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Announcements

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

Live: Coronavirus Updates

Jul 10, 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.

Camping Fire Safety Tips

Jul 8, 2020

Summary: This time of year finds many people camping out so they can explore the great outdoors! The Bowling Green Fire Department recommends that you keep fire safety in mind when you're camping out.

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.

HP Thomas Park

HP Thomas Park

Jun 10, 2020

Summary: HP Thomas Park will have their shade structure re-installed; and, it will be up soon. The dog fountain is not available until further notice to promote safe social distancing. Until safety restrictions change, please bring your own water to hydrate your fur babies.

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

BGPR Fitness

BGPR Fitness

Jun 3, 2020

Summary: BGPR Fitness reopened June 1. BGPR Staff has worked hard to create a cleaner and safer workout facility that includes social distancing. Our facility may look a little different or operate on a different schedule; but, our staff is here to help you continue achieving your personal fitness goals.

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.

Net Profit Return Filing Extension (COVID-19)

Mar 24, 2020

Summary: To align with the Federal guidelines, the City of Bowling Green is extending the Net Profit Return filing deadline to July 15, 2020.

Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance

Mar 23, 2020

Summary: For those who need more information on unemployment relating to the Coronavirus, please see the attached image or view the website http://www.kewes.ky.gov/

Temporary Sign Requirements Suspended

Temporary Sign Requirements Suspended

Mar 23, 2020

Summary: Requirements for businesses to obtain permits for temporary signs on their premises are suspended until further notice in the City of Bowling Green.

Coronavirus Workgroup Update

Coronavirus Workgroup Update

Mar 21, 2020

Summary: -- To date, we have three (3) positive cases of COVID-19 locally (please note that this number can change minute by minute).

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Mar 19, 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.

City of BG Contact Numbers

City of BG Contact Numbers

Mar 19, 2020

Summary: Below are important contact numbers & email addresses for various operations and departments. Information can always be found at www.bgky.org.

Local Coronavirus Workgroup

Local Coronavirus Workgroup

Mar 17, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is posting daily updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic response from our local partners serving on the Coronavirus Workgroup. Please follow all of our social media channels, but especially check us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/citybgky/

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Fitness

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Fitness

Mar 17, 2020

Summary: Effective Tuesday, March 17, Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Fitness Facility will be closed until further notice to the public. Staff will still be present at FO Moxley Center, located at 225 East Third Ave in order to respond to phone calls and email.

Over 50 Citizens Academy Begins March 5

Over 50 Citizens Academy Begins March 5

Mar 4, 2020

Summary: The 8th Over 50 Citizens Academy class gets underway Thursday, March 5 at 8:30 a.m. at Neighborhood & Community Services. Media may email karen.foley@bgky.org for a detailed schedule of session times and locations.

5th Annual Academy for New Americans begins February 27

5th Annual Academy for New Americans begins February 27

Feb 26, 2020

Summary: Thirty-one (31) applicants were selected to participate, representing thirteen (13) different countries and speaking thirteen (13) different languages collectively.

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