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Despite Evidence, Misinformed Jeffersontown Committee Unmoved on Airbnb Issue

Planning and Zoning Committee takes no action to allow Short-Term Rentals On Tuesday, I attended the Planning and Zoning Meeting of the Jeffersontown City Council. The only agenda item was short-term rentals. It was lightly attended, but there were a handful of residents who came prepared to express their opposition to legalizing short-term rentals. This committee has the authority to make changes to the law, but it appears to me no member of the committee is interested in learning FACTS about the issue. Instead, they listened as Norm Meyer of Plainview rambled on about how wrong it was for WAVE-TV…


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Big Business Expo and Fine French Fare Featured in Jtown Podcast #3

Meet Meghan Murphy of the Chamber and Guy Genoud of Brasserie Provence On the show this week, the Chamber’s Meghan Murphy gives us the lowdown on the upturn for the Business Expo, set for Thursday at the Ramada Convention Center on Bluegrass Parkway.  More than 130 vendors are set to exhibit, plus there are silent auction prizes and 20 restaurants will be giving away food on the show floor from 3-5. Listen Here: The luncheon, at 11:30, will feature Craig Greenberg of 21C Hotels. Also on the show, Mayor Bill Dieruf answers my question about the departure of Police Chief…


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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: March Badness Ain’t All That Bad

I could certainly pout about plenty of the items that perturb me around here, like enduring these NCAA Tournament games with no real rooting interest, thinking what might have been had the Cardinals been taking on a 14 seed today. And then there’s the disturbing news out of Bowling Green yesterday, where some un-named thing happened that resulted in the resignation of Coach Ray Harper and the suspension of three players. Politics? Sheesh. Mitch McConnell finds it convenient to ignore the Constitution by refusing to consider President Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court. The Kentucky Senate keeps cranking out anti-progressive legislation,…


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A New Podcast Debuts in Jeffersontown, Kentucky

Jtown Becomes First Louisville, KY Area Chamber to Produce its own Podcast It’s the 10th largest city in the Commonwealth, boasts more than 1,600 businesses and has one of the most active Chambers in the region. Now, the Jeffersontown Chamber has launched a new podcast to bring positive attention to the city, spotlighting its ripe business climate and many activities. “We are excited to have this new way to reach out to our membership and others thoughout the community to showcase all that J-town has to offer,” said John Cosby, president of the Jeffersontown Chamber. In the first episode, host Rick…


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Hal Heiner to address the Chamber Jeffersontown 2016 Annual Meeting

Jeffersontown, Ky., – The Chamber Jeffersontown is playing host to the newly-named Education and Workforce Development secretary Hal Heiner at its Annual Meeting this Thursday. Heiner is filling in for the previously scheduled Governor Matt Bevin, who now can’t attend due to a scheduling conflict. In addition to Heiner’s keynote address, the chamber will also swear-in its 2016 Board of Directors. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21, 2016. Reservation are required for the ticketed event — $55 for chamber members and $65 for non-members. Reservations can be made by calling (502) 267-1674. A portion of each reservation fee…