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NEW PARKS & RECREATION OFFICE TO OPEN MONDAY

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The new office will be located at 524 E. Jackson St. across from the Water Tower Park along S. Ninth Street. The Goshen Parks & Recreation Department offices will now be located at 524 E. Jackson St., across from the Water Tower Park as of Monday, February 25. Parking is available across... more

GOSHEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Goshen Economic Development Commission ("Commission") will hold a public hearing at 2:30 p.m. on March 12, 2019, in the City Court Room/ Council Chambers at the Goshen Police & Court Building, 111 East Jefferson Street, Goshen, Indiana, regarding the issuance and funding of its Taxable Economic... more

CRC SEEKING DIALOGUE FACILITATOR

Monday, February 18, 2019

The Community Relations Commission and Goshen Community Schools are looking for a dialogue facilitator who can help coordinate a series of meetings or events that bring diverse groups of people together to have conversations and share food. Read the full request for proposals here. Those interested... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, February 25, 2019, 7:00pm

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Cleanup and repairs

CLEANUP

The Goshen Street Department is helping residential property owners dispose of debris from the flood by picking up items that are left out on the curb in front of residential properties. Street Department workers will be making several rounds throughout the city in the next couple of weeks.

The Street Department will continue to place dump trailers in neighborhoods that were most affected by the flood.

Elkhart County Emergency Waste Management sponsors a Household Hazardous Waste Day, in which household hazardous waste may be dropped off at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility free of charge. The Household Hazardous Waste days are the first Saturday of every month. The next one is April 7. 

Acceptable materials include flammable liquids, motor oil, gasoline, pesticides, household cleaners, aerosol cans, medications, sharps and fluorescent bulbs. Materials should be in original labeled containers, is possible, and no containers larger than 40 pounds or five gallons will be accepted. The correctional facility is located near the intersection of CR 26 and CR 7. Please enter off CR 7.

MOLD REMOVAL

Molds are fungi that grow throughout the environment when moisture is present. Damp areas within homes and workplaces are prime areas where it grows. Exposure to high concentrations of mold and mold spores over time can be unhealthy. The following links contain information on how to safely remove mold:W

REPAIRS

The City is waiving all permit fees for those who have been affected by the flood. Building permits are required from those who are rebuilding or making repairs from flood damage. It’s important that you or your contractor get a permit to ensure safety.

Beware of post-disaster scams. If you want to check out a business, know whether it is licensed, or make sure it has a permit, please call the Goshen Building Department at 534.1811.

The Goshen Chamber of Commerce has offered to give suggestions regarding local contractors. Call the chamber at 533.2102.