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HELP THE CITY OF GOSHEN DECORATE THE MIRTH TREE

Friday, December 9, 2022

This holiday season, we encourage you to take some time to get creative and help decorate the Mirth Tree! In an effort to reduce waste, the City of Goshen’s Department of Environment Resilience (GDER) wants to encourage you to see what you can create with only the things you can find or recycle.... more

Stormwater Partnership Surface Water Report on Annual Trends in Water Quality Published

Friday, December 9, 2022

The St. Joseph River Basin Commission has published a report analyzing over a decade of water quality data collected by the Elkhart County Health Department as part of the Greater Elkhart County Stormwater Partnership’s long-term surface water monitoring program. The report focuses on long-term... more

COMMUNITY INPUT MEETING

Friday, December 9, 2022

WHEN: Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Prairie View Elementary School Gym, 1730 Regent Street, Goshen Please plan to attend to learn more about the mixed-use development being proposed for this 170-acres of land on the south side of Goshen including: Types and quantities of... more

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Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, December 12, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Community Relations Commission

Monday, December 12, 2022, 7:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 3:00pm

Mayor's Office

Mayor Jeremy Stutsman

Jeremy Stutsman has served the community of Goshen for over two decades. Stutsman took office as Mayor of the City of Goshen in January 2016, becoming the 30th and youngest elected Mayor. His prior public service included serving on the City Council and Redevelopment Commission for eight years.

For just over 20 years, Stutsman has been active in numerous local boards and not-for-profit organizations. He is a seventh-generation Goshen resident, who graduated from Goshen Community Schools and Butler University. As Mayor of Goshen, Stutsman is responsible for a growing city, a strong community with thriving entrepreneurs, arts, and manufacturing sector. Mayor Stutsman puts strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion, environmental and youth initiatives, and responsible government.

 

About the Mayor's responsibilities

The mayor's term of office is four years, with no restrictions on the number of terms that may be served. Mayors must reside within the city and do so for at least one year before the election.

The mayor is the chief executive officer of the City and is responsible for all operations within each City department. Indiana is considered a "strong mayor" state, where the mayor is directly responsible for the business affairs of the city. The mayor appoints each department head and many board and commission members, and presides over the Common Council and the Board of Public Works and Safety and Stormwater Board meetings.

The mayor ultimately is responsible for the enforcement of City ordinances, compliance with state statutes, signing all bonds, deeds, city contracts as well as approving or vetoing ordinances and resolutions.

From Mayor Stutsman:

Goshen supports an ever-growing industrial base and a vigorous retail area. The Goshen Community School System is excellent with emphasis placed on life-long learning. In addition there are two private schools serving k-12 students. Since 1903, Goshen has been the proud home of Goshen College, a small liberal arts institution with an outstanding international reputation.

Goshen has award-winning parks and recreational facilities, numerous service organizations and clubs, and a variety of churches supporting thirty-three different religious denominations. But more than that, Goshen is 30,000+ people who care about their city and their guests. 

One of Goshen’s greatest assets is its diverse population. The city is striving to be more inclusive every day.  City Government proudly welcomes all people to our City limits.Whether just passing through, considering a lengthy stay, or a permanent relocation, Goshen is an uncommonly great community in which you will have pleasant time experiencing the culture, communities and businesses that Goshen has to offer.

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