Friday, April 19, 2019
The west side of the 200 block of South Main Street. The City of Goshen took ownership of Madison Street and Main Street, between Madison and Pike streets on Friday, April 19, as the designation of US 33 moved to the new overpass. Changes will not be immediately noticeable, but plans to modify Main... more
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Street Department is located at 475 Steury Avenue In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s Beautify Goshen Week, the Goshen Street Department will be making additional disposal services available to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is offered... more
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Walsh & Kelly is scheduled to install permanent striping inside the westbound lane of Third Street between Main Street and Jefferson Street the week of April 15. This work is being done in advance of transferring Third Street to the Indiana Department of Transportation. more
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.
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
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.