Friday, May 22, 2020
Per Governor Holcomb, Indiana will be entering into Stage 3 of the reopening plan this weekend. We had previously shared our Parks & Recreation Reopening Guide but are making one significant modification based upon the Governor's most recent order as shown below. Playgrounds will NOT be opening... more
Friday, May 22, 2020
All City of Goshen offices will be closed Monday, May 25, due to the Memorial Day holiday. As a reminder, City buildings remain closed to the public as a safety measure to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Garbage pickup will be delayed by one day the week of May 25. Trash will be collected... more
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The May brush pickup will begin on Tuesday, May 26. 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 on the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush will not be... more
Monday, June 1, 2020, 2:00pm
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Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 5:30pm
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Thursday, June 4, 2020, 2:00pm
The Goshen Common Council passed Resolution 2019-21 on June 4, 2019, a preliminary resolution stating its intent to dissolve the Housing Authority for the City of Goshen, Indiana. At the Common Council’s regular public meeting on December 3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., the Council will consider an ordinance and a plan for the dissolution of the Goshen Housing Authority. The public will be given the opportunity to testify and comment upon the proposed dissolution of the Goshen Housing Authority at the meeting. The meeting will be held in the City Court Room/Council Chambers at the Goshen Police & Court Building, 111 East Jefferson Street, Goshen.
To view a copy of Resolution 2019-21, click here.
On or about November 4, 1987, the Goshen Common Council established a Housing Authority for the City of Goshen, Indiana (“Goshen Housing Authority”) by Resolution 87-15, as amended by Resolution 2001-35 and by Resolution 2013-50. As early as 2009, the Goshen Housing Authority experienced financial difficulties and incurred substantial debt that resulted in the Goshen Housing Authority entering a partnership with the Warsaw Housing Authority for the management of the Goshen Housing Authority; the voluntary transfer of Goshen Housing Authority Housing Choice Vouchers to the City of Warsaw Housing Authority; the sale of all assets of the Goshen Housing Authority; and the payment of all remaining Goshen Housing Authority funds to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“H.U.D.”) in partial satisfaction of debts it owed to H.U.D.
The Board of Commissioners of the Goshen Housing Authority met on November 27, 2018, and voted to commence the process of dissolving the Housing Authority, including transferring to H.U.D. all remaining HAP funds ($89,104), and the remaining administrative and business activity funds ($37,367.96). No funds remain with the Goshen Housing Authority and all programs previously run by the Goshen Housing Authority have been transferred to the City of Warsaw Housing Authority.
Under the process specified in I.C. § 36-1-8-17.7, the Goshen Common Council will consider adopting an ordinance that would dissolve the Goshen Housing Authority at a public meeting on December 3, 2019.
The Goshen Common Council proposes the following Plan for the dissolution of the Goshen Housing Authority:
To view a copy of this plan, click here.