The Big Fix

June 19, 2015

Alley Cat Advocates hosts The Big Fix monthly to spay and neuter “community cats”. Community cats are those that are homeless.  This is not an event for cats who have owners.  The next date for this event is August 23rd.  For more information please call Alley Cat Advocates at 502-634-8777 or visit them at http://www.alleycatadvocates.org.


Updated Zoning Map for Public Review

June 16, 2015

The Bullitt County Planning Commission is looking to adopt a new “Official Zoning Map” which shall supersede the prior “Official Zoning Map”. The proposed map can be viewed at http://www.arcgis.com or at the Planning & Zoning Office. This map will be up for public review 45 days after publication. The Planning & Zoning Office is located at 149 N. Walnut Street in Shepherdsville. Please direct any questions about this map to Brian Richardson at brichardsonpz@windstream.net or 502-543-6832.


Clean Up Day

May 6, 2015

The last Clean Up day of the year is THIS Saturday, May 9th from 8 to 4 p.m.  It is at Lebanon Junction Elementary and the Old Shepherdsville High School Parking lot (where the youth football league now takes place). We cannot accept yard waste, household garbage, items containing Freon, or hazardous materials.  We CAN take mattresses, appliances, scrap metal, TV’s, computers, old toys, furniture, etc. Call our office for more information: 543-2262.


Memorial Day

May 6, 2015

On Monday, May 25 from 9:15-10:00am on the BC Courthouse Lawn, the Bullitt County Memorial Day ‎Ceremony will be held honoring the brave men and women who have fought for our freedom.

The American Legion Post # 157 will place the ceremonial wreath at the Veterans’ Memorial located on the courthouse lawn.

Everyone is invited ‎to attend. Seating will be available.

For more information, please contact Judge Executive Melanie Roberts ‎at 543-2262.


Clean Up Days

April 15, 2015

Saturday, April 25th, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Locations: Nichols Fire Department (the one on the top of 44 hill); North Bullitt High School and Bullitt East High School.

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Locations: Lebanon Junction Elementary School and the old Shepherdsville High School parking lot.

The following items cannot be accepted:
Yard waste, tree limbs, logs, etc.
Garbage
Tires
Items containing freon (you can drain the freon from refrigerators and air conditioners first)
Hazardous materials

Let me know if you have any questions! Or call my office at 543-2262


Crumb Rubber Grant Information

March 13, 2015

If you are interested in a grant for crumb rubber – please see below:

 

Dear Applicants,

Please find attached the application package for the Kentucky Division of Waste Management’s 2015 Crumb Rubber Landscaping Grant.  The application can also be found at our website.

In 2014, some media reports raised concerns about adverse health effects associated with the use of crumb rubber on athletic fields or playgrounds.  Our review of the existing scientific information, consisting of numerous small scale studies of the characteristics of crumb rubber in various applications, did not indicate any strong correlation between the use of crumb rubber and adverse health effects.  However, due to ongoing questions and concerns, we have decided to suspend grants for the application of crumb rubber on athletic fields or playgrounds until such time that we can more conclusively answer any questions raised by the public.

For those applicants that had intended to pursue a grant for crumb rubber projects for playgrounds or athletic fields, we encourage you to consider applying for this landscaping mulch grant instead.  Applications are due at our office no later than 4:30 p.m. in March 16th, 2015.  If you have any questions about this grant program, please consult the attached application package or contact Lisa Evans (lisa.evans@ky.gov or 502-564-6716) or myself.

We are anticipating a strong response and encourage you to take advantage of this great grant opportunity.

Sincerely,

Gary Logsdon

Recycling and Local Assistance Branch Manager

Division of Waste Management

Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

200 Fair Oaks Lane, 2nd Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone (502) 564-6716 (ext. 4636)


Needs Assessment

February 27, 2015

KIPDA Needs Assessment
The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA)
, Division of Social Services is conducting a needs assessment for Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties. This needs assessment  will help KIPDA determine the needs of older adults, caregivers and persons with disabilities. The information learned will help KIPDA plan their social services for the next 5-6 years. The needs assessment study has been approved by the University of Louisville IRB. Please click the link below to access the survey.


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