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RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURES

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Norfolk Southern will be closing the railroad crossings at N. Cottage Avenue and E. Monroe Street from Monday, Sept. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 7. Both crossings might not be closed at the same time, but Norfolk Southern has not specified exact dates or timeframes for when each crossing will be worked... more

ROAD CLOSURE: BLACKPORT DRIVE

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Blackport Drive will be closed for one day only Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, due to water main construction crossing the intersection of Blackport and Lincoln Avenue. Construction crews will keep the closure as short as possible. While Blackport is closed, through-traffic from Monroe Street needing... more

CITY OF GOSHEN WORKING WITH MACOG TO DESIGNATE NEW TROLLEY ROUTES

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

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LAST brush pickup

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.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83445903169

Shade Tree Board

Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:00pm

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.