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FREE WORLD CUP LIVE STREAMING IN THE PARK

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Mayor Jeremy Stutsman and the Goshen Parks & Recreation Department invite you for a day of soccer matches from 2018 FIFA World Cup streamed live at Shanklin Park Sunday, June 24. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to watch the three matches scheduled for the day on the monster screen in this... more

JUNE BRUSH PICKUP BEGINS JUNE 25

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Brush pickup for the month of June is next week. 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 Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in... more

PAVING OF GREENE ROAD, LINCOLN AVENUE BEGINS TUESDAY

Monday, June 18, 2018

Rieth-Riley Construction will be milling, adjusting castings, and paving Lincoln Avenue between the Elkhart River bridge and Greene Road and Greene Road from Wilden Avenue to Berkey Avenue. Indiana Avenue’s castings will also be adjusted. The schedule for the crews’ work may change due to weather. Work... more

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Summer brush pickup

Monday, June 25, 2018

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 Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, June 25, 2018, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, June 25, 2018, 7:00pm

Trash Collection

Beginning Feb. 1, 2018, Republic Services will stop collecting residential trash and Borden Waste-Away will become the city's new service provider. For information on what day trash is picked up in your area click here.

Borden made the announcement on a press release (click here to read), and mailed the announcement to all households within Goshen's city limits the last week of January. 

Here are some commonly asked questions answered. This page will be updated with questions we receive from residents. 

  • Will my trash pickup day change?

Borden will continue using the current trash collection schedule, meaning all days will remain the same.

  • Will there be a change in the time of pickup?

Borden will pick up trash beginning at 6:30 a.m. Residents are highly encouraged to set their trash out the night before their pickup date.

  • Whom do I call if my house was skipped?

Borden has a local customer service center that helps address questions, complaints and concerns. The customer service center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Their number is 574.293.5001.

  • I would like to order a new trash cart. How do I do that?

You may call Borden at 574.293.5001 to order your cart. Borden will be offering 96-gallon trash carts free of charge for residents who call to request a cart before April 30, 2018. If more than one cart is needed, Borden may be able to accommodate those requests.

  • I am interested in Borden’s curbside recycling service. How do I get the service?

Borden has been providing curbside cart-based recycling service to Goshen residents for a monthly fee. Borden is offering a discounted rate of $5 per month for residents who sign up for recycling by April 30, 2018. Those interested a having a no-charge trash cart(s) delivered, or signing up for private-pay recycling service, may call at 574.293.5001 between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday between 8 a.m. and noon. Borden’s website also has information about its various services, including recycling. Click here to go to Borden’s website.