Read the City's fiscal year budget, budget letter from the City Manager, and other information.
Read about the Commission Priorities as adopted by the Paducah Board of Commissioners. In March 2023, the Board adopted the following 10 priorities:
Bike Lanes & Trails | City Facilities | Community Growth | Downtown | Housing | Minority Inclusion | Neighborhoods | Quality of Life | Revenue Equity | Southside Enhancements
To keep the momentum moving on previous priorities, the following five are Continuous Improvement items:
911 Radio Equipment Upgrade, Governance, and Revenue | City/County Outdoor Sports Complex | Continue Efforts to Improve Operational Efficiencies in the Development Process and Throughout All City Departments | Protecting Key Historical and Cultural Resources | Stormwater
Keep up with the development of a joint City/County Comprehensive Plan.
Sign up for the voluntary, curbside recycling program for residential customers.
Development Projects in the Community
- Learn about the Barkley Regional Airport Terminal Project, a more than $40 million economic development investment through the construction of a new airport terminal replacing the one that opened in 1953. The new, modern terminal opened to the public in June 2023.
- Learn about the City Block Project, a significant investment in Paducah's downtown by Weyland Ventures.
- Learn about The Dunlap, a project by the Marian Group to breathe new life into the Walter Jetton Middle School building at 401 Walter Jetton Boulevard.
- Learn about the Friendship Road/KY 1286 project in McCracken County and Paducah's support for the rehabilitation of this major McCracken County corridor.
Keep up with the the growth of the Greenway Trail which currently extends more than 5 miles.
Find out what is going on in Paducah's historic district by following the Paducah Main Street news.
See what the Parks & Recreation Department will be focusing on by learning about the Parks Master Plan that was adopted in 2020.
In April 2023, the City approved a contract with PPC Sports for the construction of an eight-court pickleball facility with amenities including fencing around the courts, lighting, shade structures, benches, and sidewalks. Construction begin May for the facility which is located in Noble Park across from the tennis courts. A ribbon cutting to open the courts was held September 1, 2023.
Monitor the progress of the redevelopment of Paducah's riverfront. Plus, learn about the Paducah Transient Boat Dock.
The Paducah Board of Commissioners has approved moving forward with renovating the 9377 square foot Robert Cherry Civic Center located at 2701 Park Avenue.
Keep up the City Commission Priority to revitalize Paducah's Southside, a section of the city with several neighborhoods.
Stay informed regarding the City's development of a Comprehensive Stormwater Master Plan. Read summaries of current projects including the Buckner Lane Bridge Replacement Project.
Learn about the benefits of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District and the City Block project.