Public Notices

ROAD CLOSURE: LOMBARDY DRIVE

Lombardy Drive will be closed to traffic between Caragana Drive and Kercher Road, from Friday, October 11, until the end of the day Tuesday, October 15. The area will be graded and the subgrade treatment completed as part of the Kercher Road project. An asphalt layer base will be installed during the closure.

ROAD CLOSURE: CARTER ROAD

The 200 block of Carter Road will be closed from October 9 to October 31st to allow for drainage improvements. Goshen’s stormwater management office is working with Kibby Excavating to improve the drainage swale on the 200 block of Carter Road. The contractor is planning to begin work on Wednesday, closing down the road to […]

COMMUNITY SURVEY–DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCT. 9

The South Bend-Elkhart Region Community Survey deadline has been extended to Oct. 9. This survey touches on aspects about living and working in the region, and will help the region in its Regional Branding Initiative Project. Click here to fill out the survey. The survey will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete – upon submission, […]

POSITION OPEN FOR LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Goshen Public Library’s board of trustees has an open position. The council will review applications and make an appointment to the board for a three year term. Read more about the board of trustees here. To apply to be a member of the board, click here. The Library’s Board of Trustees meets the third […]

NEW FULLY INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC

The City of Goshen’s first-ever fully inclusive playground at Hay Park, 1414 W. Plymouth Ave., is now open to the public. The City, donors and the community celebrated the opening of Kerry’s Kids Playground with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 3. With ramps and special-equipment features, every part of the playground is accessible to residents […]

CITY PURCHASES FIRST ELECTRIC VEHICLE

The City of Goshen has purchased its first electric vehicle in an effort to further test alternative fuel cars and their impact to the City’s budget and the environment. After careful research, the City’s Central Garage Department purchased a Tesla Model 3. The long-term plan is for the car to be shared among department heads […]

PARKING RESTRICTIONS: GARFIELD AVENUE

The east half of the block of Garfield Avenue between Main and 6th streets has restricted parking on the north side, following a recommendation from the Traffic Commission and approval from the Board of Works. The restriction only applies to the east half—from the alley to 6th Street.

TRUCK RESTRICTIONS: FRANKLIN STREET

Trucks over 40 feet in length are now prohibited from entering Franklin Street from Main to 9th Streets. “No truck” signs will be placed along the road to alert trucks of this restriction. As the 9th St Corridor project progresses, the City has gotten more requests and complaints about trucks in the area. As we […]

STRING LIGHT INSTALLATION: MAIN STREET

The string lights along Main Street were severely damaged by the hail back in June, prompting the Downtown Economic Improvement District and the City to replace the string lights on the downtown buildings. Some parking spaces along Main Street will be blocked for short periods of time between Monday, October 7 and Friday, October 11. […]

ELKHART COUNTY PLANNING AERIAL MOSQUITO SPRAY

The following press release was issued by the Elkhart County Health Department. For further inquiries about it, please contact the Health Department or County Commissioners. The Elkhart County Health Department and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) have been working together to monitor eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) activity in Elkhart County. So far in […]