Paducah City Commission

9:29 am
Wed May 13, 2015

New Renovation Ideas Prompt Paducah Commissioners to Seek Another City Hall Renovation Estimate

Credit City of Paducah

Paducah City Commissioners are considering a different approach to renovating their deteriorating City Hall.

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3:15 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Paducah City Commission OKs 2-Year Contract with BBQ Fest, New Incentive Policy

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The Paducah City Commission has approved a two-year contract with Barbecue on the River, Inc. - the first formal agreement between the city and organizers of the event, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year.

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7:39 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Paducah Chooses Top Sites and Seeks Design Proposals for New City Hall


The Paducah City Commission has voted to develop a request for proposals for architectural and engineering services to design a new City Hall.  

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9:42 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Paducah City Commission Sticks With Interlocal 911 Service

Credit Hopkins County Central Dispatch

Paducah’s mayor introduced a resolution to the city commission last night to retain the Paducah/McCracken County 911 emergency communications center.  

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Law Enforcement
3:27 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Roadside Drug Testing after DUI Arrests May Be Coming to Paducah


The Paducah City Commission may authorize the city’s police department to participate in a roadside drug testing pilot program.

A $25,000 grant from the Kentucky Office of Safety will fund the program. Police will use a saliva swab test on voluntary participants after they’ve been arrested for driving under the influence.

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6:39 am
Wed January 28, 2015

City of Paducah Supports LIFT


The Paducah City Commission passed a resolution in support of House Bill 1 Local Investments for Transformation Kentucky at their meeting last night. 

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3:22 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Paducah Officials Mull Possible Curb-Side Recycling Service Next Year


Paducah city officials are considering introducing a curbside recycling service next year. 

The City Commission met Tuesday to discuss the city's contract with solid waste disposal company Republic Services which expires in June, 2015. 

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6:52 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Fitch to Lower PPS Credit Rating to Triple B

Paducah Power Systems interim general manager Mark Crisson addresses the Paducah City Commission.
Credit Lance Dennee

Paducah Power Systems interim general manager Mark Crisson told the Paducah city commission Tuesday night the credit rating company Fitch plans to announce a downgrade of PPS to triple B.

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6:28 am
Wed December 10, 2014

PPS Updates City Commission

Credit Paducah Power System

Paducah City Commissioners asked Mayor Gayle Kaler to request a brief from Paducah Power System on the Rate Recovery Plan at last night’s city commission meeting.

Commissioner Richard Abraham says the City Commission wants more details about a PPS meeting with insurance and bond rating companies this week.

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6:24 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Paducah Revises Alcoholic Beverage Law for Smaller Businesses

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The Paducah City Commission will license restaurants, hotels, and motels to sell alcoholic drinks. City Clerk Tammy Sanderson says the commission’s amendment falls more in line with state law and opens alcohol sales to a wider range of businesses.

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