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REMINDER: LAST BRUSH PICKUP IS SEPTEMBER 28

Friday, September 25, 2020

The last brush pickup of the year will begin 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 first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush... more

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

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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

GRID Card

The Goshen Resident Identification (GRID) card verifies the identity and address of the person to whom it is issued. The card is issued by the Elkhart County Hope Network, (a part of the Center for Healing and Hope), to anyone who lives within Goshen's city limits and will be of help for those who can not get a driver's license or other form of identification. It can be of aid particularly to the elderly, the homeless and the undocumented.

Mayor Jeremy Stutsman signed an executive order in November 2017 as a direct order to all City offices to recognize the cards when dealing with services like utilities or parks facility rentals. The cards may not be used as an identification for voting or as a driver's license. 

Below are some resources to learn more about the GRID card and information on how to get one:

For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact the Center for Healing and Hope at 574.534.4744.