Jul 1 2018 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Wednesday, July 4th

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday.

Jul 1 2018 Office of Construction Review to increase permit fees effective July 1, 2018.

The Metro Office of Construction Review, a division of the Department of Codes & Regulations, will be increasing various permit fees effective July 1, 2018.

Building Permit Fees

Kentucky Building Code Occupancy type

Jun 29 2018 Southwest Airlines announces new nonstop service to Dallas

Southwest Airlines today announced new daily nonstop service between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) beginning January 7, 2019. The airline will operate the flight using 143-seat Boeing 737 aircraft.

Jun 29 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Sponsor the BB&T Bank Bus, a Back to School event and much more in July

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of resources and services in July including the BB&T Bank Bus at two locations, a forum entitledVoices of Addiction: Examining the Stages of Change”, as well sa the Back to School Festival at Valley High School To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jun 29 2018 Locust Grove celebrates Independence Day, Books, and Opera this July

Free Independence Day Celebration 
Wednesday, July 4 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Jun 28 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Advance Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. (batch ready mix concrete plant), 6801 Enterprise Drive, Louisville, KY 40214 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 30, 2018, and ends on July 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.

Jun 28 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Mt. Carmel Stabilization Group (bulk cement transfer/storage facility), 3121 South Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40209 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The revision is to remove Greenhouse Gas Limits, as they do not apply to FEDOOP sources. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 30, 2018, and ends on July 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.
 

Jun 27 2018 Mayor Fischer, Metro Council release Harvey report on LMPD Explorer program

Former U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey, appointed last year by Mayor Greg Fischer and Metro Council to conduct a special investigation into allegations surrounding the Louisville Metro Police Department Explorer program, today submitted his report to the Mayor and the Council. 

The report was redacted pursuant to orders of various courts and other statutes.

The Mayor and Council thanked Mr. Harvey for his service and diligence on this critically important matter.

Jun 27 2018 Report on Explorers finds mistakes were made, but no “orchestrated effort to cover up misconduct”

Former U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey’s 90-page report on allegations surrounding the Louisville Metro Police Department Explorer program found the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) made mistakes in oversight of the program and in its investigation of the allegations, but concluded there was "no ongoing, orchestrated effort to cover up misconduct.”

Jun 27 2018 Councilwoman Angela Leet (R-7) issues the following statement regarding her no vote on the fiscal year 2019 Louisville Metro Budget

"I commend my colleagues on the Louisville Metro Council as this is a better budget than what was originally sent to us by the Mayor. While there are a number of improvements made to increase accountability and transparency, this budget failed to go far enough.

Jun 27 2018 APCD Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking/Opening of Informal Comment Period - Regulation 1.04

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (the District) is giving this Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and opens an informal public comment period June 27, 2018, on amendments to Regulation 1.04 Performance Tests.

Jun 27 2018 APCD Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking/Opening of Informal Comment Period - Regulations 5.15

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (the District) is giving this Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and opens an informal public comment period June 26, 2018, on amendments to Regulation 5.15, Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions.

Jun 27 2018 APCD Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking/Opening of Informal Comment Period - Regulations 6.21 and 7.20

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (the District) is giving this Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and opens an informal public comment period June 27, 2018, on amendments to Regulation 6.21, Standard of Performance for Existing Gasoline Loading Facilities at Bulk Terminals; and Regulation 7.20, Standard of Performance for New Gasoline Loading Facilities at Bulk Terminals.

Jun 26 2018 Metro Council approve the FY 2018 – 2019 Capital and Operating Budgets

By a vote 21 to 3, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2018- 2019 Operating Budget for Metro Government. By a vote of 20 to 4, the Council gave its approval to the Capital Budget for the coming year.

Jun 25 2018 Ten Important Things to Know about Louisville’s Hepatitis A Outbreak

The number of people in Louisville who are getting hepatitis A continues to grow.  As of today, there have been 478 cases and three deaths.    Here are 10 key things to know: