Announcements

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

Christmas Tree Safety

Nov 26, 2020

Summary: As you decorate this holiday season, the Bowling Green Fire Department wants to offer a few tips to keep in mind when using natural trees.

City of BG to Assist BRDHD With COVID Outreach

City of BG to Assist BRDHD With COVID Outreach

Nov 25, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Code Enforcement Division will begin assisting the Barren River District Health Department immediately by monitoring restaurants and bars for compliance with the recently issued Governor’s Executive Order 2020-968.

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Nov 23, 2020

Summary: The holiday season is upon us and now, more than ever, we need to be mindful of fire safety since the colder months bring more chances of fire in our homes.

Live: Coronavirus Updates

Nov 20, 2020

Summary: We at the City of Bowling Green are working hard to continue our day to day operations and to provide daily information related to the Coronavirus through our work with the #BGWCCoronavirusWorkgroup.

Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony 2020

Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony 2020

Nov 11, 2020

Summary: BGKY Veterans Day 2020 Flag Raising Ceremony. Filmed at the Warren County Courthouse. Thank you to all who serve! https://vimeo.com/477725804/0a41da5856

Drive By Christmas Open House

Drive By Christmas Open House

Nov 10, 2020

Summary: Each year in December, City Hall opens its doors to the residents of Bowling Green and Warren County during our annual Christmas Open House. This year will look different than years past due to COVID-19, but we will still be celebrating.

4th Annual Veteran's Holiday Wreath Program

4th Annual Veteran's Holiday Wreath Program

Nov 10, 2020

Summary: Fairview Cemetery will remember our fallen heroes by laying wreaths at monuments in the Veteran’s Section of Cemetery #2 during the month of December. If you would like information in regards to making a donation for this program, please contact 270-393-3607.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Nov 10, 2020

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

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Nov 9, 2020

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.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Nov 5, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, November 9, 2020 and closing on Monday, November 16, 2020.

2020 Youth Basketball Registration

2020 Youth Basketball Registration

Nov 2, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org for Youth Basketball for boys and girls. Each division has limited availability. If you need more information, contact 270-393-3624 or 270-393-3573.

Drive Through Fall Festival

Drive Through Fall Festival

Oct 26, 2020

Summary: Fall is often a time of great weather, beautiful colors, clear skies and most importantly, gatherings with friends and families.

BG CARES Provides Relief to Small Businesses in Bowling Green

BG CARES Provides Relief to Small Businesses in Bowling Green

Oct 20, 2020

Summary: Small businesses located within the city limits of Bowling Green who have been impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for grants of $2500 if fewer than 26 employees or up to $5,000 for as many as 50 employees.

Pumpkin Trail 2020

Pumpkin Trail 2020

Oct 13, 2020

Summary: Fall 2020 may not look like every other year, but the City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is offering a fun new event at Preston Miller Park. Join the City for the first BGPR Pumpkin Trail!

BGPR Fitness Hours

BGPR Fitness Hours

Oct 8, 2020

Summary: BGPR Fitness is excited to announce their hours have been extended. The facility opens as early as 6:00 am, Monday-Friday; and, on Saturday & Sundays you can work on your fitness goals until 4:00 pm. Need the updated schedule go to https://www.bgky.org/bgpr/fitness for a complete hours list.

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

Sep 24, 2020

Summary: Mark your calendars! BGPD hiring process begins October 10, 2020. For more information on the process, details on the timeline, or physical fitness testing, please visit https://www.bgky.org/hr/jobs.

Flourish BG Virtual Conference

Flourish BG Virtual Conference

Sep 22, 2020

Summary: This unique conference will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and feature a presentation about a recent survey of the systems that exist in our community for addressing poverty.

Pandemic Stymies Veterans Parade Plans

Sep 17, 2020

Summary: With Kentucky still being under a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Bowling Green is forgoing the annual Veterans Day Parade downtown while planning less risky ways to honor and celebrate the community’s many veterans.

Road Closure

Road Closure

Sep 15, 2020

Summary: **ROAD CLOSING** Pedigo Way will be closed at Petty Dr. tomorrow, Sept. 16th for utility work. The roadway is expected to be open to traffic on Thursday, Sept. 17th.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Sep 4, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, September 7, 2020 and closing on Monday, September 14, 2020.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Aug 13, 2020

Summary: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Due to the local, state, and national emergency declaration related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the City of Bowling Green, Kentucky will hold a virtual public hearing on August 26, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.

Update: BGPR Shelter Rentals

Update: BGPR Shelter Rentals

Jul 24, 2020

Summary: Due to the recent change in the guidelines by the State of KY for social gatherings to 10 or less, City park shelters will not be available to rent until further notice. Shelters are still open for use; however, all present guidelines for social gatherings should be followed.

Bowling Green Receives Financial Reporting Awards

Bowling Green Receives Financial Reporting Awards

Jul 6, 2020

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)

BGPR Shelter Rentals

BGPR Shelter Rentals

Jul 1, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting shelter rentals online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. Renters should follow KY State Guidelines for Gatherings for 50 or less. Tables will be placed to promote social distancing and capacity will be limited at each facility.

SNAP Grants Suspended due to COVID-19, Replaced by Flexible Neighborhood Grant

SNAP Grants Suspended due to COVID-19, Replaced by Flexible Neighborhood Grant

Jun 5, 2020

Summary: To accommodate the unique challenges presented by social distancing and COVID-19 response, the City will instead offer a more streamlined Flexible Neighborhood Grant in place of its annual Select Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP).

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