City Council


Bowling Green City Council is the legislative branch of the City’s government.  The Council meets regularly on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7 pm in the Council Chamber located in the City Administrative Services Building at 304 North Church Street.  Public hearings are often scheduled in advance of the regular Council meeting.

The City Council has seven members.  Three members are elected on a City-wide basis (At-large) for four-year terms.  The other four members represent each of the City’s four wards and serve two-year terms.

The Council has seven designated committees: Finance and Way & Means; Transportation and Safety; Public Utilities; Planning, Zoning, and Economic Development; Parks, Recreation & Public Lands; Sustainability; and Community Improvement.  These committees do not have a regular meeting schedule but schedule meetings as necessary.  Current committee assignments are as follows:

Finance and Ways & Means Committee
Chair – Robinette
Members – Herald, Rowland

Transportation & Safety Committee
Chair – Herald
Members – Hollenbaugh, Dennis

Public Utilities Committee
Chair – Hollenbaugh
Members – Phipps, Robinette

Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Chair – Phipps
Members – Robinette, Zanfardino

Parks, Recreation & Public Lands Committee
Chair – Rowland
Members – Hollenbaugh, Zanfardino

Sustainability Committee
Chair – Dennis
Members – Phipps, Rowland

Community Improvement Committee
Chair – Zanfardino
Members – Herald, Dennis

Public Meetings – Live Stream and Recorded