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. 

Oct 24 2016 Mayor Fischer, community partners announce first Bold Moves Against Suicide Summit

Seeks to make ZERO suicides a community goal


Sep 12 2016 City of Louisville Announces EMT Recruit Class

LOUISVILLE, Ky., September 12, 2016 – The city of Louisville announced today that it is filling an EMT Recruit Class and is now accepting applications. EMT Recruits will attend a paid training in preparation for obtaining an EMT Certification. Training is expected to start by January 2017 and will consist of class five days a week from 8am-4pm.

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.

Aug 15 2016 Public Emergency Notification System Enhanced With Increased Capability for Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham and Washington Counties

Public Safety Officials Encourage Residents to Sign Up for the Free Service That Sends Emergency Notifications and Provides Emergency Responders with More Information 

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 18 2016 National Stalking Resource Center Offers Training in Louisville on April 19

The Stalking Resource Center (SRC), a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, is coming to Louisville on April 19.  Five experts on stalking and Kentucky stalking laws will present a full day of training for professionals who work with victims of stalking. An evening session is also scheduled with a local youth group to alert them to the signs and dangers of stalking. 

Oct 27 2015 Louisville Metro Government Observes National CyberSecurity Awareness Month

Sep 8 2015 September is Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Your  local Emergency Management Agency will promote and support emergency preparedness efforts and encourage all community members to take part and prepare. 

You can join the effort by following four steps: 

Jun 30 2015 The Top Five Disaster Risks to Small Businesses - Are you Prepared?


WASHINGTON – For some reason, the building where you run your business was hit with a power outage, and you’re forced to shut down for several days. Your customers wonder why your doors are closed, and they decide to spend their money elsewhere. It’s even worse if you run a business like a florist shop or a restaurant, because you’ll lose much of your expensive inventory thanks to the power outage.

May 14 2015 Mayor announces plan to equip LMPD officers with body cameras

Mayor Greg Fischer today outlined an ambitious plan to equip all LMPD officers with body cameras, a project that will be implemented over the next year and that should lead to improved policing, greater transparency and an even safer city.

The Mayor is proposing the $2.8 million project in his 2015-2016 Fiscal Year budget, which will be unveiled on May 28 and sent to Metro Council for consideration.

Apr 16 2015 Pedestrian Safety Program Launched

Mayor Greg Fischer today launched a new pedestrian safety program called Look Alive Louisville. The campaign goal is to greatly reduce the number of pedestrian/vehicle collisions and bring to zero the number that result in pedestrian fatalities.

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.

Oct 16 2014 Volunteers Needed for District 16 Brightside Cleanliness Assessment Team

We are looking for a Brightside Champion in District 16, which includes the neighborhoods of Barbourmeade, Brownsboro Farm, Coldstream, Glenview, Glenview Hills, Glenview Manor, Green Spring, Hills and Dales, Indian Hills, Northfield, Prospect, Spring Valley, Thornhill, and Worthington Hills.  The Brightside Champion would take the lead on the assessment team, working to recruit volunteers to join their assessment team, coordinate with their team, and then report their findings back to Bright

Oct 10 2014 Metro Council approves resolution to establish “Quiet Zone” for Parkland, Park DuValle and Park Hill Area

October 9, 2014
Mary C. Woolridge, District 3
Attica Scott, District 1

Planning Commission asked to initiate right of way closing process

Louisville – In a unanimous vote, The Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night approved a resolution which will begin the process to establish a “Quiet Zone” at various railroad crossing in the Parkland, Park DuValle and Park Hill areas.