Over 50 Citizens Academy

Date: March 2, 2018

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Contact: Karen Foley

Location: 707 E. Main Avenue Bowling Green KY


A week of insight into City government and exploration of livable communities

The Annual Over Fifty Citizen’s Academy will be held weekdays, Thursday, March 1 through Wednesday, March 7, 2018, for Bowling Green city residents age 50 and older.  A portion of the sessions will include bus transportation and very light walking, with accommodations as needed.  The Academy is provided at no cost to participants.   The participant is expected to attend each session (see schedule).  Applicants are chosen solely on a first come, first serve basis, using receipt of application to determine order. 


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

      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

                Transportation Needs & Planning

                Go BG Transit System

                Aging Resources & Services

                Arts, Leisure & Lifelong Learning

                Becoming & Remaining Active and Engaged in Community and Civic Life


Schedule is full days Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday with a half day (through lunch) on Graduation Day, which is Wednesday.

Calendar: General

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