Apr 28 2016 City announces website to measure Internet speeds

SpeedUpLouisville.com part of push for fiber Internet connectivity

 

Louisville Metro Government’s OPI2 Innovation Team,  PowerUp Labs and other partners today launched a new web-based application aimed to increase transparency about Internet service quality in Louisville.

Sep 10 2015 Mayor Fischer, Google Fiber team up to explore bringing ultrahigh speed Internet to Louisville

Louisville will begin working with Google Fiber to explore building a new superfast broadband network in the city, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jul 31 2015 GPS Tracking Being Added to City Vehicle Fleet

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that many vehicles in the city fleet will soon be outfitted with a new tool aimed at increasing fuel efficiency and driving safety, and improving maintenance.

Jul 14 2015 Mindfulness Symposium

Mayor Fischer’s Innovation and Delivery team, in partnership with the Department of Corrections, has organized a Mindfulness Symposium taking place this week

Jun 25 2015 City Benefits From Partnership With Local Company

 

Jun 11 2015 Open Data Portal is powerful toolbox for creative minds

From interactive maps to college courses to smart phone apps helping the visually impaired - Louisville Metro Government’s Open Data Portal is being used throughout the nation giving citizens a practical look at information. 

Jun 11 2015 Designated email addresses being issued to all citizens serving on Boards and Commissions

The city’s Metro Technology Services Department (MTS) is in the process of providing email addresses to all citizens serving on a board or commission for official government business, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

May 28 2015 Mayor Fischer unveils new city budget with no new taxes; invests in road paving, body cameras, housing

Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled his proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, an $873 million spending plan that does not raise taxes and is designed to  strengthen physical, economical, educational and social connections across Louisville.

Mar 7 2015 Louisville Joins Tech-Focused Multi-City Innovation Campaign

The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced that the Multi-City Innovation Campaign (MCIC), a program that helps spur quality innovation in cities across the country, will expand to 25 communities, including Louisville in 2015.

Mar 3 2015 Louisville Earns National Ranking for Job Creation Momentum

The Louisville metro area has earned a Top 10 ranking for economic development and job creation from a leading national publication thanks to a slate of business investments and company expansions and locations in 2014.

Louisville placed ninth in Site Selection Magazine’s ranking of top tier metro areas with population over one million – that was up seven spots from the year before, the largest jump by any metro area in the top ten.

Feb 28 2015 Fischer Consolidates City's Emergency Services, Creating More Seamless Coordinated Response

Mayor Greg Fischer today consolidated the city’s three emergency services departments into a single agency to create a more efficient, seamless and coordinated response for citizens -- from the time a 911 call comes into MetroSafe until a patient is delivered to an emergency room.

Feb 23 2015 Designated email addresses to be issued to all serving on Boards and Commissions

Every citizen serving on a board or commission will be issued an email address to conduct all official government business, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

 

Feb 19 2015 City on Track for Balanced Budget

Metro Government should be able to end the 2015 fiscal year with a balanced budget, despite revenues being down slightly through the year’s midpoint.

Feb 12 2015 Government Performance & Innovation Summit Brings National Leaders to Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer welcomes 15 mayors from around the nation along with hundreds of  public sector leaders to Louisville for the Summit on Government Performance and Innovation, Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 11 and 12 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.

Feb 6 2015 Public Integrity review finds no wrongdoing in Louisville Metro Animal Services case

After a thorough months-long review, Louisville Metro Police — along with the Jefferson County Attorney and the Jefferson County Commonwealth Attorney — have found no criminal wrongdoing or neglect regarding a dog in the care of Louisville Metro Animal Services that was surrendered by its owner.