News from BG: February 15, 2017

Upcoming Public Meetings:

  • Tree Commission is scheduled to meet February 21 at 4:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.
  • Bicycle Safety Commission is schedule to meet February 21 at 6:00 pm in the Conference Room on the 3rd floor of the City Administrative Services Building, 304 N. Church St.
  • City Council is scheduled to meet February 21 at 7:00 pm in Council Chamber.

President’s Day

In observation of the President’s Day holiday, the City Administrative Services Building will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017.  As a result, refuse and recycling collection will be delayed one day the entire week.  Regular Monday collection will occur on Tuesday, regular Tuesday collection will occur on Wednesday, and so on.

Questions about the delayed refuse and recycling collection may be directed to the Public Works Department at 419-354-6227.

Community Action Plan – Community Meeting #3

Following the 3rd community meeting regarding the Community Action Plan (CAP), the City thanks all those who attended the open house on February 7.  Public engagement and input is vital to the planning process.  For those unable to attend, your feedback is still welcome!

Visit the CAP project page on the City’s website to view all of the materials presented along with a comment form.  The comment posted can either be submitted electronically or printed and mailed to the Planning Department.  Display boards are also available on the 2nd floor of the City Administrative Services Building, 304 N. Church St.

Questions about the CAP may be directed to the Planning Department, 419-354-6218.

Brown Bag Music Series

The Brown Bag Music Series continues this Friday, February 17 from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave.  The public is invited to bring their lunch and enjoy a musical performance by students and faculty from the College of Musical Arts in a comfortable and warm setting!  Drinks and dessert will be available for purchase.

This week’s performance will be a Celebration of Black History Month.  Come and enjoy the performance!  More information may be found on the Parks webpage (by clicking “Our Programs” at the top of the page), or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 419-354-6223.

Conneaut Waterline Update

The waterline replacement project along Conneaut Avenue has progressed up to the vicinity of Lafayette Boulevard.  Beginning on Thursday, February 16, Conneaut Ave., from Wintergarden to Beech, will be closed to through traffic from the hours of 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  This weekly closure will occur throughout this area of the project till mid-March.  Access to Conneaut Ave. for residents within the project area will be maintained throughout.

Questions about this may be directed to the Water Distribution/Waste Water Collection Division at 419-354-6277.