Paducah is a city where people strive to reach their full potential through lifelong learning, creativity, culture, and compassion for one another. (adopted May 8, 2018)
To be the best city in the world. (adopted December 17, 2018)
Prior to the December 17, 2018, adoption of the Mission Statement and Organizational Values, the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Public Information Officer drafted the Mission Statement and Values, presented them to the Leadership Team for input, discussed the drafts with various members of the community, and presented them to the Middle Management Team as a focus group for feedback.
Solution-Driven: We believe in proactively working together to discover innovative solutions that meet our current and future needs.
Customer Experience: We believe in providing excellent service delivery for both our internal and external customers through a welcoming and respectful environment.
Every Person Matters: We believe that every member of Team Paducah is critically important as we strive to accomplish our mission, and every person that chooses to live, work, and play in our City matters.
Action-Oriented: We believe Paducah leads through responsiveness, positive forward momentum, and a thirst to always improve.
Fiscal Responsibility: We believe in the prudent stewardship of public funds.
Personal Accountability: We believe in holding each other accountable to insure our core values are intentionally fulfilled as we strive to carry out our mission.