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The city of Elkhart offers a vibrant, diverse, and unique community. In Elkhart, things are built, opportunity abounds, and our community offers great experiences in recreation, arts, and culture.

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I’m so glad you’re here. The goal of unparalleled service is at the forefront of our minds each and every day. We are here to serve you and make the City of Elkhart a better place to live and work.
This website was designed with the goal of unparalleled service as the top priority. From leaf pickup to building permits to job applications and more, we hope this website is your one-stop-shop for all things Elkhart.
Mayor Rod Roberson

Welcome.

I’m so glad you’re here. The goal of unparalleled service is at the forefront of our minds each and every day. We are here to serve you and make the City of Elkhart a better place to live and work.
This website was designed with the goal of unparalleled service as the top priority. From leaf pickup to building permits to job applications and more, we hope this website is your one-stop-shop for all things Elkhart.
Mayor Rod Roberson

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Fair Housing Newsletter
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Plan Commission Meeting
1:45 pm
JOIN WEBEX MEETING Meeting Link: https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=m127b87c3f02a5d164a1dea5ee2140438 Meeting Number (access code): 2310 506 8344 Meeting Password: PLAN By Phone: +1 (415) 655-0001 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THE PLAN COMMISSION TAB ON THE PLANNING & ZONING PAGE. , ...
Plan Commission Meeting
1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Plan Commission Meeting: Monday, July 1 at 1:45 p.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting https://signin.webex.com/join  Meeting Number: 2305 333 96 , ...
City Council Meeting
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JULY 1, 2024 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA & PACKET FOR JULY 1, 2024 COUNCIL MEETING     , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Public Meeting of the Board of Public Works: Tuesday, July 2 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Join , ...
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Redevelopment Commission Pre-Agenda Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am
2024-7-5 Notice of Redevelopment Commission Pre-Agenda Meeting 2024-7-9 Redevelopment Commission Packet Redevelopment Pre-Agenda Meeting Friday, July 5, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. Join from the meeting link https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=mdb1aeaca4548b48c62ce788865402c0b Join by meeting number Meeting numb , ...
Elkhart’s Independence Day Celebration
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
🎉 Join us for an unforgettable Independence Day Celebration on July 5, 2024, presented by Welch Packaging! Get ready for an evening filled with music, food, and fireworks as we come together to celebrate our nation’s freedom. Event Schedule: 5:00 PM: Food trucks start serving delicious bites to fuel your festivit , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
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Police Merit Commission
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Public Meeting of the Police Merit Commission: Monday, July 8 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Joi , ...
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Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
2024-7-9 Notice of Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting 2024-7-9 Aurora Capital Development Corporation Packet Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. Join from the meeting link https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=mc6c50cc470805b76740292891ff73e1d Join by me , ...
Redevelopment Commission Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2024-7-9 Notice of Redevelopment Commission Meeting 2024-7-9 Redevelopment Commission Packet Elkhart Redevelopment Commission Meeting Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. Join from the meeting link https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=mf3112a2827295f44c894fb2ec7be377c   Join by meeting number Meeting , ...
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Lerner Governing Board
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Public Meeting of the Lerner Governing Board: Wednesday, July 10 at 10:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join , ...
Special Call Meeting of the Common Council
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-July 10th Special Call Meeting Tax Abatement Resolutions Special Call Notice July 10, 2024 – Tax Abatements Agenda for 2024 Tax Abatement Meeting , ...
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Board of Zoning Appeals
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  Join from the meeting link https://signin.webex.com/join   Join by meeting number Meeting number (access code): 2317 077 1574 Meeting password: BZA2023   Meeting Packet https://elkhartindiana.org/wp-content/uploads/BZA-7.11.2024-PACKET_Redacted-1.pdf   , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
Pollinator Promenade – Canceled
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Due to low preregistrations, this year’s event has been canceled. Please stay tuned for details for 2025. Join our first annual Pollinator Promenade, celebrating all things pollinator! This fun “run” event features 3 competitions that will take place around our newly planted prairie: a pollinator-the , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Public Meeting of the Board of Public Works: Tuesday, July 16 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Joi , ...
Park & Recreation Board Meeting
5:00 pm
INSTRUCTIONS FOR VIEWING AND PUBLIC COMMENT This meeting of the Elkhart Park & Recreation Board will be held electronically via WebEx and Facebook Live. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. The public may view and attend the meeting by going to the following link: https://coei.webex.com The Event Number is 157 658 8 , ...
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DIY Beeswax Wrap Workshop
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
What’s a beeswax wrap and why is it good for the planet? Find out at our DIY Beeswax Wrap Workshop at the Elkhart Environmental Center on Thursday, July 18th! Participants will make their own reusable wrap and get tips on how to reduce food waste at home. All materials for the wrap will be provided at this hands-on wor , ...
Elkhart Historic & Cultural Preservation Commission – CANCELLED
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting has been cancelled due to no new business, or approval of minutes. AGENDA 7.18.24 – Meeting Cancelled , ...
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Summer Chill Concert Series
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
🌞 Get ready to groove this summer with our annual Summer Chill Concert Series! 🎶 Mark your calendars for the 3rd Friday of each month from June to September at 7 pm, as we bring you the hottest artists to the NIBCO Water and Ice Park! 🎤 Join us for free concerts featuring incredible talents that will make your summer n , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
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Summer in the Park Concert Series
3:00 pm
Join us for a musical journey under the sun at our “Summer in the Park Concert Series”! 🎶☀️ Mark your calendars for the 3rd Sunday of each month from July to September, as we bring you free concerts starting at 3:00 pm at the beautiful McNaughton Park. 🌳🎤 Get ready to groove to the beats of talented artists , ...
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Police Merit Commission
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Public Meeting of the Police Merit Commission: Monday, July 22 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Jo , ...
Fire Merit Commission
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Public Meeting of the Fire Merit Commission: Monday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Join , ...
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Board of Safety
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Public Meeting of the Board of Public Safety: Tuesday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Jo , ...
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HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION MEETINGS
9:30 am - 10:00 am
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION EXECUTIVE MEETING AGENDA (closed to the public)  Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 9:00 A.M. LOCATION:  201 South Second St., City Annex Conference Room Call to Order New Business Partnership Funds Statement of Work (SOW) PY 2024 Partnership Funds Statement of Work (SOW) PY 2023 – Updates Fair Ho , ...
FREE LEGAL ADVICE – HOUSING & EVICTION
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Birds of Prey
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn about the lives of raptors at our Birds of Prey program on Friday, July 26th at the Elkhart Environmental Center! Meet LIVE birds from Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center and discover what makes these creatures such fierce and fascinating predators. After the presentation, get the chance to take photos wit , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
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Board of Aviation Commissioners Meeting
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Fair Housing Newsletter
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Plan Commission Meeting
1:45 pm
JOIN WEBEX MEETING Meeting Link: https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=m127b87c3f02a5d164a1dea5ee2140438 Meeting Number (access code): 2310 506 8344 Meeting Password: PLAN By Phone: +1 (415) 655-0001 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THE PLAN COMMISSION TAB ON THE PLANNING & ZONING PAGE. , ...
Plan Commission Meeting
1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Plan Commission Meeting: Monday, July 1 at 1:45 p.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting https://signin.webex.com/join  Meeting Number: 2305 333 96 , ...
City Council Meeting
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JULY 1, 2024 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA & PACKET FOR JULY 1, 2024 COUNCIL MEETING     , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Public Meeting of the Board of Public Works: Tuesday, July 2 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Join , ...
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Redevelopment Commission Pre-Agenda Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am
2024-7-5 Notice of Redevelopment Commission Pre-Agenda Meeting 2024-7-9 Redevelopment Commission Packet Redevelopment Pre-Agenda Meeting Friday, July 5, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. Join from the meeting link https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=mdb1aeaca4548b48c62ce788865402c0b Join by meeting number Meeting numb , ...
Elkhart’s Independence Day Celebration
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
🎉 Join us for an unforgettable Independence Day Celebration on July 5, 2024, presented by Welch Packaging! Get ready for an evening filled with music, food, and fireworks as we come together to celebrate our nation’s freedom. Event Schedule: 5:00 PM: Food trucks start serving delicious bites to fuel your festivit , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
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Police Merit Commission
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Public Meeting of the Police Merit Commission: Monday, July 8 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Joi , ...
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Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
2024-7-9 Notice of Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting 2024-7-9 Aurora Capital Development Corporation Packet Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. Join from the meeting link https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=mc6c50cc470805b76740292891ff73e1d Join by me , ...
Redevelopment Commission Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2024-7-9 Notice of Redevelopment Commission Meeting 2024-7-9 Redevelopment Commission Packet Elkhart Redevelopment Commission Meeting Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. Join from the meeting link https://coei.webex.com/coei/j.php?MTID=mf3112a2827295f44c894fb2ec7be377c   Join by meeting number Meeting , ...
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Lerner Governing Board
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Public Meeting of the Lerner Governing Board: Wednesday, July 10 at 10:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join , ...
Special Call Meeting of the Common Council
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-July 10th Special Call Meeting Tax Abatement Resolutions Special Call Notice July 10, 2024 – Tax Abatements Agenda for 2024 Tax Abatement Meeting , ...
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Board of Zoning Appeals
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  Join from the meeting link https://signin.webex.com/join   Join by meeting number Meeting number (access code): 2317 077 1574 Meeting password: BZA2023   Meeting Packet https://elkhartindiana.org/wp-content/uploads/BZA-7.11.2024-PACKET_Redacted-1.pdf   , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
Pollinator Promenade – Canceled
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Due to low preregistrations, this year’s event has been canceled. Please stay tuned for details for 2025. Join our first annual Pollinator Promenade, celebrating all things pollinator! This fun “run” event features 3 competitions that will take place around our newly planted prairie: a pollinator-the , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Public Meeting of the Board of Public Works: Tuesday, July 16 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Joi , ...
Park & Recreation Board Meeting
5:00 pm
INSTRUCTIONS FOR VIEWING AND PUBLIC COMMENT This meeting of the Elkhart Park & Recreation Board will be held electronically via WebEx and Facebook Live. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. The public may view and attend the meeting by going to the following link: https://coei.webex.com The Event Number is 157 658 8 , ...
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DIY Beeswax Wrap Workshop
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
What’s a beeswax wrap and why is it good for the planet? Find out at our DIY Beeswax Wrap Workshop at the Elkhart Environmental Center on Thursday, July 18th! Participants will make their own reusable wrap and get tips on how to reduce food waste at home. All materials for the wrap will be provided at this hands-on wor , ...
Elkhart Historic & Cultural Preservation Commission – CANCELLED
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting has been cancelled due to no new business, or approval of minutes. AGENDA 7.18.24 – Meeting Cancelled , ...
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Summer Chill Concert Series
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
🌞 Get ready to groove this summer with our annual Summer Chill Concert Series! 🎶 Mark your calendars for the 3rd Friday of each month from June to September at 7 pm, as we bring you the hottest artists to the NIBCO Water and Ice Park! 🎤 Join us for free concerts featuring incredible talents that will make your summer n , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
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Summer in the Park Concert Series
3:00 pm
Join us for a musical journey under the sun at our “Summer in the Park Concert Series”! 🎶☀️ Mark your calendars for the 3rd Sunday of each month from July to September, as we bring you free concerts starting at 3:00 pm at the beautiful McNaughton Park. 🌳🎤 Get ready to groove to the beats of talented artists , ...
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Police Merit Commission
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Public Meeting of the Police Merit Commission: Monday, July 22 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Jo , ...
Fire Merit Commission
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Public Meeting of the Fire Merit Commission: Monday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Join , ...
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Board of Safety
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Public Meeting of the Board of Public Safety: Tuesday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m. As always, the public is welcome to attend in-person. For virtual attendance, we have a couple of options: To view the meeting: https://elkhartindiana.org/elkhart-live/ To view AND participate* in the meeting: https://signin.webex.com/join Jo , ...
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HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION MEETINGS
9:30 am - 10:00 am
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION EXECUTIVE MEETING AGENDA (closed to the public)  Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 9:00 A.M. LOCATION:  201 South Second St., City Annex Conference Room Call to Order New Business Partnership Funds Statement of Work (SOW) PY 2024 Partnership Funds Statement of Work (SOW) PY 2023 – Updates Fair Ho , ...
FREE LEGAL ADVICE – HOUSING & EVICTION
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Birds of Prey
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn about the lives of raptors at our Birds of Prey program on Friday, July 26th at the Elkhart Environmental Center! Meet LIVE birds from Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center and discover what makes these creatures such fierce and fascinating predators. After the presentation, get the chance to take photos wit , ...
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Elkhart Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Elkhart Farmers Market returns for the seventh year in downtown Elkhart, beginning Saturday, May 4, 2024, and running every Saturday until September 28.Join us on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at Kardzhali Park (next to NIBCO Water & Ice Park) in downtown Elkhart for the Favorite Downtown Elkhart Activity.We have , ...
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Board of Aviation Commissioners Meeting
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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