Work Groups

A concentrated focus will be spent on certain topics during the Comprehensive Plan update process.
Citizens are encouraged to attend work group meetings provide their thoughts on what they want written in the Comprehensive Plan for the next 40 years. Each work group topic, listed below, will consider health, connectivity, equity, authenticity, and sustainability. Work groups will begin convening in November. All work groups meetings are open to the public and address a differnet topic each meeting so if you miss a meeting, you can still come to the next meeting and participate. 
 
Louisville Metro hosted a Comprehensive Plan kick off meeting on November 5 for all work groups and their public members. To view the meeting presentation and summary, click here and here.
 
After six work groups (described below) met for about six months, nine open house forums were held in May and June for citizens to provide feedback on Comprehensive Plan work done to date. Develop Louisville staff has gathered the feedback from the forums. Each work group will be meeting one more time to review feedback gathered at the forums then a final meeting will be held on Saturday, September 16 for all work group members. 
                              
Mobility – This work group will focus on updating the Comprehensive Plan policies related to land use and transportation patterns, including street connectivity, transit, enhancing the pedestrian and bicycle networks and the relationship between land use and transportation. The work of this group will be informed by the goals identified in Move Louisville.
 
  • Next meeting: Thursday, August 29, 12-2:30 p.m., Urban League (1535 W Broadway)
Community Form – This work group will focus on updating the Comprehensive Plan policies that address the character and diversity of Louisville’s neighborhoods by reviewing and updating the Form District descriptions and incorporating recommendations from the Historic Preservation Task Force.
 
  • Next meeting: Tuesday, August 22, 6-8 pm, South Central Regional Library (7300 Jefferson Blvd)
Community Facilities – This work group will focus on updating the Comprehensive Plan policies related to the location and design of public facilities including parks, government buildings, schools, utilities and non-transportation infrastructure such as water and sewer facilities.
 
  • Next meeting: Friday, August 18, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Neighborhood House (201 N 25th Street)
Livability & Environment – This work group will focus on updating the Comprehensive Plan policies to enhance community health and equity, and incorporating sustainability into the Plan. The work of this group will be informed by Sustain Louisville, Healthy Louisville, and the Health Equity Report.
 
  • Next meeting: Tuesday, August 15, 5:30-7:30 pm, Main Library Classroom #1 (301 York Street) 
Housing – This work group will focus on updating the Comprehensive Plan policies that address and advance the provision of and access to housing for all of Louisville’s citizens. 
 
  • Next meeting: Thursday, August 24, location and time TBD
Marketplace – This work group will focus on updating the Comprehensive Plan policies relating to Louisville’s business and economic growth.
 
  • Next meeting: Thursday, August 31, location and time TBD
You may sign up for a work group with the form below or you can email Ken Baker (kendal.baker@louisvilleky.gov)