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.

Visit the following links for additional State of Kentucky and City of Paducah Information.

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.

Duke & Duchess Award Applications 

Duke and Duchess awards are presented by the Mayor to citizens who have contributed to the community.  To review the guidelines for awarding a Duke or Duchess, click Duke & Duchess City Policy.  Click the following link to download an application in pdf format:  Duke & Duchess Application


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