Announcements Archive

Got Scrap Metal?

posted May 19, 2017, 7:56 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Jul 14, 2017, 3:05 PM ]

Commissioner Mike Budniak will be collecting scrap metal for recycling. 
If you have any scrap you want to get rid of, please contact him directly.
He will be taking the metal for recycling the first week of June.

Call for Convertibles! Volunteer drivers needed for July 4 parade

posted May 19, 2017, 7:45 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Jul 14, 2017, 3:02 PM ]

The City needs convertibles to drive special guests in the July 4 parade. 
If you have a convertible and are interested in participating in the parade, please contact Mayor Lambert.

National Prescription Take Back Day

posted Apr 19, 2017, 6:21 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated May 19, 2017, 6:49 PM ]

National Prescription Drug Take Back DayApril 29, 2017 from 10AM to 2PM is National Prescription Take Back Day which provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.

The closest collection site for Westwood is the CVS Pharmacy parking lot located at 2311 Lime Kiln Lane across from Ballard High School.

To find other locations, locally and nationwide, call DEA's Office of Diversion Control at 1-800-882-9539 or visit their website:

Westwood Resident Shred Event: Oct. 8

posted Aug 25, 2016, 6:53 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 6:46 PM ]

The City of Westwood will host a Westwood Resident Shred Event on Saturday, October 8 from 9-11am.
A+ Shredding will bring a truck on-site to shred documents for our residents.

The truck will be located at the dead-end street at the corner of Westridge and Bingham.
  • Residents will pull up to the dead-end street and volunteers will be on-site to remove papers from your vehicles. 
  • Please have your papers in an easily accessible place in your vehicle.
  • Residents will be limited to two-three boxes of papers.
  • Due to extreme fire hazards, A+ has a zero tolerance for household batteries mixed in with papers.  If a battery is seen in the paper, A+ will not process that load.
  • No glass, metal, or plastic bags are to be mixed in with papers.
  • All documents will be destroyed on-site.  All paper fiber is recycled.
  • If you would like to watch your papers being destroyed, you must drop your papers off, park your car down the street, and walk back to the shred truck. 

Please confirm your Property Tax billing address

posted Jul 17, 2016, 1:50 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Aug 6, 2016, 7:30 AM ]

The City's annual Ad Valorem Tax bills will be mailed out in August.
Your bills is sent out two ways:
1. your escrow company makes a request for your bill
2. your bill is sent to you directly - based on the address on file with the Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator's office as of July 1st of the then-current year.  

If you need your bill mailed to you directly - either at your Westwood address or another address - and that address does NOT match what is on file with PVA - PLEASE email BEFORE August 1st.

You can confirm the information PVA has on file for you at

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: April 30

posted Apr 29, 2016, 3:21 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Jun 29, 2016, 4:56 AM ]

Saturday, April 30, 10a - 2p 

The goal is to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. 

Collect your leftover prescription drugs and take them to a local site for a safe way to dispose of medication. 

For more information or to find a collection site near you,

If the site says your session expired, hit refresh to reset the search tool. . 

City-Wide Large Item Pick-Up

posted Apr 24, 2016, 9:50 AM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 6:46 PM ]

The City has arranged for a Citywide large item pick-up on:

October 6, 2016. 

To prepare your items properly for pick-up, visit the Industrial Disposal website: 

Join the Westwood Garden Club

posted Feb 29, 2016, 5:58 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Jun 29, 2016, 4:57 AM ]

Thursday March 10th at 7:00 pm
Jinny Hunt's home
2104 Westridge road
Dessert,drinks, friendship and garden talk

Many years ago a group of Westwood women started a garden club. It was fun for a while, then it phased out. Well, now it is being resurrected. We are inviting all gardeners and wannabe gardeners to join us for an informal gathering to brainstorm what a new club might look like. COME! Let's build community. This could be a good way to nurture budding friendships and learn from the wise gardeners in our midst.
RSVP encouraged but not required, just "come grow with us"

Jinny Hunt. 426-5459.

Heidi Purdy 592-3014.

Free Community Shred Day - August 29th

posted Aug 22, 2015, 9:10 AM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Oct 27, 2015, 6:06 PM by Web Admin ]

Lyndon Fire and Rescue will host "Shredding for the Crusade" a community shred day on August 29 from 9:00am - 11:00am (or until there is no longer a line) at Station 1 located at 8126 New LaGrange Road.

A+ Paper will be onsite to provide shredding services.

Assistance will be provided for unloading your items for shredding. 

During the event, Lyndon Fire and Rescue will be accepting donations for the 2016 WHAS Crusade for Children.

For more information call Station 1 at 502-425-7474 and ask for Charlene Johnson.

Louisville Metro Animal Services Low Cost Clinic, July 18th @Tom Sawyer Park

posted Jul 1, 2015, 5:19 PM by Westwood City Clerk   [ updated Aug 22, 2015, 8:19 AM by Web Admin ]

Louisville Metro Councilmen Glen Stuckel and Kelly Downard will host a Louisville Metro Animal Services "SPOT" Clinic on Saturday, July 18th at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in eastern Louisville.  The hours will be 9:00am - 12:00pm


SPOT is a low cost clinic to make sure your pets are protected!  Metro Animal Services’ staff veterinarian will administer rabies vaccines and implant microchips at affordable prices!


Citizens can also license their pets. Licensing your pet is extremely important and it’s the law. If you ever lose your pet, licensing can help you be reunited. License numbers provide MAS staff with your contact information. If a Metro Animal Control Officer finds a roaming dog or cat with a license, the officer may be able to provide your pet a free ride home.


·        License*: $9.50/ $50.50 (unaltered pets)

·        Rabies: $8 (1 year)

·        Microchips: $25

*Senior citizens receive a discount on license fees


Look for the Metro Animal Services SPOT Van in the parking lot outside the park's main building located at 3000 Freys Hill Rd., Louisville, KY 40241.

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