Feb 11 2019 Residents of Council Districts 6 and 8 to Vote on Publicly Funded Projects

Voting to Be Held Feb 15 through March 15

 

Feb 8 2019 Public comment sought on Environmental Trust accreditation
 

 The Louisville/Jefferson County Environmental Trust is seeking public comment on its application to renew national accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

Feb 7 2019 Mayor: Without new revenue, city faces “devastating” cuts in services because of Frankfort-mandated pension obligation

Cuts would include every agency of Metro government, including police officers, fire stations, libraries and community services

Mayor Greg Fischer today outlined specific and “devastating” potential cuts to city services and staff that would, without new revenue, be necessary to cover an expected $65 million budget gap over the next four years, caused by a state-mandated pension increase that grows every year through FY23.

Feb 6 2019 Locust Grove plans a year of programming celebrating The Age of Hamilton

Historic Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark established c. 1792, is planning a year of programming centering on The Age of Hamilton, the period of time from c. 1770- 1805 that encompasses the American Revolution and the early years of American independence.

Feb 5 2019 Bernheim Bridge repair project to begin in Cherokee Park

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for rehabilitation of the Bernheim Bridge in Cherokee Park in Louisville. This bridge, also known as Bridge No. 8, crosses the Middle Fork of Beargrass Creek.

This project includes waterproofing and repairing the concrete arch, resetting the railings, masonry repairs on the spandrel walls and railings and new asphalt pavement on the crossing.

Feb 5 2019 LGBTQ Initiative Survey

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is partnering with the University of Louisville Center for Families and Wellbein

Feb 4 2019 President James files Resolution asking the Planning Commission for a review of temporary housing

Prompted by concerns over temporary housing in residential areas, President David James (D-6) is calling for a review of the Land Development Code to see if additional standards need to be considered for approval.

Feb 4 2019 New District 5 satellite office opens for residents tomorrow

Councilwoman Donna Purvis reminds residents that the new District 5 satellite office will officially open tomorrow, Tuesday February 5th. “I am looking forward to hearing from the people of District 5 with any issues or concerns they may have with Metro Government,” says the Councilwoman.

Feb 4 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, February 9th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, February 9th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Feb 4 2019 Councilman Winkler encourages residents to come out for “Coffee with your Councilman” on Thursday, February 7th

Councilman Markus Winkler is inviting residents of District 17 to come have “Coffee with your Councilman” on Thursday, February 7th from 8:30am to 9:30am.

Feb 2 2019 Louisville Cycling Podcast Interview with Mayor Greg Fischer
Click here to listen to the Louisville Cycling Podcast's interview with Mayor Greg Fischer.
Feb 2 2019 Reports of Flu Cases Exceed Previous Weeks

719 new cases of flu were reported last week (Jan. 27 - Feb 2). That's a new high for this flu season.  The predominant strain continues to be type A which is covered in this year's flu vaccine.  You can see more more detail on flu in Louisville by viewing our weekly influenza data briefs found HERE.

Feb 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Healthy Living Club, a Healthy Journey for Two and more

Neighborhood Place partners provide several opportunities to benefit your health including a Healthy Living Club, an educational baby shower, a Freedom from Smoking Class and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Jan 31 2019 Councilman Coan announces next Highlands Management District public meeting set for Tuesday, February 12th

Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) is encouraging property and business owners along Bardstown Road, Baxter Avenue and the Douglass Loop to attend the next public meeting for the proposed creation of the Highlands Management District on Tuesday, February 12th at HopCat,1064 Bardstown Road beginning at 1:00pm.

Jan 30 2019 Free Radon Test Kits

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is offering free radon test kits while the supply lasts. You can request a kit by visitng this link or by calling 574-6650.