District 6 Dispatch | July 13, 2017


Councilman David James

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Wanda Mitchell-Smith

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EMERGENCY/EMS/Fire/Police: 911

Animal Control             363-6609

Community Action       574-1157

County Clerk's Office       574-5700

Health and Wellness    574-6520

LG&E                            589-1444

Louisville Water Co.     583-6610

Metro Call                             311

Metro Parks                 456-8100

MSD                             587-0603

Poison Control             589-8222

Police Dept-Metro        574-2187

PVA                              574-6380

Sheriff's Office             574-5469

State Highway Repair  210-5400

Veteran's Affairs          595-4447


TARC3 Where's My Ride?         589-9879

Customer Comments            585-1234

TARC3 Paratransit Reservations                         560-0333

TARC3 Reservations TTY        213-3240

TARC3 Paratransit Cancellation Message Line                       560-0322

TARC3 Paratransit Eligibility Office                                    213-3217

Will Call Return Ride (before 4:30pm)                                  560-0333

Will Call Return Ride (after 4:30pm)                                  589-9879

TARC Customer Service          585-1234

TARC Website    www.ridetarc.org


This Issue:

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Message from Councilman James regarding the Arcadia Apartments

As many of you are aware, Arcadia Apartments have been an eyesore and an example of poor management, and upkeep for several years.  Unfortunately the owners of the property have not been good neighbors  and have not kept their property up to legal standards.  Metro Government has tried very hard to work with the owners as they attempted to obtain financing through state tax credits over the past several years to rehab the property.  During that time Codes and Regulations decided they would not cite for unoccupied properties as long as it was properly boarded up.  This process did not improve anything and the funding through tax credits never materialized.  I then started pushing harder on the Department of Codes and Regulations to abandon their previous policy of only enforcing and citing for occupied buildings.  

In June, Codes and Regulations decided to move forward with citing the owners of the property for ALL violations.  This LINK will show you all of the violations that the owners of Arcadia have been cited for in the past month.  I know you are extremely frustrated with the owners of Arcadia, I am also.  I will be appearing in court to try and make sure the owners don’t receive a slap on the wrist for their violations.  The people living in the Arcadia Apartments deserve better and the surrounding community deserves better than what the owners are providing.  Hopefully the owners will decide to follow the law, be good neighbors and care for their property and their tenants.  You will notice the owners of the property have 92 open violation cases, and that is absolutely unacceptable.  

I will keep you updated.


Councilman David James