General Government

Mission Statement

The mission of the General Government Department is to provide professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by the Paducah Board of Commissioners.  The Department also is responsible for promoting confidence in city government through community engagement and customer service and through the development of solutions, programs, and measures to meet the emerging needs of the City, its residents, and business community.

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What is the General Government Department?

General Government includes the Mayor's office, the City Manager, the City Clerk, the Public Information Officer, and the Assistant to the City Manager.   

The Mayor's office oversees the various citizen Boards and Commissions.

Contact

General Government
City Hall
300 South 5th Street
P.O. Box 2267
Paducah, Kentucky  42002-2267 (use 42003 if not using P.O. Box)
Phone:  270-444-8800
Fax:  270-443-5058

Duke & Duchess Award Applications 

Duke and Duchess awards are presented by the Mayor to citizens who have contributed to the the well being of the community.  They also are presented to honor a special visitor to our city.  Please make sure the following guidelines are met before submitting a Duke & Duchess Application.

  • All requests should be sent to the Office of the Mayor.  The applications should be applied for at least ten days prior to the issuance of the award.  
  • Persons requesting the award must document on the application how the honoree has contributed to the well being of the City.  The Mayor and staff will review the application to see if it meets standards for the award.
  • We do not issue Duke/Duchess awards in mass numbers such as 10-15 at a time.