Paducah City Commission http://wkms.org en Genova to Start Production in Paducah Mid-July http://wkms.org/post/genova-start-production-paducah-mid-july <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The McCracken County Fiscal Court approved a lease to </span>Genova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Products, a Michigan-based vinyl and plumbing products company, for the former Infiniti building for ten years with an option to renew at $298,000 annually during a special meeting last night. Greater Paducah Economic Development Corporation president and CEO Chad Chancellor said </span>Genova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> can start manufacturing by the middle of the month.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:26:30 +0000 Lance Dennee 41719 at http://wkms.org Genova to Start Production in Paducah Mid-July 125 Jobs May Come to Paducah http://wkms.org/post/125-jobs-may-come-paducah <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A memorandum of understanding (</span>MOU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) and potential lease agreement approved last night by the Paducah City Commission clears the way for Michigan-based </span>Genova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Products to add 125 jobs to the region. Paducah Economic Development Corporation president and CEO Chad Chancellor made the announcement after emerging from a commission executive session.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:19:13 +0000 Lance Dennee 41041 at http://wkms.org 125 Jobs May Come to Paducah Sagging Paducah City Hall Needs Immediate Attention http://wkms.org/post/sagging-paducah-city-hall-needs-immediate-attention <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1; white-space: pre-wrap;">Paducah’s 50-year-old City Hall is showing its age and doesn’t meet modern seismic standards. Rust, cracks and concrete falling from the canopy can be seen around the building, prompting the Paducah mayor and City Commission to consider a nearly $16 million renovation.</span></p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 15:46:30 +0000 Whitney Jones & Lance Dennee 40719 at http://wkms.org Sagging Paducah City Hall Needs Immediate Attention Paducah City Commission Creates Board for New Main Street Organization http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commission-creates-board-new-main-street-organization <p>The Paducah City Commission plans to eliminate the Main Street Department and the Paducah Renaissance Alliance Advisory Board while establishing a new Main Street Board of Directors.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah Planning Director Steve Ervin says the new board will assist with Main Street accreditation along with promoting Main Street, which will focus on design, organization, promotion and economic restructuring for the area. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:11:56 +0000 Lance Dennee 40087 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commission Creates Board for New Main Street Organization Paducah City Commission Set to Approve Union Contracts with Police and Fire Departments http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commission-set-approve-union-contracts-police-and-fire-departments <p></p><p>With four months left until contracts with the police and fire unions is set to expire, the Paducah City Commission is expecting to pass agreements with the Paducah Police Bargaining Unit and Paducah Fire Fighters Local 186.</p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:42:59 +0000 Lance Dennee 38787 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commission Set to Approve Union Contracts with Police and Fire Departments Columbia Theatre Concept Study Revealed http://wkms.org/post/columbia-theatre-concept-study-revealed <p>A city funded concept study shows renovating Paducah's Columbia Theatre would cost 5.8 million dollars. Grants and tax credits would cover 2.7 million dollars worth of work on the almost ninety-year-old downtown theater.</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 03:34:54 +0000 John Paul Henry 37424 at http://wkms.org Columbia Theatre Concept Study Revealed Anti-Bullying Class Offered by Paducah Police Department http://wkms.org/post/anti-bullying-class-offered-paducah-police-department <p class="p1">The Paducah Police Department announced a new class Tuesday at the City Commission meeting based off the <a href="http://paducahky.gov/paducah/mayors-anti-bullying-task-force">Anti-Bullying Task Force</a> created through the City earlier this year. &nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:03:37 +0000 John Paul Henry 36334 at http://wkms.org Anti-Bullying Class Offered by Paducah Police Department Paducah Health Insurance Rates Set to Remain the Same http://wkms.org/post/paducah-health-insurance-rates-set-remain-same <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Paducah City Commission approved a municipal order for the 2014 health insurance premiums, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at City Hall. The premiums will remain the same as last year. The city is self-insured and uses Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield to administer insurance. &nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1"> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:31:22 +0000 John Paul Henry 35945 at http://wkms.org Paducah Health Insurance Rates Set to Remain the Same City approves expenditure to Riverfront Redevelopment on hold http://wkms.org/post/city-approves-expenditure-riverfront-redevelopment-hold <p class="p1">The Paducah City Commission approved spending $80,000 to grade rock on the Paducah Riverfront Redevelopment Project on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at City Hall. The effort is meant to ensure the structure&#39;s safety while the project is on hold for reassessment.&nbsp;</p><p class="p2"> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 01:58:01 +0000 John Paul Henry 35744 at http://wkms.org City approves expenditure to Riverfront Redevelopment on hold More work to be done before pausing Riverfront Redevelopment http://wkms.org/post/more-work-be-done-pausing-riverfront-redevelopment <p class="p1">The Paducah Riverfront Redevelopment Project needs $50,000 in rock grading before the project can be put on hold for evaluation.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">Paducah City Engineer and Public Works Director Rick Murphy proposed paying MAC Construction to grade the material Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at the Paducah City Commission Meeting at City Hall.</p><p class="p1"> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 02:06:13 +0000 John Paul Henry 35556 at http://wkms.org More work to be done before pausing Riverfront Redevelopment