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PROPOSED ORDINANCE ON SMOKING, VAPING

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Goshen City Council will be presented "Proposed Ordinance 4960, Restrictions on smoking and use of e-cigarettes, vaping," at their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 and will vote on it on FIRST READING. **Click here to read Proposed Ordinance 4960** The Council wants to hear from the... more

ROAD REOPENING: MADISON STREET

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Madison Street, between 10th and Monroe streets, is set to reopen today, Wednesday, August 15. Madison Street (formerly US 33) has been rebuilt and will be open to traffic that needs to drive through downtown. Thank you to all residents for your patience while this project is being completed. For... more

ROAD CLOSURE: DIERDORFF ROAD

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Today Tuesday, August 14, NIPSCO will close Dierdorff Road directly south of the round-about at Keystone Drive to work on a minor gas leak. They anticipate the road to be closed for one day, but may require closure on Wednesday if something larger than they anticipated is found. more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Aviation meeting

Monday, August 20, 2018, 2:00pm

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, August 20, 2018, 2:00pm

Park Board meeting

Monday, August 20, 2018, 5:30pm

Storm Drain Art

The City of Goshen Stormwater Management Department decided to combine Goshen's love for art with stormwater and is happy to announce the 2016 Storm Drain Art Walk. A 1.2 mile long route from the Goshen Public Library to the Goshen Farmers Market on Washington Street featuring eight murals created by 10 artists. For a map of the route click here.

More information on each artist, their painting, and where it is located can be found below by clicking on the artist(s) name(s).

Carrie Beachy     ‚Äč
Leah Borden       
Mark Daniels      
Josè Elizalde & Christina Elizalde     
Jairo Jimenez        
Jessica King          
Thavisak Mounsithiraj     
Brian Whirledge & Adrian Sharp     

These students from Chandler Elementary School spent the afternoon learning about stormwater, storm drains, and the beautiful storm drain art along 5th Street. 

Storm Drains

Storm drains play an important role in our City. They keep our roads safe by draining rain water and snow melt and preventing flooding.

Many people do not know that most of our storm drains are connected directly to a local waterway (e.g. Rock Run Creek or the Elkhart River). This means everything dropped on the road can pollute our streams and river.

Potential pollutants like soil, trash, oil, grass clippings,and poop all impair the water and make it tough for fish and other wildlife to live. Some pollutants, like poop and oil, can become health hazards for people as well.