JBS FEDOOP Operating Permit 111-01-F (R4)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew the operating permit to JBS USA. in accordance with Regulation 2.17.
Free Junk Drop-off Event Sunday, June 2nd
Free Junk drop-off event Sunday, June 2nd
City Partners with LIBA to Keep South Louisville Weird
The city, through its Department of Economic Growth and Innovation, is partnering with Louisville Independent Business Association in planning a series of events and programs designed to grow locally-owned, independent businesses in South Louisville.
Popular Guitar Emporium Will Stay in Business
The Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation approved a loan in the amount of $60,000 for a new owner to buy the internationally-known Guitar Emporium after the previous seller decided to retire. The loans will leverage a total investment of $965,000.
Metro Parks Summer Pools to Open for Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day weekend signifies that summer is near, and Metro Parks is doing its part to mark the occasion by opening its four outdoor summer swimming pools for the holiday weekend.
Councilwoman Scott announces next “Ask Attica” is set for Tuesday, May 28th
Councilwoman Attica Scott invites everyone in District 1 who may have a question or concern about an issue to come out and “Ask Attica” on Tuesday, May 28th beginning at 6:00pm.
Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste on Holiday Collection Schedule for Memorial Day
Garbage, recycling and yard waste on holiday collection schedule due to Memorial Day.
Councilwoman Welch hosts District 13 Low Cost Rabies Clinic with LMAS on Saturday, June 8th
Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch is offering pet owners in District 13 an easy way to renew a license, get needed rabies shots or microchip their animal all in one place when she hosts the District 13 Low Cost Rabies Clinic on Saturday June 8th.
Councilwoman Scott is once again “Bringing Down the House” in District 1
The wrecking ball will swing once again as Councilwoman Attica Scott will be “Bringing Down the House” in District 1. This time crews will be tearing down an abandoned house at 3020 Hale Avenue beginning at 8:30am on Thursday, May 23rd.
“Bringing Down the House” is part of Metro Louisville’s effort to demolish property that is inhabitable and that cannot be refurbished or renovated.
Councilwoman Butler announces 2013 Budget Hearing Schedule beginning on May 29th
The Budget Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will begin its review of the FY 2013-2014 Operating and Capital Budgets on Wednesday, May 29th with the Department of Public Health and Wellness. The hearing will begin at 3:00pm.
City To Livestream News Conferences to Smart Phones
In an ongoing effort to bring city services directly to citizens in the most convenient method, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that all mayoral news conference are now being livestreamed directly to smart phones-- through the Louisville Mobile App.
People can watch news conference live on their iPhones and Androids and can also access past news conferences and other events and shows featured on MetroTV. Previously, the city had only been livestreaming to the city website.
Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners offer free classes to help people stop smoking using the Cooper/Clayton method. The Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking is a 13-week program that includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products.
Summer Food Service Program begins June 10th - Open Site Listing
The Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership (CAP), part of the Department of Community Services and Revitalization, is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
Summer Food Service Program begins June 10th - Closed Enrolled Site Listing
The Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership (CAP), part of the Department of Community Services and Revitalization, is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. (To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or non-residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program. The income guidelines for reduced-price meals by family size are listed on the attached link.) Children who are part of households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly foods stamps) benefits, or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals.
Minority Caucus Members Comment on Mayor’s Budget Proposal
The following comments were released by Republican Members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee in response to the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Proposal.
Councilman James Peden Announces Dates for Friday Fest Concert Series at Highview Park
Metro Councilman James Peden (District 23) is sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park for the second straight year based on the success of the former Music in the Metro
Manufacturing One-Stop Center Opens to Connect People to Jobs
A new one-stop center aims to boost manufacturing employment in the Louisville area by offering resources for both companies and individuals seeking jobs.
Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Diabetes Classes
The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will hold a series of four free classes for individuals interested in learning about and managing diabetes. Classes begin Monday, June 3 at the Fairdale Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library located at 10620 W. Manslick Rd.
Summer Warehouse Jobs Still Available for 18-21 Year Olds
Despite a strong response from job-seekers, more than 200 warehouse jobs are still available in the Louisville area and a new registration opportunity is available.
Democratic Caucus members issue statements on Mayor Fischer’s proposed 2013- 2014 Budget
Following Mayor Greg Fischer’s Budget address on his proposed 2013 – 2014 Budget, Several members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council have issued the following statements: