The Greatest Challenge: When tornadoes roared through our community December 11, 2021, the loss of lives and destruction of property created the greatest challenge our community has faced in modern time. This is our story of resiliency through the eyes of your City employees and other community leaders. Read Our Story

If you'd like to contribute your own personal tornado story, please email your story to tornadobook@bgky.org. Stories may be edited at the City's discretion.

Over 50 Citizens Academy

Date: March 8, 2023

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Contact: Karen Foley

Location: 707 E. Main Ave Bowling Green KY 42101

Description:

Save the dates for this 4 ½ day intensive, behind-the-scenes look at City government and exploration of livable communities. Register no later than 

Topics include:

  • The City of Bowling Green’s Form of Government
  • Elected Officials, Open Meetings & Records
  • How Do We Pay for City Government?
  • Components of a Livable Community
  • WKU Center for Applied Science in Health & Aging (CASHA)
  • Introduction to City Departments:
    • The City Manager’s Office
    • Police Department
    • Fire Department
    • Finance, Human Resources & Risk Management, Law & Information Technology
    • Public Works
    • Parks & Recreation
    • Neighborhood & Community Services
  • Language Access
  • Mobility & Accessibility
  • Transportation Needs & Planning
  • Aging Resources & Services
  • Arts, Leisure & Lifelong Learning
  • Becoming & Remaining Active and Engaged in Community and Civic Life

Calendar: General

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