Governing Body: Goshen Economic Improvement District Board
Date of Meeting: December 5, 2019
Time of Meeting: 7:30 a.m.
Place of Meeting: Goshen City Annex Building Conference Room
204 East Jefferson Street, Goshen, Indiana
Pursuant to the provisions of the Open Door Law and Indiana Code 5-14-1.5-5,... more
The following boards and commissions seats will be vacated January 1, 2020. The Goshen City Council will make appointments for all the positions listed.
Redevelopment Commission: Two (2) openings, each for one (1) year. To read about the Redevelopment Commission and some of the projects they've... more
Leaf pickup was paused this week after the city got close to two feet of snow Monday and early Tuesday. Piles of leaves got covered in snow and are now out of sight. Between Monday, Nov. 18, and Thanksgiving Day, the Street Department will continue collecting leaves, working extra hours to collect... more
Note: This article has been changed to reflect the accurate time for the Board of Works meeting November 12.
The Monday, November 11 Board of Works meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 12 at 2 p.m., due to the Veterans’ Day holiday. the meeting will be held at the city court building, 111 E. Jefferson St.
Join us in celebrating the grand opening of the 9th Street Corridor Bike and Pedestrian Trail Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 11 a.m., at Water Tower Park. Refreshments will be provided, and a brief ceremony with a project overview and acknowledgements will be held, followed by a community bike ride.
In case of inclement weather: The ceremony will be held at the Parks & Recreation offices, 524 E. Jackson St. on the same date and time. The bike ride will be canceled.
The Interurban Trolley, serving the City of Elkhart and the City of Goshen will provide free public transit rides on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019, to help residents reach several polling sites. The Interurban Trolley will operate during its normal hours; 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM, although the Interurban Trolley information office will be closed for the Election Day Holiday. Route information can be obtained by calling: (574) 674-8894 or at www.interurbantrolley.com.
In addition, free
rides will also be provided by Transpo, but only on the buses that operate on
the Yellow Line. Regular fares will be charged on all other Transpo routes.
Trolley Access Riders who have ADA cards may ride free to any destination on
Election Day, as a comparable service benefit.
polling locations are served by the Interurban Trolley:
St James AME Church, 122 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr, Elkhart (on Green/Red/Orange Line)
River of Life Community Church, 2626 Prairie St, Elkhart (on Green/Orange Line)
New Vision of Life Church, 400 W. Mishawaka Rd, Elkhart (on Green Line)
Calvary United Methodist Church, 2222 W Indiana Ave, Elkhart (on Green Line)
Tolson Center, 1320 Benham Ave, Elkhart (on Red Line)
North Side Gym, 300 Lawrence St, Elkhart (on Blue Line)
Osolo Township Fire Station, 24936 Buddy St., Elkhart, IN 46514 (on Blue Line)
FOP #52, 1003 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart, IN 46516 (on Orange Line)
Maple City Chapel, 2015 Lincolnway E, Goshen (on Red Line)
Greencroft Goshen Community Center, 1721 Greencroft Blvd, Goshen (on Red Line)
Dunlap Polling Locations
Elkhart County Public Services Bldg., 4230 Elkhart Rd, Goshen (on Red Line)
Some thoughts on water to consider as you read the October Stormwater Toolbox Newsletter:
– Water is a resource worth protecting. – What would it be like if we lost access to water for a day? – Only Rain Down the Drain! – Groundwater, the largest source of freshwater. – Happy Water New Year!
Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the Railroad crossing on Kercher Road between CR 31 & CR 33, due to a broken rail. They will close it around 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 and expect it to be reopened later that evening, unless delayed by the weather.
The second community conversation hosted by the Community Relations Commission and Goshen Community Schools will take place Thursday, October 24 at Schrock Pavilion in Shanklin Park, 411 W. Plymouth Ave.
The conversation is titled How Goshen Grows: Balancing Power and Raising up Leaders.
This conversation will address leadership and power in the Goshen community. Participants will have the opportunity to speak into successful balances of power and how that is created, as well as look at challenges to equalized power. How does one access power and how does the community grow capacity and leadership to provide opportunities for shared power?
Stormwater management staff reported a sanitary sewer overflow the afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 10. The overflow made its way to a storm sewer connecting to a ditch, which in turn connects with the Elkhart River.
The City asks residents to not kayak or perform other water activities on the Elkhart River from the Goshen Dam north beginning Thursday evening, Oct. 10, until Monday, Oct. 14. Please do not use the canoe launch at Rogers Park in this period of time. Water activities are safe to be performed on the Millrace Canal.