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Thursday, January 26, 2023

The City of Goshen, Indiana is soliciting sealed proposals for the collection, transport, and processing of recyclable materials from the City’s public recycling drop-off site. Services include the supply and maintenance of collection containers. Services to be provided shall begin April 1, 2023 and... more

Notice of Adoption of Ordinance 5147

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Ord. 5147: Establishing Various Fees and Parking Regulations Regarding City-Owned Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Ordinance 5147, Establishing Various Fees and Parking Regulations Regarding City-Owned Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, was passed by the Goshen Common Council and approved and... more


Tuesday, January 17, 2023

City of GoshenCDBG Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2023 The City of Goshen is preparing the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2023 (July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024) and is soliciting public input. The following were identified as priority needs and... more

Upcoming Events All »

Downtown Goshen EID

Thursday, February 2, 2023, 7:30am

Downtown Goshen Economic Improvement District

Board of Works

Monday, February 6, 2023, 2:00pm

To join the webinar please copy and paste this link on your browser: or call 309-205-3325. Webinar ID: 829 8672 2338. Comments are no longer taken online.

City Council

Monday, February 6, 2023, 6:00pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to or call 309-205-3325, Webinar ID: 843 1886 5360. Comments are no longer taken online.


Join us! 

Join us from 12–4 p.m. June 19 at Shanklin Park. We are looking for folks to show off their art, business, food, and performing arts. To apply please use one of the links below.

The Emancipation Proclamation, issued on September 22, 1862 and made effective Jan 1, 1863 declared all slaves in rebel states free. Over the course of the Civil War enslavers fled, hoping to continue their lifestyle living on stolen labor in the then-remote state of Texas. The Confederate insurrection officially admitted defeat on April 9, 1865.

Despite enslaved people being proclaimed free and despite the confederate surrender, enslaved people were not automatically freed. Enslavers resisted accepting the freedom of enslaved people. Enslaved people were set free region by region as the US army enforced the end of slavery. Galveston was seen as the last slave-holding stronghold to be liberated on June 19, 1865.

Borrowing from religious celebrations, his date was celebrated and called Jubilee- a time of forgiving debt and releasing slaves. Since then it has become widely known as Juneteenth. It is a time to celebrate, but also recognize obstacles to justice that have yet to be torn down. Juneteenth has been a lightning rod for action. At times the action has been pooling money to buy land and build opportunity other times it has been paired with registering voters so that the African American voice is harder to ignore.

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate. It is a time to learn. It is a time to act.

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