The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
Aug 4, 2020
Summary: We at the City of Bowling Green are working hard to continue our day to day operations and to provide daily information related to the Coronavirus through our work with the #BGWCCoronavirusWorkgroup.
Jul 24, 2020
Summary: Due to the recent change in the guidelines by the State of KY for social gatherings to 10 or less, City park shelters will not be available to rent until further notice. Shelters are still open for use; however, all present guidelines for social gatherings should be followed.
Jul 8, 2020
Summary: This time of year finds many people camping out so they can explore the great outdoors! The Bowling Green Fire Department recommends that you keep fire safety in mind when you're camping out.
Jul 6, 2020
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)
Jul 1, 2020
Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting shelter rentals online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. Renters should follow KY State Guidelines for Gatherings for 50 or less. Tables will be placed to promote social distancing and capacity will be limited at each facility.
Jun 10, 2020
Summary: HP Thomas Park will have their shade structure re-installed; and, it will be up soon. The dog fountain is not available until further notice to promote safe social distancing. Until safety restrictions change, please bring your own water to hydrate your fur babies.
Jun 5, 2020
Summary: To accommodate the unique challenges presented by social distancing and COVID-19 response, the City will instead offer a more streamlined Flexible Neighborhood Grant in place of its annual Select Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP).
Jun 5, 2020
Summary: In the interest of transparency and accountability with our citizens, the Bowling Green Police Department has decided to make its policies viewable to the public at: https://www.bgky.org/police/policies
Jun 3, 2020
Summary: BGPR Fitness reopened June 1. BGPR Staff has worked hard to create a cleaner and safer workout facility that includes social distancing. Our facility may look a little different or operate on a different schedule; but, our staff is here to help you continue achieving your personal fitness goals.
Jun 1, 2020
Summary: The Bowling Green Fire Department has achieved their highest Insurance Services Office Public Protection Classification rating.
May 29, 2020
Summary: We know there is heightened interest across the nation about the actions of police officers in Minneapolis, MN during an arrest resulting in the heinous and unnecessary death of a man in their custody. Our prayers go out to the family of George Floyd as they try to process and grieve their loss.
Apr 28, 2020
Summary: While many cities and states are beginning the process of re-opening their economies, Bowling Green and Warren County are just now beginning to see “peak” numbers with testing and hospitalization of COVID-19.
Apr 17, 2020
Summary: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, programs & registration for future programs have been suspended until April 30. All City Parks, Community Centers, Fitness and the Administrative Office is closed to the public.
Apr 9, 2020
Summary: Most of you are staying healthy at home, so use this time to make and practice your fire escape plan with your entire household.
Apr 8, 2020
Summary: Citizens living in the Bowling Green city limits (including areas annexed in), help the Bowling Green Fire Department to better serve you!
Apr 2, 2020
Summary: Bowling Green & Warren County launch a new volunteer match project online at http://www.warrencountyky.gov/covid19.php to help people who are considered high risk to COVID-19 connect with low risk volunteers who can drop off groceries or prescriptions or even just check in with them by telephone.
Mar 24, 2020
Summary: To align with the Federal guidelines, the City of Bowling Green is extending the Net Profit Return filing deadline to July 15, 2020.
Mar 23, 2020
Summary: For those who need more information on unemployment relating to the Coronavirus, please see the attached image or view the website http://www.kewes.ky.gov/
Mar 23, 2020
Summary: Requirements for businesses to obtain permits for temporary signs on their premises are suspended until further notice in the City of Bowling Green.
Mar 21, 2020
Summary: -- To date, we have three (3) positive cases of COVID-19 locally (please note that this number can change minute by minute).
Mar 19, 2020
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.
Mar 19, 2020
Summary: Below are important contact numbers & email addresses for various operations and departments. Information can always be found at www.bgky.org.
Mar 17, 2020
Summary: The City of Bowling Green is posting daily updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic response from our local partners serving on the Coronavirus Workgroup. Please follow all of our social media channels, but especially check us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/citybgky/
Mar 17, 2020
Summary: Effective Tuesday, March 17, Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Fitness Facility will be closed until further notice to the public. Staff will still be present at FO Moxley Center, located at 225 East Third Ave in order to respond to phone calls and email.
Mar 4, 2020
Summary: The 8th Over 50 Citizens Academy class gets underway Thursday, March 5 at 8:30 a.m. at Neighborhood & Community Services. Media may email email@example.com for a detailed schedule of session times and locations.
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