Shanklin Launches “Mowing Blitz” to Combat Abandoned Properties

Continuing the fight against vacant homes and apartments, Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, D-2, has targeted 30 abandoned properties in the Newburg and Petersburg neighborhoods for a special “mowing blitz” over the next four days. The initiative is part of the ongoing plan to combat eyesores while Metro Government focuses on how to deal with […]

Council Members to Publish Names of Cited Property Owners

by Stephanie Crosby A new effort by some members of Louisvilleā€™s Metro Council would publish the names of property owners who have vacant houses or lots that have fallen into disrepair. Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin says the city has issued citations at more than 17-hundred vacant houses and nearly 600 vacant lots for improper upkeep of […]