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2018 State of the City

The 2018 State of the City address given by Mayor Brandi Harless was January 4, 2018, at the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce's Power in Partnership Breakfast at the Julian Carroll Convention Center.  One of the items Mayor Harless presented is a list of accomplishments by the City of Paducah in general and by the Paducah Police Department.  Visit 2017 Accomplishments to view a five-page list of accomplishments.

2017 State of the City

The 2017 State of the City address given by newly-elected Mayor Brandi Harless was January 5, 2017, at the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce's Power in Partnership Breakfast.

2016 State of the City

Each January, Paducah's Mayor is invited by the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce to provide the State of the City Address at the Power in Partnership Breakfast.  For 2016, the breakfast was held January 7 at the Julian Carroll Convention Center.  The 2016 State of the City Slide Presentation included information about department successes, current projects, and a project prioritization workshop scheduled for February.  Mayor Gayle Kaler gave a similar presentation to the Paducah Rotary Club on January 13.  In addition to information about current projects, the 2016 Rotary Slide Presentation outlined awards received in 2015.  

In February 2016, Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviewed Mayor Kaler and City Manager Jeff Pederson for an extended length Your City at Work episode.  Watch the 45-minute Your City at Work episode >>

2015 State of the City

For 2015, the Chamber of Commerce breakfast was held January 8 at the Julian Carroll Convention Center.  The 2015 State of the City Slide Presentation included information about Mayor Gayle Kaler's visits to Africa and China, Paducah's national recognition, and information about departmental successes.

In February 2015, Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviewed Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler and City Manager Jeff Pederson for an extended length episode of Your City at Work.   The 39-minute episode provided additional information about each project mentioned in the State of the City address.