Announcements

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

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/2.

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.

Play in the Park

Sep 18, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is offering Play in the Park to give youth ages 5-15 opportunities to enjoy safe recreational activities at our local parks. Registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. Space is limited for each date offered. For more information contact 270-393-3583.

FREE Youth Golf Clinics at Hobson

FREE Youth Golf Clinics at Hobson

Sep 18, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is offering a FREE Youth Golf Clinic for ages 5-17. Multiple dates are offered and space is limited. Registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. For more information contact 270-393-3206.

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.

BGPR Fitness Hours-Update

BGPR Fitness Hours-Update

Sep 14, 2020

Summary: BGPR Fitness is extending their hours on Monday and Tuesdays. Fitness will close at 9:00 pm both days. Staff continues to work diligently to provide additional opportunities for members to continue working on their fitness goals while being safe.

Live: Coronavirus Updates

Sep 11, 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.

2020 Fall Youth Coach Pitch Softball Registration-Extended

2020 Fall Youth Coach Pitch Softball Registration-Extended

Sep 10, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation has extended the deadline for registration for Coach Pitch Softball until September 18 at 5 pm. Registration is being accepted online at https://playbgpr@bgky.org. Contact Pete Samios at 270-393-3624 for more information.

2020 Fall Youth Lacrosse Registration-Extended

2020 Fall Youth Lacrosse Registration-Extended

Sep 10, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation has extended the deadline for registration for Youth Lacrosse until September 18 at 5 pm. Registration is being accepted online at https://playbgpr@bgky.org. Contact Pete Samios at 270-393-3624 to learn more.

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.

2020 Fall Tennis Camp

2020 Fall Tennis Camp

Aug 31, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration online at https://playbgpr@bgky.org for Fall Tennis Camp for 6-16 year olds until September 11. Morning and evening sessions are available. Need more information, contact Pete Samios at 270-393-3624.

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).

BGPD Policies

Jun 5, 2020

Summary: In the interest of transparency and accountability with our citizens, the Bowling Green Police Department has decided to make its policies viewable to the public at: https://www.bgky.org/police/policies

Bowling Green Fire Department Receives Highest ISO Rating

Bowling Green Fire Department Receives Highest ISO Rating

Jun 1, 2020

Summary: The Bowling Green Fire Department has achieved their highest Insurance Services Office Public Protection Classification rating.

Statement from BGPD: George Floyd

May 29, 2020

Summary: We know there is heightened interest across the nation about the actions of police officers in Minneapolis, MN during an arrest resulting in the heinous and unnecessary death of a man in their custody. Our prayers go out to the family of George Floyd as they try to process and grieve their loss.

City/County Joint Press Release

City/County Joint Press Release

Apr 28, 2020

Summary: While many cities and states are beginning the process of re-opening their economies, Bowling Green and Warren County are just now beginning to see “peak” numbers with testing and hospitalization of COVID-19.

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Closure Notice

Apr 17, 2020

Summary: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, programs & registration for future programs have been suspended until April 30. All City Parks, Community Centers, Fitness and the Administrative Office is closed to the public.

Fire Escape Planning

Fire Escape Planning

Apr 9, 2020

Summary: Most of you are staying healthy at home, so use this time to make and practice your fire escape plan with your entire household.

Community Connect

Apr 8, 2020

Summary: Citizens living in the Bowling Green city limits (including areas annexed in), help the Bowling Green Fire Department to better serve you!

New BG/Warren Co COVID-19 Action Center Launches Online

New BG/Warren Co COVID-19 Action Center Launches Online

Apr 2, 2020

Summary: Bowling Green & Warren County launch a new volunteer match project online at http://www.warrencountyky.gov/covid19.php to help people who are considered high risk to COVID-19 connect with low risk volunteers who can drop off groceries or prescriptions or even just check in with them by telephone.

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