City of Paducah

The Paducah Transit System is in need of significant upgrades according to the community development group Progress Paducah. At its meeting this week, discussion involved extending service hours for fixed route transportation, a mobile app to track buses and designated stops, and making more roads accessible to cyclists and pedestrians.

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The Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center Corporation is taking ownership of the city’s dome pavilion, assuming financial responsibility for the convention space.

The Paducah City Commission is contracting an architectural design firm to develop blueprints for a new city hall.  

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  It’s been a year since the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development mandated a flat rate increase for public housing. Some local housing officials thought it would price people out of the homes as HUD set rates based off of fair market value prices. 

Flooding in Paducah, photo by James Elder

Paducah and McCracken County officials are asking for public input to aid in seeking assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency following the July 7th flooding.

The city and county are hoping to determine the number of people who received flood damage in addition to several  public buildings.  The documents will be used to determine whether the damage constitutes for disaster relief.

Paducah City Commission Approves $77M Budget

Jun 17, 2015

The Paducah City Commission approved a 2016 budget of more than $77 million Tuesday night.

Next Thursday, June 18, Paducah Main Street hosts a new community event to introduce the artists that make up this UNESCO designated arts city. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Melinda Winchester about "Meet the Artists," who reminds us that "people come to Paducah from all over the world to see our art, meet our artists and see we what we have here." She talks about how Paducah got the designation and gives a preview of the artists you'll see at this free event at the restored historic Coca Cola plant.

City of Paducah

Paducah city officials have hit a snag in funding the long-awaited expansion of Olivet Church Road. City commissioners rejected two bids for the project because they were too expensive.

Paducah Receives $400k Grant for New Park

Apr 15, 2015
Lance Dennee

The Paducah City Commission has introduced an ordinance to accept a $400,000 grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky for the development of a new park near Fountain Avenue.

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Paducah citizens have a new place to drop their recyclables pending the closure of Greater Paducah Sustainability Project Recycle Now March 27th. The city’s current waste contract with Republic Services is being expanded to include single stream recycling.