Aug 3 2015 Louisville partners with Etsy to launch Craft Entrepreneurship Program

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville is partnering with online marketplace provider Etsy to launch the city’s inaugural Craft Entrepreneurship Program. The three-week program will provide micro-business training to underemployed, low-income adults with existing creative skills to help supplement their income and sell their products to new markets. 

Aug 3 2015 August is Amesty Month for Overdue Pet Licenses!

Image of dog for pet amnesty month - August 2015

Jessica Montgomery, Director of Metro Animal Services has declared...

Aug 1 2015 Louisville Recognized for National Sustainability Excellence

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville was awarded a 4-STAR Community Rating for sustainability excellence. Louisville is the first city in Kentucky to achieve certification under the STAR Community Rating System.

Jul 31 2015 GPS Tracking Being Added to City Vehicle Fleet

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that many vehicles in the city fleet will soon be outfitted with a new tool aimed at increasing fuel efficiency and driving safety, and improving maintenance.

Jul 30 2015 Metro Council Supports Stepping Up Initiative To Reduce The Number Of People With Mental Illnesses in Local Jails

Louisville Metro Council passed a Resolution this evening supporting the National Association of Counties (NACO) Stepping Up Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Local Jails by a unanimous vote. This initiative encourages public, private and nonprofit partners to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in our local jails.