Mayor Bill Paxton http://wkms.org en New Hotel Announced for Paducah Convention Center Site http://wkms.org/post/new-hotel-announced-paducah-convention-center-site <p></p><p>The riverside lot in Paducah next to the Julian Carroll Convention Center is the site of a proposed $18 million hotel project. Mayor Bill Paxton says Nashville based Senate Hospitality and two Louisville developers plan to break ground on the project next year. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 21:56:50 +0000 Shelly Baskin 25906 at http://wkms.org New Hotel Announced for Paducah Convention Center Site 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 Commissioners get Budget Preview http://wkms.org/post/paducah-commissioners-get-budget-preview <p>Paducah City Commissioners got an overview of the projected budget for the next fiscal year at last night&rsquo;s meeting.&nbsp; City Manager Jeff Pederson says the coming year will be challenging because revenues will likely be flat.&nbsp; The city is seeing a slight increase due a rise in the payroll tax, but those gains are offset by declines in the insurance premium tax.&nbsp; Pederson says he expects General Fund revenue gains to only be about 1 percent over last year.&nbsp; However, several expenditures are also expected to rise.&nbsp; They include employee wage increases, fuel and in Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:57:22 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 17672 at http://wkms.org Paducah Commissioners get Budget Preview