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Mayor Leichty honored to host Governor Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation

Thursday, September 21, 2023

The City of Goshen and the Goshen Chamber of Commerce yesterday hosted Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). The board had a series of meetings as part of their quarterly business event followed by a public session at the Goshen Theater with more... more

Goshen recognized for outstanding environmental planning

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

The Indiana Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers (INAFSM) awarded the City of Goshen the Outstanding Floodplain Project Award for creating and implementing the Goshen Flood Resilience Plan during its annual conference last week.   The annual statewide award recognizes an outstanding... more

Final brush collection of 2023

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The final brush pickup of the year will begin the week of September 25, 2023. 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 7:00 a.m. in the morning on... more

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FINAL Summer Brush Collection

Monday, September 25, 2023

Board of Works

Monday, September 25, 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.

Shade Tree Board

Monday, September 25, 2023, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Youth Advisory Commission

Youth Advisory Commission

“The Youth Advisory Commission of Goshen High School aims to engage the student body with the City of Goshen through student-led initiatives. This caucus strives for diversity and inclusivity in all forms to ensure all students are represented.” — Youth Advisory Commission Mission Statement.

Responsibilities of the YAC

  1. Engage the student body with local government decisions

  2. Inspire involvement in the community of Goshen

  3. Maintain a high level of diversity within the group

  4. Establish and outline projects to accomplish throughout the school year.

  5. Co-run monthly meetings as Youth Advisers during SRT or after-school. (including creating an agenda and recording minutes)

  6. Keep the student body informed

Meeting Outline

Before each meeting, the officers of the YAC must create an agenda to outline the meeting’s events. They must also select one officer to run the meeting and another to take notes on minutes. The agenda should be used as a starting place for each meeting, but open forum discussion is also encouraged.

At the beginning of every YAC meeting, each officer must report important details and information from their respective government body meetings. It is also encouraged to alternate invitations to members of these government bodies to join the youth caucus meetings. 

After each YAC meeting, minutes must be made available to the entire school body. These minutes are suggested to be attached to a YAC webpage.