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PROPOSED ORDINANCE ON SMOKING, VAPING

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Goshen City Council will be presented "Proposed Ordinance 4960, Restrictions on smoking and use of e-cigarettes, vaping," at their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 and will vote on it on FIRST READING. **Click here to read Proposed Ordinance 4960** The Council wants to hear from the... more

ROAD REOPENING: MADISON STREET

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Madison Street, between 10th and Monroe streets, is set to reopen today, Wednesday, August 15. Madison Street (formerly US 33) has been rebuilt and will be open to traffic that needs to drive through downtown. Thank you to all residents for your patience while this project is being completed. For... more

ROAD CLOSURE: DIERDORFF ROAD

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Today Tuesday, August 14, NIPSCO will close Dierdorff Road directly south of the round-about at Keystone Drive to work on a minor gas leak. They anticipate the road to be closed for one day, but may require closure on Wednesday if something larger than they anticipated is found. more

Upcoming Events All »

Plan Commission Meeting

Today, 4:00pm

City Council meeting

Today, 7:00pm

Summer brush pickup

Monday, August 27, 2018

During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.

Trash Collection

Beginning Feb. 1, 2018, Republic Services will stop collecting residential trash and Borden Waste-Away will become the city's new service provider. For information on what day trash is picked up in your area click here.

Borden made the announcement on a press release (click here to read), and mailed the announcement to all households within Goshen's city limits the last week of January. 

Here are some commonly asked questions answered. This page will be updated with questions we receive from residents. 

  • Will my trash pickup day change?

Borden will continue using the current trash collection schedule, meaning all days will remain the same.

  • Will there be a change in the time of pickup?

Borden will pick up trash beginning at 6:30 a.m. Residents are highly encouraged to set their trash out the night before their pickup date.

  • Whom do I call if my house was skipped?

Borden has a local customer service center that helps address questions, complaints and concerns. The customer service center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Their number is 574.293.5001.

  • I would like to order a new trash cart. How do I do that?

You may call Borden at 574.293.5001 to order your cart. Borden will be offering 96-gallon trash carts free of charge for residents who call to request a cart before April 30, 2018. If more than one cart is needed, Borden may be able to accommodate those requests.

  • I am interested in Borden’s curbside recycling service. How do I get the service?

Borden has been providing curbside cart-based recycling service to Goshen residents for a monthly fee. Borden is offering a discounted rate of $5 per month for residents who sign up for recycling by April 30, 2018. Those interested a having a no-charge trash cart(s) delivered, or signing up for private-pay recycling service, may call at 574.293.5001 between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday between 8 a.m. and noon. Borden’s website also has information about its various services, including recycling. Click here to go to Borden’s website.