City Clerk

Kentucky Revised Statutes booksResponsibilities of the City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk is primarily responsible for attending each meeting of the Paducah Board of Commissioners, preparing the meeting agendas, and maintaining a record of accurate minutes of the proceedings. Unless otherwise noted, the Board meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 5 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of City Hall at 300 South 5th Street. The general public is invited to attend.

The City Clerk's office is the custodian of all official City records, which includes ordinances, resolutions, municipal orders, and contracts. The duties and responsibilities of the City Clerk as listed in Chapter 2 Section 2.92 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Paducah shall include but are not limited to

  • Maintenance and safekeeping of the permanent records of the City;
  • Performance of the duties required of the official custodian or custodian pursuant to KRS 61.870-61.882;
  • Possession of the seal of the City if used;
  • Performance of all other duties and responsibilities required of the City Clerk by statute and ordinance.

The City Clerk also is the Deputy ABC Administrator regarding the consumption and selling of Alcoholic Beverages in the City of Paducah.

City of Paducah Code of Ordinances

Kentucky Revised Statutes

Contact the City Clerk's Office

City Clerk Lindsay Parish

Executive Assistant II/Assistant City Clerk Claudia Meeks

Open Records Request - Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Kentucky Revised Statutes allow for public records inspection requests when applicable. Copies of records are $0.10 per page.  To request information, download an Open Records Request Form and submit it to the City Clerk's Office.  By email at or by mail

City Clerk
300 South 5th Street
P.O. Box 2267
Paducah, KY 42002-2267

Open Meetings Law and Government Records Resources

Your Duty Under the Law - This document explains the Kentucky Open Records and Open Meetings Acts.
Managing Government Records - This document is an introduction to Kentucky's Public Records Management law.