Jul 17 2019 Learn about community land trusts at two city-hosted events

Louisville Metro Government, Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), and LHOME invite affordable housing practitioners, developers, advocacy groups, and community residents to learn about community land trusts on Thursday, July 25.

Jun 25 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer's statement on the Metro Council budget approval

"Metro Council has approved a budget that reflects the difficult realities caused by our increasing state pension obligation. This increasing obligation is not the fault of Metro Council nor my office; however, when faced with the choice to raise revenue to prevent reductions in services to our citizens, Metro Council voted against new revenue.

"This budget is not what a thriving city like ours deserves, and it is not the budget that any of us want.

Jun 24 2019 Mayor Fischer, Louisville Free Public Library officially open new Northeast Regional

 Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Free Public Library officials welcomed the public today to the new Northeast Regional Library located at 15 Bellevoir Circle off Ormsby Station Road in Lyndon.

Jun 14 2019 Mayor Fischer appoints Dwayne Clark as new Director of Louisville Metro Corrections

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that he’s appointed Dwayne Clark as the new Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections (LMDC).

Clark replaces Mark Bolton, who announced his retirement in May, after serving as jail director since 2008.

Jun 13 2019 Louisville Synergy Project aims to strengthen relationships between police and community

Mayor Greg Fischer, Police Chief Steve Conrad and Louisville Metro Government Chief Equity Officer Kellie Watson today launched the Synergy Project, a community engagement initiative aimed at further strengthening police and community relationships grounded in trust and legitimacy.

Jun 10 2019 Mayor Fischer, 100 Resilient Cities release comprehensive Louisville Resilience Strategy

Mayor Greg Fischer and The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) today released Louisville’s first citywide Resilience Strategy, a new approach to address the city’s most pressing and interconnected challenges.

Jun 10 2019 Mayor Fischer declares June 10-17 Pride Week in Louisville

Mayor Fischer today joined Metro Council representatives, Karen Williams, President & CEO of Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the Human Relations Commission and Chris Hartman, Director of the Fairness Campaign, to declare June 10 – 17, 2019 as Pride Week in Louisville.

Jun 7 2019 Louisville becoming Microsoft technology hub
City to serve as hub for artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and data science

Jun 6 2019 New Brand for Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport celebrated with official unveiling

Today history was made as the new brand for the recently renamed Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) was officially unveiled by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lonnie Ali, wife of Muhammad Ali. Officials with the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, the Muhammad Ali Center and Louisville Tourism also took part in the special event.

Jun 3 2019 City to celebrate 50th anniversary of iconic Dirt Bowl with tournament, series of community events

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the iconic Dirt Bowl tournament is returning for a historic 50th year with plans to commemorate the tournament’s anniversary with a series of events in addition to the tournament, which will begin the weekend of June 22 with games on the hard courts at Shawnee Park. 

Jun 3 2019 Louisville launches LouTechWorks

Initiative designed to radically scale city’s tech talent pipeline

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the launch of LouTechWorks, an initiative to boost Louisville’s efforts to rapidly expand its tech talent pipeline in collaboration with education, nonprofit and employer partners.

Jun 1 2019 Mayor, Councilman Winkler announce revised closure schedule for Middletown Library, plus additional east Louisville library programming

In an effort to minimize the impact of the closure of the Middletown Library, Mayor Greg Fischer, working with Councilman Markus Winkler, announced today that the branch will be able to remain open until June 19, with the exception of Monday, June 3.

May 30 2019 Mayor Fischer announces Cultural Pass, Summer Reading and other summer learning opportunities for youth, teenagers

School is almost out for the summer, and Mayor Greg Fischer is reminding parents and caregivers that there are plenty of fun, low-cost, or free learning opportunities available for Louisville area students of all ages over the next three months.

May 29 2019 Louisville Metro teams up with The Papa John’s Foundation For Building Community and community partners to provide summer swimming options

With the help of local partners, a major donation from The Papa John’s Foundation For Building Community and a contribution from former University of Louisville and current Atlanta Falcons player Jamon Brown’s foundation, Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a plan for summer swimming alternatives for youth and families in the Louisville area.

May 17 2019 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns on Memorial Day

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be in motion at the Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, May 27th as it returns for a 15th consecutive Memorial Day at Waterfront Park.