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.

Nov 10 2017 City seeking tree for ‘Light Up Louisville’ event

Louisville Metro is looking for someone to donate the large Christmas tree that will stand in Jefferson Square Park through the holidays.

“It is always the main attraction of our Light Up celebration,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “We hope someone will come forward with just the right tree.” The tree should be a spruce or fir, about 40 feet tall and well-shaped.

Oct 16 2017 District 8, Public Works, and Office of Advanced Planning announce Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue safety study

District 8 Metro Councilman Brandon Coan, Public Works, Develop Louisville’s Office of Advanced Planning have announced the Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue Safety Study with the purpose of analyzing existing safety and mobility issues on Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue between Broadway and Interstate 264.

The goal of the study is to identify solutions for improving safety and mobility for all users with emphasis on pedestrians and bicyclists.

May 15 2017 Forums scheduled to discuss Comprehensive Plan update

Develop Louisville will hold nine open house forums for the public to view the work completed to date on the Comprehensive Plan update and provide feedback. Develop Louisville encourages all residents to attend the forums, particularly those who have not yet participated in the Comprehensive Plan update process

Apr 24 2017 City supports creation of Russell Arts and Cultural District

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith, the Concerned Pastors of Russell and representatives of the Louisville Central Community Centers (LCCC) to announce a formal agreement to implement an Arts, Cultural and Commercial District along West Muhammad Ali Boulevard between 6th and 21st streets.

Apr 5 2017 Urban Government Center proposals to be reviewed at April 17 public meeting

Louisville Forward, in partnership with Metro Council Districts 4 and 8, will host a public meeting on April 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the Main Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library (301 York Street). The meeting will provide an opportunity for community members to hear and to respond to presentations from development teams that submitted complete responses to a Solicitation of Interest for Louisville Metro Government’s Urban Government Center property.

Mar 31 2017 Louisville chosen as host city for the 2019 Congress for the New Urbanism

Louisville has been chosen to host the 27th annual Congress for the New Urbanism, an international placemaking conference, in the spring of 2019. Recent Congress host cities include Seattle, Detroit, Dallas and Buffalo. The event will bring over 1,500 attendees--including urban planners, architects and landscape architects, environmental consultants, engineers and real estate developers--to Louisville from across the country and the world.

Mar 16 2017 Louisville office market ranks among nation’s most affordable

According to recent national rankings by CBRE Research, both the Louisville Downtown and Suburban Office markets ranked in the Top 10 markets with the lowest asking rental rates in the nation.

Jan 19 2017 Redevelopment of Colonial Gardens moves forward

Plans were filed today for a $5 million redevelopment of Colonial Gardens in south Louisville.

The adaptive reuse project includes renovating the 7,000-quare-foot historic Colonial Gardens building, as well as adding two new, one-story buildings that will share a common patio and garden area.

Sep 7 2016 City Website Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Center for Digital Government has again named Louisvilleky.gov, the official city website for Louisville Metro Government, as one of the top city websites in America.

The Best of the Web Awards recognize cities that constantly innovate, focus on services and work to improve the user experience. This is the eighth year the site has placed in the top 5 nationally.

Aug 31 2016 More than $50 million in transportation improvements creating ‘New Dixie Highway’

Business investments growing, strengthening corridor

More than $50 million in transportation improvements under way and planned over the next two years will create a New Dixie Highway and fuel transformation of a major economic corridor for southwest and west Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jun 30 2016 July 4th Fireworks Advisory

On this Independence Day weekend, the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District is reminding citizens that it is illegal in Louisville Metro to shoot off airborne and/or exploding fireworks in your yard or neighborhood. 

While professional, permitted shows -- such as the Waterfront Park fireworks show on Sunday – are permissible, trying to replicate that experience for your family and friends at your home is against the law and may harm lives and property. 

Apr 20 2016 Public Comment Period for City’s Community Services Block Grant Annual Plan

Plan outlines programs and services for Community Action Partnership

Nov 18 2015 Realtor® Association Gives $10,000 to City to Reduce Number of Abandoned and Vacant Properties

The Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS® (GLAR) has been awarded a $10,000 Smart Growth grant from the National Association of Realtors for the purpose of providing seed money to the City of Louisville to rehabilitate two areas of interest for redevelopment. The two areas of interest are being identified by the city and are expected to be announced before the end of this year.

Sep 29 2015 Three Northern Additions of Colonial Gardens to be Removed

In an effort to stabilize the two-story historic portion of Colonial Gardens, located at Kenwood Drive and New Cut Road, the three northern additions of the building must be removed immediately. Recent inspections by the Office of Construction Review determined the additions to be in a state of structural failure with threat of imminent collapse.