May 31 2016 Rangeland Lions Soccer Team honored at Louisville Metro Council Meeting

At the May 26th meeting of the Louisville Metro Council, a special group of young athletes were honored. Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) joined Councilman James Peden (R-23) in honoring the Rangeland Lions Soccer Team. 

May 31 2016 Air Quality Alert for Tuesday, 5/31/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

May 31 2016 Attend Arts & Culture Day on Sunday, pick up a Cultural Pass

Mayor Greg Fischer today encouraged citizens to attend the upcoming Arts & Culture Day event and to pick up a Cultural Pass for youngsters.

Arts & Culture Day will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 on the Brown-Forman Lawn at Waterfront Park.

May 27 2016 Louisville Metro Council Offices closed on Monday May, 30th

The Offices of the Louisville Metro Council and the Metro Council Clerk will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

May 27 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Healthy Lifestyle Workshops, Support Groups

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer several opportunities for healthy workshops and screenings in June including blood pressure checks, an educational baby shower and colon cancer screenings.

May 26 2016 No Waste Collection on Memorial Day

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) on Memorial Day, Monday May 30. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day because of the holiday.

Residents who rely on private haulers for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection should consult those haulers about holiday collection schedules.

May 26 2016 Mayor Fischer unveils new budget that builds on Louisville's success

Mayor Fischer unveils new budget that builds on city’s success, commits $23.5 million for road improvements


May 26 2016 Mayor Fischer: 'This budget anticipates our needs, and it builds on our success'


Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled his proposed Louisville city budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. More information about the proposed budget can be found here. The budget documents can be found here.

May 26 2016 Councilmembers announce 2016 FridayFest schedule


May 26 2016 METCO Board approves three loans totaling $111,000

Two businesses were approved for loans in the amount of $111,000 by the Louisville Metropolitan Business Development Corporation. The loans will leverage $300,000 for a total investment of $411,000 and will contribute to the ongoing revitalization of the Butchertown and Portland neighborhoods. 

May 26 2016 Budget Committee will hear public comment on the proposed FY 2016-2017 Budget on Wednesday, June 1st

The public has an opportunity to comment on the proposed FY 2016- 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets on Wednesday, June 1, beginning at 5:00pm in the Council Chambers, 601 West Jefferson Street. 

May 25 2016 Louisville among five cities selected for initiative to improve racial equity

Louisville is one of five cities selected by national funder Living Cities and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity to join an effort, Racial Equity Here, to improve racial equity and advance successful outcomes for all in America’s cities.

May 25 2016 What Louisville's selection for 100 Resilient Cities will do for the city

Mayor Fischer will appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to lead local efforts

Mayor Greg Fischer welcomed an announcement today from 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), selecting Louisville to join the 100RC Network to build urban, environmental, and economic resilience.

May 25 2016 Challenger Sports Soccer Camps at Louisville Champions Park this summer

 Brazil, British-themed curriculum taught at Camps

Beginner, intermediate and advanced soccer players ages 3-16 will have the opportunity to learn sports and culture at two themed soccer camps offered by Challenger Sports at Louisville Champions Park this summer.

May 25 2016 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Fit to Fly

Louisville Community Services’ agency loans help local business grow and develop