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Announcements

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

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.

New Traffic Signal

New Traffic Signal

Feb 4, 2020

Summary: **New Traffic Signal** The newly installed signal at DISHMAN LANE & INDUSTRIAL DRIVE will go live Wednesday, February 5th, 2020. Please use caution in the area.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Jan 31, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, February 3, 2020 and closing on Monday, February 10, 2020.

Bowling Green Receives Budget Award

Bowling Green Receives Budget Award

Jan 29, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY20 budget from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the eighth consecutive year that the City has received this award.

2020 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup

2020 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup

Jan 28, 2020

Summary: Beginning March 1 Fairview Cemetery Staff will conduct their Annual Cleanup. Cleanup will continue thru the mowing/mulching season. Items that are worn or faded and/or on the ground will be removed.

BGCAN Winter Rally to Roll out Info on Census, Library

BGCAN Winter Rally to Roll out Info on Census, Library

Jan 17, 2020

Summary: BGCAN will showcase the coming Census and the Warren County Public Library at their first Rally of the Neighborhoods on January 30, 2020.

Invitation for Bids: Moss Middle School Greenway Construction

Jan 15, 2020

Summary: Sealed bids will be received in the Procurement Manager’s Office, City Hall Annex, 1017 College Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky, until Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. CT for the Moss Middle School Greenway Construction project.

Ken Bale Blvd Construction

Ken Bale Blvd Construction

Jan 15, 2020

Summary: On Thursday, 1/16, the circled area of Ken Bale Blvd will be reduced to 2 lanes to facilitate storm sewer & roundabout construction. Contractors will re-stripe the lanes & the speed limit will be reduced. This change will remain for several weeks. Use caution.

Registration Now Open for Over 50 Citizens Academy

Registration Now Open for Over 50 Citizens Academy

Jan 14, 2020

Summary: Registration is underway now through Feb. 28 for the next class of the City of Bowling Green's Over 50 Citizens Academy, a behind-the scenes look at City government and our community resources for an Age Friendly Bowling Green.

Shive Lane Construction

Shive Lane Construction

Jan 10, 2020

Summary: Beginning Monday, January 13, 2020, construction will continue on the Shive Lane Roundabout Project with the installation of the storm sewer system. Most work will not impact traffic, with the exception of street cuts that will need to be made.

2020 Shelter Reservations

2020 Shelter Reservations

Dec 30, 2019

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will begin accepting shelter reservations for the 2020 calendar year on Monday, January 13 at 8:00 am for dates ranging from March 15-October 31. Reserve your shelter online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org.

City Hall Christmas Open House

City Hall Christmas Open House

Dec 5, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host the 2019 Christmas Open House on Friday, December 6, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in City Hall and the surrounding property. This holiday event is open to the public and allows the residents of Bowling Green to meet with elected officials and City employees.

Kickoff to Christmas in Downtown Ribbon Cutting

Kickoff to Christmas in Downtown Ribbon Cutting

Dec 4, 2019

Summary: On Friday, December 6th at City Hall at 9:30 a.m., the City of Bowling Green, The District and Downtown Merchants will hold a “Christmas Bow Cutting” to kick off Christmas in downtown.

Fountain Square Park Ribbon Cutting

Fountain Square Park Ribbon Cutting

Nov 26, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling will hold a ribbon cutting for the grand re-opening of the newly renovated Fountain Square Park on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 3 p.m. on the Square.

Now Recruiting for the 2020 Academy for New Americans

Now Recruiting for the 2020 Academy for New Americans

Nov 19, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is accepting applications for it's 5th annual Academy for New Americans thru January 3rd, 2020. Applications are accepted on a first-come basis and can be found at: https://www.bgky.org/new-americans

Good Neighbor Nominations Sought for Neighborhood Awards

Good Neighbor Nominations Sought for Neighborhood Awards

Nov 12, 2019

Summary: Neighborhood & Community Services is seeking nominations for its 20th annual Neighborhood Builders Awards, to be presented in December. Write or email your nomination by Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving to: Karen.foley@bgky.org P.O. Box 430, Bowling Green, KY 42102-0430.

Kereiakes Park PSA

Kereiakes Park PSA

Oct 30, 2019

Summary: **Kereiakes Park PSA** Please note that on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, WKU will hold a cross country championship for 13 teams at Kereiakes Park from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hobson Driving Range and Golf Course Ribbon Cutting

Hobson Driving Range and Golf Course Ribbon Cutting

Oct 28, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a ribbon cutting for the Hobson Golf Course and Driving Range on Wednesday, October 30th at 3 p.m. Hobson Golf is located at 1200 West Main Street next to the historic Riverview at Hobson Grove.

BGCAN Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Growth & Housing

BGCAN Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Growth & Housing

Oct 25, 2019

Summary: BGCAN's neighborhoods will hear about how the challenges of growth and a shortage of affordable housing is impacting our community and how leadership is meeting the challenges head on.

Shive Lane Closure

Shive Lane Closure

Oct 23, 2019

Summary: **Shive Lane PSA** Traffic will be down to 1 lane on Shive Lane near Ken Bale Blvd for street cuttings in conjunction with the round about project beginning tomorrow morning (10/24) and continuing throughout the day. Expect delays. More project info to come.

Halloween 2019

Halloween 2019

Oct 21, 2019

Summary: Please remember that the City of Bowling Green recommends trick-or-treating on Thursday, October 31, 2019 between 5 and 7:30 p.m.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Oct 9, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, October 14, 2019 and closing on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Road Closure

Road Closure

Sep 13, 2019

Summary: *TRAFFIC PSA* Park Row will be ENTIRELY CLOSED from 6 pm on 9/15 to noon on 9/17. Concrete will be removed from this road & replaced with asphalt. ALL BUSINESS WILL STILL HAVE ACCESS VIA SIDEWALK. Red arrow on map indicates public overflow parking. More @ https://www.facebook.com/downtownBG/

City to recognize nearly 200 New American Citizens

City to recognize nearly 200 New American Citizens

Sep 10, 2019

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is hosting a reception today Tuesday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, KY. to recognize nearly 200 individuals who have become naturalized United States Citizens in the last year.

Downtown Updates

Downtown Updates

Aug 23, 2019

Summary: Downtown Square Construction continues heavily affecting State Street. Sidewalk, curb and gutter work is coming along and the installation of the "guitar" paver system is starting in Morris Alley.

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