Steve Doolittle hired as McCracken County Deputy Judge Executive

Steve Doolittle

McCRACKEN COUNTY, KY– Within weeks of taking over, McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer has hired a deputy.

Clymer has told Local 6 that he has hired former McCracken County Administrator Steve Doolittle.

State law allows a County Judge Executive to hire a deputy and other staff to assist the County Fiscal Court. Below is what the law has to say about the position:

“The deputy county judge/executive may exercise all administrative powers, duties,
and responsibilities of that office, and may assume such other responsibilities as
shall be prescribed in the administrative code of the county, except that the deputy
county judge/executive shall not act for the county judge/executive as a member or
presiding officer of the fiscal court.”

Doolittle has served Paducah and McCracken County in various positions including Executive Director of Paducah Riverfront Development Authority.