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NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

FOR RETROFITTING OF A TVI CAMERA TRUCK'S CRAWLER EQUIPMENT Click here to review full RFP. The City of Goshen has issued a Request for Proposals for the purchase and retrofitting of a TVI camera truck’s crawler equipment and Trade-in of current equipment. The complete Request for Proposals packet... more

POST OFFICE DELAYS MAY AFFECT UTILITIES CUSTOMERS

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

It has come to the attention of Goshen Utilities the U.S. Postal Service is having issues with mail delivery. This delay in mail service is affecting some utility customers by causing their utility payment to be late. For customers concerned about the timely delivery of their utility payment,... more

WINDCHILL BRINGS SUBZERO TEMPS TO GOSHEN

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Goshen is seeing the first cold snap of the season, with strong winds and subzero temperatures sweeping through today and tomorrow. The National Weather Service predicts wind gusts to increase up to 45 mph, with wind chill values of 0 to -15 degrees tonight and Thursday night. Please dress warmly... more

Upcoming Events All »

Traffic Commission

Thursday, January 20, 2022, 4:30pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, January 24, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84748004365 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Board of Aviation

Monday, January 24, 2022, 2:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Electric Vehicle Education

Between 2012 and 2016, more than 500,000 electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in the United States, with 200,000 more sold between July 2016 and June 2017. Within five years, there might be 2.9 million electric vehicles in the United States, according to estimates. By 2025, EV sales will have surpassed 1.2 million, and the number of EVs on the road will have surpassed 7 million.

Electric vehicles are becoming more affordable, their range and dependability are improving, and foreign and domestic EV makers are producing new models every year.

Electric Vehicle Awareness Survey

The City of Goshen, Department of Environmental Resilience is launching an online public survey about electric vehicles. The survey is designed to gather information about what the public knows regarding electric vehicles. As the overall makeup of mobile technologies shifts from internal combustion to electric, the City believes it is important to be aware of the opportunities and be ready to take advantage. The survey asks questions about barriers to adopting electric vehicles, perceptions about electric vehicles, and general knowledge about electric vehicles.

Take the survey now by clicking here.

Local businesses, including Massimo’s Pizza, Woldruff’s Footwear and Apparel, Soapy Gnome, and Fables Bookstore, are offering gift cards to members of the public who take the survey. Instructions about receiving gift cards are included in the survey; gift cards can be picked up only at the Rieth Interpretive Center, 410 W. Plymouth Ave.

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are powered by electricity, meaning they rely exclusively on a rechargeable electric battery instead of gasoline. To power the electric motor, EVs need a large traction battery pack that must be plugged into a wall outlet or charging equipment, also known as electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). EVs do not have a tailpipe and do not have the traditional liquid fuel components such as a fuel pump, fuel line, or fuel tank because they run on electricity.

Facts about EVs

1. Pollutants from gasoline vehicles have both immediate and long-term consequences for the environment. Car exhaust emits a variety of gases and solid matter, which contribute to climate change, acid rain, and other environmental and human health issues. Pollution is also caused by engine noise and gasoline spills.

2. EVs help reduce emissions from gasoline vehicles that contribute to climate change, as well as improve public health and lessen environmental harm.

3. There are currently over 50 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) and Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) models in the USA.

4. There are 16 electric vehicle charging stations within a 30 mile radius of Goshen

5. Some brands of new electric cars cost as low as $30,000

6. There are currently over 60,000 charging stations in the USA