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BOARD & COMMISSIONS

Have you ever lived in a place

where everything you need is accessible by a short bike ride?

Calvert City is an active community located along the Tennessee River in western Kentucky. We have high-demand careers and take pride in our parks and affordable living.

You know what’s really cool? Calvert City is a golf cart friendly city. People often ride golf carts to the grocery store! But that’s not what makes Calvert City special. If you’ve noticed one thing, we are BIG on community.

Don’t take our word for it. Experience it yourself. Calvert City is for those seeking a great life with great opportunity.

 

Bordered by Interstate 69 and Interstate 24, Calvert City is just a days drive to 70% of major cities in the United States. 

 

 

 

Calvert City Elementary is within walking distance to most of the homes in Calvert City. CCE promotes life-long learners and implements a curriculum that incorporates innovative use of technology in the classroom. 

Community Planning

Calvert City established a vision for the city in 2014. We’re forward thinkers here in Calvert City and strive for growth and sustainability. This comprehensive plan guides decision making to ensure steady and organized progress towards achieving the city’s desired future. 

Meet Mayor Lynn Jones

Lynn was born on a cold November Sunday morning in his Grandfather’s farm house nestled along the western border of Calvert City.  Lynn’s parents, H. B. and Sarah, reared three boys and one girl and provided Lynn opportunity to attend Calvert City Elementary and North Marshall High School. Lynn continued his formal education at Paducah Junior College, Campbellsville College, Murray State University, and Liberty University.

Lynn is a Gideon, a member of the Pathway Baptist Church, as well as a member of many community and state associations.  He is a retired nursing home administrator, having served 19 years at Calvert City Convalescent Center’s 100 bed facility.  He celebrates 40 years of marriage to Nancy Wallace on September 21, a relationship that blessed him with two children and four grandchildren. 

Lynn began his service to Calvert City by serving four years on the City’s Municipal Water and Waste Board.  From 1987 until 1997, he served as a member of Calvert City Council.  He has served as Mayor since 1998.

“I know of no greater honor than to serve the people of this great community.  I am most proud to be from Calvert City, to make Calvert City my home, and to make Calvert City my future.”

Lynn’s hobbies include fishing, hunting, and “front porch swing sitting”.  Lynn also enjoys gardening, woodworking, and reading.

“I’m a ‘tree hugger,’ love nature, and strongly believe that progress and earth can dwell together in harmony if mankind respects and protects God’s creation.  That’s why I’m excited about Calvert City’s future with the airport, multi-use trails, and parks.  Yes, the best of life is right here and that life is limited only by our imagination.  So, let’s imagine big, another generation depends on us!”

Memories From the Mayor

Meet The CiTY COUNCIL

Tanara Babcock

When Tanara was a child, she spent many days playing in the streets in this safe and wonderful city, same as our children do today. She remembers riding bikes with her cousins to “Piggly Wiggly” to get a coke, trips she continues to take with her own daughter today.

Gene Colburn

Gene thinks the surrounding area is a great place to raise a family. He has been active
in the community for many years with the honor of being elected to the City Council in
2009. 


Neeta Hale

Neeta is a Calvert City native with family roots traced to the late 1800’s. She loves Calvert City and all the amenities it has to offer, but one thing stands out the most – the shared sense of community.

Chris Harrington

Chris is originally from Grand Rivers, Kentucky. When he was 16, he and his family moved to Marshall County. He is married to Deshae Strader Harrington. She is a lifetime resident of Calvert City.

Jeremy Rowe

Born and raised on Elm Street in Calvert City, Jeremy remembers walking to school at Calvert City Elementary and spending his summers playing in the parks.

Kevin Stokes

Kevin believes Calvert City offers many opportunities to the community to make it a fun and family-friendly place to live. He works at Ashland Chemical in Calvert City and is a life-long resident of the city.

Meet the Board & Commissions

Zoning & Adjustments Board

Board of Adjustments is a quasi-judicial board that hears requests by citizens and businesses for Conditional Use Permits and Variances. These are official hearings and open to the public. The Board of Adjustments meet every fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30 PM at City Hall. For information on acquiring permits from the City, call and make an appointment today with our City Administrator at 270.395.7138.

Current Meeting Agenda

Board Members:
Daron Sills, Willie Kerns, Andy Lyles, Gary Traylor, Jim Gregory

Cemetery Board

The Cemetery Board oversees the operations of the City’s Cemetery. Board members work with the City Administrator, City Council, City Attorney and the Cemetery Sexton to ensure the cemetery’s efficient operation. The Cemetery Board meets the fourth Monday of each month at 4:30PM in City Hall. 

For information on cemetery plots, please call (270) 395-7138.

Current Meeting Agenda

Board Members:
Janna Jordan, Gayla Gregory, Mike Harrell, Jeff Harrell, Kim Steele

Fire Training Center Board

The Calvert City Fire Training Center is operated through the City of Calvert City. The Fire Training Center is well known by both public sector fire departments and private sector industrial fire/rescue brigades as Rendleman Field. It has routinely been utilized through the years by many joint training events such as Jackson Purchase Fire School and Calvert Industrial Mutual Aid Program. This board oversees the operations and maintenance.

Current Meeting Agenda

Board Members: 
Gene Colburn, Fred Ross, Dustin Dunn, Tim Davis

Park Board

The Park Board oversees the operations of the City’s park facilities. This includes the Civic Center, Memorial Park Amphitheatre and Park Pavilions and sport leagues. The Park Board meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 PM in City Hall.

Current Meeting Agenda

Board Members: 
David Wells, David Whirley, Jeff Allen, Denae Shelton, Cami Warning,

Planning Commission

Planning Commission oversees the City’s Comprehensive Plan and the zoning within the City. With assistance from the City Attorney and City Administrator, zoning regulations are established. Emphasis is placed on growth and development of the City in an orderly fashion and changing trends in the needs of the populace. The Planning Commission meets the third Monday of each month at 5:30 PM in City Hall.

Current Meeting Agenda

Board Members:
Mark Donohoo, Daron Sills, Gary Traylor, Brad Warning, Ben Capps, Kathy Poague, Shelly Brien

Utility Board

Utility Board oversees the operations and functions of the City’s Water and Sewer Department. The Board works with the Utility Manager and the City Attorney to insure the most efficient and effective operations. The Utility Board meets the first Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

Board Members: Dan Sills, Chairperson, Bill Kunnecke, Paul Ambler, Steve Freeman, Donna Provine

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861 E 5th Avenue
Calvert City, KY 42029

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861 E 5th Avenue
Calvert City, KY 42029

Mon–Fri:

8 a.m. - 4p.m.

Sat & Sun: Closed

270.395.7138
info@calvertcity.com

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