Metro Councilman Jerry T. Miller to Host District 19 Town Hall Meeting
Louisville Metro Councilman Jerry T. Miller (District 19) will hold a district meeting on Tuesday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Middletown Fire Station #1 (108 Urton Lane). Councilman Miller will be joined by representatives from Metro Public Works, Metro Codes and Regulations, Transit Authority of River City, Metro Animal Services, Metro Parks, Jefferson County Clerk’s Office, Louisville Metro Police Department 8th Division, Metro Call and Metro Safe.
Dr. Adia Winfrey, Founder of H.Y.P.E., Visits Louisville
Nationally-recognized founder of H.Y.P.E., Dr. Adia Winfrey, will be in Louisville to share her experiences on how hip hop music empowers young people and discuss her bold, new approach to reach teen clients. H.Y.P.E. -- Healing Young People thru Empowerment -- integrates hip hop culture and psychological theories into a program designed to educate and inspire youth, exposing them to conflict management, violence prevention, strategies for handling peer pressure and other life skills.
Metro Parks and Recreation Fall Athletic Leagues Registration Now Underway
Metro Parks has begun accepting team registrations for fall athletic leagues – softball, kickball and flag football. Games begin the week of September 2. Participants must be 18 or older. Registration deadline is August 25, or until leagues are filled.
Councilman James encourages public to attend safety improvement meetings for South Fourth St.
Metro Public Works is preparing traffic changes to one section of South 4th Street and those who live, work and travel along that area will have a chance understand and comment on what is being proposed at two informational meetings the first week of August.
Metro Animal Services Rabies, License and Microchip Clinic
Rabies, License and Microchip Clinic
Metro Councilman Kevin Kramer to Host District 11 Town Hall Meeting
Metro Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m. at McMahan Fire Station (4318 Taylorsville Rd).
Councilman James Peden Announces Upcoming Performance for Friday Fest Concert Series at Highview Par
Metro Councilman James Peden (District 23) is sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park for the third straight year based on the success of the former Music in the Metro. A different concert will be held every other Friday from June through August and the event is open to the public, family friendly, and free. Local vendors will be on hand with a variety of food options, and people are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the show. Highview Park is located at 7201 Outer Loop, (enter through Briscoe Lane.)
Louisville Water Receives Top Credit Ratings
Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s gives Louisville Water top credit ratings.
Crosswalk Design Contest
Vision Louisville announces City's first crosswalk art contest! Four crosswalks are to be painted with the winning designs. Entries must be submitted no later than August 22. A full list of design information is available at www.visionlouisville.com
Councilwoman Hamilton encourages the community to participate in “A Coming Together Against Youth Su
Council woman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5), along with The Shawnee Youth Advocates and the Shawnee Neighborhood Transformation Youth Coalition, invites citizens and their families to “A Coming Together Against Youth Substance Use/Abuse Town Hall Meeting on Monday, August 4th.
Newburg Tennis Association to honor Councilwoman Shanklin at closing summer clinic ceremony at Peter
For the last 15 years, the Newburg Tennis Association has held summer clinics as a way of encouraging young people and adults to use this form of sports as an outlet to expend energy in a positive way. When the NTA wraps up this year’s clinic Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin will be on hand to speak to those in attendance and hand out medallions and awards to young people.
Cooper Chapel Road Widening Set to Begin August 4
Public hearing set for July 31 ahead of August 4 start of Cooper Chapel Road widening project.
Councilwoman Scott praises West Louisville All Stars as they shoot for being Ohio Valley Regional Ch
Another Metro Louisville baseball team is beginning its journey towards a championship title. On Tuesday, the West Louisville All Stars Boys 9 and Under team will be in Jeffersontown for a shot at the Ohio Valley Regional Championship of the Cal Ripken Division of the Babe Ruth League.
Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Nine Back to School Events, and more...
Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer nine back to school events in late July and early August, three educational baby showers, a 12-week course designed to educate, heal, and inspire today’s youth using Hip Hop music plus much more. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.
19 Small Businesses Receive Revolving Loans
Loans totaling nearly $160,000 have been awarded to 19 small businesses to help them expand and create new jobs. The loans are part of a program to support microbusinesses – those with five or fewer employees – created by Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.
Metro Council approves resolution in support of restoring voting rights to convicted felons who have
By a vote of 19 to 0, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night passed a resolution in support of restoring voting rights to convicted felons in Kentucky once they have served their time.
GE FirstBuild Microfactory Opens in Louisville
• FirstBuild™ designs, builds and sells home appliances using an online co-creation community and micromanufacturing model to accelerate new product introductions
Councilman Ackerson issues statement concerning the 1% Transient Room increase
At the Thursday night meeting of the Louisville Metro Council, Councilman Brent T. Ackerson (D-26) issued the following statement concerning his no vote on the 1% Transient Room Increase
Councilwoman Hamilton announces District 5 Summer S.P.O.T. Clinic set for Saturday, August 2nd
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is offering pet owners in District 5 a convenient way to obey the law, be responsible and take care of their pet needs all in one location. She is sponsoring a summer S.P.O.T. Clinic for pet owners on Saturday, August 2nd
Eight Small Businesses in Shawnee Neighborhood Receive Loans to Expand
Loans totaling $71,000 have been awarded to eight small businesses in Louisville's Shawnee Neighborhood to help them expand. The loans are part of a program to support microbusinesses – those with five or fewer employees – created by the Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.