Join the first annual Paducah Citizens’ Academy. It's your Passport to City Government. The Academy will connect participants to their local government through interactive sessions with the City Manager, directors, and managers about the inner workings of city government. Participants also will have the opportunity to go on public safety ride-alongs, learn about the floodwall, and take tours of city facilities.
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Sessions are held on Thursdays in various city buildings from 6:30 to 9 p.m. starting late March and ending in May. Participants must attend 7 of the 8 sessions to graduate with graduation held during a meeting of the Paducah Board of Commissioners.
The program is free to participants. Class size is limited. Individuals 16 years of age and older who live, work, or attend school in Paducah-McCracken County are encouraged to apply.
If you are interested in the current class, please complete the registration form below. The registration deadline is March 3. If you have questions, contact Assistant to the City Manager Michelle Smolen or call 270-538-9827.