Louisville, Ky., Mayor Greg Fischer and host Graham Shelby discuss the city's challenges and unique potential in each episode.
Produced by Louisville Metro.
Music by The Pass used with permission of Sonablast Records.
Episode 43: Public safety and the budget
Description — Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer speaks about his budget recommendations for reimagining public safety with Vincent James, the city's Chief of Community Building, and Louisville Metro Police Deputy Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel.
Episode 42: Mayor's 2021-22 recommended budget
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer speaks with Chief Financial Officer Daniel Frockt and Budget Director Aaron Jackson about his budget recommendation for the fiscal year starting July 1, which seeks to build a model that defeats the pandemic, lifts up our economy and realizes racial equity.
Episode 42: Louisville Youth Violence Prevention Week
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer speaks with Assistant Director Maryam Ahmed of the Office for Safe & Healthy Neighborhoods and One Love Youth Implementation Team member Erica McPheeters about youth violence prevention and National Youth Violence Prevention Week in Louisville.
Episode 41: Give A Day (for the entire month of April)
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer discusses Give A Day with Metro United Way President and CEO Theresa Reno-Weber. With support from Metro United Way and community organizations throughout the city, hundreds of volunteer opportunities are available during this month of giving.
Episode 40: COVID-19 vaccinations
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Dr. Sarah Beth Hartlage, Associate Medical Director of Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness, discuss the city's efforts to vaccinate Louisvillians through the LouVax site at Broadbent Arena and through health partners.
Episode 39: LMPD Chief Erika Shields
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer speaks with Erika Shields, the new Chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department, about her career in policing, her plans for LMPD, the Hillard Heintze independent audit, and more.
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New to Louisville
I am moving to Louisville metro area in 2018 from New Mexico. This podcast is excellent from the standpoint of getting me up to speed on what is happening in Louisville right now and plans going forward. The enthusiasm of the Mayor’s office and the vibrancy of the city is evident. Looking forward to enjoying and contributing to the growth of this exciting city.