News from BG: January 11, 2017

Upcoming Public Meetings:

  • Tree Commission is scheduled to meet on January 17 at 4:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.
  • Bicycle Safety Commission is scheduled to meet on January 17 at 6:00 pm in the 3rd floor conference room of the City Administrative Services Building, 304 N. Church St.
  • City Council is scheduled to meet on January 17 at 7:00 pm in Council Chamber.

Refuse/Recycling Collection Delayed – Week of January 16

City offices will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  As a result, all refuse and recycling collection will be delayed one day.  Regular collection Monday will occur on Tuesday, regular Tuesday collection will occur on Wednesday, and so on.

Questions about this schedule may be directed to the Public Works Division at 419-354-6227.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute

On Friday, January 13 at 1:30 pm, a tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held at the Wood County District Public Library, 251 North Main Street.

The tribute is sponsored by the City of Bowling Green Human Relations Commission and will feature keynote speaker Arto Woodley who is a Scholar-in-Residence at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College.  Dr. Woodley’s presentation is titled – “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community”.  Musical selections will be performed by the BGHS Madrigals along with Sheila, Angelo, and Carla Brown, Beautiful Sunset.

Also at the event, the Human Relations Commission will present the annual Drum Major for Peace Award, named in honor of Dr. King.

BBB News Alert! – Defective Games, Puppy Mills and Other Alerts

Dick Epstein from the Better Business Bureau has recently issued another helpful news alert.  This particular issue covers items such as defective games, snow removal information, puppy mill scams, and more.

Check out the latest BBB News Alert! on the City’s website.