News & Updates All »

Goshen Department announced winner of prestigious statewide award

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The Goshen Parks & Recreation Department was named the winner of a statewide award for the opening of Kerry’s Kids Playground. The department received the 2020 Inclusion Program of Excellence Award from the Indiana Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the association’s... more

NOTICE OF ADOPTION AND PURPORT OF BOND ORDINANCE

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

NOTICE OF DETERMINATION TO CONSTRUCT AND FINANCE ADDITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE GOSHEN SEWAGE WORKS AND THE ADOPTION AND PURPORT OF THE ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SAME Property owners, ratepayers and other interested parties in or served or to be served by the sewage works of the City of Goshen, Indiana... more

REVISED DATES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LUNCHEONS

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

All details from our previous post on our upcoming environmental luncheons are correct except that we have switched the presenters for each date. Matt Meersman, Director of the Saint Joseph River Basin Commission, will be presenting on Tuesday, February 25th, and Carrie Tauscher, State Community and... more

Upcoming Events All »

Sister City Cmte—Public invited and encouraged to attend

Today, 5:30pm

Traffic Commission

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 4:30pm

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 24, 2020, 2:00pm

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.