Paducah Economic Development Council http://wkms.org en 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 Chad Chancellor to Step Down From Paducah Economic Development Leadership http://wkms.org/post/chad-chancellor-step-down-paducah-economic-development-leadership <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah Economic Development President/CEO Chad Chancellor has announced that he'll be stepping down from his post in September to pursue new job opportunities.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 17:25:36 +0000 Rob Canning 40686 at http://wkms.org Chad Chancellor to Step Down From Paducah Economic Development Leadership PED Plans Next Steps in PACRO Admin Takeover http://wkms.org/post/ped-plans-next-steps-pacro-admin-takeover <p>Chad Chancellor and the Paducah Economic Development are poised to step in as the new Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization administrator after a unanimous subcommittee vote Tuesday at the Commerce Center in Paducah.</p><p>The vote comes a week late after a PACRO subcommittee and the board broke a series of Kentucky Open Meetings and Open Records Laws, which rendered last week's meetings void.</p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 21:53:51 +0000 John Paul Henry 34555 at http://wkms.org PED Plans Next Steps in PACRO Admin Takeover USEC Worker Helps Save Paducah Jobs http://wkms.org/post/usec-worker-helps-save-paducah-jobs <p></p><p>Funds from the Kentucky Department of Energy and Environment will help pay for a United States Enrichment Corporation employee who will work with Paducah Economic Development officials to help save jobs at the city’s gaseous diffusion plant.&nbsp; The McCracken County Fiscal Court voted last night to accept the $75,000 to pay travel and other expenses over the next year for USEC employee Charlie Martin.&nbsp; McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry says USEC will continue to pay Martin’s salary while he researches ways to keep local people working at the plant. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:08:47 +0000 Casey Northcutt 25245 at http://wkms.org USEC Worker Helps Save Paducah Jobs Paducah Economic Development Executive Looks to Plant Site Redevelopment http://wkms.org/post/paducah-economic-development-executive-looks-plant-site-redevelopment <p>Paducah Economic Development Council president Chad Chancellor says officials need to start thinking about alternative future uses for the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.</p><p>Chancellor&#39;s comments come on the heels of First District Congressman Ed Whitfield&#39;s comment&nbsp;that nuclear fuel refining operations are on their &ldquo;last leg.&rdquo; Thu, 02 Aug 2012 20:46:33 +0000 Angela Hatton 20120 at http://wkms.org Paducah Economic Development Executive Looks to Plant Site Redevelopment