Announcements

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

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Oct 18, 2021

Summary: City of Bowling Green Fairview Cemetery would like the public to be aware that a paving project is underway at Fairview Cemetery #1 and Mt. Moriah. The cleaning process has begun with intermittent road closures.

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Oct 15, 2021

Summary: The Bowling Green Fire Department would like to offer a few fire safety rules that should be observed around Halloween to keep everyone safe, especially children.

Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat

Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat

Oct 14, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat again this year. BGPD in collaboration with multiple community partners will offer children and their parents the opportunity to celebrate Halloween safely.

2021 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

2021 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

Oct 6, 2021

Summary: Attention all property owners, 2021 property tax bills have been mailed and are due by December 31, 2021. ll you need to get started is the invoice number, date, and amount.

Board of Commissioners proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Awareness Day

Board of Commissioners proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Awareness Day

Oct 4, 2021

Summary: The Bowling Green City Commission and the Warren County fiscal Court proclaimed today TEN-4 Awareness Day. Research from pediatricians has led to a rule called TEN-4 Bruising Rule that says that any bruising before a child is cruising are significant red flags for child abuse.

Main Avenue to close temporarily for sidewalk project

Main Avenue to close temporarily for sidewalk project

Oct 1, 2021

Summary: Beginning Monday, city road crews will close Main Avenue between State Street and Chestnut Street from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. every day through Friday for construction work.

Work in BG Campaign Kicks off today

Work in BG Campaign Kicks off today

Sep 28, 2021

Summary: Work in BG, a targeted media campaign aimed at incentivizing the City's New American labor force to apply for local job opportunities kicked off today.

Pumpkin Trail 2021 @ Preston Miller Park

Pumpkin Trail 2021 @ Preston Miller Park

Sep 21, 2021

Summary: The Bowling Green community is invited to the 2nd Annual Bowling Green Pumpkin Trail at Preston Miller Park. Visit the park, walk the trail and view all the painted pumpkins. It's a fun, safe and festive way to celebrate the fall season!

2021 Veterans Day Parade Entries

2021 Veterans Day Parade Entries

Sep 17, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green invites you to join us in supporting our community's veterans! This year's Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 6 at 10 am. Online registration is available until October 22.

Financial Awards

Financial Awards

Sep 7, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green was presented with two awards by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for financial reports from FY2020.

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

Aug 30, 2021

Summary: Mark your calendars! BGPD hiring process begins August 30, 2021. For more information on the process, details on the timeline, or physical fitness testing, please visit https://www.bgky.org/hr/jobs.

All Inclusive "Pedal to the Medal" Bike Social Set for Thursday, Aug. 19

All Inclusive "Pedal to the Medal" Bike Social Set for Thursday, Aug. 19

Aug 18, 2021

Summary: Everyone is invited to join us at Preston Miller Park from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to "ride like the wind" and enjoy our beautiful city together! Open to individuals with and without disabilities, as well as their families and support systems.

City of BG Online Auction now available

City of BG Online Auction now available

Aug 16, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, 8/16/21 and closing on Monday, 8/23/21. The general public is encouraged to participate. To access Bowling Green’s auction, simply search for Bowling Green, KY.

Fire Chief Appointment

Fire Chief Appointment

Aug 3, 2021

Summary: City of Bowling Green Board of Commissioners Appoints new Fire Chief- Battalion Chief Justin Brooks of the Bowling Green Fire Department

North Lee Drive Sidewalk Construction

North Lee Drive Sidewalk Construction

Jul 30, 2021

Summary: Sidewalk construction has begun on North Lee Drive from Trent Way to Old Barren River Road as part of the FY21 Sidewalk Construction project. Once completed, North Lee Drive will have sidewalk the entire length.

Special Work Session

Special Work Session

Jul 6, 2021

Summary: Citizens feedback/input regarding the special Board of Commissioners work session on homelessness may be submitted via email to the Office of the City Clerk at CityClerk@bgky.org on or before 7/13.

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

Jul 6, 2021

Summary: Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners 7/6/21 4:30 pm Agenda @ https://www.bgky.org/files/bqgbMDs0.pdf Watch live on channel 4 or @ https://www.bgky.org/videos, replay @ www.bgky.org/city-commission.

ICAC to host “meet & greet” with City’s Elected Officials

ICAC to host “meet & greet” with City’s Elected Officials

Jun 23, 2021

Summary: The City’s International Communities Advisory Council (ICAC) will host a “meet & greet” opportunity with the City of Bowling Green Elected Officials during a luncheon on Thursday, June 24 at 12pm in the Neighborhood and Community Services Department located at 707 East Main Avenue.

New Lights Installed on Ken Bale Blvd

New Lights Installed on Ken Bale Blvd

Jun 15, 2021

Summary: The new traffic lights at Ken Bale Blvd. and Nell O'Bryan Ct. will go live on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in the late morning. Contractors are finishing work on striping stop bars, arrows and pedestrian crosswalks today. Please use caution in this area.

Fairview Cemetery Paving

Fairview Cemetery Paving

May 21, 2021

Summary: The ongoing paving project at Fairview Cemetery #2 is nearing completion . The access road next to the Cemetery Administration Building and several off-shoots from that road are being paved. Paving will take place Friday, May 21 with intermittent road closures.

Intersection Closure

Intersection Closure

May 13, 2021

Summary: Effective immediately, the intersection of E 13th Ave and Kenton St will be closed for ~3 weeks to complete storm sewer installation. The alley on Kenton that connects to Greenwood Alley will also be closed. Detour signs are in place to route motorist around these areas.

Net Profit Return Filing Extension

Net Profit Return Filing Extension

May 6, 2021

Summary: To align with the Federal guidelines, the City of BG is extending the 2020 Net Profit Return filing deadline to May 17, 2021 for City Net Profit Returns w/a due date of 4/15/21. Late fees on returns with these due dates will be waived until 5/17/21.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

May 6, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, May 10, 2021 and closing on Monday, May 17, 2021.

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

May 1, 2021

Summary: REGULAR MEETING of the BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 5/4/21 4:30 pm Agenda @ https://www.bgky.org/files/RQNjy3Tz.pdf Watch live on channel 4 or @ https://www.bgky.org/videos, replay @ www.bgky.org/city-commission. Attendance limited to Elected Officials, permitted staff, 20 guests & media. Masks required.

Jennings Creek Greenway Open House

Jennings Creek Greenway Open House

Apr 30, 2021

Summary: The City-County Planning Commission and the City of Bowling Green will host an Open House for the Jennings Creek Greenway on Saturday, May 1st from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Jennings Creek Elementary.

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