Murray approves "Nickel Tax" ballot
will get to decide in November if they want a new tax to help
pay for city parks. Murray has the necessary number of validated
voter signatures to authorize a parks referendum to appear on
the November ballot. The clerk's office determined that 3,189
submitted signatures were valid. If approved, $50 of park
funding tax would be generated for every $100,000 of property
value. (City of Murray; Updated: Labor Day)
Grant awarded to improve Paducah stores
businesses in downtown Paducah will be able to improve their
property thanks to a local grant. The Paducah Main Street Facade
Grant is available to downtown business owners looking to
improve the exterior of their buildings. Up to $1,000 is
available and is a matching program through the city. The money
can be used for replacement and repair of windows and doors,
installation of exterior lighting and exterior painting. The
businesses were: Cassitys', The Chocolate Factory, Creatures of
Habit and McMurray and Livingston.
(Updated: Labor Day)
Transfer of USEC plant moves forward
Another step has
been taken on the Department of Energy's takeover of Paducah's
Gaseous Diffusion Plant. A meeting was held detailing the
transition, which stated oversight is moving from the Nuclear
Regulatory Commission to the Department of Energy. The DOE also
discussed potential work a the plant, including the removal of
uranium deposits and roof repairs. (Updated: Labor Day)
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2013 Annual EEO Report
2013 Annual EEO
Report Appendix I
2013 Annual EEO Report Appendix II
2013 Annual EEO
Report Appendix III