The Fair Housing Act was signed into law on April 11, 1968, one week after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability and familial status. April is National Fair Housing Month, and the City of … Continue reading April is National Fair Housing Month!
Upcoming Public Meetings: Human Relations Commission will meet April 1 at 8:00 am in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. City Council Committee of the Whole will meet on April 4 at 6:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Parks & Recreation levy request. … Continue reading News from BG: March 30, 2016
Upcoming Public Meetings: Revolving Loan Fund will meet March 24 at 8:45 am in the Bowling Green Community Development Foundation Office, Four Corners Center, 130 S. Main St. City-University Relations Commission will meet March 29 at 7:00 pm in Room 309, Bowen-Thompson Student Union located on the campus of Bowling Green State University. Human Relations … Continue reading News from BG: March 23, 2016
The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking input from citizens as they prepare the 5-year Master Plan. Five focus group meetings have been scheduled – each focusing on different issues. The first of these will be on April 6 beginning at 7:00 pm at the Community Center, 1245 W. Newton Rd. The focus of this … Continue reading Parks & Rec. 5-year Master Plan
Upcoming Public Meetings: Revolving Loan Fund Committee will meet March 17 at 3:00 pm in the Bowling Green Community Development Foundation Office, Four Corners Center, 130 S. Main St. City Council Finance Committee will meet on March 21 at 4:30 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. City Council will receive the 5-year housing … Continue reading News from BG: March 16, 2016
The Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Bowling Green a 2015 Tree City USA in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The City also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and higher level of tree care. Bowling Green achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting … Continue reading Bowling Green named Tree City USA and Growth Award Winner
Upcoming Public Meetings: Board of Public Utilities will meet March 14 at 5:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. Tree Commission will meet March 15 at 4:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. Bicycle Safety Commission will meet March 15 at 6:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. BG … Continue reading News from BG: March 9, 2016
Upcoming Public Meetings: Human Relations Commission will meet March 4 at 8:00 am in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. Taxicab Board of Review will meet March 4 at 1:30 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St. City Council will meet March 7 at 6:00 pm to discuss Complete Streets. Council will have its regularly … Continue reading News from BG: March 3, 2016
The City of Bowling Green and the Wood County Health District have created an informational brochure to help educate and inform residents about the Zika Virus. The Health District website has additional information posted to help answer questions about this issue.
The B.G. Transit is Bowling Green’s public transportation system, providing service to the general public throughout the entire city limits. B.G. Transit provides an added transportation option to and from local destinations such as the grocery store, university classes or medical appointments. The B.G. Transit’s curb-to-curb service is convenient and can save passengers from extra … Continue reading BG Transit, A Great Alternative!