|Jan 5 2018||
Mayor names Chris Seidt as city’s new Director of Information Technology
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of Chris Seidt as Director of Information Technology.
|Nov 10 2017||
Louisville again ranks among Top 5 digital governments
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville has again been ranked a top digital city nationally, placing in the Top 5 in the Center for Digital Government’s Digital Cities Survey.
The annual survey, now in its 17th year, “recognizes cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement,” according to the center.
|Sep 6 2017||
City recognized for digital and innovation excellence
The Center for Digital Government today recognized Louisville Metro as a leader in digit
|Jun 22 2017||
Louisville Metro Office of Civic Innovation dreams big to win national award
Louisville Metro tops the list in the 2017 City on a Cloud Awards’ Dream Big category for large cities, presented and announced this month
|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.
|Feb 6 2017||
Mayor Fischer announces city partnership with IFTTT
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a new city partnership with IFTTT, a San Francisco-based web and mobile platform that allows users to transform how they experience and manage their homes and habits.
IFTTT allows users to customize their experience with other services and tools — including Twitter, Google Drive, email digest and Philips Hue light bulbs — without coding.
|Nov 11 2016||
Louisville ranks among top 10 digital governments
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro has been ranked a top digital city, placing in the top 10 in the Center for Digital Government’s Digital Cities Survey.
The survey takes a broad look at how cities are approaching open data, transparency, innovation, citizen services and engagement, and much more.
|Nov 9 2016||
Jason Ballard welcomes Premiere CIO Forum to Louisville
|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 19 2016||
Russell neighborhood to host Gigabit Experience Center
Citizens will be able to experience ultra high-speed internet at Louisville Central Community Centers
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Louisville Central Community Centers will host a city project aimed at providing citizens an interactive experience with gigabit internet technology.
|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.
|Aug 16 2016||
Louisville plans Gigabit Experience Center to show high-speed internet’s power
Next Century Cities today announced that Louisville is among three cities given an award recognizing projects that harness high-speed internet to enhance civic engagement and democratic participation.
Louisville was given the inaugural Charles Benton Next Generation Engagement Award for its plan to develop a Gigabit Experience Center.
|Jul 19 2016||
Louisville Metro partners with Nextdoor social network
LMPD already using to enhance police-neighborhood communications
|Jun 30 2016||
Theresa Reno-Weber appointed to Local Government Fellowship program
Year-Long Fellowship to Advance the Use of Evidence and Data to Improve Outcomes for Residents
Theresa Reno-Weber, Chief of Performance & Technology, has been appointed to the second cohort of Results for America’s Local Government Fellowship program.
|Apr 28 2016||
Street sweeping alert system launched
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville residents can now sign up to receive an automatic notice, via email and text, when their street is scheduled to be swept by Metro Public Works. The notices are meant to alert residents in advance that they must find alternate parking on street sweeping day.