Department Contacts

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City Hall
300 South 5th Street
P.O. Box 2267
Paducah, Kentucky 42002-2267 (use 42003 if not using P.O. Box)

Hours:  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
General Information and Customer Experience Department:  270-444-8800
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Department Contacts

Administration Department    
City Manager 270-444-8504
Michelle Smolen Assistant City Manager 270-538-9827
Communications Manager 270-444-8669
Emma Shaw Enterprise Resource Planning Manager 270-444-8699
Senior Administrative Assistant (Assistant to the Mayor and City Manager) 270-444-8504
  Grants Administrator 270-444-8504
City Clerk    
Lindsay Parish City Clerk/Customer Experience Department Director 270-444-8506
Executive Assistant II/Assistant City Clerk 270-444-8507
Customer Experience Department    
Lindsay Parish City Clerk/Customer Experience Department Director 270-444-8506
Donna Jackson Customer Experience Representative 270-444-8800
Senior Customer Experience Representative 270-444-8800
Elected Officials    
Mayor 270-444-8504
Commissioner (Mayor Pro Tem) 270-444-8504
Commissioner 270-444-8504
Commissioner 270-444-8504
David Guess Commissioner 270-444-8504
Engineering and Public Works  Departments    
City Engineer 270-444-8511
Assistant City Engineer 270-444-8511
Public Works Director 270-444-8511
Assistant Director of Public Works 270-444-8511
Finance Department    
Director 270-444-8512
Controller 270-444-8512
Stacee Young Revenue Manager 270-444-8513
Fire Department/Fire Prevention Division    
Fire Chief 270-444-8521
Deputy Fire Chief Operations 270-444-8521
Deputy Fire Chief Fire Prevention 270-444-8522
April Tinsman Deputy Fire Marshal 270-444-8522
Chief Building Inspector 270-444-8527
Chief Electrical Inspector 270-444-8527
Deputy Electrical Inspector 270-444-8527
Deputy Building Inspector I 270-444-8527
Code Enforcement Officer I 270-444-8636 
Code Enforcement Officer I 270-444-8636
Executive Assistant I 270-444-8522
Debbie McGee Permit Technician 270-444-8527
Human Resources    
Stefanie Wilcox Human Resources Director 270-444-8540
Human Resources Generalist 270-444-8540
Risk Safety Manager 270-444-8540
Human Rights Office   270-444-8644


Chief Technology Director 270-444-8622
Systems Technician  
Systems Administrator  
Help Desk Technician  
Parks & Recreation Department    
Director 270-444-8508
Assistant Director of Recreation 270-444-8508
Assistant Director of Parks 270-444-8508
Landscape Supervisor 270-444-8508
Recreation Superintendent 270-444-8508
Executive Assistant I 270-444-8508
Mary Wurth Administrative Assistant III 270-444-8508
La Miira Askew Administrative Assistant II 270-444-8508
Planning Department    
Planning Director 270-444-8690
Business Development Specialist 270-444-8690
Planner III 270-444-8690
Planner I 270-444-8690
Downtown Development Specialist 270-444-8690
Executive Assistant I 270-444-8690
Police Department    
Brian Laird Police Chief 270-444-8551
Anthony Copeland Asst. Chief Support Services 270-444-8548
Justin Crowell Asst. Chief Operations 270-444-8553
  Community Resource Officer 270-444-8548
Executive Assistant II (Public Information) 270-444-8590
Joseph Hayes Professional Standards Captain 270-444-8534
Records Division 270-444-8547
911 Communications Services Manager 270-444-8550
Non-Emergency Dispatch Number   270-444-8550

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