News from BG: October 18, 2017

Upcoming Public Meetings:

  • Board of Public Utilities is scheduled to meet October 23 at 5:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.
  • Parks and Recreation Board is scheduled to meet October 24 at 7:00 pm in the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave.

Fire Division Open House – October 21

The Fire Station at 1060 Pearl Street will be open to the public on Saturday, October 21, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.  There will be a fire extinguisher demonstration at 11:00 am and an auto extraction demonstration using the Jaws of Life at noon.  The public is also invited to operate a fire hose, sit in the fire trucks and ambulances, tour the station, and much more!

Trick or Treat – October 31

“Trick or Treat” night will be held on October 31 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in Bowling Green.  Citizens handing out treats should indicate participation by turning on porch lights.

Those driving during the evening of October 31 are asked to drive slowly and with caution, being mindful of the large number of pedestrians that evening.

Construction Update:

  • Church/Grove/Evers Paving: The contractor is nearing completion of the removal and installation of curbs and driveway entrances along S. Church St. Beginning next week, October 23, the contractor will be working on the drive approach at the Police Division.  This work is anticipated to last through the week and will affect the turn lane in front of the Police Station on South Church onto Wooster.  The contractor will continue curb and driveway entrance removal on W. Evers and N. Grove St, which is anticipated to last through the end of October.  Once all curb and driveway entrance replacement is complete, the contractor will begin installing the surface course of asphalt on S. Church, N. Grove, and W. Evers.
  • Wolfly Sewer Project: The contractor has been delayed on another project, which is causing a delayed start on the Wolfly Sewer Improvement project.  Materials are tentatively scheduled to arrive on Friday, October 20 with construction tentatively scheduled to begin Monday, October 23.

The schedule associated with each project is dependent upon weather and progress of work.  Call the Engineering Division with questions – 419-354-6227.