The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
City officials cut ribbon on Fountain Row entertainment destination center
Jul 15, 2022
Summary: Bowling Green is the 13th city in Kentucky to launch an entertainment destination center since the State of Kentucky adopted legislation in 2016 allowing municipalities to create them.
Downtown BGKY Merchant & Stakeholder Meet Up Recap - July 2022
Jul 14, 2022
Summary: Downtown BGKY staff hosted the return of a Merchant & Stakeholder Meet Up on July 13. These will now occur every second Wednesday of the month, 3-4pm, at rotating downtown venues. Minutes from the July 13 meeting are here.
City hosts “Meet & Greet” for new Afghan Community Navigator
Jul 14, 2022
Summary: The International Communities Liaison Division in the Neighborhood and Community Services Department hosted a “Meet & Greet” for their newly hired Afghan Community Navigator on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
Fountain Row entertainment destination center officially launches July 15
Jul 13, 2022
Summary: Launched by the City on July 15, Fountain Row is the name of the Entertainment Destination Center in Downtown BGKY. In Kentucky, a City may hold an “Entertainment Destination Center” license allowing carrying of alcohol in public spaces in approved cups within set boundaries and times.
Downtown BGKY E-News - July 11, 2022
Jul 13, 2022
Summary: Downtown BGKY released its most recent e-newsletter this week, hitting subscriber inboxes on July 11. Topics included Fountain Row launch, the return of Merchant & Stakeholder Meet Ups, a new food truck explainer infographic, new Downtown businesses, and a save the date for June 5-11, 2023.
Flexible Neighborhood Grants to Focus on Targeted Neighborhoods, Including Those Damaged by Tornadoes
Jul 11, 2022
Summary: The City of Bowling Green's neighborhood grant program will focus more than $70K for projects benefitting tornado-damaged neighborhoods or located in the BG Reinvestment Area. Applications are considered on a first come, first serve basis with no deadline to apply.
City issues temporary burn ban
Jun 28, 2022
Summary: With weather permitting, we hope to have the burn ban lifted in time for July 4th celebrations. Once sufficient rainfall creates a safe environment, the ban will be lifted.
City celebrates new American citizens
Jun 17, 2022
Summary: The city honored new Americans Thursday night at the Sloan Convention Center. People who immigrated here from all over the world attended the celebration
Roadwork to begin on Rockingham/Westen roundabout
Jun 3, 2022
Summary: The roadwork will result in the closures of portions of Rockingham Avenue and Westen Street. Rockingham Avenue will be closed near the intersection. Westen Street will be closed from Patrick Way to Rockingham Avenue.
Reception for New U.S. Citizens on June 16
May 24, 2022
Summary: The City of Bowling Green is hosting a reception to recognize individuals who have become naturalized United States Citizens since September 2019. The annual Reception for New Americans will take place on Thursday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, KY.
Two City employees recognized at Saturday's Women of Achievement Awards
Apr 27, 2022
Summary: Two City employees were among those recognized at Saturday’s Women of Achievement Awards presented by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission (HRC). Bowling Green Mayor Todd Alcott was on hand to greet attendees at the event.
Bowling Green City Clerk named Clerk of the Year
Apr 25, 2022
Summary: The Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association named Bowling Green City Clerk Ashley Jackson as the 2022 Clerk of the Year. Jackson began working for Bowling Green in 2006 as Assistant City Clerk. She was promoted to City Clerk in 2018.
#BGGovToGo Returns With Community Block Party Downtown
Apr 21, 2022
Summary: The #BGGovToGo season kicks off tomorrow night, April 21 with ""The Neighbors" Community Block Party under the SOKY Marketplace Pavilion and along "Hot Rod Alley" from 3 to 7 p.m.
NEW Downtown BGKY resources now available online
Apr 20, 2022
Summary: Downtown BGKY officially released two new free resources today: a Downtown BGKY public parking map and Fountain Square Shop & Dine guide.
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