Friday, May 26, 2017
The City of Goshen Wastewater Treatment Plant has submitted, and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 5, 77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-3590, has reviewed the draft report entitled “Goshen Local Limits Re-evaluation” and concurs with the conclusion of the report which recommends... more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Goshen High School elected its new youth adviser during an election held Tuesday, May 23. Jason Barahona, who is now finishing his junior year, will be the youth adviser for the 2017-2018 school year. State law allows mayors to appoint a person younger than 18 years of age to serve as an adviser... more
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
NOTE: The Boil Water Advisory issued on May 23, 2017 has been cancelled. The order was for the area of: On New Street from Clinton to Pike streets. Samples have been taken; test results are satisfactory, it is no longer necessary to boil your water. Thank you for your patience and for water conservation... more
The City of Goshen's CDBG Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2017 has been prepared and is available for public review and comment beginning March 27, 2017. The Plan will be available for review at the Office of the Mayor, 202 S. 5th Street, Goshen; Goshen Public Library, 601 S. 5th Street, Goshen; and Goshen City Planning Department, 204 E. Jefferson, Suite 4, Goshen.
Proposed 2017 Action Plan
For program year 2017 the City of Goshen expects to receive an estimated allocation of $265,000 in CDBG funds, and will use an estimated $40,000 in prior year resources, for a total budget of $305,000.
The proposed use of CDBG funds for program year 2017 is as follows:
Comments may be submitted to Rhonda Yoder, Goshen City Planning, 204 E. Jefferson, Suite 4, Goshen, IN 46528; 574-537-3815, firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 30 days after March 27, 2017, and no later than April 25, 2017. A summary of comments and responses will be submitted to HUD.
The City will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2017 Annual Plan on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 7:00 PM during the City Council meeting in the City Council Chambers, at the Goshen Police and Courts Building, 111 E. Jefferson Street, Goshen. The Goshen Police and Courts Building is handicapped accessible. Non-English speaking persons and others needing special assistance to participate in the hearing process should contact the City as soon as possible.
The public hearing will include a review of the proposed 2017 Annual Plan, a review of the current 2016 program year, and opportunity for citizen comment.
The Planning Department manages Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds received by the City of Goshen from the federal government.
Funds are provided to help limited income homeowners maintain their properties, for infrastructure reconstruction, and for grants to public service agencies.
Each Annual Action Plan is prepared following the priority needs and specific objectives for community and neighborhood development in the City of Goshen for the CDBG Five-year Consolidated Plan (2015-2019):
1) Housing Opportunities
2) Access to Services
3) Neighborhood Revitalization
For any questions regarding the CDBG program, please contact Rhonda Yoder in the Planning Department at:
204 E. Jefferson St., Suite 4
Goshen, IN 46528