Announcements

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

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.

Go for Greatness @ Parker Bennett Community Center

Go for Greatness @ Parker Bennett Community Center

Sep 15, 2021

Summary: Parker Bennett Community Center is hosting their kick-off for Go for Greatness, October 2 at 10 am. The program is for young men 8-13 years old looking for a chance to enhance leadership and communication skills. For more information or to register contact Jeffrey Jordan at 270-393-3310.

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.

2021 Youth Basketball Registration

2021 Youth Basketball Registration

Aug 9, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org for Youth Basketball for boys and girls. Divisions offered are first grade through high school. If you need more information, contact 270-393-3624 or 270-393-3573.

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.

Fall Tennis Camp Registration

Fall Tennis Camp Registration

Jul 28, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for Fall Tennis Camp online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org. Session dates are available for adults and youth during August, September and October. For more information contact 270-393-3624.

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.

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.

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