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Monthly Archive for July, 2013

There is no doubt that zoning laws can be complicated, and at the City, we sometimes find that tenants and landlords alike aren’t always aware of how many non-related individuals can live in a rental property in various zones throughout the City. Often times, rental properties are zoned multi-family, but rental homes and other properties […]

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Alarm Permits ~ Kim Lancaster

Are you planning on installing an alarm at your personal residence or place of business? Many people like the security of an alarm system but need to know that alarms are required to be registered with the City of Bowling Green Police Department through a Permit process. A permit must be obtained for all alarms […]

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When the City of Bowling Green acquires new items and needs to purge the old, often times either a live auction or an on-line auction is held. According to KRS 45A.365, we are required to either transfer an item to another governmental agency, publicly auction it or sell it by sealed bid. Recently, the City […]

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Your home address dictates several things, including services received, school district, and voting in local elections. In our new episode of BG Mythbusters, we explore some common misconceptions about what what to expect while living in the city, city annex, or county.

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Drive Cam

Over the course of the next several months the City will be studying the feasibility of deploying a driver risk management program. In order to improve driver safety and prevent collisions and injuries, the city has a no-cost trial agreement with Drive Cam Incorporated. Watch this week’s Update BG to learn more about this program:

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City Hall Security

In an effort to make it safer for city staff and customers, the Bowling Green Board of Commissioners recently approved the installation and upgrade of security measures at City Hall and the City Hall Campus. Watch this week’s Update BG to learn more:

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BG Mythbusters – Gas Prices

Many people feel discouraged about the increasing price of gas. It is also common for city gas prices to be higher than neighboring areas. This causes many citizens to question who is responsible for regulating these gas prices. In this episode of BG Mythbusters, we will discuss the many myths surrounding gas price regulations.

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Congratulations!  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). Wow – that one is a mouthful! This is the sixth consecutive year the City has […]

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