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SEPTEMBER STORMWATER TOOLBOX NEWSLETTER

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Stormwater is the only growing source of water pollution in our nation and adding illicit discharges to the mix just doesn’t help. A big thank you to City staff and departments for helping prevents, identify and at times clean up a handful of illicit discharges over the past month. Remember,... more

COMMUNITY SURVEY

Thursday, September 19, 2019

The following is a press release from the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership: The South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership, in collaboration with numerous community organizations, is launching a Brand Development Project for the region. The goal of this project is to develop a brand and marketing... more

INTERSECTION CLOSURE: JACKSON AND 9TH STREETS

Thursday, September 19, 2019

The City will close the intersection of Jackson and 9th Street beginning Friday, Sept. 20 around noon, to install a table top intersection. This is where the trail crosses from one side to the other and the table top intersection will make this crossing more visible to the traveling public. The... more

Upcoming Events All »

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, September 23, 2019, 7:00pm

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 4:00pm

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 30, 2019, 2:00pm

About

Nestled in the heart of Elkhart County, Goshen, Indiana is home to over 30,000 residents. Settled in 1831, it is the county seat.

The City prides itself on community service with many active service clubs and nonprofit organizations giving back on a daily basis. There are 33 religious denominations with 64 local churches.

Goshen has one of the most vibrant downtown's in the State!

The revitalization of the downtown contributes to the City's overall appeal to residents, visitors, business, industry and entrepreneurs.  In addition, Goshen’s business development philosophy is progressive and responsive with the City's Community Development Department focusing on the re-purposing of past industrial sites for future development. Goshen is an innovator in the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) directing tax dollars to neighborhoods needing assistance.

Seniors enjoy retiring in Goshen, home to Greencroft, which is the largest private senior care facility in Indiana. The 165-acre campus offers seniors a wide choice of housing options and activities.

With both public and private schools available, Goshen is among the top 10% of Indiana schools for National Merit Scholars. The City is home to the county's only four-year institution, Goshen College.

Goshen is home to IU Health Goshen Hospital and IU Health Center for Cancer Care.  Each of these medical care providers have won multiple state and national awards for patient and employee satisfaction.  In 2010, Dr. Douglas Schwartzendruber, Director of the Center for Cancer Care,  was named one of Time magazines top 100 people for his research of a melanoma vaccine.

 We are proud of our community...can you tell?