Announcements

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

2021 Veterans Day Parade

2021 Veterans Day Parade

Oct 23, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green invites you to join us in supporting our community's veterans! This year's Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 6 at 10 am.

Sidewalk Open House Set For Tuesday, Oct 26

Oct 22, 2021

Summary: Invitations to a Sidewalk Project Open House that were sent to property owners last week had an error. The correct day and date for the Project Open House is Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Neighborhood & Community Services. A virtual option is also available.

2021 Community Gardens-End of Season

2021 Community Gardens-End of Season

Oct 20, 2021

Summary: The 2021 Community Garden season at Kereiakes Park will end October 31. Please have all produce, flowers and plants you plan to keep removed. After that date, all garden plots will be plowed under for the winter.

Parents Night Out

Parents Night Out

Oct 19, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is offering a Parents Night Out, Nov. 12 from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm for those 5-13 years old. Registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org until Nov. 9 or until full. Spots are limited. If you need more information, please contact Christen Graves at 270-393-3734.

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Oct 18, 2021

Summary: City of Bowling Green Fairview Cemetery would like the public to be aware that a paving project is underway at Fairview Cemetery #1 and Mt. Moriah. The cleaning process has begun with intermittent road closures.

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Oct 15, 2021

Summary: The Bowling Green Fire Department would like to offer a few fire safety rules that should be observed around Halloween to keep everyone safe, especially children.

Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat

Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat

Oct 14, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat again this year. BGPD in collaboration with multiple community partners will offer children and their parents the opportunity to celebrate Halloween safely.

2021 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

2021 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

Oct 6, 2021

Summary: Attention all property owners, 2021 property tax bills have been mailed and are due by December 31, 2021. ll you need to get started is the invoice number, date, and amount.

Board of Commissioners proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Awareness Day

Board of Commissioners proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Awareness Day

Oct 4, 2021

Summary: The Bowling Green City Commission and the Warren County fiscal Court proclaimed today TEN-4 Awareness Day. Research from pediatricians has led to a rule called TEN-4 Bruising Rule that says that any bruising before a child is cruising are significant red flags for child abuse.

Main Avenue to close temporarily for sidewalk project

Main Avenue to close temporarily for sidewalk project

Oct 1, 2021

Summary: Beginning Monday, city road crews will close Main Avenue between State Street and Chestnut Street from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. every day through Friday for construction work.

Work in BG Campaign Kicks off today

Work in BG Campaign Kicks off today

Sep 28, 2021

Summary: Work in BG, a targeted media campaign aimed at incentivizing the City's New American labor force to apply for local job opportunities kicked off today.

2021 Veterans Day Parade Entries

2021 Veterans Day Parade Entries

Sep 17, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green invites you to join us in supporting our community's veterans! This year's Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 6 at 10 am. Online registration is available until October 22.

Financial Awards

Financial Awards

Sep 7, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green was presented with two awards by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for financial reports from FY2020.

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

Aug 30, 2021

Summary: Mark your calendars! BGPD hiring process begins August 30, 2021. For more information on the process, details on the timeline, or physical fitness testing, please visit https://www.bgky.org/hr/jobs.

All Inclusive "Pedal to the Medal" Bike Social Set for Thursday, Aug. 19

All Inclusive "Pedal to the Medal" Bike Social Set for Thursday, Aug. 19

Aug 18, 2021

Summary: Everyone is invited to join us at Preston Miller Park from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to "ride like the wind" and enjoy our beautiful city together! Open to individuals with and without disabilities, as well as their families and support systems.

City of BG Online Auction now available

City of BG Online Auction now available

Aug 16, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, 8/16/21 and closing on Monday, 8/23/21. The general public is encouraged to participate. To access Bowling Green’s auction, simply search for Bowling Green, KY.

Fire Chief Appointment

Fire Chief Appointment

Aug 3, 2021

Summary: City of Bowling Green Board of Commissioners Appoints new Fire Chief- Battalion Chief Justin Brooks of the Bowling Green Fire Department

North Lee Drive Sidewalk Construction

North Lee Drive Sidewalk Construction

Jul 30, 2021

Summary: Sidewalk construction has begun on North Lee Drive from Trent Way to Old Barren River Road as part of the FY21 Sidewalk Construction project. Once completed, North Lee Drive will have sidewalk the entire length.

Special Work Session

Special Work Session

Jul 6, 2021

Summary: Citizens feedback/input regarding the special Board of Commissioners work session on homelessness may be submitted via email to the Office of the City Clerk at CityClerk@bgky.org on or before 7/13.

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

Jul 6, 2021

Summary: Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners 7/6/21 4:30 pm Agenda @ https://www.bgky.org/files/bqgbMDs0.pdf Watch live on channel 4 or @ https://www.bgky.org/videos, replay @ www.bgky.org/city-commission.

ICAC to host “meet & greet” with City’s Elected Officials

ICAC to host “meet & greet” with City’s Elected Officials

Jun 23, 2021

Summary: The City’s International Communities Advisory Council (ICAC) will host a “meet & greet” opportunity with the City of Bowling Green Elected Officials during a luncheon on Thursday, June 24 at 12pm in the Neighborhood and Community Services Department located at 707 East Main Avenue.

New Lights Installed on Ken Bale Blvd

New Lights Installed on Ken Bale Blvd

Jun 15, 2021

Summary: The new traffic lights at Ken Bale Blvd. and Nell O'Bryan Ct. will go live on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in the late morning. Contractors are finishing work on striping stop bars, arrows and pedestrian crosswalks today. Please use caution in this area.

Fairview Cemetery Paving

Fairview Cemetery Paving

May 21, 2021

Summary: The ongoing paving project at Fairview Cemetery #2 is nearing completion . The access road next to the Cemetery Administration Building and several off-shoots from that road are being paved. Paving will take place Friday, May 21 with intermittent road closures.

Intersection Closure

Intersection Closure

May 13, 2021

Summary: Effective immediately, the intersection of E 13th Ave and Kenton St will be closed for ~3 weeks to complete storm sewer installation. The alley on Kenton that connects to Greenwood Alley will also be closed. Detour signs are in place to route motorist around these areas.

Net Profit Return Filing Extension

Net Profit Return Filing Extension

May 6, 2021

Summary: To align with the Federal guidelines, the City of BG is extending the 2020 Net Profit Return filing deadline to May 17, 2021 for City Net Profit Returns w/a due date of 4/15/21. Late fees on returns with these due dates will be waived until 5/17/21.

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