Leaf Pick-Up Final Pass Begins December 6

The Public Works Division has announced that the final city-wide pass for leaf pick-up will begin on December 6. The final pass will begin in Ward 1 and progress by ward.  Once crews finish a street, they will not be back. Questions regarding this work may be directed to Public Work Division at 419-354-6227.

Conneaut Ave partial closure

The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Division has announced that a partial closure of Conneaut Avenue, from Wintergarden to Lafayette, is required as part of the ongoing waterline replacement project. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7:00 am on December 7 and will remain in effect until December 13.  This portion of Conneaut will … Continue reading Conneaut Ave partial closure

Recycling Plastics – Helpful Tips

A common misconception is that if a package says “recyclable” or contains the “chasing arrows” recycling logo that it is recyclable everywhere.  The number stamped on the bottom of the packaging designates what type of plastic was used to manufacture it.  For example, most plastic beverage bottles are stamped with the number one, representing PET … Continue reading Recycling Plastics – Helpful Tips

News from BG: November 30, 2016

Upcoming Public Meetings: Human Relations Commission is scheduled to meet December 2 at 8:00 am in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. City Council Committee-of-the-Whole is scheduled to meet December 5 at 6:00 pm in Council Chamber.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss complete streets.  City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting is scheduled to … Continue reading News from BG: November 30, 2016

First year of Bowling Green’s Five-year CDBG Program Successful

August 31 of this year marked the close of Bowling Green’s FY 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program year. FY 2015 was the first year of the City’s CDBG’s five-year planning period (the City’s CDBG Five-year Consolidated Plan was finalized in July 2015). In accordance with Title 24 Code of Federal Regulations (24 CFR) … Continue reading First year of Bowling Green’s Five-year CDBG Program Successful

News from BG: November 25, 2016

Upcoming Public Meetings: Board of Public Utilities is scheduled to meet November 28 at 5:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. Human Relations Commission is scheduled to meet December 2 at 8:00 am in Council Chamber. BG Utilities Scholarship Opportunities Applications are now being accepted by the Director of Utilities Office for two … Continue reading News from BG: November 25, 2016

Bowling Green Police Division CALEA Accreditation Confirmed

The Bowling Green Police Division’s CALEA Accreditation has been officially confirmed.  In a letter addressed to Chief Hetrick, the CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies) Chairperson, Richard Myers, and Executive Director, W. Craig Hartley, Jr., informed him that the accreditation will become effective on November 20, and will remain in effect for four … Continue reading Bowling Green Police Division CALEA Accreditation Confirmed

Ohio Awards Certification To The BG Police Division

OHIO AWARDS CERTIFICATION TO THE BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR ADOPTING STANDARDS COLUMBUS – The Bowling Green Police Department (Wood County) has adopted and implemented state standards established by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board as part of the state’s efforts to strengthen community and police relations. The agency joins nearly 120 other agencies who have become … Continue reading Ohio Awards Certification To The BG Police Division

Scholarships Available To Local Seniors Through Bowling Green Utilities

Applications are now being accepted by the Director of Utilities Office for two $2,500 one-time scholarships to be awarded by American Municipal Power, Inc.  Applications and related information about the scholarship program may be obtained from the Director of Utilities Office.   Bowling Green High School and Otsego High School graduating seniors may also pick up … Continue reading Scholarships Available To Local Seniors Through Bowling Green Utilities

Public Transit System Provides the Community with an Added Transportation Resource

This weekend’s Community Tree Lighting ceremony officially kicks off Bowling Green’s holiday shopping season. Avoid traffic, the need to park your vehicle and possibly snowy, ice-covered roadways by using the B.G. Transit, Bowling Green’s public transportation system, while you shop locally this year. The transit is available for everyone’s use and operates all throughout the … Continue reading Public Transit System Provides the Community with an Added Transportation Resource