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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Click here to view the interactive map (image above is a screenshot). Goshen Utilities will start the fall hydrant flushing program beginning Monday October 11th, 2021, through Friday October 15th, weather permitting. From Monday, October 11 through Friday October 15, we will be flushing during... more


Thursday, October 7, 2021

The City of Goshen's trick-or-treat hours are Saturday, October 30, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Trick-or-treaters: Please be respectful of the set trick-or-treat hours. Stop only at homes where the porch lights are on, and never go into a stranger's home. Treat givers and adults: If you... more

City to host Electric Vehicle Expo

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The following is a message from the Michiana Area Council of Governments, in collaboration with South Shore Clean Cities, Inc. and the City of Goshen: The City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience is teaming up with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) and South Shore... more

Upcoming Events All »

Traffic Commission

Thursday, October 21, 2021, 4:30pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to and password 905569 or call (312) 626-6799 or (929) 205-6099 and dial the meeting ID: 815 0294 9151. To speak during the public meeting, the public should use the “raise hand” feature on meeting or dial *9 if calling on the telephone.

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, October 25, 2021, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 818 9623 0103 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Shade Tree Board

Monday, October 25, 2021, 7:00pm

The Crossing Drainage Updates and PCSMP

Public Meeting: The Crossing Subdivision Drainage Discussion

Public Meeting Details
     This public meeting took place Thursday, May 27th at 6:00pm. The recording is below. You can find contact information and the documents mentioned during the public meeting linked further down this page.


Contact Information
Jason Kauffman, City of Goshen Stormwater Coordinator

Becky Hutsell, Redevelopment Project Manager

Dustin Sailor, Director of Public Works

Tom DeMeester, Barak Group, LLC

Supporting Documents
Resident Letter
- Access a copy of the resident letter mailed to property owners within The Crossing subdivision inviting attendance at the public meeting. The letter gives a narrative background on the current condition of, and property owner responsibility for, the stormwater infrastructure in the subdivision. It also explains what topics will be covered during the May 27th meeting.

Post-Construction Stormwater Management Plan (PCSMP)The PCSMP was accepted and signed by the City of Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety and subsequently recorded with the Elkhart County Recorder's Office on December 28, 2007 (Instrument Number 2007-35326). The PCSMP includes a legal maintenance agreement for the post-construction stormwater measures (i.e. stormwater basins and swales, see map below) in The Crossing subdivision. This agreement remains enforceable against the properties within the subdivision. Please click the link above to access the signed agreement and review the requirements and obligations for property owners within The Crossing subdivision. The PCSMP incorporates the requirements of City Ordinance 4329 - Uniform Requirements for Post-Construction Stormwater Management. 

Help, what is a PCSMP!? - This guidance document walks property owners through the essential elements of a Post-Construction Stormwater Management Plan. This guidance information applies to PCSMPs across the City and does not include information specific to The Crossing subdivision.

Letter of Invitation from Barak Group, LLC to Join Homeowners' Association (HOA)Tom DeMeester of the Barak Group has written residents of The Crossing subdivision inviting them to join the HOA under formation in order to collectively tackle the requirements of the PCSMP. 

DRAFT - Barak Group, LLC Draft HOA Covenants for The Crossing Subdivision - Click on the link to view draft covenants for the HOA currently being established by the Barak Group, LLC who is developing some of the remaining subdivision lots in Phase One and are working on plans to fully develop the remaining undeveloped areas of The Crossing subdivision. 

Questions or comments can either be submitted to the Goshen Stormwater Department via or asked during the public meeting on May 27th at 6:00 pm. Any questions or comments submitted prior to the May 27th meeting date will be addressed during the meeting.

Map of The Crossing's current stormwater measures (measures not to scale). Click the image for a larger version of the map.


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