Councilwoman Hamilton announces Community Service Day and encourages District 5 residents to volunte
This coming Saturday, volunteers from all over the West Louisville area will fan out across a specific area of District 5 with the goal of helping their community with the aid of rakes, shovels, trash bags, paint brushes and the determination to make a difference. Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) and Brightside will partner with the YMCA’s Black Achievers Program for a special Community Service Day on September 27th and the call is going out for additional volunteers.
Metro Councilwoman Marilyn Parker to Host District 18 Town Hall Meeting
Louisville Metro Councilwoman Marilyn Parker will hold a District 18 Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the McMahan Fire Department (4318 Taylorsville Rd.)
The 2014 Molly Leonard Community Service Awards announced at the 9th Annual District 5 Community Cel
One of the most popular features of the annual District 5 Community Celebration is the presentation of awards to individuals who have been nominated by District 5 residents for their community service and consistent contributions of their time, talents and energies to the betterment of the District 5 community.
American Synthetic Rubber Company Construction Permit Title V C-0011-1000-14
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to American Synthetic Rubber Company (synthetic rubber production), 4500 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for Phase 3 of a project to replace Toluene an organic solvent to using a mixture of cyclohexane and methylcyclohexane for the production of all polybutadiene rubber and styrene butadiene rubber. The 30 day public comment period starts September 20, 2014 and ends October 20, 2014.
West Louisville Food Hub to Bring Business, Jobs Together
Louisville Metro Government and Seed Capital Kentucky, Inc., a local non-profit focused on growing the local food economy and supporting regional farmers, announced today that they are partnering on the development of the West Louisville Food Hub.
McNeely Lake Park Road Project Groundbreaking – September 19
A ceremonial groundbreaking was held at McNeely Lake Park to launch a $5.3 million project that will see the construction of a two-mile long road and adjacent shared use path through the 750-acre south Louisville park.
Louisville Leaders Earn National Distinction for Use of Data Evidence and Evaluation
Louisville Leaders Earn National Distinction for Use of Data, Evidence and Evaluation.
Mayor Fischer joins bipartisan Moneyball for Government All-Star Team
and Reno-Weber,Chief of Performance and Technology Selected for New Local Moneyball for Government Fellowship Program
V-Soft Consulting to Expand Louisville Headquarters
Consulting Group Inc. plans to expand its company headquarters in Louisville. V-Soft, a minority, woman-owned business solutions group, plans to create up to 25 new jobs and invest more than $200,000 into the project.
ReSurfaced Launch Party Friday
A vacant section of West Main Street downtown that has been transformed into a temporary plaza with art, music, movies and local craft beers will officially open this weekend.
Councilman Peden to host 11th Annual McNeely Lake Cleanup
uisville Metro Councilman James Peden (District 23) will host the 11th Annual McNeely Lake Cleanup on Saturday, September 20th. The cleanup will start at 9:00 a.m. and will last approximately three hours. Participants will be given gloves and trash bags to collect debris and overgrown plant materials along the lake.
Computershare, Inc. to Open New Facility in Louisville
Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Louisville Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today, as Computershare, Inc. plans to open a facility in Jefferson County.
Councilman Tandy to represent Metro Louisville at problem solving National Ideas Meeting in Washingt
Councilman David Tandy (D-4) is in the nation’s capital today to meet with dozens of members of Congress, state and local officials and business and community leaders for the No Labels National Ideas Meeting.
Green Grant Will Help Sheppard Square Project Earn LEED Certification
Louisville Metro Housing Authority has been selected by the United States Green Building Council to receive one of eleven “2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grants.”
Councilwoman Fowler and Riverside invite the community to take a walk through history in Louisville
If you could step into a time machine, would you like to see how baseball was played in the 1860’s? Or meet President Abraham Lincoln? Or learn more about how World War I impacted the city of Louisville?
Such a time machine has not yet been invented but “200 Years on the Ohio” will be able to serve the same purpose on Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing.
'Where Opportunity Knox' Initiative Launches to Hire Veterans
Mayor Greg Fischer joined Greater Louisville leaders to announce the launch of Where Opportunity Knox today, an initiative that will connect 10,000 transitioning veterans and military spouses to jobs and to the region over the next three years.
“The Wiz” concludes a successful season of the District 5 Friday Night Outdoor Family Film Festival
The District 5 “Friday Night Outdoor Family Film Festival” wraps up another successful year with a Hollywood Classic that tells the story of a girl named Dorothy and her dog Toto and their quest to go home.
Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant) (inorganic chemicals manufacturing plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30 day public comment period starts September 14, 2014, and ends on October 14, 2014. 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.
Proposed FEDOOP for Ernst KY, LLC (Downtown Plant)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Ernst Kentucky, LLC – Downtown Plant (Concrete Batch Plant), 4121 Algonquin Parkway in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts September 13, 2014 and ends on October 13, 2014. 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.
Councilwoman Fowler announces next “Fowler Community Forum” for residents of District 14
Councilwoman Cindi Fowler would like to encourage residents of District 14 to take part in her next Fowler Community Forum on Tuesday, September 16th as a way of bringing an issue or concern to her attention and the attention of Metro Government.
Councilwoman Welch thanks Metro Council for support in moving Fairdale Roundabout Project forward
In a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved a resolution which gives the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet control of the Fairdale Roundabout project designed to improve traffic flow in a very busy area of District 13.