Feb 20 2018 Metro Housing Authority Director Tim Barry is retiring

The Director of Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Tim Barry, is retiring in late spring 2018. Barry was appointed to the position in 2001 by Mayor David Armstrong.

Feb 19 2018 City launches Food Entrepreneurship series

Please note, we have received an overwhelming response to the launch of the Food Entrepreneurship series. The registration window is now closed, but stay tuned because we are developing an additional series. Details to come!

Feb 6 2018 DPL Financial Partners to create 40 jobs with Louisville expansion

DPL Financial Partners LLC, an independent insurance consulting firm, will expand in Louisville with a $3.6 million-plus investment expected to create 40 full-time, high-paying jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jan 31 2018 EY opens expanded Louisville office, adding 125-member national administrative team

EY, one of the world’s largest business-services organizations, opened its new center for executive assistants and other professional functions within its expanded and remodeled downtown Louisville office, Gov. Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jan 31 2018 Four businesses receive loans from city

Four businesses were approved for loans totaling $291,000 by the Louisville Metro Departments of Economic Development and Resilience and Community Services. The loans will leverage a total investment of more than $1.2 million and will assist the businesses to open, expand services or rehabilitate properties.

Jan 26 2018 Request for information issued for LMPD Impound Lot

Louisville Metro Government has officially started the search for a new Louisville Metro Police vehicle impound lot.

Jan 5 2018 Mayor names Chris Seidt as city’s new Director of Information Technology

Chris Seidt

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of Chris Seidt as Director of Information Technology. 

Jan 5 2018 City's External Agency Fund Applications Open Jan. 6

Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government will begin accepting applications for External Agency Fund grants Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8 a.m. for the service period of FY19 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019). These General Fund grants are awarded to non-profit, non-governmental, or "external”, agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality. 

Dec 27 2017 Mayor Fischer to deliver State of the City on Jan. 4 at South Central Regional Library

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that he will deliver the 2018 State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 4 at the new South Central Regional Library in Okolona.

The address is traditionally delivered to the Downtown Rotary Club at the start of the new year, in various locations.

Dec 27 2017 Construction Begins to Create ‘New Dixie Highway’; Safer, More Efficient Travel through Major Corridor

Mayor Fischer, U.S. Dept. of Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao celebrate kickoff

A major project to improve safety along one of the city’s most traveled highways began a new phase today, as Mayor Greg Fischer and U.S. Dept. of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the construction kickoff of the New Dixie Highway Project. 

Nov 27 2017 Seven businesses receive loans from city

Seven businesses were approved for loans totaling $410,000 by the Louisville Metro Departments of Economic Development and Resilience and Community Services. The loans will leverage a total investment of nearly $7 million and will assist the companies to open, to expand services or to revitalize properties.

METCO small business loans have been awarded to the following businesses:

Nov 21 2017 Construction to begin on redevelopment of Colonial Gardens

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Metro Council members to announce that construction is scheduled to begin on the $5 million redevelopment of historic Colonial Gardens in south Louisville.

The adaptive reuse project includes renovating the 7,000-square-foot historic Colonial Gardens building, as well as adding three new, one-story buildings for a total of 18,000-square-feet that will share a common patio and garden area.

Nov 10 2017 Louisville again ranks among Top 5 digital governments

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville has again been ranked a top digital city nationally, placing in the Top 5 in the Center for Digital Government’s Digital Cities Survey. 

The annual survey, now in its 17th year, “recognizes cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement,” according to the center.

Oct 25 2017 Louisville ranked a top 10 city for small business friendliness

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Louisville has earned an A grade from small business owners through Thumbtack’s 2017 Small Business Friendliness Survey, which is the largest continuous study of small business perceptions of government policy in the United States.

Louisville ranked No. 7 out of the 80 cities surveyed and is the only city in Kentucky to receive this top ranking. The state received a grade of A-, ranking 17 out of 50 states surveyed.

Oct 20 2017 Louisville scores perfect 100 for third year on Human Rights Campaign scorecard

For the third year in a row, Louisville has earned a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign scorecard, which says the city remains a “beacon of hope” in terms of ensuring that all residents are treated equally regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.