Announcements

The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.

BGCAN Spring Rally Features Volunteer Showcase

Apr 25, 2016

Summary: BGCAN will host a volunteerism showcase at their Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods on Tuesday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Neighborhood & Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue.

Daddy Daughter Drive-In Postponed

Apr 22, 2016

Summary: The Daddy Daughter Drive-In at F.O. Moxley Community Center that was originally scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until a later date. Please call 270-393-3734 for more information.

Arbor Day 2016

Apr 13, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016. This event will take place at Kereiakes Park on Cemetery Road from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Arbor Day is FREE and open to the public.

Lehman Avenue Closure

Apr 12, 2016

Summary: Lehman Avenue will be closed to through traffic from US31W Bypass to Fairview Avenue for repaving on Thursday, April 14, 2016 All businesses will still be accessible. Delays should be expected and alternate routes are suggested.

Highland Way Intersection Change

Apr 8, 2016

Summary: The intersection of Highland Way and McCubbin Drive will change from a one-way stop to a three-way stop on Monday, April 11th, 2016. Please use caution in this area.

Net Profit License Fee Return Due Date Extended to April 18th

Apr 7, 2016

Summary: Due to a federal holiday being observed on April 15th, the tax filing deadline for the Net Profit License Fee returns has been extended to Monday April 18th.

Board of Park Commissioners Meeting CANCELLED

Apr 6, 2016

Summary: The Board of Park Commissioners meeting has been cancelled for Monday, April 11, 2016 at 4:30 pm. A special call meeting will be on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm.

Applications for Grants Now Available to Bowling Green Neighborhood Groups

Mar 31, 2016

Summary: Applications for the next grant cycle of the City of Bowling Green's Select Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP) are now available online on the City's website. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 15.

Repaving of Roadway into Kereiakes Park

Mar 24, 2016

Summary: Bowling Green Public Works will begin repaving portions of the roadway into Kereiakes Park starting at the Cemetery Road entrance. Weather pending, work is targeted for the week of March 28, 2016.

City of Bowling Green to Hold Online Auction

Mar 18, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning March 21, 2016 and ending on March 29, 2016.

Elrod Road Lane Closure

Mar 16, 2016

Summary: Elrod Road will have one lane closed at the Nashville Road intersection Thursday, March 17 through Friday, March 18, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for shoulder repair work. Signage and flaggers will be present. Please use caution.

City Receives Certificate of Achievement

Mar 15, 2016

Summary: The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Bowling Green by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR)

2016 Annual Cemetery Spring Clean-Up

Mar 14, 2016

Summary: Cemetery staff will be conducting their annual spring cleanup beginning March 21, 2016. The cleanup will include decorations, flowers, statuary, plaques, etc. that are on the ground; this includes items that will get in the way of mowers.

Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery

Mar 9, 2016

Summary: When we change our clocks to daylight savings time Sunday, March 13, that’s also a perfect time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

2016 Community Garden Program

Mar 9, 2016

Summary: Plots will be available for rental on a first come basis beginning March 15, 2016 at 8:30am at the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Office, 225 E. Third Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101.

Strathmoor Way and Audubon Drive

Mar 1, 2016

Summary: Strathmoor Way and Audubon Drive will change from a 2-way stop to a 4-way stop on Monday, March 7th, 2016. Neighbors of the area have been notified through letters. Please use caution when traveling through this intersection.

Leap Day Neighborhood Event to Feature Transit, More for Neighbors

Feb 18, 2016

Summary: Bowling Green Coalition of Active Neighborhoods (BGCAN) will kick off their first Rally of the Neighborhoods of the new year Monday, February 29 at Neighborhood & Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue. The event will start with a light supper and networking at 6:00 p.m., with the program scheduled to begin at 6:30.

Time is Short to Register for Over 50 Citizen's Academy

Feb 16, 2016

Summary: With just a few spaces left in the class, organizers are allowing a few extra days for residents to register for the 4th Annual Over 50 Citizen's Academy presented by the City of Bowling Green as part of its Age Friendly Bowling Green initiative.

Fairview Cemetery Project Open House

Feb 15, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Department would like to share plans with you regarding the construction of a new maintenance building at Fairview Cemetery near Greenlawn.

Inaugural Academy for New Americans begins Thursday

Feb 15, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green launches its inaugural Academy for New Americans on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 9:00am at the Neighborhood and Community Services Department located at 707 East Main Avenue. City Manager Kevin DeFebbo will welcome Academy participants, sharing the vision and purpose for this project. A total of 17 applicants were selected to participate, representing eight different countries and speaking 12 different languages.

More Than $17,000 Awarded To the City of BG Fire Department

Jan 27, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Fire Department recently received a fire extinguisher training system worth $17,145 from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

City of BG to hold Online Auction

Jan 25, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning January 25, 2016 and closing on February 1, 2016.

BGPR Fitness Closed

Jan 21, 2016

Summary: Due to incoming inclement weather Bowling Green Parks and Recreation's Fitness Facility will be closed on Friday, January 22 and Saturday, January23. Please stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates about Sunday, January 24.

Over 50 Citizen's Academy Set For March, Now Accepting Applications

Jan 15, 2016

Summary: Applications are being accepted through Feb. 15 for the next Over 50 Citizen's Academy class, which will take place weekdays March 3-9, 2016. The academy does not meet over the weekend.

2016 Citizen Police Academy

Jan 13, 2016

Summary: The 2016 Bowling Green Police Department Citizen Police Academy (CPA) is now accepting applications. This 11 week course begins March 3rd and provides an opportunity to learn first-hand about police operations.

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