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Announcements

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

Surplus items for sale through internet auction

Surplus items for sale through internet auction

Dec 5, 2022

Summary: If you are in the market for tools, bicycles, office furniture, collectibles, and other items, you may want to add our auction to your shopping to-do list. The auction is on www.govdeals.com/bgky beginning Monday, Dec. 5, 2022 and ending Monday, Dec. 12, 2022.

Letter from Santa

Letter from Santa

Dec 2, 2022

Summary: F.O. Moxley Community Center is offering a personalized letter from the one and only, Santa! He's making his list and checking it twice! Registration for a child to receive a letter is open online thru December 9. Letters will be mailed by December 16.

Biddy Cheerleading

Nov 30, 2022

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is excited to be offering for the first time Biddy Cheerleading. This is for 3-5 year olds wanting to cheer on the Biddy Ball players and be introduced to the sport of cheerleading. Need more information contact 270-393-3734 or 270-393-3583.

Biddy Cheerleading Registration

Nov 30, 2022

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is excited to be offering for the first time Biddy Cheerleading. This is for 3-5 year olds wanting to cheer on the Biddy Ball players and be introduced to the sport of cheerleading. Need more information contact 270-393-3734 or 270-393-3583.

Traffic Impact Alert Jaycee Christmas Parade

Traffic Impact Alert Jaycee Christmas Parade

Nov 25, 2022

Summary: Traffic impacts are expected for the annual Christmas Parade and Miracle on College Street Mile in downtown Bowling Green on Saturday morning, December 3.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Early Pass Sale

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Early Pass Sale

Nov 22, 2022

Summary: Season Passes for the Russell Sims Aquatic Center are now available online at a discounted price until December 31, 2022. Choose to make a purchase for an individual or a family pass. Need more information contact 270-393-3549.

Downtown Development Division earns destination marketing awards

Downtown Development Division earns destination marketing awards

Nov 14, 2022

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is pleased to announce its all-new Downtown Development Division (Downtown BGKY) received multiple destination marketing awards at the statewide Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA) annual conference last week.

November 2022 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

November 2022 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Nov 4, 2022

Summary: The November 2022 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at SKyPAC Lounge on November 2. These meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at rotating venues. Minutes of that meeting are here.

BGPR’s Adaptive Sports program honored today

BGPR’s Adaptive Sports program honored today

Nov 4, 2022

Summary: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - At the close of the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society conference in Corbin, the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive Sports South Central Kentucky Program received the Class IV Outstanding Program Award and Overall Program of the Year award in the state.

Levis recognized for work in recreation conference

Levis recognized for work in recreation conference

Nov 4, 2022

Summary: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Special Populations Coordinator Cameron Levis was named Professional of the Year this week at the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society.

Veterans Holiday Wreath Program & Ceremony

Veterans Holiday Wreath Program & Ceremony

Oct 28, 2022

Summary: Fairview Cemetery will be placing holiday wreaths in the Veterans' Sections of Fairview Cemetery #2, December 10 beginning at 9 am. The public is invited to participate. Also, anyone wishing to contribute monetarily to the project can contact Fairview Cemetery at 270-393-3607.

City earns Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

City earns Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

Oct 27, 2022

Summary: City received financial reporting award for 11th consecutive year. Each eligible report is reviewed by judges who evaluate the report based on the following categories: reader appeal, understandability, distribution methods, creativity and other elements.

18th Annual Bench Press & Deadlift Competition

18th Annual Bench Press & Deadlift Competition

Oct 26, 2022

Summary: BGPR Fitness' 18th Annual Powerlifting Competition will be held on Saturday, December 10. This is a Bench and Deadlift Raw Competition. Weigh-in starts at 8:30 a.m. (CST). Competition begins at 9 a.m. (CST). Registration is online. For more information contact 270-393-3582.

Se advierte el corte/cierre de los carriles en la Carretera de Smallhouse Road a partir del 24 de octubre

Se advierte el corte/cierre de los carriles en la Carretera de Smallhouse Road a partir del 24 de octubre

Oct 21, 2022

Summary: A partir de la próxima semana, los equipos de trabajo realizarán el corte de la Carretera Smallhouse Road cuadra por cuadra, comenzando con la calle Barber Way hasta llegar a la Avenida 13, ponga atención a los desvíos señalados por los carteles.

Expect road closures on Smallhouse Road beginning October 24

Expect road closures on Smallhouse Road beginning October 24

Oct 20, 2022

Summary: Beginning next week, work crews will conduct block by block closures from Barber Way to 13th Avenue on Smallhouse Road in which detours will be designated with signage.

City application process now open for small business tornado relief

City application process now open for small business tornado relief

Oct 18, 2022

Summary: On March 15, the Bowling Green Board of Commissioners authorized this program to give up to a 100% rebate on the City only portion of Property Tax for commercial property and/or City Net Profit to help provide relief to small businesses that were negatively impacted by the December tornadoes.

October 2022 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

October 2022 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Oct 13, 2022

Summary: The October 2022 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at OneRoof event venue on October 13. These meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at rotating venues. Minutes of that meeting are here.

Downtown Traffic Impacts for Saturday, Oct. 15

Downtown Traffic Impacts for Saturday, Oct. 15

Oct 13, 2022

Summary: Traffic impacts are expected in and near downtown Bowling Green on Saturday, October 15 due to the Medcenter Health 10K Classic road races, the Downtown BGKY Harvest Festival and other events.

Downtown Traffic Impacts for Saturday, Oct. 15

Downtown Traffic Impacts for Saturday, Oct. 15

Oct 13, 2022

Summary: Traffic impacts are expected in and near downtown Bowling Green on Saturday, October 15 due to the Medcenter Health 10K Classic road races, the Downtown BGKY Harvest Festival and other events.

Comunicado sobre la Recolección de Basura

Comunicado sobre la Recolección de Basura

Oct 11, 2022

Summary: El servicio de recolección de basura esta ahora automatizado, significa que los recolectores de desechos sólidos usarán un brazo automatizado del camión de basura para recoger sus contenedores de basura. Toda la basura debe estar en el contenedor y no amontonarse encima o alrededor de este.

Taking out the trash in Bowling Green

Taking out the trash in Bowling Green

Oct 11, 2022

Summary: Trash collection is now automated, meaning solid waste collectors will use an automated arm from the trash truck to pick up your trash bins. All trash must be in the bin and not piled on top of it or around it. Trash that is not inside the Scott Waste bin will not be picked up.

PROYESTOS DE MEJORA DE CARRETERAS Cierres en partes de Ken Bale Boulevard y Middle Bridge Road

PROYESTOS DE MEJORA DE CARRETERAS Cierres en partes de Ken Bale Boulevard y Middle Bridge Road

Oct 6, 2022

Summary: A partir de las 8:30 a. m. del lunes 10 de octubre, Ken Bale Blvd (antes de Shive Lane) estará cerrado entre Bryant Way y Middle Bridge Road. Middle Bridge también estará cerrado entre Pedigo Way y la entrada a Charter Senior Living. Se espera que el cierre dure hasta el viernes 11 de noviembre.

Portions of Ken Bale Boulevard and Middle Bridge Road will close for road improvement project

Portions of Ken Bale Boulevard and Middle Bridge Road will close for road improvement project

Oct 6, 2022

Summary: Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, Ken Bale Blvd (formerly Shive Lane) will be closed between Bryant Way and Middle Bridge Road. Middle Bridge Road will also be closed between Pedigo Way and the entrance to Charter Senior Living. The closure is expected to last until Friday, Nov. 11.

City receives 11th consecutive Distinguished Budget Award from GFOA

City receives 11th consecutive Distinguished Budget Award from GFOA

Sep 27, 2022

Summary: When a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is granted to an entity, a Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation is also presented to the individual(s) or department designated as being primarily responsible for having achieved the award. This has been presented to Finance department.

Eight new police officers sworn in today

Eight new police officers sworn in today

Sep 16, 2022

Summary: The City of Bowling Green welcomes eight new officers following their graduation from the Bowling Green Law Enforcement Academy.

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