WIN INITIATIVE UPDATES
Plan, design and construct a sports plex and indoor recreation aquatic facility
Complete design and begin construction of the indoor recreation and aquatic facility in Noble Park
2020 – 2021
Key Team Members:
James Arndt, City Manager’s Office
- Completed the RFQ process and selected a firm for the design of the Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Facility and for the design of the outdoor recreation facilities (baseball, soccer, and softball).
- Began design process for the facility
- Worked with the Board of Commissioners to raise the City’s Insurance Premium Tax from 6% to 7% effective July 1, 2020 and authorize the issuance of General Obligation Bond in the amount of $22 million for the
indoor recreation and aquatic center to include the costs of constructing and equipping the facility.
- The Paducah Board of Commissioners approved a municipal order to continue the suspension of the agreement with Lose & Associates, Inc. regarding the design and construction management services for the Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Center until January 2021 and directed the City Manager to continue due diligence on the project.