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GIS

**PLEASE NOTE*** Images and functionality have been update for the GIS system.   Have you ever wanted more information about your property or any other property located in the Bowing Green/Warren County area?  Are you interested in buying or renting a new home? The City of Bowling Green GIS online mapping application may be just […]

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Fireworks

Many things come to mind when thinking about the 4th of July: freedom, summer, BBQ’s, pool parties and of course, fireworks!   This season will be slightly different due to COVID-19. There will be no large scale fireworks event as the local Thunderfest Celebration has been canceled for 2020. We are asking that those gathering to […]

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SNAP Grant Changes!

As many folks in Bowling Green know (and for those who don’t), since the City’s first year of Select Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP) grant cycle in 1999, we have been careful to monitor the progress of the grants along with their effectiveness for neighborhood groups.  This has meant adjusting the budget and/or program guidelines from […]

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The Bowling Green Fire Department is a fully paid department that achieved national accreditation in 2008 and re-accreditation in 2014 and 2018 through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International, also known as the Center for Public Safety Excellence. This accreditation gives BGFD a rare achievement within the fire service in that only 3 fire departments […]

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The City of Bowling Green “We are Bowling Green” fourth annual photo contest has come to a close. The Judges reviewed all photos submitted and the top three winners will receive a $100 (1st place), $75 (2nd place) and $25 (3rd place) gift card to Amazon. We asked folks to take and submit pictures of […]

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Landscape Division (Part 2)

In addition to the flowers and plants mentioned last week, the Landscape Division plants many trees and shrubs each year and also oversees various programs and projects.   In an average year, the Landscape Division will often plant hundreds of trees and shrubs for special projects, along with their regular program of replanting trees and […]

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Landscape Division (Part 1)

Spring is the time of year for new growth, green grasses and blooming flowers. The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Landscape Division plays a large role in making sure that our City, our Parks and our green spaces around our buildings look beautiful this time of year. The Landscape Division provides the citizens of Bowling […]

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The Evolution of the Fire Truck

Fire trucks today are an iconic symbol of the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect others. Their ladders, sirens and bright red color are a fixture in our society. But the fire truck has evolved over the last 100 plus years and there is no doubt that it will continue to […]

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May 4th, 2020 is International Firefighters day. Firefighters dedicate their lives to the protection of life and property. Sometimes that dedication is in the form of countless hours volunteered over many years, in others it is many selfless years working in the industry. In all cases it risks the ultimate sacrifice of a firefighter’s life. […]

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Stormwater Quality Testing

One thing that Bowling Green Public Works Staff has been able to safely do while social distancing, is water quality sampling. Water quality sampling and testing is an important part of environmental monitoring.  When water quality is poor, it affects not only aquatic life but the surrounding ecosystem as well. The majority of the human […]

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