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ELKHART, GOSHEN, NAPPANEE MAYORS SUPPORT NEW COUNTY HEALTH PROTOCOLS WITH ENFORCEMENT

Friday, December 4, 2020

The Mayors of Elkhart, Goshen and Nappanee will each bring a city ordinance to their councils that will support both the Elkhart County Commissioners’ Restated Ordinance 2020-38, and the Elkhart County Health Department’s new protocols to eliminate COVID-19 from our community. Mayor Jeremy Stutsman,... more

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Governing Body: Goshen Common CouncilDate and Time of Meeting: Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00 p.m.Place of Meeting: Virtual Webinar via Zoom Softwarehttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/87149766078Or Telephone:+1 301 715 8592 or+1 312 626 6799Webinar ID: 871 4976 6078 Pursuant to the provisions of the Open... more

LAST LEAF PICKUP BEGINS MONDAY DECEMBER 7

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The Goshen Street Department will make one last round of leaf collecting beginning Monday, December 7. Residents who miss this round can still take their leaves to the Environmental Center. Located at 20100 CR 19, the center accepts brush and leaves, loose or in bags, at no charge to Goshen... more

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Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, December 7, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live stream of this meeting, copy and paste the following link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89932389366

City Council Special Meeting

Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00pm

To view a stream of this meeting, copy and paste the following link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87149766078 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13017158592,,87149766078# or +13126266799,,87149766078# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: 871 4976 6078

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 3:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88473622441

City Court

Goshen City Court
Judge Richard L. Mehl was elected to the bench in November, 2019. His first term of office began January 1, 2020. 

IMPORTANT: In response to Elkhart County being designated a RED ZONE, Goshen City Court will not hold actual face-to-face hearings in the court until we can return to more normal operations. Read Judge Mehl's Emergency Order here. 

Goshen City Court has jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, city ordinances and traffic infractions.

The Ordinance Violations Bureau is administered by the City Court Clerk who serves as the Violations Clerk.  The Violations Clerk accepts written appearances, waivers of trial, admissions of violations, and payment of civil penalties for parking violations and other ordinance violations.   Ordinance 4411, Ordinance Violations Bureau can be viewed in its entirety at the following link: Ordinance Violations Bureau. The Schedule of Civil Penalties, as amended on January 1, 2009 per the listed ordinance, is as follows:

  • Parking Violations - First Offense - $150.00
  • Parking Violations - Second Offense within One Year - $200.00
  • Parking Violations - Third and Subseqent Offenses within One Year - $250.00
  • All other Ordinance Violations - First Offense - $175.00
  • All other Ordinance Violations - Second Offense within One Year - $225.00
  • All other Ordinance Violations - Third and Subsequent Offenses within One Year - $250.00

The City Court Clerk accepts cash, money orders or credit/debit cards (see details below):

Credit/Debit Card:
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR CASE NUMBER IN ORDER TO PAY BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD. This number is available by calling the court office, 574-533-9365, or by viewing your case online at mycase.in.gov. (Case numbers for Goshen City Court begin with 20H02)

  • If you pay at the Goshen City Court Office (111 E. Jefferson St.), or via the Internet, paygov.us, there is a 3% convenience fee with a minimum charge of $2.
  • If you pay over the phone (574-533-9365), there is a 4.95% convenience fee with a minimum charge of $2.50.

MAKE sure your payment is being made to GOSHEN CITY COURT when paying online or by phone. 

ALWAYS write down your CONFIRMATION NUMBER and call the Goshen City Court (574) 533-9365, with your payment information to ensure your account will be properly credited.

Goshen City Probation
Alison Gingerich, Chief Probation Officer
574-533-9998 or 574-534-4503
alisongingerich@goshencity.com
Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm., Monday through Thursday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm on Friday


City Court Clerk
Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm on Friday.

111 E. Jefferson St.
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-9365
Email: citycourt@goshencity.com