At its December 17, 2019, meeting, the Paducah Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance to establish the Paducah Creative & Cultural Council as part of Chapter 2 of the Paducah Code of Ordinances. This is one of the What’s Important Now (WIN) initiatives in the City’s Strategic Plan for enhancing arts and culture in Paducah. The roles and functions of the Council are as follows:
The Council is composed of five Paducah citizens appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board in addition to the Planning Director, Neighborhood Project Planner, and the Grants Administrator. The ordinance says the Council will meet no less than quarterly.
April Cochran, Citizen (Chair)
Mary Katz, Citizen
Steven Page, Citizen
Cindy Ragland, Citizen
Melanie Reason, Neighborhood Project Planner
Shand Stamper, Citizen (Secretary)
Tammara Tracy, Planning Director
Ty Wilson, Grants Administrator
If you are a Paducah citizen interested in serving on the Creative & Cultural Council, submit an application and a resume or biography to the City Clerk's Office. The application can be found at Boards and Commissions. Contact the City Clerk’s office at 270-444-8506 for more information.