Louisville Earns National Grant to Help Reach 55,000 Degrees Goal
55,000 Degrees, Louisville’s education movement, has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Lumina Foundation to further the community’s ambitious goal – half of the working-age adults with college degrees by 2020.
Louisville Water Foundation Announces First Gift
$10,000 gift will help water-relief efforts in the Philippines through WaterStep.
District 2 Office calls upon the community to help needy children this holiday season
The District 2 Metro Council office is calling upon the community to help Santa spread some Christmas cheer for needy children in the Newburg and Norfolk area.
Vision Louisville Launches Third Phase
In a public meeting celebrating the completion of Phase 2 of Vision Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer called for the city to take bold steps to achieve a connected, creative, competitive and compassionate Louisville.
Councilwoman Fowler encourages everyone to take a seasonal trip to Riverside at the Farnsley-Moremen
Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) invites everyone to enjoy the holiday season this year with a special step back in time at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing.
Mayor Creates Bourbon and Local Food Work Group
Standing behind the bar at Bourbons Bistro with hundreds of bottles of aged Kentucky bourbon behind him, Mayor Greg Fischer today proclaimed that Louisville will become the world’s best culinary and spirits city — and he signed an executive order to put the city on that path.
Intergovernmental Affairs Ad Hoc Committee approves resolution calling for changes to Kentucky Revis
The Ad Hoc Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs of the Louisville Metro Council has approved a resolution calling for changes in the Kentucky Revised Statues to give subpoena power to the Metro Ethics Commission.
The resolution also calls for clear definitions of misconduct if it becomes necessary to remove a Metro Official.
Councilman Johnson invites everyone to “Christmas on the Corner” in the Beechmont Neighborhood
Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) and the Beechmont Neighborhood Association will usher in the holiday season with “Christmas on the Corner” a holiday tradition set for this Friday, December 6th at 7:00pm at the Gazebo at Woodlawn Avenue and Southern Parkway.
Councilman James hosts 3rd Annual “Light Up California” to usher in the holiday season in District 6
The 2013 Holiday Season will get underway for the residents of the California Neighborhood in West Louisville when Councilman David James (D-6) hosts the 3rd Annual Light Up California in California Leisure Park beginning at 6:00pm on Saturday, December 7th.
Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Free Workshops
Neighborhood Place locations across Jefferson County offer free, valuable workshops and services year-round which are open to the community. Below are some of the highlighted events for December which include an information session about the Affordable Care Act, three energy management workshops as well as an Exploring Self-Employment workshop.
Metro Councilman James Peden to take part in Highview Holiday Fest
Metro Councilman James Peden (District 23) will take part in the 9th Annual Highview Holiday Fest, Friday, December 6, 2013. The event will be held at the Central Government Center (7201 Outer Loop) and adjacent Highview Park between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Garbage, Recycling Pickup Delayed by Thanksgiving Holiday
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no residential garbage, recycling and yard waste collection in the Urban Services District on Thursday, November 28. Residents who normally have collection on that day will have service on Friday, Nov. 29. The regular Friday collection will be delayed until Saturday, Nov. 30.
Kosmos Cement Company Construction Permits 33017-13-C and TV-13-1001-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue two Title V Construction permits to Kosmos Cement Company, a portlant cement production plant, located at 15301 Dixie Hwy, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a truck/railcar loading spout and for modification of the kilns to allow combustion of other materials.
Philippine Relief Effort Underway as Filipino Choir Visits Louisville
Louisville will show its compassion this holiday weekend as a Filipino choir attends the Sing ‘n’ Joy International Choral Festival & Competition at Christmas at the Galt House Hotel.
Kramer Elected to National League of Cities Board of Directors
Metro Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) has been elected to serve as a member of the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors. This will be Kramer’s second term as a member of the 45 person NLC Board. The NLC represents more than 19,000 cities throughout the United States serving more than 218 million Americans.
Animal Services Encourages You To Keep Your Pet This Holiday Season
Animal Services Encourages Pet Owners To Keep Their Pets This Holiday Season
The Stress of the Holidays Results in Higher Intake
Councilwoman Hamilton announces the next District 5 Quarterly Community Meeting set for Tuesday Dece
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is inviting everyone to come out to the next District 5 Quarterly Community Meeting on December 3rd to learn about programs or talk over concerns with representatives of Metro Government.
BEAM Releases Regional Economic Growth Plan
The 22 counties that form the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement region, with Louisville and Lexington as its anchors, have the capacity to grow significant jobs in advanced manufacturing, but the region needs a much more skilled engineering and technical workforce, according to a new study.
Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival At Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” on December 7, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Take the Louisville pure tap Holiday Challenge
Save $100 in a month by drinking from the tap.