Mayoral Reception to Kick Off Bank On 2.0
In September, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund announced the creation of Bank On 2.0, a new effort to create a unified, national approach to delivering safe, affordable banking products and services to low-income and under-banked people through municipal programs across the country.
Ward-Pugh Announces Retirement from Metro Council
Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh announces her retirement from the Louisville Metro Council in 2014
“Light Up Newburg” holiday event set for Petersburg Park on Saturday, December 14th
Petersburg Park is a perfect recreational spot for walkers or joggers who just want to enjoy the Newburg Area. On Saturday, December 14th the park will take on a holiday feeling when Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) hosts “Light up Newburg”.
District 22 Metro Councilman Robin Engel Announces the Donation of 25 Tons of Food to Fern Creek/Hig
District 22 Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel is proud to announce that Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries has received a large donation from Zachry Holdings, Inc., a Texas company in town to work on the LG&E Mill Creek project. Employees from Zachry Holdings have collected 23 tons of non-perishable food items and they are also collecting another 2 tons of turkeys, hams, and other meats to donate to Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries.
Project One to recognize President King at 28th Annual Awards of Excellence Banquet
It is a program that finds work for area teenagers during the summer and helps develop their educational skills needed for the future. Next week, Project One Inc. will take time to honor the people who have helped the organization perform those goals. Metro Council President Jim King (D-10) and four other community supporters will be recognized during Project One’s 28th Annual Awards of Excellence Banquet on Tuesday, December 10th.
Councilwoman Welch and Fairdale Community Club to bring Santa Land to District 13 children
It’s that time of year again when the Fairdale Playtorium becomes a home away from home for the Jolly Old Elf from the North Pole as children in District 13 visit “Santa Land” sponsored again this year by Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch and the Fairdale Community Club on Thursday, December 19th
Councilwoman Hamilton officially kicks off Phase 1 of West Market Street Corridor Improvement Projec
With the snip of a ribbon, Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) officially began Phase 1 of the West Market Street Corridor Improvement Project on Wednesday. The project will make initially $587,000 worth of infrastructure improvements to Phase 1 of the West Market Street Corridor with the goal to revitalize the area with needed improvements conducive to business development and retail opportunities.
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.
American Synthetic Rubber Company Construction Permit TV-13-1013-C
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 2 of a project to replace Toluene with a non-hazardous material in their chemical process
Metro Animal Services KHS Team Up To Make December Record Adoption Month
Animal Agencies Want to Make December Louisville’s Biggest Adoption Month Ever
Metro Councilman Glen Stuckel to Host District 17 Town Hall Meeting
Louisville, KY –Louisville Metro Councilman Glen Stuckel will hold a District 17 Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting room of Northeast Christian Church (9900 Brownsboro Road).
Louisville Water and Lebanon Junction Extend Partnership
Lebanon Junction will get 100% of its water from Louisville Water in 2014.
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.
Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival at Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing has been cancelled.
From Councilwoman Cindi Fowler’s office: due to the inclement weather and in the interest of safety for attendees and volunteers at the event, the Old Fashioned Family Holiday Festival at Riverside, The Farnsley-Moreman Landing has been CANCELLED
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 announces “Christmas on the Corner” is rescheduled for Saturday, December 14th
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 announces 3rd Annual “Light Up California” ceremony cancelled due to weather
Due the chance of more inclement weather and colder temperatures in the forecast, Councilman David James (D-6) announces the ceremony for the 3rd Annual Light Up California in California Leisure Park set for 6:00pm on Saturday, December 7th has been cancelled.