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Register for 2017 Santa Sprint & Stroll Monday, Nov 27 2017 

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Registration Deadline Extended – Nov. 29th! 

The pre-registration deadline for the 2017 Santa Sprint & Stroll has been extended to November 29, 2017 at 11:59pm! While we welcome day-of registration, pre-registration guarantees you an event t-shirt, and registration costs go up $5 on the day of the event.

We look forward to some healthy merry-making with you, so don’t miss out on meeting SANTA himself—at our 22nd Annual Santa Sprint & Stroll on December 2, 2017!

Registration and Fees:

  • “ADULT” (14 & Over): $25
  • “YOUTH” (13 & Under): $15
  • Participants in strollers: FREE
  • Only PRE-registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt.
  • DAY-OF Registration & Fees (Dec. 2): Add $5 to the fees listed above, for all participants.

Day of registration begins at 8:00am at Barret Traditional Middle School, 2561 Grinstead Drive. Race kicks off at 9:00am!

Click here to register.

Scouting for Food Friday, Nov 17 2017 

ScoutingIf you received a notice that Scouts would be picking up food donations, this Saturday, November 18, is the day.   Set out bags full of canned food, cereal, pasta, peanut butter, juice and other nonperishable items by 8:00 a.m. this Saturday.  The food will be picked up by the Scouts and delivered to central locations (including Crescent Hill United Methodist Church’s “Praise Food Pantry” and St. Matthews United Methodist Church) for distribution to families in need throughout the area.

Scouts know how fortunate they are to have a warm meal every night — whether around the campfire or at the kitchen table. And they know that not everyone is so lucky.  Help them by setting out food this Saturday morning.

FREE Mammogram Screenings – December 8 Monday, Nov 13 2017 

On Friday, December 8, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, the 9th District obreast-cancer-ribbonffice, in partnership with U of L Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, will offer FREE mammograms at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street.  To make an appointment, please contact my office at 574-3908.  Mammograms are for women age 40 and over. There is no cost to eligible women without insurance.  Women with insurance will need to bring their card so a claim may be filed.

D9 Community Conversation – November 14 Tuesday, Nov 7 2017 

Join us on Tuesday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Whitehall House & Gardens, 3117 Lexington Road, for our bi-monthly D9 Community Conversation. As with all D9 Community Conversations, discussion of any other subjects is welcome and I will be available to talk with constituents about any questions, comments or concerns.  Mark your calendar – and bring along a friend or neighbor.

D9 Community Conversation – TONIGHT Monday, Sep 18 2017 

Have questions or comments about crime or policing, how Louisville Metro enforces property maintenance codes or drainage and sewer issues? We’re bringing people together next week to listen to you!

Join us on Monday, September 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Road, for our bi-monthly D9 Community Conversation. Representatives from Louisville Metro Police Department, Codes & Regulations and MSD will speak briefly about their agency and then provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

As with all D9 Community Conversations, discussion of any other subjects is welcome and I will be available to talk with constituents about any questions, comments or concerns.  Mark your calendar – and bring along a friend or neighbor.

Frankfort Avenue Celebration Walk Tuesday, Jul 11 2017 

Frankfort.pngI’m pleased to announce the fence and sidewalk project along Frankfort Avenue between Mellwood and Story Avenues is complete! THANK YOU to Metro Public Works for your tenacity in submitting several proposals to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) before receiving final approval for this project. I’ve been working on this project since I took office. I thought it would be a great way to cleanup one of the major corridors into the Butchertown Neighborhood.

If you are unfamiliar with the area, here is a little history. On Frankfort Avenue between Mellwood and Story, there is a bridge over Beargrass Creek. It was almost impossible to see the creek from the roadway because there was an unsightly chain length fence along both sides of the bridge. The chain length fence was installed by KYTC over ten years ago after someone leaned on the wrought-iron fence and it gave way and they fell into the creek. Fortunately no one was injured, but nearby businesses were concerned about pedestrian safety.

This project also included sidewalk repair along the northwest side of the street. Please check out before and after photos of the street.

Join us on Wednesday, July 12 at 11:00 a.m. for a celebration walk of this corridor!

Free Summer Tax Preparation Assistance Wednesday, Jul 5 2017 

UPDATE: My office and the Louisville Asset Building Coalition (LABC) are partnering to offer FREE summer tax preparation throughout the summer months for taxpayers with household income of $65,000 or less.

This FREE service will be available through August 2017. You must make an appointment by calling LABC at 814-2715.

Clients will need to bring the following with them:

  • Social Security Card for everyone on tax return
  • Picture ID for taxpayer and spouse
  • W-2 and 1099 from employer
  • List of other income/expenses
  • 1098 for educational credit
  • 1095-A for certain healthcare credits
  • Blank check or account number for direct deposit

For more information and to make an appointment, contact the Louisville Asset Building Coalition at 814-2715 or visit http://www.labcservices.org.

Lexington Road Land Use Public Meetings Monday, Jun 12 2017 

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Louisville Metro Council and Develop Louisville initiated the Lexington Road land use and zoning study to make recommendations for the future land uses for the properties along the Irish Hill corridor. The study builds upon and will update the 2002 Irish Hill Neighborhood Plan.  The boundaries for this study include an area along Lexington Road between Baxter Avenue and the easternmost c

rossing of Beargrass Creek. The Neighborhood Plan recommended a further analysis of the lan

 

d uses and zoning along the corridor and this effort implements that recommendation. The land use and zoning study and the subsequent approval process will take place over the summer of 2017.

A Neighborhood Advisory Committee was recommended by me and Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith, and appointed by Mayor Fischer. The study meetings and times are as follows:

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM (This meeting is designed for public input)
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM

All meetings will be held at the Commonwealth Theatre Center, 1123 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40204, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

CycLOUvia on Frankfort Avenue – June 11 Friday, Jun 9 2017 

Cyclouvia will transform The Avenue into a paved park where people of all ages and backgrounds can walk, bike, dance, skate, or participate in any other physical activity on public spaces that are always there but are normally reserved for automobiles. The street will be closed to motorized traffic from Stilz Avenue to Pope Street with cross traffic allowed at Ewing Avenue under traffic control officer supervision from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 11. Cyclouvia will promote healthy lifestyles and alternative modes of transportation. The Crescent Hill Library at 2762 Frankfort Avenue, will be open special hours during the event. Cyclouvia is FREE and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

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