Jul 3 2018 Parking Authority to adjust surface lot, on-street and garage rates

The Parking Authority of the River City (PARC) will adjust parking rates at its surface lots, meters and garages effective August 1.

May 10 2018 Louisville Announced as Finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation
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Apr 16 2018 Louisville Ranks 3rd in mid-size city ENERGY STAR building list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that Louisville is ranked 3rd on the list of top U.S. mid-size cities with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Louisville ranked 7th last year and this year, ranks behind only San Jose and Virginia Beach. On the list of all U.S. metropolitan areas, Louisville ranks in the top 25.  

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

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

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 20 2017 New Public Works Operations Center open

Mayor Greg Fischer cut the ribbon today for the grand opening of a new Metro Public Works Operations Center designed  to improve efficiency by centralizing operations from three separate locations into one site.

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 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.

Sep 6 2017 City recognized for digital and innovation excellence

  The Center for Digital Government today recognized Louisville Metro as a leader in digitGovernment Experience Awards - Overall Winner

Aug 1 2017 Crime down 4 percent in Louisville for first half of 2017

All eight LMPD divisions report declines

Homicides remain high, but Mayor says overall crime strategy shows progress

Jun 22 2017 Louisville Metro Office of Civic Innovation dreams big to win national award

City on a CloudLouisville Metro tops the list in the 2017 City on a Cloud Awards’ Dream Big category for large cities, presented and announced this month

Jun 5 2017 Louisville Metro – Notice of Data Security Event

Louisville Metro recently discovered an incident that may affect the security of personal information stored within our environment.  This notice is meant to provide information about the incident, steps taken since discovering the incident, and information on what potentially affected individuals  can do to better protect against the possibility of identity theft and fraud. 

Apr 6 2017 Public meetings to be held to discuss Lexington Road safety improvements

The Louisville Metro Office of Advanced Planning will hold public meetings at 6 p.m. on April 19 and May 18 at Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, 2115 Lexington Road, to discuss safety improvements coming soon to Lexington Road between Grinstead Drive and Payne Street.

Oct 27 2016 Louisville Metro Government wins national award for cybersecurity

The Center for Digital Government released their sixth-annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards today to recognize progress by state and local government, education and healthcare organizations and leaders across America. Louisville Metro Government won in the City Government category, highlighting our work to secure $1.2 million dollars in special funding to implement a new cybersecurity program that is tied directly to Mayor Fischer’s strategic goals.