District 5 eNews - May 2021



Donna Purvis


City Hall Office

601 West Jefferson Street

Louisville, Kentucky 40202

(502) 574-1105

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Phone Numbers of Interest

Metro Call: 311 or 574-5000

Air Pollution: 574-6000

Animal Services: 363-6609 or 361-1318

Economic Development: 574-4140

Planning & Design Services: 574-6230

Community Services & Revitalization: 574-4377

Public Works: 574-5810

TARC: 585-1234

PARC: 569-6222

Legal Aid: 584-1254

IPL (Code Enforcement): 574-3321

Congressman John Yarmuth: 582-5129

Solid Waste Management (SWMS): 574-3571

Metro Parks: 456-8100

Metro Police: (Non Emergency)574-7111 or 574-2111

LMPD 1st Division:  574-7167

LMPD 2nd Division: 574-2478

Anonymous Tipline:574-LMPD (5673)

Metro Safe: 572-3460 or 574-7111

Master Commissioner Jefferson Circuit Court (Foreclosure Sales): 753-4888


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In This Issue...

Letter from Councilwoman Purvis

Hello District 5!

June is here, school is out, and summer is in the plans!  This gives us a few opportunities to become engaged and get involved.  Listed are some things that I would encourage and like to see happen:

Neighborhood Block Watches - this is real easy and simple to do.  All it takes is a few neighbors who are concerned about their living conditions, whether it's vacant homes, trash, safety concerns, whatever you want to see change, let these concerns drive you to unite with your neighbors and form a block watch.  Where do I come in?  Once I am contacted, we set a date to meet to discuss these issues and work on a plan together to resolve them.  However, it's very important to keep the momentum going with a regular scheduled meeting afterwards with your neighbors and this can be monthly, quarterly, or whatever you desire.  Just give me a call at 438-7720 to schedule a meeting.

Neighborhood Clean Ups - I can't stress this enough the importance of keeping your street clean of trash, debris, tires, etc.  I make myself available to help and assist in these clean ups and I can provide the tools.  Just give me a call at 438-7720 to schedule a clean up date and time.  

Last, this is the birthday weekend for Breonna Taylor!  Let's keep her memory going by visiting Lannan Park to see the beautiful mural of her created on the new regulated size basketball court!  This court will bring opportunities for basketball tournaments while our youth can showcase their athletic talents. This is an added plus to the great little league baseball teams that are already housed in this beautiful park. Last, there are other recreational amenities in the park for others to enjoy as well.

Have a great summer!



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Ice and snow leaves our roads a little rough and most times resulting in potholes.  Here is the information to report potholes:

  • On Twitter use the hashtag #502pothole. Just include the address or intersection where the pothole is located along with the hashtag in a tweet.
  • Report a pothole online, click here, select “pothole” and continue with the required information
  • Contact Metro311 in one of these ways:
    • Call them at 311 or 574-5000
    • Download the “Louisville Metro 311” app on your smartphone and use it to report a pothole
    • Email them at metro.311@louisvilleky.gov

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Non-Profit Agencies


Often the community has concerns about activities for our youth to take part in to keep them interested in positive programs that has great benefits for their future.  Listed is a list of non-profit agencies that serve youth throughout the city.

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Community Resources

Louisville Youth Network

Community Action Kentucky (CAP) - (Office Locations) Services include various educational courses and Job Readiness Financial Literacy courses.

KentuckianaWorks Services include high-demand job training, one-on-one career counseling, career development workshops, career search resources, access to computers, phones and faxes for job searches.

Kentucky Career Center The Kentucky Career Center offers information on unemployment benefits & claims as well as many services for job seekers.

Louisville Urban League Assists clients, primarily African Americans and individuals of low to moderate income, prepare for and find employment.  Services include counseling & placement services, training & development, pre-screening & referral services and outreach programs.

Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs    This site includes information about education and training benefits available to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans Express   Kentucky Career Center offices have Local Veterans Employment representatives and Disabled Veteran outreach specialists to assist veterans with their employment and training needs.

Center for Accessible Living (CAL)   CAL offers training on disability issues and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADA compliance, building and product accessibility, reasonable accommodation certification, American Sign Language interpreters, recruitment, career development, a Job Hunt Club and much more. (See all services)

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky   Goodwill provides jobs, job training, and employment counseling for people who face barriers to finding and keeping a job, including people with disabilities, recipients of public assistance, and people with limited education or work history.

Job Corps Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible youth at least 16 years of age.  For more information, call (800) 733-JOBS where an operator will refer you to the admissions counselor closest to where you live, and mail you an information packet.

Kentucky Office for the Blind   Services include: braille instruction, orientation and mobility, assistive technology, adult education, career development, life skills, personal development

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation   Programs and services offered include counseling & guidance, vocational & other training services, interpreter & note taking services, rehabilitation technology, job placement and supported employment.

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Office of Councilwoman Donna Purvis
Louisville Metro Council | District 5
601 West Jefferson Street  Louisville, Kentucky 40202

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