Announcements

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

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Nov 11, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning November 14, 2016 and closing on November 21, 2016.

Historic Photos to be Presented

Nov 11, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a ceremony on Tuesday, November 15th at 1:30 p.m. at the F.O. Moxley Center to present the updated pictures of athletes from High Street and State Street Schools.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Nov 11, 2016

Summary: Remember to check your smoke detector batteries at least once per month and change them every six months to make sure they are working properly.

Recognize Your Great Neighbor with a Neighbor Award

Nov 9, 2016

Summary: Nominate your Good Neighbor for recognition as a Neighborhood Builders Award winner. Awards will be presented at the 17th Annual Neighborhood Builders Banquet at Sloan Convention Center on December 1. Write or email your nomination by Monday, November 21.

High Street School Pictorial Dedication

Nov 9, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green, Bowling Green Parks & Recreation and the High Street/State Street School Athletic History Committee will be unveiling pictures and memorabilia that help preserve the history of our community.

City accepting applications to its 2017 Academy for New Americans

Nov 4, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is accepting applications to its 2017 Academy for New Americans, a free leadership-training program sponsored by the City of Bowling Green that empowers New Americans to understand and participate in City Government.

BGFD Annual Compliance Accreditation is Approved

Nov 4, 2016

Summary: According to the Center for Public Safety Excellence, the Bowling Green Fire Department has demonstrated that they are in compliance with all stated benchmarks, government standards, local standards, core competencies, and performance indicators.

2016 Foot Golf Doubles Cup

Nov 2, 2016

Summary: The 2016 Foot Golf Doubles Cup will be held on Sunday, November 20 at The Golf Course at RiverView. The tournament will begin at 2:00 p.m. There will be two divisions: Adult (ages 16+) and Youth (ages 15-). This tournament is $30 per team ($15 per person).

Online City Payments Now Available

Oct 24, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is now accepting online payments for property tax bills, parking tickets, code violations and more. Residents can now visit www.bgky.org to pay through the new eMiscellaneuous billing webpage. There is a $2.00 transaction fee to use this service.

Entry Deadline for 2016 Veterans Day Parade

Oct 18, 2016

Summary: The entry deadline for the 2016 Veterans Day Parade is Friday, October 21st. Entry forms can be mailed in, faxed in, or emailed in. Please contact Sabrina at 270-393-3310 for more information.

City of BG Receives Energy Start Status

Oct 17, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is celebrating Energy Awareness Month by honoring the Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) Building with an ENERGY STAR award on October 18th at the 4:30 p.m. Board of Commissioners Meeting.

Family Halloween Monster Bash Dance

Oct 13, 2016

Summary: F.O. Moxley Community Center will host a Family Halloween Monster Bash Dance on Saturday, October 29 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Be sure to wear your favorite Halloween costume. We will be serving up tricks and treats. This event is free for all ages.

Pumpkin Palooza is Next Stop for #BGGovToGo

Oct 12, 2016

Summary: #BGGovToGo will join Parks and Recreation at their Pumpkin Palooza event at Circus Square on Friday evening, Oct. 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. BGFD will also set up their state-of-the-art Fire Safety Trailer.

Veteran's Day Parade

Oct 5, 2016

Summary: The 2016 Veteran's Day Parade will be held on November 5, 2016 beginning at 10:00am. The parade will start at 6th and College near Circus Square Park. The parade is free and open to the public.

Modern Way Closing

Sep 29, 2016

Summary: Modern Way will be closed to through traffic on Monday, October 3rd, 2016 through Tuesday October 4th. The closure will be due to drainage improvements. All properties will be accessible from either Nashville Road via Industrial Drive or from Dishman Lane.

Coats For Kids 2016

Sep 29, 2016

Summary: This year's Coats for Kids event will take place from October 1st - December 1st. Gently used coats can be donated at the Bowling Green Police Department and many other locations.

Neighborhood Group to Host Candidates Forum

Sep 26, 2016

Summary: Bowling Green Coalition of Active Neighborhoods (BGCAN) will host a candidates forum at the Sloan Convention Center tomorrow night, Sept. 27. The event begins with networking at 6:00 p.m., with the forum from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Sep 22, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning September 26, 2016 and closing on October 3, 2016.

Youth Basketball Registration

Sep 19, 2016

Summary: Registration for Youth Basketball Leagues will be held on October 5-6 and October 8 at Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, 225 E. Third Ave., Bowling Green, KY 42101. Registration will also be held October 8-9 at Dick's Sporting Goods, 2300 Gary Farms Blvd., Bowling Green, KY.

#BGGovToGo at West End Park for Free Outdoor Movie Tonight

Sep 16, 2016

Summary: #BGGovToGo will be at West End Park at 517 W. Main Avenue tonight, September 16 for a free outdoor movie night hosted by Independence Bank. Fun and games will begin at 6:30, and the movie "Monsters University" will start at dusk.

Covington Cemetery Goats

Sep 13, 2016

Summary: The Covington Cemetery, located on Lois Lane, will be having goats delivered next week. The goats will browse until palatable vegetation has occurred (approximately 8 weeks).

Covington Street Tree Removal

Sep 12, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Public Works Department will be removing a dead tree at 933 Covington Street on Wednesday September 14, 2016 from approximately 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tree is a hazard to motorists and pedestrians.

BGCAN Fall Rally & Candidates Forum

Sep 8, 2016

Summary: BGCAN will host its Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods and City Commissioner Candidates Forum on neighborhood concerns at the Sloan Convention Center on Tuesday evening, Sept. 27.

Longest Day of Golf

Sep 7, 2016

Summary: The Longest Day of Golf will be held on Sunday, September 18. 18 holes will be played at Paul Walker Golf Course and will be followed by 9 holes at The Golf Course at RiverView in a 4-person scramble format. The team entry fee is $120.*

City Commissioner Candidates Forum hosted by the City's International Communities Advisory Council

Sep 6, 2016

Summary: The City's International Communities Advisory Council will host a City Commissioner Candidates Forum on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 6:00pm in the Commissioner Chamber of Bowling Green City Hall, with a focus on issues of importance to New Americans.

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