Paducah City Commissioners http://wkms.org en Paducah offers incentives to commercial enterprises on Fountain Avenue http://wkms.org/post/paducah-offers-incentives-commercial-enterprises-fountain-avenue <p>A new incentive package is set to entice businesses to move into Paducah's Fountain Avenue area. City officials have been working to develop the area by giving residents financial incentive packages to build or renovate homes.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 19:52:22 +0000 Casey Northcutt 21461 at http://wkms.org Paducah offers incentives to commercial enterprises on Fountain Avenue Paducah City Commissioners Discuss Duck Island Preservation http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commissioners-discuss-duck-island-preservation <p>The Paducah Mayor and City Commissioners support efforts to preserve&nbsp;
Noble Park&rsquo;s duck house and island. Commissioners and the Mayor discussed ways to preserve the small island during Tuesday&#39;s commission meeting&nbsp;after many residents opposed the city&rsquo;s previous decision to remove&nbsp;the island due to its state of disrepair. Commissioner Gayle Kaler&nbsp;says people voiced their concern not only through emails and phone&nbsp;calls but through Facebook, as well. As of Tuesday night, the group,&nbsp;&ldquo;Save Duck Island&rdquo;, had more than 3,500 members. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 02:28:35 +0000 Casey Northcutt 20774 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commissioners Discuss Duck Island Preservation Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Candidate Forum May 14th http://wkms.org/post/paducah-area-chamber-commerce-hosts-candidate-forum-may-14th <p>The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Mayoral and City Commissioner Candidate Forum on Monday, May 14, 6 p.m., in the City Hall Commission Chambers. Wed, 09 May 2012 20:51:19 +0000 Staff Report 17915 at http://wkms.org Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Candidate Forum May 14th Paducah Mandates Alcoholic Beverage Server Training http://wkms.org/post/paducah-mandates-alcoholic-beverage-server-training <p>The Paducah City Commission approved an ordinance last night requiring alcoholic beverage training for persons licensed for or employed in the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink.&nbsp; The training is to include the identification of false documents, recognition of intoxication, and liability issues.&nbsp; It is also to explain how to handle different scenarios such as confronting a patron who needs to be cut off.&nbsp; Current employees must receive training within 90 days of the ordinance&rsquo;s adoption and all employees hired afterwards have 60 days from their date of hire to com Wed, 25 Apr 2012 13:58:52 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 17748 at http://wkms.org Paducah Mandates Alcoholic Beverage Server Training Paducah and Local Union Approve Contract http://wkms.org/post/paducah-and-local-union-approve-contract <p>The Paducah City Commission has approved a three year contract with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees local 1586. The union represents employees in the city&rsquo;s engineering, public works and parks departments. If ratified by vote in by City Commissioners, the new contract would take effect July first. Both city and union officials site a cooperative spirit in coming to an agreement quickly.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:17:49 +0000 Drew Adams 17595 at http://wkms.org Paducah and Local Union Approve Contract Alcoholic Beverage Server Training Ordinance http://wkms.org/post/alcoholic-beverage-server-training-ordinance <p>Paducah City Commissioners discussed a prospective ordinance last night requiring training for anyone who serves alcoholic drinks at restaurants and bars in the city. The training focuses on spotting fake ID&rsquo;s and recognizing heavily intoxicated patrons. Should the ordinance pass, existing wait staff would have 90 days to complete the training and new servers would have to complete the course within 60 days of their hiring date. Commissioners will vote on the ordinance in their next session.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:16:28 +0000 Drew Adams 17594 at http://wkms.org Alcoholic Beverage Server Training Ordinance Paducah City Commissioners Go Back on Housing Contract http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commissioners-go-back-housing-contract <p>Paducah City commissioners last night rejected an ordinance that would have changed a property swap agreement with the city&rsquo;s Housing Authority.&nbsp; In May 2009, both parties agreed to exchange city property on H.C. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:56:22 +0000 Todd Hatton 17317 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commissioners Go Back on Housing Contract Alcoholic Beverage Server Training http://wkms.org/post/alcoholic-beverage-server-training <p>Businesses that serve alcohol in the city of Paducah might soon face a mandatory obligation to send their staff to alcoholic beverage server training. During the Paducah City Commissioners&rsquo; meeting Tuesday, commissioners heard and discussed a presentation on the program, &ldquo;Server Training in Alcohol Regulations&rdquo; or &ldquo;S.T.A.R.&rdquo;. Wed, 14 Mar 2012 10:53:01 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17250 at http://wkms.org Earthquake Resolution Passed http://wkms.org/post/earthquake-resolution-passed <p><span class="article-content" style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; border-top-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-right-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-bottom-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-left-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-image: initial; font-size: 1.2em; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; "><span style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:06:17 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17004 at http://wkms.org Earthquake Resolution Passed Home Grant Application http://wkms.org/post/home-grant-application <p>Paducah&rsquo;s City Commissioners took another step toward revitalizing Fountain Avenue during their meeting Tuesday night. They approved a municipal order to apply for a Kentucky Housing Corporation HOME Grant of $308,000. The money will help fund the construction of seven new homes in the Fountain Avenue neighborhood. Mayor Bill Paxton said the neighborhood developed in the 1950&rsquo;s and has since deteriorated. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:55:47 +0000 Casey Northcutt 16927 at http://wkms.org