Announcements

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

Bowling Green Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Mar 29, 2018

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)

City of Bowling Green Citizen Survey to Begin

City of Bowling Green Citizen Survey to Begin

Mar 27, 2018

Summary: Every two years, the City of Bowling Green takes the time to participate in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and National Research Center (NRC) National Citizen Survey (NCS). This survey is a low-cost citizen survey service for local governments.

BGPR Fitness' Easter Holiday Hours

BGPR Fitness' Easter Holiday Hours

Mar 26, 2018

Summary: BGPR Fitness' Facility will have different hours than normal during the Easter holiday. On Good Friday (March 30) the facility will be open from 6:00 am-6:00 pm, on Saturday (March 31) from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, and CLOSED on Easter (April 1).

2018 Foot Golf Doubles Cup

2018 Foot Golf Doubles Cup

Mar 22, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for the 2018 Foot Golf Doubles Cup. The Doubles Cup will be held on April 29, 2018 beginning at 2:00 pm at The Golf Course at RiverView. The fee will be $30 per team.

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Mar 22, 2018

Summary: The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall on certain Kidde smoke alarms due to the risk that they will fail to alert during a fire.

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Mar 22, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation’s Covington Woods Park will be receiving a new playground in April 2018. In preparation, we will close the Covington Woods playground beginning on Tuesday, March 27th and look forward to the arrival and construction of the new playground very soon.

Academy for New Americans meets tomorrow

Academy for New Americans meets tomorrow

Mar 21, 2018

Summary: The second session of the Academy for New Americans will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 9:00am in the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services located at 707 East Main Avenue, Bowling Green, KY.

Bowling Green Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

Mar 20, 2018

Summary: The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) has been presented to the City of Bowling Green by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its PAFR for the Fiscal Year end June 30, 2017.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Mar 19, 2018

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.

Work on Center Street Continues

Work on Center Street Continues

Mar 16, 2018

Summary: Demolition will continue on the concrete intersections along Center Street on Monday, March 19th, 2018. Work will consist of demolishing deteriorating concrete and re-pouring at the intersection of 8th and Center.

Spring Break Camp at PBCC

Spring Break Camp at PBCC

Mar 15, 2018

Summary: Parker-Bennett Community Center is now taking registrations for Spring Break Camp. Come and participate in daily activities, games, and much more. We will take the first 45 enrollees.

Wheelchair Racquetball Clinic

Wheelchair Racquetball Clinic

Mar 14, 2018

Summary: Military Racquetball Federation and Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will host a FREE interactive racquetball demonstration on March 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Youth Dodgeball League Registration

Youth Dodgeball League Registration

Mar 13, 2018

Summary: BGPR is now taking registration for our Youth Dodgeball League. Duck, dip, dive, and dodge your way to a great time. This program is a supervised event that includes fun, meeting new friends, and a great way for improving your health and fitness. For ages 6-12 years and $20 per child.

BGPR Lacrosse Clinic

BGPR Lacrosse Clinic

Mar 13, 2018

Summary: On Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will hold a Lacrosse Clinic at Lovers Lane Soccer Complex.

Community Garden Program

Community Garden Program

Mar 12, 2018

Summary: Community Garden plots will be available for rental beginning tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. at Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, 225 E. Third Ave. Garden plots are at Kereiakes Park. Confirmation of address must be provided at the time of rental (driver's license, utility bill, etc.)

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Mar 9, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, March 12, 2018 and closing on Monday, March 19, 2018.

Railroad Tie Replacement to Cause Intersection Closures by CSX

Mar 8, 2018

Summary: CSX Transportation will be replacing ties on the railroad tracks that travel through Bowling Green beginning tonight, March 8th, 2018 and continuing through town at the rate of approximately one mile per day.

Request for Public Comments: Census Tract 112

Request for Public Comments: Census Tract 112

Mar 5, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is accepting public comments regarding the community development and housing needs of Census Tract 112.

Work on Center Street to Begin

Work on Center Street to Begin

Mar 2, 2018

Summary: Demolition will begin on the concrete intersections along Center Street on Monday, March 5th, 2018. Work will consist of demolishing deteriorating concrete and re-pouring the intersections from 12th Street down to 8th Street.

Open Interviews at BGPR

Open Interviews at BGPR

Feb 28, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will be having open interviews for the following positions on Friday, March 2: Lifeguards, Pool Attendants, Greenskeeper, Golf Shop Attendant, Landscape Helper, Parks Maintenance Laborer, and Cemetery Laborer.

Stop Sign Change at Highland Way and McIntosh Street

Stop Sign Change at Highland Way and McIntosh Street

Feb 26, 2018

Summary: The intersection of Highland Way and McIntosh Street will be converted from a two-way stop to a four-way stop on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018.

Registration Open for Run for Abilities - 5K Run & Walk

Registration Open for Run for Abilities - 5K Run & Walk

Feb 22, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will hold the second annual Run for Abilities on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. at the Loops at Lovers Lane, 385 Lovers Lane. Proceeds benefit the local Bowling Green Special Olympics Program.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Feb 22, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, February 26, 2018 and closing on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Academy for New Americans begins tomorrow

Academy for New Americans begins tomorrow

Feb 21, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green’s 3rd Annual Academy for New Americans begins on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 9:00am at the Neighborhood and Community Services Department located at 707 East Main Avenue.

2018 Annual Spring Cemetery Cleanup

2018 Annual Spring Cemetery Cleanup

Feb 20, 2018

Summary: The cemetery staff will be conducting their Annual Spring Cleanup beginning March 1. The cleanup will include decorations, flowers, statuary, plaques, etc. that are on the ground; this includes items that will get in the way of mowers.

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