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ROAD UPDATE: 5 P.M. FRIDAY, FEB. 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

The following roads are still closed due to flooding: Denver Avenue between Lincoln Avenue and Pike Street Chicago Avenue between Lincoln Avenue and Pike Street All other roads that were closed due to flooding have been reopened to traffic. more

IMPORTANT

Friday, February 23, 2018

City Staff has been working non-stop not only to assess and manage the situation but also to ensure we do all we can to help bring State and Federal dollars to those who need them. Each property needs to contact the city so we can do a simple flood assessment. These assessments have to be done by... more

VOLUNTEERS

Friday, February 23, 2018

We are grateful for the outpouring from community members who immediately after the flood began calling the City asking how they can help. Maple City Chapel will be the central coordinator for volunteers. Whether you’re an individual, a family or an organization, please call Maple City Chapel at 533-0327. Maple... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 26, 2018, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meetings

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00am

Community Relations Commission

To contact the Community Relations Commission: 574-537-3839 x358 or email communityrelations@goshencity.com.


New: CRC Statement on CoreCivic's Immigration Detention Facility rezoning application
NUEVO: Declaración sobre la aplicación de CoreCivic de rezonificación para la Instalación de Detención de Inmigrantes

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Created in 2004 with the passage of Ordinance 4201, and amended in 2006 by Ordinance 4339 and again in 2009 by Ordinance 4526, the Goshen Community Relations Commission (CRC) is a group of 9 volunteer residents appointed by City Council and the Mayor to focus on the “people issues” of our town and to guide the work of a staff director.  We are mothers, fathers, business people, educators, immigrants and native born Americans who share the vision of a unified, thriving Goshen.

Learn more about the CRC:

In 2004, then Mayor Alan Kauffman and the City Council had the foresight to establish the CRC for the purpose of fostering a climate of positive community relations, non-discrimination and equal opportunity within and throughout all of Goshen. This purpose and mission has, is and will always guide the work of the CRC. With this in mind, during 2014 and 2015, ,the CRC engaged the community to identify the following vision which the CRC is pursuing and will continue to passionately pursue:

Goshen is a vibrant, dynamic community. Together we strive to:

  • Strengthen our social and economic resources
  • Promote vitality, safety, and wholeness
  • Engage, embrace, and celebrate our cultural commonalities and differences
  • Address challenges to our common good

During 2017, the CRC is considering the best approaches to pursuing this vision, and developing a plan to pursue this vision. We will provide regular updates on this work on the CRC Facebook page.

As a reminder to ourselves and the entire community, we have also named and claimed some basic principles which will allow us to move towards positive community relations. In the true spirit of being a community-focused organization, the CRC has embarked on a long-term process of inviting others to interact with, endorse and adopt these principles as their own.  The mechanism for accomplishing this goal is a Community Engagement Pledge which individuals, groups, and organizations will be, over time, invited to become signatories.  The CRC is pleased to announce that Concilio Hispano was the first group to take up this challenge and engaged in conversation around these principles with the CRC in February.  On May 7, 2011, Concilio Hispano signed on to this pledge in front of hundreds of people at the annual Diversity Day event.  Whether or not you become a signatory to this pledge, the CRC encourages you to embrace these principles and the aspiration of becoming a community of positive community relations. 

2012 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

NEW! 2016 Annual Report

Changing Demographics and Growing Diversity

CRC Intercultural Resource Project

 

 



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CRC Meeting Minutes


Find out about what you can do.

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Call the Indiana Civil Rights Commission @ (800) 628-2909.
Website: www.in.gov/icrc/

To contact the Community Relations Commission:
574-537-3839 x358 or email communityrelations@goshencity.com

Meeting & Events

MeetingMeeting DateMeeting TimeLocationAgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Community Relations Commission meeting1/9/20187:00 pmCity Hall Conference Room, 202 S. 5th St., Goshen, INDownload Agenda   
Community Relations Commission12/12/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, INDownload Agenda   
Community Relations Commission11/14/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, INDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission10/10/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission8/8/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission7/11/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, INDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission6/13/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, INDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission5/9/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, INDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission4/11/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, INDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission3/14/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission2/15/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission1/10/20177:00 pmCity Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission10/11/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission9/13/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th StreetDownload Agenda   
Community Relations Commission8/9/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission7/12/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission6/14/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission5/10/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission4/12/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission3/8/20167:00 pmGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission2/9/20167:00 amGoshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission meeting
Date & Time
1/9/2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall Conference Room, 202 S. 5th St., Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
12/12/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
11/14/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
10/10/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
8/8/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
7/11/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
6/13/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
5/9/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
4/11/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
3/14/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
2/15/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
1/10/2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
City Hall, 202 S. 5th St. Goshen, IN - 19:00:00
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
10/11/2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
9/13/2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
8/9/2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
7/12/2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
6/14/2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
 Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
5/10/2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
 Download Minutes  
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
4/12/2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
3/8/2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
2/9/2016 7:00am - 8:00pm
Location
Goshen City Hall - 202 S. 5th Street - 07:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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