Aug 21 2020 Council Members George and Mulvihill in support of “Prosper Preston” partnership

Councilmembers Nicole George  (D-21) and Pat Mulvihill (D-10) support the effort of a coalition of community members, area business owners, and civic leaders who have formed the “Prosper Preston” partnership to create connection between communities linked by Preston Highway and support efforts to move the corridor to its fullest potential.

Aug 21 2020 Small business grant program provides much-needed aid to local businesses

Since its launch on July 1, Louisville Metro Government’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program has awarded more than $12.7 million in grants to nearly 350 small businesses throughout the city.

Aug 21 2020 Councilwoman Purvis and President James applaud today’s action by Codes and Regulations and LMPD for Dino’s to vacate the premises

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) and President David James (D-6) applaud the action by Code Enforcement and LMPD for Dino’s at 2601 W Broadway to vacate the premises. The action follows recent findings that determined Dino’s as a public nuisance 

Aug 20 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Preferred Marketing Solutions, Inc. (Lithographic Printing Operation), 2001 Papa John’s Blvd., KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard permit renewal, additionally, the pizza dough making operation has been removed, and greenhouse gas requirements have been removed from general conditions as they are not applicable. The 30-day public comment period starts on August 21, 2020, and ends on September 21, 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.

Aug 20 2020 Study finds LMAS, Alley Cat Advocates Partnership Significantly Reduced Louisville’s Stray Cat Population

A new study finds LMAS, Alley Cat Advocates Partnership Significantly Reduced Louisville’s Stray Cat Population

Aug 20 2020 Government Oversight Committee welcomes Amicus Curiae brief by transparency expert rebuffing Administration efforts to evade public testimony

Councilman Brent Ackerson (D-26), chair of the Louisville Metro Council’s Government Oversight and Audit Committee is issuing the following update to the community on the latest legal fight over the committee’s investigation into the Fischer Administration

Aug 18 2020 City, community partners celebrate Women’s Equality Day with virtual event on August 22
August 2020 marks 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment establishing women’s right to vote
Aug 18 2020 Councilwoman Donna Purvis, Russ Smith Foundation, and Louisville Attorney Nick Wilson to honor Breonna Taylor

Lannan Memorial Park will honor the life of Breonna Taylor with a very special mural in an area designed to bring people together. The park joins other parks across the United States that have honored the young Louisville woman in the spirit of healing and unity.

Aug 18 2020 Call to action goes out for local artists to help in honoring Breonna Taylor

Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5) is putting out the call for local artists who would like to be a part of a new community project that will honor the life of Breonna Taylor.

Aug 18 2020 Councilmembers File Resolution Seeking the Resignation of Mayor Greg Fischer

Today I joined six of my colleagues in co-sponsoring a resolution (R-110-20) that seeks a vote of no-confidence in the leadership of Mayor Fischer and requests his resignation from office.

Aug 14 2020 APCD Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District opens a public comment period August 14, 2020, on a Source-Specific VOC Bubble Agreed Board Order with LL Flex, LLC (“ABO”). If approved, the Air Pollution Control District will submit the ABO to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Aug 13 2020 Councilman Yates organizes Breonna Taylor Criminal Law Education Forum with the University of Louisville

Councilman David Yates (D-25) announces a special discussion in partnership with UofL’s Law School, Department of Justice Administration & Department of Criminal Justice. Representatives from each department will join acclaimed local attorneys to speak to the legal elements of charging a citizen of murder or lesser offenses and the foundation of due process as they specifically pertain to the shooting and loss of Breonna Taylor.  

Aug 13 2020 New LOU HEALTH COVID-19 Helpline Now Available


New LOU HEALTH COVID-19 Helpline Now Available:  502-912-8598


The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Lacuna Health have launched a LOU HEALTH COVID-19 helpline: 502-912-8598.

Aug 13 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with the Courier Journal's Darcy Costello

Councilman Coan and Courier-Journal reporter Darcy Costello reflect on her coverage of a city in crisis. Available on iTunes, SoundcloudSpotify or your podcatcher of choice!

Aug 12 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Agreed Board Orders

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing, via Video Teleconference due to the COVID-19 outbreak, on Agreed Board Orders with Kelley Construction, Inc. and Al J. Schneider Company. The companies are alleged to have violated District Regulation 5.04 (Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos) at the Galt House Hotel located in Jefferson County, Kentucky.