New bleachers at tractor pull give better angle for viewing
Fans will be seeing things from a new angle at the National Tractor Pulling Championships this year, thanks to new bleachers at the Wood County Fairgrounds.
BG City Park building plans call for patience
By JAN LARSON McLAUGHLIN
When Kristin Otley drove past City Park on Monday, she almost pulled in to chew out some people doing work in the park
Then it hit her, “Wait, that’s a survey truck,” she said.
“Poggemeyer started surveying City Park yesterday,” Otley, Bowling Green’s Park and Recreation Director, said Tuesday during a park board meeting.
Otley also announced that the city will be contracting with Schorr Architects for the new City Park building. Schorr specializes in historical-type structures and designed the new building last year.
That was the good news of the evening. The bad news is that the timeline has shifted for the project.
“There’s no way we’ll have everything designed” and ready to go by August, she said.
The original plans were to tear down the three buildings…
Poggemeyer Design founders congratulate firm on 50 years of success, service
To the Editor:
NatureWorks Grant Application Deadlines are Right Around The Corner!
GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 1, 2018
The NatureWorks Program can provide up to 75% grant funding on a reimbursable basis for acquisition, development, and rehabilitation of recreational areas.
Local governments, parks districts and joint park districts are eligible for the grant assistance. Funding is allocated by county for a two year period. Allocations for 2018-2019 have not yet been released.
Applicants must have proper control of the project site to be eligible for funding.
PDG has helped clients obtain nearly $670,000 from the ODNR Natureworks program for outdoor recreational facility improvements including restrooms, property acquisition, sports venues, parking lots, trails, drinking fountains and other eligible capital improvements.
BG council OKs zoning for residential facility
At its meeting Monday night, members of Bowling Green City Council approved a zoning request for property near the Bowling Green Community Center. That property is the proposed location for a combined new home for what is now Bowling Green Manor and its companion, Bowling Green Care Center.