FY17 Recommended Budget

2016-2017 Recommended Executive and Detail Budgets  

(July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017)

Mayor Greg Fischer’s recommended Louisville Metro Government budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 was submitted to Metro Council May 26, 2016 and will have its first reading at Metro Council meeting on June 9, 2016.  The budget includes $583 million in General Fund and $822 million overall (which includes $115 million in Capital funding and Debt Service).  The spending plan includes, road paving, sidewalk repair, bike lane expansion, and technology upgrades.  Public safety funding includes 122 new Police Recruits, 40 new Firefighter Recruits, and $7.5M in police and emergency response vehicles and equipment.  Multiple education initiatives are highlighted and include funding for the Cultural Pass, Summer Reading programs, support for the 55,000 Degrees initiative and design funding for the new Northeast Regional Library anticipated to be built in 2018.

All budget documents are in PDF format.  All documents have details bookmarked for ease of navigation within the document.  (If you have the file open in Acrobat, please click Bookmarks. (Unfortunately, this function may not be an option if the file is open in a new web tab.)


  • To view the 2016-2017 Recommended Budget Document in its entirety (Size is 11.39MB), click here.

  • To view the 2016-2017 Recommended Budget Detail Document  (Size is 3.68MB), click here.



Other Budget Years:

2016 Approved Budget

2015 Approved Budget

2014 Approved Budget

2013 Approved Budget

2012 Approved Budget

2011 Approved Budget

2010 Approved Budget

2009 Approved Budget

2008 Approved Budget

2007 Approved Budget

2006 Approved Budget

2005 Approved Budget

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