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City officials discuss road improvements

Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:46 pm

Bowling Green’s general committee gathered Monday night for their regular monthly meeting. Among topics discussed was that of upcoming road improvements.

Chairman Kenda Flynn called the meeting to order at 5:32 p.m. All members were present as of roll call.

As the first order of business, the committee heard reports from Alliance, BICE, Parks and Recreation, BGPD, BGFD, and the City Administrator.

Alliance representative Bo Stinnett noted that the filter rehab project has begun and should be done in just over a week.

City Building Inspector/Code Enforcement (BICE)Mel Orf gave an update on the city’s vacant structures and progress on the renovations of a home on Main Cross. Chairman Flynn questioned a previously-had demolition grant. Orf explained the grant funds are not currently available, but that he would keep an eye out.

Parks and Recreation director Derick Beanland gave an update on recently held events and noted that the walking path lights and park fitness stations have been installed. He encouraged board members to check out both as they had the opportunity.

Police Chief Don Nacke answered questions regarding the department’s computers and upcoming Honor Flights. He also noted that the city park bike patrol began Monday.

Fire Chief Adam Mitolovich reported the month of April was more “eventful” than recent months and gave an update on several events in which the fire department had participated.

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