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City to host Electric Vehicle Expo

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The following is a message from the Michiana Area Council of Governments, in collaboration with South Shore Clean Cities, Inc. and the City of Goshen: The City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience is teaming up with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) and South Shore... more

TOUCH-A-TRUCK EVENT CHANCE FOR COMMUNITY TO SEE CITY EQUIPMENT, MEET CITY STAFF

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Squad cars, fire trucks and plows, oh my! The City of Goshen invites residents to come downtown Saturday, Sept. 25, to interact with City vehicles and meet staff. The City of Goshen’s Touch-a-Truck event, to be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Main Street between Jefferson Street and Lincoln Avenue,... more

LAST BRUSH COLLECTION DELAYED

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The September brush pickup —and the last of the year—has been delayed to the first week of October, to allow the Street Department to finish its paving project. The Street Department has been paving roads on the north side of Goshen. The project must be completed before the fall weather fully... more

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Board of Zoning Appeals

Today, 4:00pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89051557762 or call (312) 626-6799 or (929) 205-6099 and dial the meeting ID: 890 5155 7762.

LAST Brush pickup

Monday, October 4, 2021

FINAL scheduled brush pickup of the year. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. More at goshenindiana.org/street-department

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, October 4, 2021, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81896230103 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 818 9623 0103 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

FAQ

Where do I report a problem with a streetlight?

Fill out the following form by clicking here or contact the City Engineering Department, 574-534-2201

Who do I contact to arrange public utility services?

Residential Telephone Service (800) 500-3453
Water and sewer service - Goshen Utility Office (574) 533-9399
Electrical or Gas service - NIPSCO (800) 464-7726

Who do I contact regarding trash pick-up?

You do not need to register for trash collection service within Goshen city limits; Borden Waste-Away will collect automatically on a designated day. Simply place trash in the alley, or on the curb if you do not have an alley, by 7 a.m. on the day of pickup; cans must be returned from the alley/curb to the regular storage area the evening of pick up.

Check with a neighbor about collection days, or residents may contact the City Hall receptionist about pickup schedules for your area by calling 533.8621 during regular business hours. You may call Borden at 574.293.5001 to order a 96-gal. cart. Click here for more information about trash pickup.

Where can I dispose eletronic waste?

A new law took effect January 1, 2011, regarding the disposal of electronic waste.  The new law prohibits Indiana households, schools and businesses from mixing electronic waste with loads of trash and refuse going to landfills (Indiana Code 12-20.5-10).  Goodwill has been taking electronic waste.  Please contact them for clarification of electronics they will accept.

Where do I register to vote?

Forms are available in the Mayors office, Water & Sewer Utilities Billing Office, or Clerk Treasurer’s Office. For information and requirements please contact the County Voter Registration office at 535-6774 (Republican) or 535-6775 (Democrat).

How can I find out if I am registered to vote?

Go to indianavoters.in.gov.

What number do I call for driver's license and vehicle registration questions?

The phone number for the local office of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles is 533-4763. Closed Mondays.

Where do I get information about becoming a citizen?

Contact LaCasa of Goshen, at 533-4450 or visit them at 202 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, IN 46528.

Where do I pay my property taxes?

Payments are to be made at the Elkhart County Treasurer's Office, located at 117 N 2nd St., Goshen, IN 46528. Also, check with your bank.

Where can I get a copy of a birth or death certificate?

Contact Elkhart County Vital Records at 535-6786.

How do I contact the unemployment office?

The number for Workforce Development (unemployment insurance) is 295-0105.

There are stray animals in my yard. Who do I call?

Contact the Elkhart County Humane Society. The number is 848-4225.

How do I contact the local Social Security office?

The local Social Security office is located at 231 Waterfall Drive in Elkhart, IN. The number is 1-866-426-0532. Hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.

I need assistance and don't know where to call.

Call 574-293-8671. This is the United Way referral line for residents in the following counties: Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshal and St. Joseph. Someone will assist you in locating the program services you need.