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HELP THE CITY OF GOSHEN DECORATE THE MIRTH TREE

Friday, December 9, 2022

This holiday season, we encourage you to take some time to get creative and help decorate the Mirth Tree! In an effort to reduce waste, the City of Goshen’s Department of Environment Resilience (GDER) wants to encourage you to see what you can create with only the things you can find or recycle.... more

Stormwater Partnership Surface Water Report on Annual Trends in Water Quality Published

Friday, December 9, 2022

The St. Joseph River Basin Commission has published a report analyzing over a decade of water quality data collected by the Elkhart County Health Department as part of the Greater Elkhart County Stormwater Partnership’s long-term surface water monitoring program. The report focuses on long-term... more

COMMUNITY INPUT MEETING

Friday, December 9, 2022

WHEN: Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Prairie View Elementary School Gym, 1730 Regent Street, Goshen Please plan to attend to learn more about the mixed-use development being proposed for this 170-acres of land on the south side of Goshen including: Types and quantities of... more

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Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, December 12, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Community Relations Commission

Monday, December 12, 2022, 7:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 3:00pm

Community Relations Commission


To contact the Community Relations Commission: 574-537-3839 x358 or email communityrelations@goshencity.com.


Created in 2004 with the passage of Ordinance 4201, and amended in 2006 by Ordinance 4339 and again in 2009 by Ordinance 4526, the Goshen Community Relations Commission (CRC) is a group of 9 volunteer residents appointed by City Council and the Mayor to focus on the “people issues” of our town and to guide the work of a staff director.  We are mothers, fathers, business people, educators, immigrants and native born Americans who share the vision of a unified, thriving Goshen.

Learn more about the CRC:

In 2004, then Mayor Alan Kauffman and the City Council had the foresight to establish the CRC for the purpose of fostering a climate of positive community relations, non-discrimination and equal opportunity within and throughout all of Goshen. This purpose and mission has, is and will always guide the work of the CRC. With this in mind, during 2014 and 2015, ,the CRC engaged the community to identify the following vision which the CRC is pursuing and will continue to passionately pursue:

Goshen is a vibrant, dynamic community. Together we strive to:

  • Strengthen our social and economic resources
  • Promote vitality, safety, and wholeness
  • Engage, embrace, and celebrate our cultural commonalities and differences
  • Address challenges to our common good

During 2017, the CRC is considering the best approaches to pursuing this vision, and developing a plan to pursue this vision. We will provide regular updates on this work on the CRC Facebook page.

As a reminder to ourselves and the entire community, we have also named and claimed some basic mission principles which will allow us to move towards positive community relations. In the true spirit of being a community-focused organization, the CRC has embarked on a long-term process of inviting others to interact with, endorse and adopt these principles as their own.  The mechanism for accomplishing this goal is a Community Engagement Pledge which individuals, groups, and organizations will be, over time, invited to become signatories.  The CRC is pleased to announce that Concilio Hispano was the first group to take up this challenge and engaged in conversation around these principles with the CRC in February.  On May 7, 2011, Concilio Hispano signed on to this pledge in front of hundreds of people at the annual Diversity Day event.  Whether or not you become a signatory to this pledge, the CRC encourages you to embrace these principles and the aspiration of becoming a community of positive community relations. 


Find out about what you can do.

Check us out on Facebook or follow us on Twitter!

Call the Indiana Civil Rights Commission @ (800) 628-2909.
Website: www.in.gov/icrc/

To contact the Community Relations Commission:
574-537-3839 x358 or email communityrelations@goshencity.com

Meeting & Events

MeetingMeeting DateMeeting TimeLocationAgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Community Relations Commission10/6/20227:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen  Download Notices 
Community Relations Commission7/11/20227:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, GoshenDownload Agenda   
Community Relations Commission6/13/20227:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, GoshenDownload Agenda   
Community Relations Commission5/9/20227:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, GoshenDownload Agenda   
Community Relations Commission4/11/20227:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, GoshenDownload Agenda   
Community Relations Commission3/14/20227:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission1/10/20227:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission12/13/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission11/8/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission10/11/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission9/13/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission8/9/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission7/12/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission6/14/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission5/10/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission4/12/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission3/8/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission2/8/20217:00 pmCouncil Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., GoshenDownload AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission1/11/20217:00 pmOnline only—via ZoomDownload AgendaDownload MinutesDownload Notices 

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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
10/6/2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
  Download Notices 

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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
7/11/2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download Agenda   
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
6/13/2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download Agenda   
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
5/9/2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download Agenda   
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
4/11/2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download Agenda   
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
3/14/2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download AgendaDownload Minutes  

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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
1/10/2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St, Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
12/13/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
11/8/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
10/11/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
9/13/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
8/9/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
7/12/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
6/14/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
5/10/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
4/12/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
3/8/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
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Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
2/8/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Council Chambers, 111 E. Jefferson St., Goshen - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download AgendaDownload Minutes  
Community Relations Commission
Date & Time
1/11/2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Online only—via Zoom - 19:00:00
AgendaMinutesNoticesAudio
Download AgendaDownload MinutesDownload Notices