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Arts Committee Award Grants 2017-2018 Arts Committee Award Grants 2017-2018
The City of Bowie Arts Committee was allocated $10,000 in the FY18 City Budget to award grants to groups or individuals that provide art experiences for Bowie residents.
Office Space Available at the Kenhill Center in Bowie Office Space Available at the Kenhill Center in Bowie
The Kenhill Center, formerly Bowie City Hall, has office space available for rent. The building is located at 2614 Kenhill Drive, Bowie, MD and is currently home to a number of City of Bowie government offices as well as organizations serving residents of the City.
Special Recall Election to be Held December 19, 2017 Special Recall Election to be Held December 19, 2017
City Manager Lott Recognized by International City/County Management Association City Manager Lott Recognized by International City/County Management Association
Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest
Police Investigate Graffiti Incident Police Investigate Graffiti Incident
Curbside Vacuum Leaf Collection Begins October 30th Curbside Vacuum Leaf Collection Begins October 30th
Police Search for Suspect in Sexual Assault Case Police Search for Suspect in Sexual Assault Case
Office Space Available At The Kenhill Center In Bowie Office Space Available At The Kenhill Center In Bowie
The Kenhill Center, formerly Bowie City Hall, has office space available for rent. The building is located at 2614 Kenhill Drive, Bowie, MD and is currently home to a number of City of Bowie government offices as well as organizations serving residents of the City.
Community Outreach Committee Awards 2017-2018 Grants Community Outreach Committee Awards 2017-2018 Grants
The Community Outreach Committee (COC) advises the City Council on matters pertaining to human needs and resources in the community. Each year the Committee awards grants to support programs related to their mission.
Press Release - New Water System Fee Press Release - New Water System Fee
New pipe restoration fee on water bill
City of Bowie Youth & Family Services Accepting Teen Mentoring Applications City of Bowie Youth & Family Services Accepting Teen Mentoring Applications
The City of Bowie Youth & Family Services Teen Mentoring Program is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2017 – 2018 school year.
City Council Affirms Support for Initiatives to Protect the Environment City Council Affirms Support for Initiatives to Protect the Environment
City Issues Statement on Death of Bowie State University Student Richard Collins City Issues Statement on Death of Bowie State University Student Richard Collins
The City Council offers condolences to the family and friends of Second Lieutenant Richard Collins, III and encourages those who wish to honor his young life to contribute to a fund that has been set up in his memory at Bowie State University.
Energy Efficiency Grants Available for Eligible Seniors Energy Efficiency Grants Available for Eligible Seniors
The Malcolm The Malcolm "Skip" Popp Award
Bowie Community Outreach Committee Selects Julee Fryberger and Christine Connally For the Malcolm “Skip” Popp Award
Bond Ratings Agencies Give Bowie Their Highest Rankings Bond Ratings Agencies Give Bowie Their Highest Rankings
Bowie's Arbor Day Celebration is April 29th Bowie's Arbor Day Celebration is April 29th
City Pilots Food Waste Collection in Three Neighborhoods City Pilots Food Waste Collection in Three Neighborhoods
Spring Hydrant Flushing Spring Hydrant Flushing
Hydrant flushing in neighborhoods served by City of Bowie Water Service begins April 3rd and runs through May 2nd.
Bowie Solar Co-op Selects Vendor for Group Bowie Solar Co-op Selects Vendor for Group
Temporary Intersection Closure in Northridge Neighborhood Temporary Intersection Closure in Northridge Neighborhood
City Named Certified Wildlife Habitat Community City Named Certified Wildlife Habitat Community
Bowie Names New City Manager Bowie Names New City Manager
The City Council announced today that it has selected Alfred D. Lott to serve as City Manager. He comes to the job with several years experience in government, both at the federal level and the municipal level. Prior to that he spent 22 years with the United States Army.
Bowie Receives Sustainable Maryland Certified Award and is 2016's Sustainability Champion Bowie Receives Sustainable Maryland Certified Award and is 2016's Sustainability Champion
The City of Bowie was one of 14 Maryland municipalities honored for sustainability efforts at the 2016 Maryland Municipal League Fall Conference. The Sustainable Maryland Certified Awards were presented by the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland, and they announced that Bowie is this year’s Sustainable Maryland “Sustainability Champion”, amassing an impressive 560 points in the Sustainable Maryland Certified program, more than any other community in 2016.
Bowie International Festival 2016 Bowie International Festival 2016
Experience the cultures of many countries as you travel around the world in one day at the Bowie International Festival on Saturday, October 1st, at Allen Pond Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Community Outreach Committee Grant Award 2016-2017 Community Outreach Committee Grant Award 2016-2017
The Community Outreach Committee (COC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016-2017 Program Grants.
City Issues Statement on Insurance for Water and Sewer Lines City Issues Statement on Insurance for Water and Sewer Lines
Senior Center Reopens August 15 Senior Center Reopens August 15
National Night Out Against Crime is August 2nd at Allen Pond National Night Out Against Crime is August 2nd at Allen Pond
City of Bowie offers prayers and condolences to Orlando victims and families City of Bowie offers prayers and condolences to Orlando victims and families
Senior Center Closing June 2016 Senior Center Closing June 2016
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Community Meeting on Mosquitoes and Mosquito Borne Illnesses Community Meeting on Mosquitoes and Mosquito Borne Illnesses
Heritage Day & Community Picnic May 15, 2016 Heritage Day & Community Picnic May 15, 2016
Bowie's annual Heritage Day celebration is Sunday, May 15th. There will also be a Community Picnic and Concert at Allen Pond that evening from 5 - 8 p.m.
Bowie Food Pantry Garden Bowie Food Pantry Garden
A garden operated on behalf of the Bowie Food Pantry raised an estimated $7000 of fresh vegetable produce over the last two years.
ImagineBowie Celebration ImagineBowie Celebration
City of Bowie holds celebratory event to showcase community input for sustainability plan.
Bowie Centennial Celebration Kicks Off on April 16, 2016 Bowie Centennial Celebration Kicks Off on April 16, 2016
City Council Seeks Help in Shaping Bowie's Future City Council Seeks Help in Shaping Bowie's Future
Community members are invited to offer input as City develops a strategic plan for the next 3-5 years.
Winners Selected for 2016 Martin Luther King Art Contest Winners Selected for 2016 Martin Luther King Art Contest
City Manager David Deutsch Announces Retirement City Manager David Deutsch Announces Retirement
Malcolm “Skip” Popp Award Malcolm “Skip” Popp Award
The Malcolm “Skip” Popp Award is offered by the City of Bowie for Scouts and/or Scout leaders who have performed “extraordinary and distinguished community service within Scout organizations in the City of Bowie.”
City's Martin Luther King Jr. Art Contest City's Martin Luther King Jr. Art Contest
Holiday House Decorating Contest Holiday House Decorating Contest
November 12, 2015 – Bowie, MD – The City of Bowie’s 33rd Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest registration has begun. Brighten up for the holidays by either entering your, or the house of a friend, or neighbor.
Should there be a Community Garden in the City of Bowie? Should there be a Community Garden in the City of Bowie?
Bowie residents are invited to offer their thoughts on the need for a community garden by completing an online survey on the City website (www.cityofbowie.org). The survey, which will be open from November 2 to December 7, 2015, is being conducted to determine the desire of City of Bowie residents to develop garden plots on public land in the City.
Media Advisory - Bowie City Election - November 3, 2015 Media Advisory - Bowie City Election - November 3, 2015
Election Day is Nov. 3, 2015. All City offices are up for election and every race is contested.
New Speed Camera Coming to Peachwalker Lane on Nov. 2, 2015 New Speed Camera Coming to Peachwalker Lane on Nov. 2, 2015
A new camera has been installed near C. Elizabeth Rieg Regional School on Peachwalker Drive
Curbside Leaf Collection Begins November 2 Curbside Leaf Collection Begins November 2
The City's annual curbside leaf collection runs from November 2 through December 17.
Firefighters will be Installing Smoke Alarms in Old Town Bowie Firefighters will be Installing Smoke Alarms in Old Town Bowie
A Fresh Look for Allen Pond Park A Fresh Look for Allen Pond Park
The City is about to embark on designing several significant improvements at Allen Pond Park. The first phase will include the addition of permanent restrooms, the replacement of the existing stage, an increase in paved parking spaces and the redesign of the amphitheater lawn area.
Deadline for Community Outreach Grants Extended until December 1, 2015 Deadline for Community Outreach Grants Extended until December 1, 2015
Grant money is still available for individuals or organizations with programs for the underserved social service needs of Bowie residents.
Some City of Bowie Telephone Numbers are Changing Some City of Bowie Telephone Numbers are Changing
Bowie Police Department and other City numbers that begin with 301-575-xxxx are changing to 240-544-xxxx on 10/21/2015
Community Outreach Grants Awarded Community Outreach Grants Awarded
Grants awarded to two organizations. Additional applications will be accepted until December 1, 2015.
Bowie Named One of Top 50 US Cities for Women Entrepreneurs Bowie Named One of Top 50 US Cities for Women Entrepreneurs
Possible Case of West Nile Virus in Bowie Possible Case of West Nile Virus in Bowie
National Night 2015 National Night 2015
Shooting in Old Town Bowie on June 16th Shooting in Old Town Bowie on June 16th
Cop for a Day Cop for a Day
Experience what it's like to be a Police Officer at this fundraising event for Special Olympics.
Community Shredding & Styrofoam Recycling Event - June 20th Community Shredding & Styrofoam Recycling Event - June 20th
Walk Wednesdays Walk Wednesdays
No City-Sponsored Fireworks This Fourth of July No City-Sponsored Fireworks This Fourth of July
Wildlife Habitat Tour June 13, 2015 Wildlife Habitat Tour June 13, 2015
Bowie's Memorial Parade is Saturday, May 23rd Bowie's Memorial Parade is Saturday, May 23rd
City Names James Morehouse Winner of 2015 Popp Scouting Award City Names James Morehouse Winner of 2015 Popp Scouting Award
Fitch Ratings Reaffirms AAA Bond Rating Fitch Ratings Reaffirms AAA Bond Rating
City Statement on Pipe Insurance City Statement on Pipe Insurance
Bowie Green Expo on 4/11/15 at Kenhill Center Bowie Green Expo on 4/11/15 at Kenhill Center
Bowie Earth Day Concert & Exhibit on 4/18/15 Bowie Earth Day Concert & Exhibit on 4/18/15
Fitch Ratings Again Gives Bowie a AAA Bond Rating Fitch Ratings Again Gives Bowie a AAA Bond Rating
Bowie Solar Co-op Selects Contractor Bowie Solar Co-op Selects Contractor
The City of Bowie’s Planning Office and Maryland Sun (a project of Community Power Network) have organized more than 50 Bowie neighbors to go solar together. After a competitive bidding process the group of homeowners has selected Maryland-based Sustainable Energy Systems to install systems for all of the participants. Organized with the help of the City of Bowie’s Planning Office, the collaboration is enabling participating homeowners to install solar panels on their homes at deeply discounted rates.
Pothole Reporting Pothole Reporting
Help local agencies stay on top of potholes by reporting them.
Use Water Wisely Workshop Use Water Wisely Workshop
Bowie’s Green Team is hosting a free
Arbor Day Arbor Day
Bowie celebrates Arbor Day on April 18, 2015 with a short ceremony at Acorn Hill Park
2015 Hydrant Flushing Schedule 2015 Hydrant Flushing Schedule
2015 flushing of hydrants on city water system begins April 6th and runs through May 5th.
Winners Selected in City's Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest Winners Selected in City's Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest
Bowie Adds Animal Holding Area at City Hall Bowie Adds Animal Holding Area at City Hall
Finalists Selected for City's Martin Luther King Art Contest Finalists Selected for City's Martin Luther King Art Contest
Council Selects Dufour Woolfley, Jr. to Council Vacancy Council Selects Dufour Woolfley, Jr. to Council Vacancy
Bowie Senior Chorale Needs Basses and Tenors Bowie Senior Chorale Needs Basses and Tenors
The Bowie Senior Chorale may have 100 members, but it could use a few more basses and tenors.
Media Advisory - Update to Interview Process for Council Vacancy Media Advisory - Update to Interview Process for Council Vacancy
Bowie Councilmember Isaac Trouth Selected to Fill Seat  on the Maryland Municipal League (MML) Boar Bowie Councilmember Isaac Trouth Selected to Fill Seat on the Maryland Municipal League (MML) Boar
Record Number of Individuals Apply for Council Vacancy Record Number of Individuals Apply for Council Vacancy
City Council will choose from among a large pool of applicants to fill vacancy.
Solar Co-op Begins in Bowie Solar Co-op Begins in Bowie
Senior Center Activities - January 2015 Senior Center Activities - January 2015
2014 Holiday Closings Information 2014 Holiday Closings Information
Bowie Adds Electric Car to its Vehicle Fleet Bowie Adds Electric Car to its Vehicle Fleet
The City of Bowie has purchased its first completely electric car for use by city employees.
Senior Center Earns National Accreditation Senior Center Earns National Accreditation
Bowie's Senior Center is only one of 200 centers across the nation to earn national accreditation.
City Council Vacancy City Council Vacancy
The City of Bowie is seeking applicants to fill the term of former Council member Todd Turner who was recently elected to serve on the Prince George’s County Council.
Electronics Recycling Event - December 6, 2014 Electronics Recycling Event - December 6, 2014
Three City Employees Honored for Their Actions Three City Employees Honored for Their Actions
Tree Lighting Ceremony 2014 Tree Lighting Ceremony 2014
Holiday House Decorating Contest Holiday House Decorating Contest
Each December, Bowie residents who deck their house and yard with boughs of holly or other holiday decorations are invited to compete in an annual competition.
Input Sought on Draft Climate Action Plan Input Sought on Draft Climate Action Plan
The City invites residents to read and comment on Bowie's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as outlined in the Draft Climate Action Plan.
Senior Center Activities - November 2014 Senior Center Activities - November 2014
Office Space Available at Kenhill Center for Local Groups (9/2014) Office Space Available at Kenhill Center for Local Groups (9/2014)
Nonprofit organizations based in Bowie or serving Bowie residents are eligible to lease office space at the Kenhill Center.
Energy Audit Program Begins September 8, 2014  (9/2014) Energy Audit Program Begins September 8, 2014 (9/2014)
Up to 100 residents are eligible to receive free home energy audits through a new program with the City of Bowie.
Senior Center October 2014 (9/2014) Senior Center October 2014 (9/2014)
Enjoy a variety of classes and programs at the Bowie Senior Center in October.
City Awards Community Outreach Grants to Three Organizations (8/2014) City Awards Community Outreach Grants to Three Organizations (8/2014)
City Offers Grants to Encourage Certified Wildlife Habitats (8/2014) City Offers Grants to Encourage Certified Wildlife Habitats (8/2014)
The City of Bowie wishes to increase the number of Certified Wildlife Habitats in Bowie. To encourage this, the City is offering grants to cover the cost of certification for residents, organizations and businesses.
2014 Fall Flush Schedule (8/2014) 2014 Fall Flush Schedule (8/2014)
The City of Bowie Public Works Department will begin the fire hydrant flushing and testing program in areas served by City water. The hydrant flushing will take place beginning August 25, 2014 and continue through October.
Bowie Police Host National Night Out Against Crime August 5th (7/2014) Bowie Police Host National Night Out Against Crime August 5th (7/2014)
National Night Out Against Crime is an annual event hosted by the Bowie Police Department at Allen Pond to promote crime prevention in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, with free food and drink, children's activities and more.
Bowie Police Host Large Training Exercise July 31st (7/2014) Bowie Police Host Large Training Exercise July 31st (7/2014)
BPD is partnering with Prince George's Police and Prince George's Fire/EMS to simulate an
Community Outreach Grant Deadline Approaching (7/2014) Community Outreach Grant Deadline Approaching (7/2014)
The deadline to apply for a Community Outreach Grant is July 28, 2014.
Habitats 101 Workshop (7/7/2014) Habitats 101 Workshop (7/7/2014)
This workshop will provide information about establishing habitats for wildlife in your garden and getting the habitat certified by the National Wildlife Federation
City Council Remembers Wayne Curry (7/3/2014) City Council Remembers Wayne Curry (7/3/2014)
City Council statement on the passing of former County Executive Wayne Curry
Fourth of July Celebration 2014 (6/26/2014) Fourth of July Celebration 2014 (6/26/2014)
Bowie's Fourth of July celebration features a concert by the Fabulous Hubcaps and fireworks
Bowie Police Announce Special Traffic Patterns for After Fireworks (6/26/2014) Bowie Police Announce Special Traffic Patterns for After Fireworks (6/26/2014)
To help those who attend the City of Bowie’s Fourth of July celebration at Baysox Stadium get home safely, the Bowie Police Department restrict turns on Crain Highway after fireworks.
Bowie Names New Director of Youth & Family Services (6/26/2014) Bowie Names New Director of Youth & Family Services (6/26/2014)
Bowie Selects Wendy Wilcox to Lead City's Youth Services Bureau
City Launches Updated Alerting System (6/24/2014) City Launches Updated Alerting System (6/24/2014)
Alert Bowie 2.0 replaces City's existing alerting system
Senior Center Activities - July 2014 (6/20/2014) Senior Center Activities - July 2014 (6/20/2014)
City Issues Statement on Insurance for Homeowners' Water and Sewer Lines (6/20/2014) City Issues Statement on Insurance for Homeowners' Water and Sewer Lines (6/20/2014)
City provides information about water and sewer lines on the City Water and Sewer System and explains homewowners' responsibilities to aid residents in making decisions about the need for water and sewer line insurance.
George Stephanos Selected to Head Up Public Works Department (6/2/2014) George Stephanos Selected to Head Up Public Works Department (6/2/2014)
George Stephanos, formerly of the US Coast Guard, has been hired to lead the City of Bowie's Public Works Department.
Reminders about Yard Waste Collection (6/2/2014) Reminders about Yard Waste Collection (6/2/2014)
Reminders for residents about the rules for yard waste pickup.
Vanetta Pledger Hired to Lead City IT Department (6/2/2014) Vanetta Pledger Hired to Lead City IT Department (6/2/2014)
Vanetta Pledger is new Director of Information Technology for the City of Bowie
Annual Hydrant Flushing Program Delayed Until Summer (4/16/2014) Annual Hydrant Flushing Program Delayed Until Summer (4/16/2014)
Annual Hydrant Flushing Program Delayed Until Summer
Arbor Day Release 2014 (4/1/2014) Arbor Day Release 2014 (4/1/2014)
Byron Matthews Promoted to Finance Director (2/3/2014) Byron Matthews Promoted to Finance Director (2/3/2014)
Byron Matthews Promoted to Director of City's Finance Department
Green Fire Movie Screening (2/3/2014) Green Fire Movie Screening (2/3/2014)
Symphony Screening (2/2/2014) Symphony Screening (2/2/2014)
Nominations Sought for Popp Award for Scouting (1/7/2014) Nominations Sought for Popp Award for Scouting (1/7/2014)