Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The public is invited to attend Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman’s Holiday Open House Wednesday, December 19, 2–4 p.m., at his office, City Hall, 202 S. Fifth St. Guests are asked to remember the homeless among us this Christmas season; items will be collected to be distributed by local helping agencies.... more
Monday, December 3, 2018
NIPSCO is relocating the electric utilities at River Race Drive for the River Art Development, and is needing an extra two weeks to complete the project. The closure of River Race Drive from Jefferson Street north to the east/west alley has been extended until Friday, December 21. more
Monday, December 3, 2018
Kercher Road (CR 38) will be open to traffic today, but the speed limit has been changed temporarily for this winter. Construction for phase A1 of the Kercher Road project is nearing completion for the year. Due to delays, the contractor was not able to complete paving the final surface layer... 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.