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Entries Tagged as 'Criticism'

Day 189893825098: No Kill Louisville Still Stalling

March 17th, 2014 · 7 Comments

No Kill Louisville hasn’t produced supporting documentation because it can’t. Catch up here: No-Kill Louisville Now A Meaningless Money Pit [March 10] The No Kill Louisville Scandal(s) Begin To Unravel [March 11] Patterns Of Recklessness Begin To Emerge At NKL [March 12] NKL Hides IRS Docs, Makes False Claims [March 13] No Kill Louisville: Victim [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Criticism · Dogs · Scandal

Why Louisville Remains In The Dark: Its Media

December 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment

(And some of its elected officials – but we’re focused on media today.) The State Auditor of Public Accounts released a report on Kentucky Retirement Systems this week. While lacking and elementary as far as audits go, it was still a decent beginning. A nice start at examining the reason (KRS) the state’s finances are [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Criticism · Media · Newspaper · Possibility City · State Government · WAVE · WDRB · WHAS · WLKY

Damning New Report Questions Arena’s Future

January 29th, 2013 · 16 Comments

There’s a new report, produced by Denis Frankenberger, set to hit Louisville in a day or so about the arena debacle. To say it’s damning would be an understatement. The University of Louisville Athletic Association won’t be happy. The too long, didn’t read of the report? That the KFC Yum! Center will fail and leave [...]

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Tags: Arena · Criticism · Scandal · Sports · University of Louisville

Where’s That Promised Professionalism, Greg?

December 2nd, 2011 · 11 Comments

What does Margaret Brosko, the overpaid communications director or whatever at Metro Animal Services do all day? Why, she posts LOLcat pictures on the agency’s official Facebook profile: CLICK TO ENLARGE And you wonder why LMAS is screwed all to hell. Jesus H it’s time to shut that place down. Because THIS is what our [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Dogs · Metro Government

Introspection Instead Of Blame Would Help LMAS

November 9th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Greg Fischer promised Louisville Metro Animal Services would be a no-kill shelter. But the communication from LMAS itself proves to us that they have no comprehension of what no-kill means. Like this: It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. A campaign designed to acknowledge and promote the role shelters play in our community. An initiative focused [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Government · Oops

Need A Sick Laugh Regarding Animal Services?

July 22nd, 2011 · 7 Comments

Here you go. From WAVE3, which is once again jumping on a story way too late: WAVE 3 obtained a Metro Animal Services memo from May 30 stating that Gulbe and a man dropped off a dog in a zipped suitcase claiming she was just bit. The memo says an elderly beagle was inside that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Government

Impossibility City: Why Is Louisville So Backwater?

April 21st, 2011 · 18 Comments

Really, what the crap, Louisville? Why is it we’re allowing Lexington and New Albany (really, flipping Indiana!?) to trump us on the food truck scene? Why are we bogged down in silly ordinances that make it nearly impossible for super-clean, innovative and healthy food trucks to do business in this town? The local food scene [...]

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Tags: Business · Criticism · Dining · Greg Fischer · Jim King · Metro Government · Politics · Possibility City · Zoning

Main Street Association On The Iron Quarter

February 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Main Street Association sent a letter to the AKN/C-J, Greg Fischer, Todd Blue and Metro Councilcritters to reaffirm its 2010 position regarding the Iron Quarter buildings. Couldn’t find the letter anywhere on the paper’s website, so let’s just dig in: In light of the recent announcement concerning the agreement reached between Mayor Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Landmark · Metro Council · Oops · Scandal · Transparency

More From LEO On Zelinsky’s Resignation

February 9th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Check out this week’s LEO Weekly for more details on the resignation of Wayne Zelinsky, the now-former director of Louisville Metro Animal Services: Fischer confirmed the extra-governmental business, Derby City VIP, was the topic of a conversation he had with Zelinsky that led to the outgoing director’s resignation less than 24 hours after news of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Greg Fischer · LEO · Metro Government

Many LMAS Problems Are Ongoing & Preventable

February 7th, 2011 · 10 Comments

The last few years have been rough at Louisville Metro Animal Services. Director Gilles Meloche “resigned” amid myriad scandals and lawsuits. Deputy Director Wayne Zelinsky became Interim Director in Meloche’s wake. Only to be forced to resign last Wednesday as a result of an investigation conducted by The ‘Ville Voice. A new Interim Director, Debbie [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal · Transparency