"Paducah View" is a short two to five minute video segment that features a City of Paducah project or program. Pam Spencer, Public Information Officer for the City of Paducah, is the host and producer. Paducah View airs during the rotating slide show between shows on Government 11 (channel 11 for Comcast subscribers).
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April 2013 (episode 12, 4:52 minutes) - Paducah View - Traffic Enforcement Unit In this episode, learn about the traffic enforcement unit that was initiated by the Paducah Police Department in October 2012. Captain Don Hodgson explains the reasons for starting the unit, the unit's successes, and its future goals.
February 2013 (episode 11, 2:28 minutes) - Paducah View - Citizen Survey In this episode, learn about the Citizen Survey that will be distributed in late February and early March to 1200 randomly selected households in the city limits. The City of Paducah wants to know what you think about city services and about the city in general. These results will help City leaders prioritize services, evaluate operational systems, and focus attention on items that may need to be addressed in more detail.
February 2013 (episode 10, 4:31 minutes) - Paducah View - Preparing for Winter Weather On this edition, meet Engineering-Public Works Street Superintendent Brandy Topper. Paducah's Engineering-Public Works Department is ready for whatever Mother Nature brings us during the winter. They use a combination of plows, granular salt spreaders, and brine. This episode outlines when each is used and the benefits of using brine.
January 2013 (episode 9, 7:47 minutes) - Paducah View - Changes to Building Code On this edition, meet Fire Chief Steve Kyle. The Paducah Fire Prevention Division wants the public and contractors to be aware of changes in the code adopted by the Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction. These codes are enforced by the City of Paducah. The State is now using the 2009 version of the International Energy Conservation Code rather than the 2006 version. This episode outlines some of the code changes.
December 2012 (episode 8, 3:49 minutes) - Paducah View - Holiday Safety On this episode, meet Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention Greg Cherry of the Paducah Fire Department. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration, nearly 400 home fires occur each year involving Christmas trees and/or decorative lighting. Cherry provides information on how to stay safe during the holidays and the entire winter.
December 2012 (episode 7, 3:07 minutes) - Paducah View - Surplus Property On this edition, meet Planning Director Steve Ervin. Over the years Paducah has acquired various pieces of property. A few years ago, the City inventoried those properties and made a list of the ones considered to be surplus. Ervin discusses the process for viewing and acquiring the parcels.
November 2012 (episode 6, 4:34 minutes) - Paducah View - HOME Grant in Fountain Avenue Neighborhood On this edition, meet Community Development Planner Charlie Doherty. Charlie talks about a grant that the City has received to build seven homes in the Fountain Avenue Neighborhood. He also explains the various ways you can become a resident of the neighborhood.
October 2012 (episode 5, 5:22 minutes) - Paducah View - Proper Planting of Trees On this edition, Tree Advisory Board Chairman Henry Barbour talks about the proper planting of trees, desirable tree species, and Paducah's vegetation ordinance.
September 2012 (episode 4, 3:30 minutes) - Paducah View - Permitting Process On this edition, Parks Services Director Mark Thompson explains the permitting process for organizations to hold events such as festivals in the City of Paducah.
August 2012 (episode 3, 3:35 minutes) - Paducah View - Midtown Golf Course and Disc Golfing On this edition, meet Recreation Specialist and disc golfer John Gorrell. John discusses the new 9-hole disc golf course at Midtown Golf Course, the 18-hole disc golf course at Stuart Nelson Park, and disc golfing in general.
August 2012 (episode 2, 2 minutes) - Paducah View - Tot School and Neighborhood After School Program: On this edition, meet Recreation Superintendent Amie Clark. Amie discusses Tot School and the Neighborhood After School Program.
August 2012 (episode 1, 5 minutes) - Paducah View - Playground Safety Inspectors: On this episode of Paducah View, meet Parks Maintenance Superintendent Les Evans and Recreation Specialist Micah Walker with the Parks Services Department. They are both Certified Playground Safety Inspectors through the National Park and Recreation Association. They discuss the certification process and what they look for as they are inspecting the City’s playground equipment.