The City Commission acts as the legislative body for the City of Pikeville, with the Mayor presiding. The Commission typically holds regularly scheduled meetings on the second and fourth Monday of each month that are open to the public.
Allison Akers Powers is currently in her second term as Pikeville City Commissioner. She is focused on working with the City Commission and considers it an honor to serve the citizens of Pikeville..
Powers was born and raised in Pikeville and is a graduate of Pikeville High School (PHS). She attended the University of Kentucky, graduating with bachelor’s degrees in both biology and psychology. Throughout her career she has worked in the medical field in various positions and is currently a pharmaceutical representative for a global pharmaceutical company. Powers is bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish.
Powers has been active in the Pikeville community and with the Pikeville Independent School System and as a parent of four children. She is a co-founder of the Big Sandy Road Runners Club of America, a Pikeville YMCA board member, and a committee member for the Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center.
“One of my main goals is to support and promote the FUTURE of Pikeville for my children and for everyone,” said Powers. “I love our town and I am so proud to call it mine. We have come a long way and there’s so much more we can do. I love working with my fellow commissioners, Mayor and City Manager in order to serve the town that I love.”
Patrick has spent most of his life in Pikeville, KY. He is a graduate of Pikeville High School and Eastern Kentucky University. Since 1990 he has spent his career working in finance and accounting with local businesses.
Patrick is married to Nicole Trimble McNamee. They have two children, Jay and Henry, who attend the Pikeville Independent School system. His family, and their love of the area and city, is the main reason he ran for City Commissioner in 2016. He served his first term and is proud of the progress the city has made during that time. He was re-elected in 2018 and 2020 for additional two-year terms.
As a Commissioner and citizen of Pikeville, Patrick wants to help the city continue to grow and become the center point of Eastern Kentucky and the tri-state region. The previous city officials have done a tremendous job in getting Pikeville to be the economic center of Eastern Kentucky and he wants to continue that progress.
As a Pikeville City Commissioner, I would like to say thank you to everyone who voted and allowed me to serve another term. My wife, Kathy, and I are both life-long residents of Pikeville and graduates of Pikeville High School and are here because we want to see the City thrive.
We have, in my opinion, a very unique opportunity to help reshape the region and diversify the economy. We know that coal will never be what it once was but will always be a part of our economy. With assets in the medical community including Pikeville Medical Center, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the addition of the Kentucky School of Optometry as well as new manufacturing plants and our distillery Dueling Barrels and microbrewery, Broken Throne, we are well underway to doing just that.
My goal is to work diligently to complete the broadband objective and get a Google standard of delivery to the area. We also have to work together with the county to be able to develop new areas for another industrial park to continue our growth.
Thank you again for the opportunity that you have entrusted me with and I will do my very best to make decisions that are best for the great City of Pikeville and our residents.
Steve Hartsock is in his third term as a Pikeville City Commissioner. Major economic development projects that were represented in his first term including the groundbreaking of new buildings at the Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park, the signing of the agreement for the City’s fiber to the premise project, the expansion of the wastewater treatment plant, and the creation of the Economic and Industrial Development Authority.
“I would like to thank everyone who has the faith and confidence in me to entrust me with this position,” said Hartsock. “It is an honor to serve on the commission and to serve the fine citizens of Pikeville. I look forward to again working with the commission and the Mayor to make Pikeville a city we can be proud of!”