Jan 4 2018 Councilwoman Fowler reappointed to serve on National League of Cities’ Transportation and Infrastructure Services Committee

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Transportation and Infrastructure Services (TIS) federal advocacy committee. 

Jan 4 2018 Mayor Fischer's 2018 State of the City address

Mayor Greg Fischer delievered the 2018 State of the City address on Jan. 4, 2018, at the South Central Regional Library in Okolona. Below are his prepared remarks:


Thank you. 

Jan 3 2018 Crisis Phase of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Begins Jan. 8

Expanded eligibility allows residents with a past due amount on current utility bill to apply 

The annual program that helps prevent low income residents of Louisville from being disconnected from utility services begins Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

Jan 3 2018 Maintenance barn at Joe Creason Park to be removed and replaced; Historic elements to be documented and salvaged for possible future re-use

As previously announced, the Louisville Parks and Recreation storage and maintenance barn at Joe Creason Park will be removed beginning the week of January 8. 

Jan 2 2018 Councilwoman Butler reappointed to National League of Cities Community and Economic Development federal advocacy Committee

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Community and Economic Development (CED) federal advocacy committee. 

Dec 27 2017 Mayor Fischer to deliver State of the City on Jan. 4 at South Central Regional Library

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that he will deliver the 2018 State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 4 at the new South Central Regional Library in Okolona.

The address is traditionally delivered to the Downtown Rotary Club at the start of the new year, in various locations.

Dec 27 2017 Construction Begins to Create ‘New Dixie Highway’; Safer, More Efficient Travel through Major Corridor

Mayor Fischer, U.S. Dept. of Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao celebrate kickoff

A major project to improve safety along one of the city’s most traveled highways began a new phase today, as Mayor Greg Fischer and U.S. Dept. of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the construction kickoff of the New Dixie Highway Project. 

Dec 22 2017 Metro Council Offices to observe the Christmas Holiday

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

Dec 21 2017 Christmas tree disposal

Metro Public Works will provide curbside pickup of Christmas Trees within the Urban Services District (the old City of Louisville boundaries) after the holiday. Beginning Tuesday, December 26, residents with City curbside yard waste pickup may set their Christmas trees and greenery out on their regular collection day. Trees must not be in plastic bags, and all decorations must be removed.

Dec 21 2017 Electronics recycling

Don’t throw away that old television, computers or other electronic device that’s you just replaced. Let Metro Public Works recycle those newly obsolete devices instead.

Free post-holiday electronics drop-off service is available at our Waste Reduction Center at 636 Meriwether Avenue. Drop-off will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on these three Saturdays: January 6, January 13 and January 20.

Dec 20 2017 The New Year's Eve Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!

Dec 20 2017 The Marian Group announced as development partner for former Urban Government Center site

Following an extensive community engagement effort and a detailed evaluation process, The Marian Group and Louisville Metro Government have signed a letter of intent to redevelop the former Urban Government Center (UGC) site in Paristown.

Dec 20 2017 New Public Works Operations Center open

Mayor Greg Fischer cut the ribbon today for the grand opening of a new Metro Public Works Operations Center designed  to improve efficiency by centralizing operations from three separate locations into one site.

Dec 20 2017 Academy Sports Donates 100 Bikes and Helmets to Local Children

See the story on Wave 3 News


Dec 18 2017 2018 Golf Discount Book now on sale at courses, Creason Administration Building

The 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation Golf Discount Book is now on sale at all Parks and Recreation