Objective - Beautification
Focused effort on City services and projects that visually improve the community.
Key Team Members
City Clerk/Director of Customer Experience Lindsay Parish
Parks & Recreation Department Director Amie Clark
Planning Director Nic Hutchison
Public Works Director Chris Yarber
Beautification Priority Details
- Engage Paducah Civic Beautification Board for gateway signage and other improvements.
- Engage the Creative & Cultural Council for public art enhancements.
- Use community feedback to further define beautification goals
- Focus on City services that result in the beautification of the community
- Launched Paducah 311 online service request system and app in January 2022. In the first year of operation,1080 service requests were submitted with the top request types as brush pick up, code enforcement, pot holes, and general inquiry. There were 739 downloads of the Tyler 311 app.
- The Paducah Civic Beautification Board has determined their 2023 beautification goals. Goals include updating the Dogwood Trail signage, identifying a maintenance plan for Welcome signage, and repairing the fountain in City Hall. The Board is looking at participating in the Earth Day Farmers' Market event to promote litter collection. New Dogwood Trail directional signs and pole banners for Broadway and Jefferson have been designed and ordered. The Board is reaching out to a community partner for assistance in maintaining the Welcome to Paducah signs.
- The Creative & Cultural Council is reviewing a draft public art implementation plan and has developed a work plan identifying potential projects to include temporary public art downtown, the expansion of the Broadway window mural project, and a public art installation for the Southside. The Board held a strategic planning retreat in December 2022 with a large public art project as the main 2023 priority.
- The Southside Steering Committee gathered public feedback for recreation improvements at Robert Coleman Park.
- Paducah Main Street is developing a project to improve the streetscape on the 3rd Street corridor between Kentucky and Jefferson streets.
Read all Commission Priorities and Continuous Improvement Items including each action item's objective, key team members, and expectations by visiting Commission Priorities.