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How BG Government Works

Bowling Green is a City Manager form of government as constituted under Kentucky Revised Statute 83A.150 and was established as such in 1969. All of the powers of the executive and legislative branches are vested in the Board of Commissioners (all judicial functions are under the jurisdiction of state government). The Board of Commissioners is made […]

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Sinkholes!

Have you ever heard people talk about the “Karst” topography of Bowling Green? Have you heard anyone describe how we use our cave systems to move water rain water? Bowling Green and the majority of Warren County are located in an area with the highest potential for Karst activity. A karst area is defined as […]

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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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Stormwater

Spring and summer rains are essential to our City, but they can also bring issues in the form of flooding and water pollution. The City of Bowling Green is always working to improve our stormwater program in order to help prevent future flooding and water quality issues. Stormwater is water that originates during rain events […]

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The City of Bowling Green Premier Grounds at Preston Miller are open for play! These four soccer fields are located at Preston Miller Park at 2303 Tomblinson Way. All four fields are 330’ x 180’ with Bermuda grass and will have multiple uses including free play, practices and tournaments.       These fields include […]

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International Firefighter Day!

May 4th, 2021 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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The City of Bowling Green recently held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for the new inclusive playground at Roland Bland Park on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. An inclusive playground is a space where children of all abilities can play with a wide range of physical, sensory and social experiences. Equipment is more accessible and […]

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Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees. Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies, depending on climate and suitable planting season. The idea for Arbor Day originally came from Nebraska. A visit to Nebraska today wouldn’t disclose that the state was once a treeless plain. Yet it […]

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The City of Bowling Green is inviting photographers of all ages to submit their best high resolution images in the Fifth Annual City of Bowling Green Photography Contest “We are Bowling Green – Pet Edition”!                                    Submission entries will […]

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Hills Bark Park!

Wanting to get out and do more with your dog?  Hills Bark Park at H.P. Thomas Park is a great way to implement socialization into your dog’s life and the perfect spot for your dog to make some new friends.  Dogs love to get outside on a beautiful sunny afternoon and play fetch and tug, […]

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