All City offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The Board of Works meeting—regularly scheduled on Mondays, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 12 at 2 p.m.
Trash collection will NOT be affected by the holiday this week. See a map of Goshen's trash pickup... more
On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the water main was shut off on the 100 block of Riverside Boulevard, between W. Lincoln and W. Clinton streets, to replace a water valve; a boil order is being issued when water comes back on. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management requires the Water Utility office... more
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.
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!
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.
The 200 block of Carter Road will be closed from October 9 to October 31st to allow for drainage improvements.
Goshen’s stormwater management office is working with Kibby Excavating to improve the drainage swale on the 200 block of Carter Road. The contractor is planning to begin work on Wednesday, closing down the road to ensure the safety of the workers and residents.
Residents living along Carter Road will be able to come and go as there are two exits to S. Main Street (SR 15).
The South Bend-Elkhart Region Community Survey deadline has been extended to Oct. 9. This survey touches on aspects about living and working in the region, and will help the region in its Regional Branding Initiative Project.