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RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURES

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Norfolk Southern will be closing the railroad crossings at N. Cottage Avenue and E. Monroe Street from Monday, Sept. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 7. Both crossings might not be closed at the same time, but Norfolk Southern has not specified exact dates or timeframes for when each crossing will be worked... more

ROAD CLOSURE: BLACKPORT DRIVE

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Blackport Drive will be closed for one day only Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, due to water main construction crossing the intersection of Blackport and Lincoln Avenue. Construction crews will keep the closure as short as possible. While Blackport is closed, through-traffic from Monroe Street needing... more

CITY OF GOSHEN WORKING WITH MACOG TO DESIGNATE NEW TROLLEY ROUTES

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The City of Goshen is working with the Michiana Area Council of Governments to expand public transit service within the community—and is inviting all Goshen residents to take a survey to help gather community input. MACOG will conduct a Goshen Transit Expansion Study to identify and study potential... more

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LAST brush pickup

Monday, September 28, 2020

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.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83445903169

Shade Tree Board

Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:00pm

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. 

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