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
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
The last brush pickup of the year will begin 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 first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush... more
Friday, September 18, 2020
Monitoring and Reporting Requirements not met for: Goshen Water Utility Out water system recently failed to collect the required source/well water samples for E. Coli following a total coliform-positive routine distribution system sample collected on August 17, 2020. Although this is not an emergency,... more
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.
Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00pm
To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83445903169
Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:00pm
The City of Goshen Environmental Resilience Department provides support and coordination to other City government departments. As Communities look for ways to improve resiliency and adapt to climate change, it is important to recognize that every community has different vulnerabilities and also opportunities. The Department works to identify areas of climate change vulnerability and develop climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies. The goal is to increase the City’s ability to respond and prepare for the risks the City may face as a result of the changing climate—increased heat and changes in precipitation amounts and patterns.
To become a more resilient city, the Environmental Resilience Department is working with all City Departments to develop the City’s first adoption of a Climate Action Plan for the Goshen City Government in 2020.
The Government Climate Action Plan will include:
The City of Goshen has set the goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035.
June 2020 - Excerpts of City of Goshen Employee Survey Relating to Climate Change
6/16/2020 Presentation to the Goshen City Council regarding the Climate Action Plan
The following report is an update on the development of Goshen’s first Climate Action Plan. It is being developed by Goshen's Environmental Resilience Department with the skilled know-how from IU extern, Kolt Vaughn, Masters Student of the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and through support from the IU Environmental Institute and the Indiana Sustainability Development Program.
Purdue Climate Change Research Center https://ag.purdue.edu/indianaclimate/
The Purdue Climate Change Research Center (PCCRC) is coordinating with over 100 experts from dozens of Indiana-based institutions that include scientists and decision makers from across the state to develop a series of reports describing the specific ways changing conditions affect Hoosier families and communities. The Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment (IN CCIA) provides accessible, credible climate science to Hoosiers, allowing us to better understand climate change-related risks and build more effective plans for a more productive future.
In 2008, the PCCRC released the first state-level climate assessment titled Impacts of Climate Change for the State of Indiana. This report was developed at the request of Senator Richard G. Lugar as he prepared to vote on national climate change legislation.
The following report was compiled in 2018 using historical climate data for the State of Indiana.