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Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The monthly brush pickup will begin on the week of May 29, 2023. 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.... more


Monday, May 22, 2023

The Boil Order for South Main Street and Carter Road was canceled on Friday, May 19th. The samples have been taken, test results are satisfactory, and boiling your water is no longer necessary. Thank you for your patience and for the water conservation measures you followed. If you have any questions,... more


Thursday, May 18, 2023

Notice is given that Ordinance 5159, Amending Ordinance Violations Bureau, was passed by the Goshen Common Council on May 15, 2023, and approved and adopted by Mayor Stutsman.  Ordinance 5159 describes and continues the operation of previously established City of Goshen Ordinance Violations Bureau;... more

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Downtown Goshen EID

Thursday, June 1, 2023, 7:30am

Downtown Goshen Economic Improvement District

Cemetery Board

Thursday, June 1, 2023, 2:00pm

Board of Works

Monday, June 5, 2023, 2:00pm

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July 2016 Stormwater Toolbox Newsletter


Click here for the July 2016 Stormwater Toolbox Newsletter. (Return to the Stormwater Management Home Page)

The above YouTube video "Nutrient Pollution" comes from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. For more information on how to reduce nutrient pollution visit the EPA's Nutrient Pollution website.

Clear Choices Clean Water also has an excellent Phosphorus Free Fertilizer Commercial that shows how what we do in our yard can affect our local water sources.

To go beyond the information in this month's Stormwater Toolbox Newsletter check out the following articles:

on Clear Choices Clean Water
- Healthy Soils Pledge
- Native Plants & Gardens Pledge
- Lawn Fertilizer Pledge
- Water Conservation Pledge
- Clean Water Superhero Pledge (Just for Kids)
- Pet & Other Poo Pledge
- Septic Maintenance Pledge
- Volunteer Service Pledge

on Deadzones:
- Dead Zones
- Dead zones haunt Green Bay as manure fuels algae blooms
- Great Lakes Environmental Assessment and Mapping Project - Hypoxia
- Hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico 
- NOAA - Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory - Great Lakes HABs and Hypoxia

on Eutrophication:
- Eutrophication: Causes, Consequences, and Controls in Aquatic Ecosystems
- Just Like Guacamole
- Lake Erie Expected to Have Algae Bloom (July 7, 2016)
- 10 Things to Know About Florida's Harmful Algae Blooms (July 18, 2016)

on Nuisance Canada Goose Management"
- Indiana DNR - Nuisance Canada Goose Management

on Streamside Buffers:
- Tennessee Urban Riparian Buffer Handbook - September 2015

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