at El Toro prompts move to NuLu

Three years after opening an expanded headquarters downtown, El Toro Internet Marketing LLC plans to move to larger offices in the NuLu neighborhood, adding 400 new jobs and investing $10.5 million.

Jul 25 2019 President James thanks the community for helping SWMS impound the 6th vehicle of the year for illegal dumping

President David James (D-6) is sending praise to the community for giving an assist to Solid Waste Management Enforcement Officers as they tracked down an impounded the sixth vehicle of 2019 involved in illegal dumping.

Jul 19 2019 LMAS Offers Pet Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

What to do to keep animals cool and safe when temperatures soar

Jul 18 2019 The Fat Cat Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Jul 18 2019 Mayor and other city officials urge residents to plan for extreme heat

In anticipation of a weekend of extreme heat, Louisville Metro Government is urging residents to take steps to ensure they are prepared to stay safe, cool and hydrated.

Jul 18 2019 Victory Park $1.1 Million Revitalization Project is Complete


Jul 17 2019 Learn about community land trusts at two city-hosted events

Louisville Metro Government, Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), and LHOME invite affordable housing practitioners, developers, advocacy groups, and community residents to learn about community land trusts on Thursday, July 25.

Jul 17 2019 The Slave Dwelling Project visits Locust Grove this August

Jul 17 2019 Councilman Benson welcomes the Pop-Up-Zoo at this Week’s Friday at Floyds

Beckley Creek Park will host event from 5-7 p.m.

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) encourages everyone to come out this week for Friday at Floyds. The event which is presented by the Parklands includes a FREE outdoor concert by Hot Brown Smackdown and is open to the entire family, including your four-legged friends.