Announcements

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

Campus Edge Apartments Fatal Fire

Feb 2, 2016

Summary: The investigation into the deadly fire at Campus Edge Apartments, 320 Old Morgantown Road, has been concluded and the state medical examiner's office preliminary autopsy results have been released.

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.

Lehman Avenue Closure

Jan 12, 2016

Summary: Lehman Avenue will be closed to through traffic from US31W Bypass to Fairview Avenue for sidewalk construction starting Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

City of Bowling Green to Cut Ribbon on New City Care Center

Jan 11, 2016

Summary: On Thursday, January 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the City Hall Annex, the City of Bowling Green will hold a ribbon cutting for the opening of the City Care Center (CCC), a health and wellness center for City employees and their dependents.

City of BG to hold Online Auction

Jan 8, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning January 11, 2016 and closing on January 18, 2016.

2016 Good Neighbor Resolutions

Dec 31, 2015

Summary: Planning your New Year's Resolutions? Why not include ways to know your neighbors and build community? Here's ten #2016GoodNeighborResolutions to consider, in no particular order of importance, of course! Share your ideas with us on Facebook or Twitter @CityofBGKY and use the hashtag: #2016GoodNeighborResolutions.

Bowling Green Receives Budget Award

Dec 17, 2015

Summary: The City of Bowling Green recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY16 budget from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the fourth consecutive year that the City has received this award.

BGPR Holiday Hours

Dec 16, 2015

Summary: The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Administration Offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, December 28th. Click the announcement for Fitness hours.

Downtown Lights Up

Dec 4, 2015

Summary: Join us for this year's 'Downtown Lights Up' event in Fountain Square Park. The event is scheduled to take place from 5:00-8:00pm on Friday, December 4th.

City Hall Christmas Open House

Dec 1, 2015

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will be hosting the 2015 Christmas Open House on Friday, December 11, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at City Hall.

Biddy Ball Basketball Registration

Dec 1, 2015

Summary: Not old enough or big enough to play? This league is just for you. Youth ages 3-5 years old can learn the basic fundamentals of basketball and have fun playing weekly games against each other. Teams will fill up fast, 10 children per team. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited (80).

Dec. 3 Banquet to Honor Neighborhood Successes, Volunteers

Nov 25, 2015

Summary: The 16th Annual Neighborhood Builders Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Sloan Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public, but attendees should RSVP by Monday, Nov. 30.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Nov 18, 2015

Summary: Remember to check your smoke detector batteries at least once per month and change them every six months to make sure they are working properly.

2015/2016 Annual Report and Calendar Now Available

Nov 17, 2015

Summary: The City of Bowling Green’s 2015 Annual Report/2016 Monthly Calendars are now available and free to the public. This year’s calendar features sunrises and sunsets in Bowling Green and contains information on our budget, past projects, future ideas and general information.

NCS Receives High Performer Status

Nov 16, 2015

Summary: For the ninth consecutive year the Housing Division of Neighborhood and Community Services received the High Performer Status from HUD as part of their annual Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP).

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Nov 15, 2015

Summary: In order to help reduce the potential for fires during the winter months, citizens are encouraged to follow these lifesaving tips. They may also call the Bowling Green Fire Department at 270-393-3702 for any further questions.

2015 Foot Golf Doubles Cup

Nov 10, 2015

Summary: The 2015 Foot Golf Doubles Cup will be held on Sunday, November 15th beginning at 2:00 pm at The Golf Course at RiverView. There will be two divisions, adult (ages 16+) and youth (ages 15 and under). Come join us for 9 holes of incredible fun!

Good Neighbor Nominations Sought for Neighborhood Awards

Nov 9, 2015

Summary: Neighborhood & Community Services is seeking nominations for its annual Neighborhood Builders Awards, to be presented in December. Write or email your nomination by Monday, Nov. 20 to: Karen.foley@bgky.org P.O. Box 430, Bowling Green, KY 42102-0430.

Railroad Crossing Closure

Nov 6, 2015

Summary: The railroad crossings at Tobacco Rd. and Memphis Junction Rd. will be closed for maintenance work from November 10th – November 12th. Motorists will need to access Memphis Junction Rd. from Russellville Rd. during this period.

Sidewalk Repairs at Fountain Square Park

Nov 6, 2015

Summary: Repairs will begin on Monday, November 9th for a section of sidewalk at Fountain Square Park on the College Street side due to a trip hazard. The repairs should be completed within a week weather permitting.

Bowling Green Code Inspector receives AACE Code Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Nov 5, 2015

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is proud to recognize Mr. Tim Butts who was awarded Code Enforcement Officer of the year by the American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE) at their annual Conference held in Orlando, Florida October 26-30, 2015. This marks the second time a Bowling Green Code Enforcement officer has won this award, David Herrman 2007

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