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City Business

  • Financial Reports
    Approved 2023 Street Fund Budget Approved 2023 General Fund Budget Statement of Funds Balances November 2023
  • Audit Reports
    2021-2022 Legislative Audit Financial and Compliance Report
  • 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 June 13, 2023 July 11, 2023 July 24, 2023 Special Session August 08, 2023 September 12, 2023 October 10, 2023
  • 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 2023-26 Appointing Max Poye as Council Member 2023-27 Appointing Ken Smith to Parks and Recreation Committee 2023-28 Confirming Reappointment of Paula Anderson to Municipal Depository Board 2023-29 Confirming Reappointment of Tom Hennelly to Planning Commission 2023-30 Confirming Reappointment of Loren Shackleford to Planning Commission 2023-31 Designating the City of Goshen as a Rural Recreation Roads Hub 2023-32 Appointing Lacie Lawson as Zoning Official 2023-33 Allowing City Property and Facilities to be used for The Highlands Gravel Classic 2023-34 Increasing Rate of Pay for Recorder/Treasurer
  • Ordinance 199 -
    199 - Rezoning 180 N Church St from R-1 zone to B-2 zone 200 - Redistricting City Wards 201 - Amending Subdivision Regulations Adopted by Ordinance 198 202 - Formalizing the Deadline for Agenda of Planning Commission Meetings to be Published 203 - Establishing Mileage Reimbursement Data 204 - Establishing Park Rules for Mill Branch Park and Penalties for Violations 205 - Amending Ordinance 175 with respect to the Number of Park Commission Members 206 - Amending Municipal Code to Formally establish a Finance Department 207 - Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property for 2022 and Certifying the Same to County Clerk of Washington County 208 - Repealing Ordinance 173 and 174 and combining the positions of City Recorder and City Treasurer 209 - Amending Ordinance 30, 73 and 133 Establishing certain Procedures Regarding Expenditures of Funds 210 - Amending Ordinance 166 which required the Mayor or Department Heads to inform City Council of any decision to hire or terminate Employees 211 - Pertaining to Storage and Access of CityEmployee Files 212 - Requiring Posting of Job Openings and Requiring City Council to be provided Resumes and or Applications prior to hiring 213 - Repealing Ord 209 and a Portion of Ord 30 as it pertains to Spending Limits of the Mayor 214 - Personnel Handbook 215 - Defining Pay Period Days 216 - Amending Ordinance 175 having to do with Park Commission 217 - General Liability Insurance required for all Contractors 218 - Providing Flood Damage Prevention Program (FEMA) 219 - Established Tax Levy on Real & Personal Property 220 - Establishing a Code of Conduct
  • Ordinance 126 - Ordinance 198
    126 - Amending Ordinance 35 Designating Zoning Official 127 - Ordinance to Develop a Community Forestry Plan 128 - Amending Ordinance 72 Governing Disposal of Waste Management 129 - Adopting Goshen Police Department General Orders 130 - Adopting Employment Policies Regarding Leave 131 - Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property 132 - Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property 2016 133 - Amending Ordinances 30 & 73 - Establish Procedures Regarding Fund Expenditures for the City of Goshen and Other Purposes 134 - 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 135 - Amending Subdivision Regulations from Ordinance 34 as Amended Thereafter and Certain Provision Related to Conservation Subdivisions 136 - Amending Ordinance 135 (Conservation Subdivisions) 137 - Establish Moratorium on Approval of Subdivisions and Lot Splits 138 - Amends Ordinance 137 to Declare an Emergency and for Other Purposes (Moratorium on Lot Splits) 139 - Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property within City Limits for 2017 140 - Amending Subdivision Regulations 141 - Amending Zoning Regulations 142 - Setting Forth Certain Regulations for Alcohol, Beer and Wine Sales 143 - Amending Zoning Regulations 144 - Amending Subdivision Regulations 145 - Rezoning Certain Lands Consisting of 1.132 Acres from RR to B2 146 - Assigning and Fixing Compensation for Planning Function (Final) 147 - Levying a 1% Sales Tax - Final 148 - Calling for a Special Election on Levy of a 1% Sales Tax - Final 149 - Amending Ordinance 145 Rezoning Certain Lands 1132 Acres - Final 150 - Amending Ordinance 27 Regarding Changing Number of Planning Commissioners to 7 151 - Amending Driveway Ordinance 63, 68, 109 & 114 152 - 2018 Moratorium on Commercial Development 153 - Amending Ordinance 152 (Moratorium for 130 days) 154 - Riverside Estates buffer along Blue Springs Road 155 - Commercial Design Standards in Commercial Districts 156 - Regulating Signage with in City Limits and for Other Purposes 157 - Regulating Landscaping in Commercial Districts 158 - Amending Ordinance 107 - Outdoor Lighting 159 - Regulating Parking in Commercial Districts within the City 160 - Regulating the Sale of Outdoor Merchandise within the City 161 - Levying Tax on Real and Personal Property for 2018 162 - Amending Ordinance 154 - Deviation for Riverside Estates 163 - Amending Ordinance 97 & 74 - Fireworks 164 - Amending Ordinance 130 Employee Policies Regarding Leave 165 - Public Input 166 - Inform Council of Employee Termination 167 - Appointing Brian Hogue as City Attorney 168 - Updated Fee Schedule 169 - Planning Services to NWARP 170 - Rezoning 679 Goshen Tuttle from R1 to RR and Amending Zoning Map 171 - Administrative Framework Organizational Chart 172 - Reassigning Treasurer Duties 173 - Repealing Ordinance 18, Separating Offices 174 - Appointment of City Treasurer 175 - Established Park Commission 176 - Wyman Road Speed Limit Increase 177 - Property Tax within the City 178 - Authorizes the Mayor to Enter into a per capita Jail Fee Agreement 179 - Levying a 1% Sales Tax 180 - Calling a Special Election 181 - Regarding City Council, Meetings and Rules of Proceedings 182 - Amending Ordinance 130 (Law Enforcement Holiday Pay) 183 - Staggered Four Year Terms for Council Members 184 - Regarding Employees of the City being Able to Conduct Business with the City 185 - Regarding the Use of Masks in relation to the COVID Pandemic 186 - Amending Ordinance 51 - Noise 187 - Levying Tax on Read and Personal Property 188 - Vacate Easements Located within Brookestone Woods Subdivision 189 - Adopts Revised Standard Operating Manual 190 - Residential Subdivision Regulations 191 - Amending Ordinance 35 and Thereafter and for Other Purposes 192 - Amending Ordinance 190 Adopting Subdivision Regulations and for Other Purposes 193 - Adopting and Enacting a New Municipal Code of Ordinances 194 - Regarding Banking Procedures in Addition to Those Established in Ordinance 104 and to Declare and Emergency and Other Purposes 195 - Amending the Standard Operating Procedure Manual adopted by Ordinance 189 196 - Levying a Tax on Real and Personal Property for 2021 197 - Adopting Certain Building Permit Forms for the City's Inspection Division 198 - Adopting, by Reference, Certain Regulations Entitled - Subdivision and Minor Subdivision Regulations
  • Index, Ordinance 1 - Ordinance 74
    Index of Ordinances 1 - Establishing Town Planning Commission 2 - Adopting Zoning Ordinance 3 - Amending Ordinance II - Distance Between Buildings 4 - Procedures and Regulations Relating Roads and Highways 5 - Amending Ordinance IV - Regulation Roads and Highways Private 6 - Amending Ordinance II Zoning Ordinance 7 - Adopting Budget 1993, Regulating Exotic Animals and Amending Ordinance VII 8 - Amending Ordinance VI Relating to Cable Service Extensions, Annexing Certain Territory and Regulating Fireworks 10 - Adopting Subdivision Regulations and 10A Amending Ordinance 10 - Subdivision Regulations 11 - Planned Unit Development and 11A - Amending Ordinance 11 12 - Establish and Lay Off Goshen Property Owners 13 - Amending Ordinance II - Zoning 14 - Zoning Change - Residential to Agricultural on Renegar Property 15 - Establishing the Office of City Attorney & 15A - Renewing and Extending Franchise for TCA Cable Partners 16 - Appointing Charles Harwell as City Attorney 17 - Creating City Wards 18 - Combining the City Recorder and Treasurer Office 19 - Allowing Telecommunication Towers 20 - Approving New Planning Area Map 21 - Establishing and Declaring Public Policy - 2 Acre Minimum 22 - Establishing a Moratorium on Approval of any Subdivision Large Scale 23 - Adopting Various Standard Codes Relating to Inspection Activities 24 - Establishing Certain Procedures Regarding the Proceedings of City Council 25 - Amending Ordinance 22 - Extend Moratorium on Approval of Subdivision, development lot splits and Issuance of Building Permits 26 - Amending Ordinance 24 - Changing Time of Regular Council Meeting 27 - Re-Establishing Planning Commission 28 - Establishing Zones Limiting the Character and Use of Buildings Permitted, Zoning Districts 29 - Establishing a Moratorium on Planning Commission Approval of Subdivisions, Large Scale Development, Lot Splits ... 30 - Establishing Procedures Regarding Expenditures of Funds 31 - Adopting Goshen Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Map and Master Street Plan 32 - Amending Ordinance 29 - Moratorium on Approval of Subdivision Plats, Large Scale Development, Lot Splits ... 33 - Establishing Procedures Whereby Council Members May do business with the City 34 - Adopting Subdivision Regulations 35 - Adopting Zoning Regulations 36 - Amending Ordinance 23 - Certain Standard Codes, Vacancy Office of Building Inspector, Moratorium on Relocating Existing Structures 37 - Establishing the Office of City Marshal 38 - Adopting Flood Damage Prevention Code 39 - Calling Special Election Propose Staggered 4 year Terms of Alderman 40 - Emergency Access to Gated Subdivisions 41 - Amending Ord. 34 Section 1-13(d) Dedication of Land is not a Condition of Plat Approval 42 - Amending Ordinance 24 - Mandating Public Input at Meetings 43 - Amending Ordinance 24 - Regarding Publication of Agenda (Posting in 5 public places) 44 - Amending Ordinances 21 and 34 - Appendix A - Conservation Subdivision 45 - Amending Ordinance 42 - Regarding Public Input at Meetings 46 - Amending Ordinance 8 Regarding Fireworks 47 - Adopting Interlocal Cooperative Agreement on Law Enforcement, Between Wash. Co and Goshen 48 - Amending Ord Establishing System for Assigning Street Names & Addresses 49 - Amending 34, 35 and 41, and to declare an Emergency and for other purposes 50 - Adopting, by Reference, Certain Portions of Arkansas Criminal Code 51 - Noise Ordinance 52 - Unsanitary, Unsightly, Unsafe Conditions on Private Property 53 - GFD Right to Provide Fire Protection 54 - Establishing Moratorium on Large Scale Developments 55 - Amending Ordinance 40 Emergency Vehicle & Personnel Access to Gated Communities 56 - Amending Moratorium Ordinance 54 57 - Amending Ordinance 34 & 44 - Subdivision Regulations 58 - Amending Zoning Ordinance 35 59 - Establishing District 2 - Waterford Subdivision 60 - To Establish and Lay Off Goshen Municipal Property Owner's Improvement District 3 - Brookstone Woods 61 - Amending Subdivision Ordinance 34 & 57 - Subdivision Regulations 62 - Terms for Careless Driving 63 - Driveway Ordinance 64 - Amending Ordinance 35 and 58 - Zoning Regulations, Regarding Zoning Official and Driveways 65 - Amending Ordinances 61 Which Amended Ordinances 34 & 57 - Subdivisions Regulations Regarding Lot Splits and Lot Line Adjustments 66 - Establishing a Schedule of Fees 67 - Amending Ordinance 53 - Establishing GFD Association the Exclusive Right to Provide Fire Protection 68 - Amending Ordinance 63 - Establishing Driveway Standards 69 - Excavation of City Streets or Public Right-of-Way 70 - Governing the General Prohibition Against the Use of Engine Brakes 71 - Adopting Official Holidays Patterned after State Holidays 72 - Disposal of Waste Material 73 - Amending Ordinance 30 - Establishing Certain Procedures Regarding the Expenditures of Funds 74 - Amending Ordinance 46 - Regulating Fireworks
  • Ordinance 75 - Ordinance 125
    75 - Amending Ordinance 65 & 61 - Subdivision Regulations, Signature of City Fire Code Enforcement Official on Final Plats 76 - Granting Southwest Bell Telephone Company dba ATT Arkansas the Right and Franchise to Provide Telecommunication Services 77 - Granting Arkansas Western Gas Company the Right and Franchise to Provide Natural Gas 78 - Granting Ozark Electric Corporation the Right to Furnish and Distribute Electrical Service 79 - Approving and Inter-local Agreement for Ambulance Service in Washington County 80 - Providing for the Establishment of a Flood Damage Prevention Program 81 - Adopting by Reference Newer Versions of Various Standard Codes Relating to Inspection Activities and to Repeal Ordinance 23 82 - Establishing No Through Truck Routes within the City 83 - Amending Ordinance 16 - Appointing Charles L Harwell to Fill the Office of City Attorney 84 - Governing the General Prohibition Against the Ownership of a Vicious Dog 85 - Amending Ordinance 82 - Which Established No Through Truck Routes 86 - Amending Ordinance 34 - Subdivision Regulations - Regarding Lot Line Adjustments and Administrative Approval of Both 87 - Amending Ordinance - Zoning Regulations - Regarding Commercial Design Standards 88 - Calling a Special Election on the Question of the Levy of Annual Dues of the Goshen Volunteer Fire Dept. 89 - Amending Ordinance and Repealing Ordinance - Regarding Posting in 5 Public Places 90 - Amending Ordinance 27 - Regarding Reappointments to the Planning Commission and Designating Officers 91 - Regulating Private Sewer Systems 92 - Littering and Illegal Dumping 93 - Amending Subdivision Regulations Previously 34 94 - Amending Ordinance 17- Amending Ward Map 95 - Amending Ordinance 79 - Approving Inter-Local Agreement for Ambulance Service with Washington County 96 - Regulating Outside Burning 97 - Amending Ordinance 74 - Regulating Fireworks 98 - Establishing a Municipal Depository Board 99 - Adopting the Arkansas Energy Code and Repealing a Portion of Ordinance 81 - Adopting Various Standard Codes 100 - Amending Ordinance 66 - Schedule of Fees 101 - Regarding Inspections Related to Construction 102 - New Planning Boundary Map and Repealing Ordinance 20 103 - Amending Ordinance 89 which Amended Ordinance 24 - Post in 5 Public Places 104 - Regarding Banking Procedures 105 - Amending Ordinance 65 and 34 - Lot Splits and Lot Line Adjustments 106 - Amending Ordinances 100 and 66 (Schedule of Fees) 107 - Outdoor Lighting 108 - Amending Subdivision Regulations Originally Adopted by Ordinance 34 - Driveway Ordinance 63 109 - Amending Ordinances 63 and 68 Regarding Driveways 110 - Reckless Discharge of Firearms 111 - Recognizing the Franchise Fees of Coxcom Inc. 112 - Amending Ordinance 103 which Amended Ordinance 24 (5 Public Places to Post Agenda) 113 - Amending Goshen Subdivision Regulations Originally Adopted by Ordinance 34 as Amended thereafter (Distance between Fire Hydrants) 114 - Amending Ordinance 63 68 and 109 which Established Standards Regarding Driveways 115 - Rezoning Certain Lands from RR to B1 and Amending Zoning Map 116 - Repealing Ordinances 53 and 7which Granted the GFD the Exclusive Right to Provide Fire Protection to Goshen 117 - Amending Zoning Regulations Regarding Conditional Use Permits and Applications for changes to Zoning Map 118 - Rezoning Certain Lands, Consisting of 2 Acres from Rural Residential (RR) to Neighborhood (B1) 119 - Amending Ordinance 34 Prohibition of Gated Entrances 120 - Amending Ordinance 34 Expansion of Existing Subdivision 121 - Amending Ordinance 66 100-106 Schedule of Fees 122 - Amending Ordinance 34 Concerns about LOT SPLITS in tandem lots 123 - Amending Subdivision Regulations 124 - Amending Ordinance 112 and 24-Five Posting Place 125 - 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 May 2, 2023 June 6, 2023 July 10, 2023 August 1, 2023 September 19, 2023 October 03, 2023
  • Zoning Code
    Zoning Regulations Subdivision Regulations
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