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City Business

  • City Council Minutes
    January 08, 2019 January 15, 2019 February 12, 2019 March 07, 2019 March 12, 2019 March 26, 2019 April 09, 2019 April 16, 2019 May 14, 2019 May 28, 2019 June 11, 2019 June 20, 2019 July 09, 2019 July 16, 2019 July 22, 2019 August 13, 2019 September 10, 2019 October 08, 2019 November 12, 2019 November 25, 2019 December 10, 2019 January 14, 2020 February 11, 2020 March 10, 2020 April 01, 2020 April 14, 2020 May 12, 2020 June 09, 2020 July 14, 2020 August 11, 2020 September 20, 2020 October 13, 2020 October 21, 2020 November 10, 2020 November 18, 2020 December 08, 2020 January 12, 2021 January 28, 2021 February 09, 2021 February 22, 2021 March 09, 2021 April 13, 2021 May 11, 2021 June 08, 2021 July 13, 2021 August 17, 2021 September 14, 2021 October 12, 2021 November 09, 2021 December 14, 2021 January 11, 2022 February 08, 2022 March 15, 2022 April 12, 2022 May 10, 2022 June 14, 2022 July 12, 2022 August 09, 2022 September 13, 2022 October 11, 2022 November 08, 2022 December 13, 2022 January 03, 2023 January 10, 2023 January 19, 2023 February 14, 2023 March 14, 2023 April 11, 2023 April 20, 2023 May 09, 2023
  • Resolutions
    2023-01 Marjorie Vaillancourt to fill Recorder/Treasurer Vacancy 2023-02 Shawn Mayfield to fill Ward 2, Position 2 Council Member 2023-03 Authorizing 3rd Disbursing Officer to Sign Checks 2023-04 Confirming Re-Appointment of Adam Walker to Parks Commission 2023-05 Appointment of Caleb Lebow and Danielle Edwards to Parks Commission 2023-06 Alisha Willis as Zoning Official 2023-07 Alisha Willis as Humas Resources Director 2023-08 Arkansas DPHT Grant Agreement 2023-09 Arkansas 30/80 Matching Tap Grant Agreement 2023-10 Parcel 770-17551-000 - 22.18 Acre Park Land Purchase 2023-11 Parcel 770-17499-000 - 4.9 Acre Park Land Purchase 2023-12 Officially Changing Street Dept name to Infrastructure and Facilities Management Dept 2023-13 Appointing Kyle McGurk to Parks Commission 2023-14 Adopts new Fixed Asset Policy 2023-15 Appointing Chuck Jacobus 2022 Citizen of the Year 2023-16 Terminating Contract with Current IT Support for City Hall 2023-17 IT Proposal accepting Preferred Office Technologies as new IT Support 2023-18 Accepting Thomlinson's Bid for Road and Bridge Repairs 2023-19 EEOC Approved Settlement Claim 2023-20 Authorizing Mayor to Contract with Grantmatch 2023-21 Authorizing Contract between the City of Goshen and John Beneke 2023-22 Approving 2023 Budget 2023-23 Authorizing 3rd Disbursing Officer to Sign Checks 2023-24 Revised IT Proposal accepting Preferred Office Technologies as new IT Support 2023-25 Extending Use of Community Building to EHC monthly
  • Ordinance 200 -
    Redistricting City Wards Amending Subdivision Regulations Adopted by Ordinance 198 Formalizing the Deadline for Agenda of Planning Commission Meetings to be Published Establishing Mileage Reimbursement Data Establishing Park Rules for Mill Branch Park and Penalties for Violations Amending Ordinance 175 with respect to the Number of Park Commission Members Amending Municipal Code to Formally establish a Finance Department Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property for 2022 and Certifying the Same to County Clerk of Washington County Repealing Ordinance 173 and 174 and combining the positions of City Recorder and City Treasurer Amending Ordinance 30, 73 and 133 Establishing certain Procedures Regarding Expenditures of Funds Amending Ordinance 166 which required the Mayor or Department Heads to inform City Council of any decision to hire or terminate Employees Pertaining to Storage and Access of CityEmployee Files Requiring Posting of Job Openings and Requiring City Council to be provided Resumes and or Applications prior to hiring Repealing Ordinance 209 and a Portion of 30 as it pertains to Spending Limits of the Mayor Personnel Handbook Reconstructing Payroll Period
  • Ordinance 126 - Ordinance 199
    Amending Ordinance 35 Designating Zoning Official Ordinance to Develop a Community Forestry Plan Amending Ordinance 72 Governing Disposal of Waste Management Adopting Goshen Police Department General Orders Adopting Employment Policies Regarding Leave Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property 2016 Amending Ordinances 30 & 73 - Establish Procedures Regarding Fund Expenditures for the City of Goshen and Other Purposes Vacating a Portion of Salsbury Rd Pursuance to Ark. Code Ann. 14-54-105(2) and 14-301-301 et seq and for Other Purposes Amending Subdivision Regulations from Ordinance 34 as Amended Thereafter and Certain Provision Related to Conservation Subdivisions Amending Ordinance 135 (Conservation Subdivisions) Establish Moratorium on Approval of Subdivisions and Lot Splits Amends Ordinance 137 to Declare an Emergency and for Other Purposes (Moratorium on Lot Splits) Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property within City Limits for 2017 Amending Subdivision Regulations Amending Zoning Regulations Setting Forth Certain Regulations for Alcohol, Beer and Wine Sales Amending Zoning Regulations Amending Subdivision Regulations Rezoning Certain Lands Consisting of 1.132 Acres from RR to B2 Assigning and Fixing Compensation for Planning Function (Final) Levying a 1% Sales Tax - Final Calling for a Special Election on Levy of a 1% Sales Tax - Final Amending Ordinance 145 Rezoning Certain Lands 1132 Acres - Final Amending Ordinance 27 Regarding Changing Number of Planning Commissioners to 7 Amending Driveway Ordinance 63, 68, 109 & 114 2018 Moratorium on Commercial Development Amending Ordinance 152 (Moratorium for 130 days) Riverside Estates buffer along Blue Springs Road Commercial Design Standards in Commercial Districts Regulating Signage with in City Limits and for Other Purposes Regulating Landscaping in Commercial Districts Amending Ordinance 107 - Outdoor Lighting Regulating Parking in Commercial Districts within the City Regulating the Sale of Outdoor Merchandise within the City Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property for 2018 Amending Ordinance 154 - Deviation for Riverside Estates Amending Ordinance 97 & 74 - Fireworks Amending Ordinance 130 Employee Policies Regarding Leave Public Input Inform Council of Employee Termination Appointing Brian Hogue as City Attorney Updated Fee Schedule Planning Services to NWARP Rezoning 679 Goshen Tuttle from R1 to RR and Amending Zoning Map Administrative Framework Organizational Chart Reassigning Treasurer Duties Repealing Ordinance 18, Separating Offices Appointment of City Treasurer Established Park Commission Wyman Road Speed Limit Increase Property Tax within the City Authorizes the Mayor to Enter into a per capita Jail Fee Agreement Levying a 1% Sales Tax Calling a Special Election Regarding City Council, Meetings and Rules of Proceedings Amending Ordinance 130 (Law Enforcement Holiday Pay) Staggered Four Year Terms for Council Members Regarding Employees of the City being Able to Conduct Business with the City Regarding the Use of Masks in relation to the COVID Pandemic Amending Ordinance 51 - Noise Levying Tax on Read and Personal Property Vacate Easements Located within Brookestone Woods Subdivision Adopts Revised Standard Operating Manual Residential Subdivision Regulations Amending Ordinance 35 and Thereafter and for Other Purposes Amending Ordinance 190 Adopting Subdivision Regulations and for Other Purposes Adopting and Enacting a New Municipal Code of Ordinances Regarding Banking Procedures in Addition to Those Established in Ordinance 104 and to Declare and Emergency and Other Purposes Amending the Standard Operating Procedure Manual adopted by Ordinance 189 Levying a Tax on Real and Personal Property for 2021 Adopting Certain Building Permit Forms for the City's Inspection Division Adopting, by Reference, Certain Regulations Entitled - Subdivision and Minor Subdivision Regulations Rezoning 180 N Church St from R-1 zone to B-2 zone
  • Index, Ordinance 1 - Ordinance 75
    Index of Ordinances Establishing Town Planning Commission Adopting Zoning Ordinance Amending Ordinance II - Distance Between Buildings Procedures and Regulations Relating Roads and Highways Amending Ordinance IV - Regulation Roads and Highways Private Amending Ordinance II Zoning Ordinance Adopting Budget 1993, Regulating Exotic Animals and Amending Ordinance VII Amending Ordinance VI Relating to Cable Service Extensions, Annexing Certain Territory and Regulating Fireworks Adopting Subdivision Regulations and 10A Amending Ordinance 10 - Subdivision Regulations Planned Unit Development and 11A - Amending Ordinance 11 Establish and Lay Off Goshen Property Owners Amending Ordinance II - Zoning Zoning Change - Residential to Agricultural on Renegar Property Establishing the Office of City Attorney & 15A - Renewing and Extending Franchise for TCA Cable Partners Appointing Charles Harwell as City Attorney Creating City Wards Combining the City Recorder and Treasurer Office Allowing Telecommunication Towers Approving New Planning Area Map Establishing and Declaring Public Policy - 2 Acre Minimum Establishing a Moratorium on Approval of any Subdivision Large Scale Adopting Various Standard Codes Relating to Inspection Activities Establishing Certain Procedures Regarding the Proceedings of City Council Amending Ordinance 22 - Extend Moratorium on Approval of Subdivision, development lot splits and Issuance of Building Permits Amending Ordinance 24 - Changing Time of Regular Council Meeting Re-Establishing Planning Commission Establishing Zones Limiting the Character and Use of Buildings Permitted, Zoning Districts Establishing a Moratorium on Planning Commission Approval of Subdivisions, Large Scale Development, Lot Splits ... Establishing Procedures Regarding Expenditures of Funds Adopting Goshen Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Map and Master Street Plan Amending Ordinance 29 - Moratorium on Approval of Subdivision Plats, Large Scale Development, Lot Splits ... Establishing Procedures Whereby Council Members May do business with the City Adopting Subdivision Regulations Adopting Zoning Regulations Amending Ordinance 23 - Certain Standard Codes, Vacancy Office of Building Inspector, Moratorium on Relocating Existing Structures Establishing the Office of City Marshal Adopting Flood Damage Prevention Code Calling Special Election Propose Staggered 4 year Terms of Alderman Emergency Access to Gated Subdivisions Amending Ord. 34 Section 1-13(d) Dedication of Land is not a Condition of Plat Approval Amending Ordinance 24 - Mandating Public Input at Meetings Amending Ordinance 24 - Regarding Publication of Agenda (Posting in 5 public places) Amending Ordinances 21 and 34 - Appendix A - Conservation Subdivision Amending Ordinance 42 - Regarding Public Input at Meetings Amending Ordinance 8 Regarding Fireworks Adopting Interlocal Cooperative Agreement on Law Enforcement, Between Wash. Co and Goshen Amending Ord Establishing System for Assigning Street Names & Addresses Adopting, by Reference, Certain Portions of Arkansas Criminal Code Noise Ordinance Unsanitary, Unsightly, Unsafe Conditions on Private Property GFD Right to Provide Fire Protection Establishing Moratorium on Large Scale Developments Amending Ordinance 40 Emergency Vehicle & Personnel Access to Gated Communities Amending Moratorium Ordinance 54 Amending Ordinance 34 & 44 - Subdivision Regulations Amending Zoning Ordinance 35 Establishing District 2 - Waterford Subdivision To Establish and Lay Off Goshen Municipal Property Owner's Improvement District 3 - Brookstone Woods Amending Subdivision Ordinance 34 & 57 - Subdivision Regulations Terms for Careless Driving Driveway Ordinance Amending Ordinance 35 and 58 - Zoning Regulations, Regarding Zoning Official and Driveways Amending Ordinances 61 Which Amended Ordinances 34 & 57 - Subdivisions Regulations Regarding Lot Splits and Lot Line Adjustments Establishing a Schedule of Fees Amending Ordinance 53 - Establishing GFD Association the Exclusive Right to Provide Fire Protection Amending Ordinance 63 - Establishing Driveway Standards Excavation of City Streets or Public Right-of-Way Governing the General Prohibition Against the Use of Engine Brakes Adopting Official Holidays Patterned after State Holidays Disposal of Waste Material Amending Ordinance 30 - Establishing Certain Procedures Regarding the Expenditures of Funds Amending Ordinance 46 - Regulating Fireworks Amending Ordinance 65 & 61 - Subdivision Regulations, Signature of City Fire Code Enforcement Official on Final Plats
  • Ordinance 76 - Ordinance 125
    Granting Southwest Bell Telephone Company dba ATT Arkansas the Right and Franchise to Provide Telecommunication Services Granting Arkansas Western Gas Company the Right and Franchise to Provide Natural Gas Granting Ozark Electric Corporation the Right to Furnish and Distribute Electrical Service Approving and Inter-local Agreement for Ambulance Service in Washington County Providing for the Establishment of a Flood Damage Prevention Program Adopting by Reference Newer Versions of Various Standard Codes Relating to Inspection Activities and to Repeal Ordinance 23 Establishing No Through Truck Routes within the City Amending Ordinance 16 - Appointing Charles L Harwell to Fill the Office of City Attorney Governing the General Prohibition Against the Ownership of a Vicious Dog Amending Ordinance 82 - Which Established No Through Truck Routes Amending Ordinance 34 - Subdivision Regulations - Regarding Lot Line Adjustments and Administrative Approval of Both Amending Ordinance - Zoning Regulations - Regarding Commercial Design Standards Calling a Special Election on the Question of the Levy of Annual Dues of the Goshen Volunteer Fire Dept. Amending Ordinance and Repealing Ordinance - Regarding Posting in 5 Public Places Amending Ordinance 27 - Regarding Reappointments to the Planning Commission and Designating Officers Regulating Private Sewer Systems Littering and Illegal Dumping Amending Subdivision Regulations Previously 34 Amending Ordinance 17- Amending Ward Map Amending Ordinance 79 - Approving Inter-Local Agreement for Ambulance Service with Washington County Regulating Outside Burning Amending Ordinance 74 - Regulating Fireworks Establishing a Municipal Depository Board Adopting the Arkansas Energy Code and Repealing a Portion of Ordinance 81 - Adopting Various Standard Codes Amending Ordinance 66 - Schedule of Fees Regarding Inspections Related to Construction New Planning Boundary Map and Repealing Ordinance 20 Amending Ordinance 89 which Amended Ordinance 24 - Post in 5 Public Places Regarding Banking Procedures Amending Ordinance 65 and 34 - Lot Splits and Lot Line Adjustments Amending Ordinances 100 and 66 (Schedule of Fees) Outdoor Lighting Amending Subdivision Regulations Originally Adopted by Ordinance 34 - Driveway Ordinance 63 Amending Ordinances 63 and 68 Regarding Driveways Reckless Discharge of Firearms Recognizing the Franchise Fees of Coxcom Inc. Amending Ordinance 103 which Amended Ordinance 24 (5 Public Places to Post Agenda) Amending Goshen Subdivision Regulations Originally Adopted by Ordinance 34 as Amended thereafter (Distance between Fire Hydrants) Amending Ordinance 63 68 and 109 which Established Standards Regarding Driveways Rezoning Certain Lands from RR to B1 and Amending Zoning Map Repealing Ordinances 53 and 7which Granted the GFD the Exclusive Right to Provide Fire Protection to Goshen Amending Zoning Regulations Regarding Conditional Use Permits and Applications for changes to Zoning Map Rezoning Certain Lands, Consisting of 2 Acres from Rural Residential (RR) to Neighborhood (B1) Amending Ordinance 34 Prohibition of Gated Entrances Amending Ordinance 34 Expansion of Existing Subdivision Amending Ordinance 66 100-106 Schedule of Fees Amending Ordinance 34 Concerns about LOT SPLITS in tandem lots Amending Subdivision Regulations Amending Ordinance 112 and 24-Five Posting Place Ordinance Repealing 37 - Abolishing the Marshals Office
  • Planning Commission Minutes
    August 07, 2018 November 08, 2018 February 05, 2019 April 04, 2019 May 07, 2019 May 28, 2019 August 06, 2019 November 05, 2019 December 03, 2019 February 04, 2020 March 03, 2020 May 05, 2020 June 02, 2020 July 07, 2020 December 01, 2020 December 07, 2020 January 05, 2021 February 02, 2021 April 06, 2021 May 04, 2021 June 01, 2021 July 06, 2021 September 07, 2021 October 05, 2021 December 07, 2021 January 04, 2022 February 01, 2022 March 01, 2022 April 05, 2022 May 03, 2022 June 07, 2022 July 05, 2022 August 02, 2022 September 06, 2022 February 07, 2023 March 07, 2023 April 04, 2023
  • Zoning Code
    Zoning Regulations Subdivision Regulations
  • Approved Budgets
    Approved 2023 Street Fund Budget Approved 2023 General Fund Budget
  • Audit Reports
    2021-2022 Legislative Audit Financial and Compliance Report
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