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. 

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.

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.