May 6 2019 Mayor honors Outstanding High School Seniors

Forty-nine Louisville students recognized Monday night

Mayor Greg Fischer today honored 49 public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom with his annual Kentucky Lottery Outstanding High School Seniors Award. 

May 6 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, May 11th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” on Saturday, May 11th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

May 3 2019 May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

Local Organizations Come Together for City-Wide Mental Health Month Calendar

May 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Louisville Gas and Electric Company Zorn Generating Station (peak load electrical generating station), 3001 Upper River Road, Louisville, 40207, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install a natural gas compressor to provide a boost to fuel gas pressure for the combustion turbine. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 4, 2019, and ends on June 4, 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.

May 2 2019 Locust Grove is in bloom this May with Gardeners’ Fair, a Mother’s Day Tea, and Presidential History

24th Annual Gardeners' Fair
Friday, May 10 | Saturday, May 11 | Sunday, May 12
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get back to Locust Grove’s roots at the Gardeners’ Fair! Over 40 vendors and demonstrators will showcase gorgeous plants and flowers, delicious herbs, hardy perennials and garden art and tools for your own green spaces. Bid on items in the Silent Auction in the Visitors' Center, enjoy music on the grounds, and grab a bite to eat from a food truck.

May 2 2019 Shakespeare in the Park is coming to Broad Run Park

Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) encourages the people of Southeastern Jefferson County to join him at a performance of MACBETH by Kentucky Shakespeare. The performance will occur at the Broad Run Park Pavilion in the Parklands at 2pm on Sunday, May 12, 2019 and is free to everyone.

Audience members are invited to bring their own chairs, blankets, and picnics for this free, family-friendly community event.

May 2 2019 Location and Meeting Changes for Minority Caucus

Louisville, KY: The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council announces the movement of their weekly meetings from Room 207 to Room 200 of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). The Caucus will continue to meet in room 200 until the end of the Metro Budget Cycle (July 1, 2019).  

The Minority Caucus will not meet today, May 2, 2019, and will return to meeting weekly next Thursday, May 9, 2019 at our new location.

May 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Superior Solvents & Chemical, Inc. (solvent and chemical distributor), 4211 Bramers Lane, 40216 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This action is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 3, 2019, and ends on June 3, 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.

May 1 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to GE Appliances, A Haier Company (residential appliance manufacturer), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, Louisville, 40231, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install a new drawing compound applicator and modify an existing drawing compound applicator. This equipment is used in conjunction with metal-forming equipment used to fabricate clothes dryer drums. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 2, 2019, and ends on June 3, 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.

May 1 2019 New Dixie Highway Project entering critical stage

Crews on The New Dixie Highway Project will begin installing medians next week between Upper Hunters Trace and Heaton Road. This means the crews are launching a critical part of the project almost a month ahead of schedule.

May 1 2019 Mayor Fischer makes annual Derby wager with Ocala Mayor

Mayor Greg Fischer and Ocala (Fla.) Mayor Kent Guinn today made their annual wager on the Kentucky Derby, placing a bottle of Woodford Reserve bourbon and Ocala brandy on the line.

This is the sixth year of the friendly wager between the mayors of the two cities, both of which are steeped in thoroughbred tradition and consider themselves spirited rivals for the status of Horse Capital of the World.  

May 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Women’s Empowerment Group, the BB&T Bank Bus and more

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners sponsor numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in May include a free, eight-week Women’s Empowerment Group, the BB&T Bank Bus which provides free credit report and other financial services, the “Eat This Not That” workshop, and much more. To get more details about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Apr 30 2019 Louisville Metro Council Open Records Requests can now be filed online by the public

The Louisville Metro Council is now offering an additional way for the public to make an Open Records Request. A new form has been created for online requests for public information.

Apr 29 2019 Councilwoman Sexton Smith encourages the community to participate in the 2nd Annual “Quiet Louisville”

In an effort to help everyone slow down and handle the chaos of Kentucky Derby Week and everyday life, there is an event which can help show you a way to take a step back and take a deep breath. Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) is encouraging everyone to participate in the 2nd Annual “Quiet Louisville” on Tuesday, April 30th.

Apr 29 2019 Councilman Triplett and Churchill Downs officials honorarily rename Central Avenue “John S. Asher Way” in honor of the beloved racing icon

For more than 20 years, he was known as the man who knew just about any or everything when it came to the Kentucky Derby and thoroughbred racing. He was an ambassador for the Historic Churchill Downs Racetrack and one of the friendliest people you would ever meet. On Monday, a section of Central Avenue, in front of the place where he loved to work, was honorarily named “John S. Asher Way” for the late Vice President of Racing Communications who passed away in August of 2018.