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GALLERY: NEW PATROL OFFICERS SWORN IN

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Congratulations to the newest members of the Goshen Police Department, as well as the officers who received promotions during the Monday, June 11 Board of Works and Public Safety meeting. Patrol Officer Ronnie Yoder was promoted to the rank of Detective. Probationary Patrol Officers Andrew Keim, Drew... more

HELP REPORT GYPSY MOTH INFESTATION

Monday, June 11, 2018

The Goshen City Forester began tracking a Gypsy Moth infestation on Hackett Road the first week of June. Gypsy Moth eats many different plants, but it is fond of oak. This infestation has defoliated two large white oaks along Hackett Road. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) pays... more

CLOSURE ON EIGHTH STREET EXTENDED

Monday, June 11, 2018

On April 16, 2018, Eighth Street was closed between Lincoln Avenue and Washington Street to install a water line. The closure was to extend until May 7, 2018. Due to some complications, a segment of the pipe was removed and replaced. The additional work required Eighth Street to remain closed until... more

Report-A-Polluter

24 Hour Emergency Spill Contact — Call 911

For emergency spills that are large, hazardous, or may enter a waterway, contact Elkhart County Emergency Dispatch at 911. Emergency responders will determine whether the Elkhart County Health Department and/or the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) should be contacted.

Report-A-Polluter — City of Goshen

The City of Goshen Stormwater Department is responsible for identifying and eliminating illicit sources of pollution within our community. The Stormwater Department needs the help of each citizen to identify pollutant sources. Storm inlets, pipes, and ditches are meant to carry "clean" stormwater away from our roadways to permit safe passenger travel, but this infrastructure also provides an easy path for pollution to reach our valuable waterways. Discharging anything other than clean water on to the ground where it can enter a storm sewer or discharge directly into storm sewer poses an environmental concern and needs to be reported. Common sources of pollution to storm sewers include contaminated runoff from construction sites, concrete truck washouts, dumping of paint and other household wastes, draining used oil, grass clippings, and RV holding tank, or port-a-john releases. 

To report a stormwater pollution concern to the City of Goshen, please contact the Stormwater Department at 574-534-2201, click here, click on the Report an Issue button at the top of this page and fill out the Stormwater form, or email Jason Kauffman, stormwater coordinator for the City of Goshen.

Thank you very much for your help in keeping our community clean.