Peden Clashes With Mayor’s Office Over ‘Low-Income’ Apartment Project

Louisville Metro Councilman James Peden, R-23, is rallying against an effort to build a so-called “low-income” housing complex in his southeastern district, but Mayor Greg Fischer’s office and developers say Peden is misleading residents and the area needs more affordable housing. Frontgate Apartments is a 212-unit apartment complex proposed by LDG Development, which wants to […]

Council Committee Hears From Food Truck Owners

The Louisville Metro Council’s Public Safety committee is recommending further changes to an ordinance that regulates the proliferation of food trucks after hearing from the budding entrepreneurs. Last month, Mayor Greg Fischer’s office announced amendments to the law that it argued made it easier for mobile vendors to operate and streamlined the permit process. However, […]

Revised Fireworks Ordinance Clears Committee

The Louisville Metro Council committee on public safety held a special meeting Friday that ended with the passage of a revised ordinance that allows the sale and use of fireworks within city limits. The ordinance was created in response to a move by state lawmakers that made it legal to sell and ignite fireworks anywhere […]

City Officials to Investigate Rubbertown Explosion, Response

After a chemical plant explosion in the Rubbertown neighborhood that killed two workers, Louisville Metro Government officials are launching a full investigating into the incident and breakdown in communication.