Mar 12 2019 Mayor says SummerWorks ‘crucial’ to nurturing youth, developing city’s talent pipeline

Summer jobs are critical to developing the community’s youth and building a stronger local economy, Mayor Greg Fischer said today in launching the SummerWorks jobs program for 2019.

The program partners with companies and non-profits to provide good summer employment for young people age 16-21.

Mar 7 2019 Southwest Dream Team Unveils Their Fifth Annual South Points Scenic Area Map

Mar 7 2019 Locust Grove celebrates the lives and the libations of the presidents in a new series of programs

Historic Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark established c. 1792, is excited to welcome a series of guest speakers for three evening events celebrating The Age of Hamilton and the first three American Presidents, as well as the refreshments they enjoyed during their lifetimes.

Feb 28 2019 March at Locust Grove features books, a Presidential visit, and a musical farewell

The Spring Used Book Sale
Friday, March 1, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 2 & Sunday, March 3, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Feb 28 2019 Louisville Parks Foundation completes construction on turf soccer field in William Harrison Park

Mayor Fischer joined the Louisville Parks Foundation (LPF), members of the Louisville City FC soccer club, Louisville Parks and Recreation staff, other city officials and donors today to celebrate the completion of a new turf soccer field in William Harrison Park. The construction of the field will complete Phase II of three in the LPF turf soccer field campaign for South Louisville, which includes five new fields in three public parks.

Feb 20 2019 Louisville Metro Government and Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund publish Housing Needs Assessment

Louisville’s Office of Housing & Community Development (OHCD) and the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF) have published a draft Housing Needs Assessment (HNA) that provides the city’s first in-depth analysis of housing stock across Louisville Metro. The assessment was done by Mullin & Lonergan Associates of Pittsburgh at a cost of about $100,000.

Feb 19 2019 Aetna Foundation, American Public Health Association and the National Association of Counties Unveil Winners of National Health Challenge

As part of an ongoing commitment to supporting community health and wellness, the Aetna Foundation today announced the winners of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge).

Feb 6 2019 Locust Grove plans a year of programming celebrating The Age of Hamilton

Historic Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark established c. 1792, is planning a year of programming centering on The Age of Hamilton, the period of time from c. 1770- 1805 that encompasses the American Revolution and the early years of American independence.

Jan 22 2019 Mayor's Office and Fund for the Arts announce new mural festival

Mayor Greg Fischer together with Fund for the Arts, the Imagine Greater Louisville 2020 Steering Committee and Louisville Visual Art today announced a transformational two-week mural festival set to launch in fall of 2019. The Imagine Mural Festival will bring talented artists from Louisville and beyond together to create artworks that uncover the untold stories of one of Louisville’s historic neighborhoods with the Smoketown neighborhood hosting the mural festival this year.

Jan 15 2019 February at Locust Grove features a Winter’s Ball, Aaron Burr, and Bach

Aaron Burr, Sir: Happy Burrthday!
Sunday, February 3, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jan 14 2019 Realigned Dixie/Broadway/18TH crossing opened

Mayor Greg Fischer today opened the newly realigned intersection of Eighteenth Street, Dixie Highway and Broadway to traffic. The realignment eliminated a traffic bottleneck where the three streets converge at a major West End development site.

Jan 11 2019 Sledding hills to be open following local snow events

Jan 4 2019 City's HUD Grant Applications Being Accepted

CDBG, ESG and HOPWA grants included

Louisville Metro Government (LMG) is now accepting applications from local non-profits for programs or activities funded by the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants for LMG fiscal year 2020. (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020).

HUD-Funded Grants:

Jan 4 2019 City announces opportunity to apply for the External Agency Fund Competitive Grants

Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government today announced the process to apply for the External Agency Fund for FY20 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020). These grants funded through the city’s general fund are awarded to non-governmental, or "external” agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality.

Dec 28 2018 Ground broken on future Fairdale Village Green Park

A new park with a bandstand, a trailhead to the Louisville Loop and a memorial flag courtyard will be open for public use near the Fairdale Roundabout this summer.

District 13 Councilwoman Vicki Welch, Kentucky State Rep. Jeff Donohue, Louisville Metro Chief of Community Building Vincent James and others were on hand to help break ground at the four-acre park today in Fairdale.