Empowering Upward Economic Mobility

Our Growth

To connect Paducah residents with opportunities to make more and spend less.

* What’s Important Now

OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE

Be a small business advocate and resource for new and existing businesses

EXPECTATIONS

Conduct business retention visits throughout the city and assist businesses with growth and development

PRIORITY LEVEL
WIN*
ACTION TIMELINE
2020
OBJECTIVE

Implement TIF district in downtown Paducah

EXPECTATIONS

Successful implementation of the TIF district through the State

PRIORITY LEVEL
WIN*
ACTION TIMELINE
2020
OBJECTIVE

Promote occupancy in all downtown buildings

EXPECTATIONS

90% of downtown buildings occupied

PRIORITY LEVEL
WIN*
ACTION TIMELINE
2020
OBJECTIVE

BUILD Grant - design and construct a steamboat excursion dock, park, and pedestrian connections to downtown

EXPECTATIONS

Entire stretch of the riverfront will be redeveloped to attract tourists, encourage business investment, and mixed use development

PRIORITY LEVEL
WIN*
ACTION TIMELINE
2020 - 2023
OBJECTIVE

Promote maximum participation in the complete count Census 2020

EXPECTATIONS

Great participation from all demographics within the City

PRIORITY LEVEL
WIN*
ACTION TIMELINE
2020

E-6

OBJECTIVE

Initiate and maintain ongoing effective communications with GPED

EXPECTATIONS

Conduct regular monthly meetings with GPED CEO and continually update Board of Commissioners on quarterly basis

PRIORITY LEVEL
High
ACTION TIMELINE
2020

E-7

OBJECTIVE

Partner with local taskforce to create a program that helps individuals living in poverty obtain and keep employment

EXPECTATIONS

Participate in the local taskforce meetings and support the elected officials in this endeavor

PRIORITY LEVEL
High
ACTION TIMELINE
2020