Announcements

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

Fireworks Safety Tips

Jun 9, 2021

Summary: Fireworks are an American tradition but there are many safety tips that need to be followed in order to use them safely. Please keep these tips in mind if you choose to purchase and discharge fireworks.

Learn to Swim Registration

Learn to Swim Registration

Jun 4, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation's Learn to Swim registration for June & July sessions is June 9-10 & June 30-July 1 from 4 pm-6 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants need to be dressed for a water skill evaluation. Need more info. call 270-393-3549.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Opening Day

Russell Sims Aquatic Center Opening Day

May 26, 2021

Summary: Russell Sims Aquatic Center opens for the 2021 season Sunday, May 30 with limited capacity. Operating Hours are Sunday-Friday, Noon-6 pm and Saturday, 11 am-6 pm. Hours are subject to change during the 2021 season.

Summer Tennis Camp Registration

Summer Tennis Camp Registration

May 21, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for Summer Tennis Camp online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. Session dates are in June and July for adults and youth. Space is limited. For more information contact 270-393-3624.

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.

We are Bowling Green Photo Contest

We are Bowling Green Photo Contest

Apr 30, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is inviting photographers of all ages to submit their best high resolution images in the Fifth Annual City of Bowling Green Photography Contest “We are Bowling Green – Pet Edition”!

Net Profit Returns: PPP Loans & COVID-19 Care Grants

Mar 24, 2021

Summary: Information in regards to PPP loans and COVID-19 Care Grants as they relate to the filing of the Net Profit Returns for the City of Bowling Green.

2020 Net Profit Return Filing Extension

Mar 23, 2021

Summary: To align with the Federal guidelines, the City of Bowling Green is extending the 2020 Net Profit Return filing deadline to May 17, 2021.

Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery

Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery

Mar 10, 2021

Summary: When we change our clocks to daylight savings time Sunday, March 14, that’s also a perfect time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

Feb. 19: Go bg Transit Resumes Limited Service

Feb. 19: Go bg Transit Resumes Limited Service

Feb 18, 2021

Summary: GO bg Transit will offer limited service from 8 am to 4 pm on Friday, Feb. 19, except Route 5 will be closed and Go Too Paratransit service will be in operation for scheduled trips by appointment only.

2021 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup

2021 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup

Feb 9, 2021

Summary: Fairview Cemetery Staff begins their Annual Cleanup March 1. Cleanup activity continues thru the mowing/mulching season. Any items in the way of grave maintenance along with worn, faded flowers and trinkets will be removed. For more information contact 270-393-3607.

Application Period for Small Business Grant Now CLOSED

Application Period for Small Business Grant Now CLOSED

Feb 3, 2021

Summary: As of close of business on Tuesday, Feb.2, the application period for the BGCARES Small Business Grant is now closed. No new applications will be processed.

2021 Board of Commissioner Swearing-In Ceremony

2021 Board of Commissioner Swearing-In Ceremony

Dec 14, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green 2021 Board of Commissioners will be sworn in on Thursday, December 17th, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Commission Chamber at City Hall.

City of BG to Assist BRDHD With COVID Outreach

City of BG to Assist BRDHD With COVID Outreach

Nov 25, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Code Enforcement Division will begin assisting the Barren River District Health Department immediately by monitoring restaurants and bars for compliance with the recently issued Governor’s Executive Order 2020-968.

Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony 2020

Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony 2020

Nov 11, 2020

Summary: BGKY Veterans Day 2020 Flag Raising Ceremony. Filmed at the Warren County Courthouse. Thank you to all who serve! https://vimeo.com/477725804/0a41da5856

Drive By Christmas Open House

Drive By Christmas Open House

Nov 10, 2020

Summary: Each year in December, City Hall opens its doors to the residents of Bowling Green and Warren County during our annual Christmas Open House. This year will look different than years past due to COVID-19, but we will still be celebrating.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Nov 5, 2020

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, November 9, 2020 and closing on Monday, November 16, 2020.

Drive Through Fall Festival

Drive Through Fall Festival

Oct 26, 2020

Summary: Fall is often a time of great weather, beautiful colors, clear skies and most importantly, gatherings with friends and families.

BG CARES Provides Relief to Small Businesses in Bowling Green

BG CARES Provides Relief to Small Businesses in Bowling Green

Oct 20, 2020

Summary: Small businesses located within the city limits of Bowling Green who have been impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for grants of $2500 if fewer than 26 employees or up to $5,000 for as many as 50 employees.

Pumpkin Trail 2020

Pumpkin Trail 2020

Oct 13, 2020

Summary: Fall 2020 may not look like every other year, but the City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is offering a fun new event at Preston Miller Park. Join the City for the first BGPR Pumpkin Trail!

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