The City with a

Heart.

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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The City with a

Heart.

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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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

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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June 2024

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Elkhart Family FishFest: Free Fishing Clinic
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The EEC, Elkhart Parks & Recreation, and our Aquatic Biology Departments are putting on our second annual free Fishing Clinic, coming up on June 1! At High Dive Park off of Baldwin St on June 1 starting at 8 AM, we’ll be leading stations to teach kids ages 7+ how to fish. The first 200 kids to complete th , ...
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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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. , ...
City Council Meeting
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JUNE 3, 2024 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA and PACKET FOR JUNE 3, 2024 COUNCIL MEETING , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
BOW Packet for 6-4-24 File size: 19.68 MB Created: 5-31-2024 Updated: 5-31-2024 Hits: 58 , ...
Nature Play Days
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us once again this summer for our returning Nature Play Days at the Elkhart Environmental Center! Kids of all ages can enjoy nature crafts, trail exploration activities, time outdoors, and more on Tuesday, June 4th and Tuesday, June 18th. On both days, families are welcome to come by any time between 10 AM and 12 , ...
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Redevelopment Commission Pre-Agenda Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Notice of Pre-Agenda Meeting , ...
Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 44th Annual Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival is set to take place June 7 & 8, 2024, with both old and new favorites.Hours for Island Park will be 12 pm to 10 pm on Friday and 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday, and will feature artists, crafters, local musicians, delicious food, and entertainment for the whole family , ...
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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 , ...
Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 44th Annual Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival is set to take place June 7 & 8, 2024, with both old and new favorites.Hours for Island Park will be 12 pm to 10 pm on Friday and 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday, and will feature artists, crafters, local musicians, delicious food, and entertainment for the whole family , ...
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Police Merit Commission
9:00 am - 10:00 am
PMC Packet 6-10-24 File size: 748.88 KB Created: 6-07-2024 Updated: 6-07-2024 Hits: 37 , ...
Fire Merit Commission
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
FMC Packet 6-10-24 File size: 1.26 MB Created: 6-07-2024 Updated: 6-07-2024 Hits: 46 , ...
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Board of Safety
9:00 am - 10:00 am
BOS packet for 6-11-24 File size: 5.54 MB Created: 6-07-2024 Updated: 6-07-2024 Hits: 40 , ...
Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting Packet for 6-11-24 , ...
Redevelopment Commission Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Notice of Redevelopment Commission Meeting 6-11-24 Redevelopment Commission Packet for 6-11-24 , ...
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Finance Committee Meeting
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NOTICE OF JUNE 12, 2024 – FINANCE COMMITTEE VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JUNE 12, 2024 FINANCE MEETING , ...
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Board of Zoning Appeals
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
https://signin.webex.com/join Meeting Number: 2317 077 1574 Password: BZA2023 {{#if category}}{{#with category}}{{name}}{{#if parent}} Back{{/if}}{{/with}}{{/if}}{{#if category.desc}}{{category.desc}}{{/if}} {{#if files}} {{#each files}} {{{crop_title}}}{{bytesToSize size} , ...
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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 , ...
TENANT EMPOWERMENT DAY
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
High rental prices and weak tenant protections make being a tenant in Indiana challenging. This event is designed to provide information and resources to tenants. You can meet with the Indiana Tenants Association and the South Bend Tenant Association, get free legal advice, learn about rental assistance meet with local , ...
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Elkhart Urban Enterprise Association Meeting
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
EUEA Packet for 6-17-24   , ...
City Council Meeting
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
AGENDA AND PACKET JUNE 17, 2024 PACKET JUNE 17, 2024 PART 2 PACKET JUNE 17, 2024 PART 3 VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JUNE 17, 2024 CITY COUNCIL MEETING   , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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 by meeting number: 2325 262 7358 Meeting password: B , ...
Nature Play Days
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us once again this summer for our returning Nature Play Days at the Elkhart Environmental Center! Kids of all ages can enjoy nature crafts, trail exploration activities, time outdoors, and more on Tuesday, June 4th and Tuesday, June 18th. On both days, families are welcome to come by any time between 10 AM and 12 , ...
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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Historic & Cultural Preservation Commission Meeting
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
https://signin.webex.com/join Meeting Number: 2322 560 8333 Password: AwxPFJFJ232 6.20.24 Meeting Packet   , ...
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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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Board of Aviation Commissioners Meeting
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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FREE LEGAL ADVICE – HOUSING & EVICTION
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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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Upcoming
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June 2024

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Elkhart Family FishFest: Free Fishing Clinic
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The EEC, Elkhart Parks & Recreation, and our Aquatic Biology Departments are putting on our second annual free Fishing Clinic, coming up on June 1! At High Dive Park off of Baldwin St on June 1 starting at 8 AM, we’ll be leading stations to teach kids ages 7+ how to fish. The first 200 kids to complete th , ...
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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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. , ...
City Council Meeting
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JUNE 3, 2024 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA and PACKET FOR JUNE 3, 2024 COUNCIL MEETING , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
BOW Packet for 6-4-24 File size: 19.68 MB Created: 5-31-2024 Updated: 5-31-2024 Hits: 58 , ...
Nature Play Days
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us once again this summer for our returning Nature Play Days at the Elkhart Environmental Center! Kids of all ages can enjoy nature crafts, trail exploration activities, time outdoors, and more on Tuesday, June 4th and Tuesday, June 18th. On both days, families are welcome to come by any time between 10 AM and 12 , ...
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Redevelopment Commission Pre-Agenda Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Notice of Pre-Agenda Meeting , ...
Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 44th Annual Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival is set to take place June 7 & 8, 2024, with both old and new favorites.Hours for Island Park will be 12 pm to 10 pm on Friday and 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday, and will feature artists, crafters, local musicians, delicious food, and entertainment for the whole family , ...
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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 , ...
Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 44th Annual Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival is set to take place June 7 & 8, 2024, with both old and new favorites.Hours for Island Park will be 12 pm to 10 pm on Friday and 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday, and will feature artists, crafters, local musicians, delicious food, and entertainment for the whole family , ...
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Police Merit Commission
9:00 am - 10:00 am
PMC Packet 6-10-24 File size: 748.88 KB Created: 6-07-2024 Updated: 6-07-2024 Hits: 37 , ...
Fire Merit Commission
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
FMC Packet 6-10-24 File size: 1.26 MB Created: 6-07-2024 Updated: 6-07-2024 Hits: 46 , ...
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Board of Safety
9:00 am - 10:00 am
BOS packet for 6-11-24 File size: 5.54 MB Created: 6-07-2024 Updated: 6-07-2024 Hits: 40 , ...
Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Aurora Capital Development Corporation Meeting Packet for 6-11-24 , ...
Redevelopment Commission Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Notice of Redevelopment Commission Meeting 6-11-24 Redevelopment Commission Packet for 6-11-24 , ...
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Finance Committee Meeting
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NOTICE OF JUNE 12, 2024 – FINANCE COMMITTEE VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JUNE 12, 2024 FINANCE MEETING , ...
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Board of Zoning Appeals
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
https://signin.webex.com/join Meeting Number: 2317 077 1574 Password: BZA2023 {{#if category}}{{#with category}}{{name}}{{#if parent}} Back{{/if}}{{/with}}{{/if}}{{#if category.desc}}{{category.desc}}{{/if}} {{#if files}} {{#each files}} {{{crop_title}}}{{bytesToSize size} , ...
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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 , ...
TENANT EMPOWERMENT DAY
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
High rental prices and weak tenant protections make being a tenant in Indiana challenging. This event is designed to provide information and resources to tenants. You can meet with the Indiana Tenants Association and the South Bend Tenant Association, get free legal advice, learn about rental assistance meet with local , ...
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Elkhart Urban Enterprise Association Meeting
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
EUEA Packet for 6-17-24   , ...
City Council Meeting
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
AGENDA AND PACKET JUNE 17, 2024 PACKET JUNE 17, 2024 PART 2 PACKET JUNE 17, 2024 PART 3 VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE PARTICIPATION-JUNE 17, 2024 CITY COUNCIL MEETING   , ...
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Board of Works
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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 by meeting number: 2325 262 7358 Meeting password: B , ...
Nature Play Days
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us once again this summer for our returning Nature Play Days at the Elkhart Environmental Center! Kids of all ages can enjoy nature crafts, trail exploration activities, time outdoors, and more on Tuesday, June 4th and Tuesday, June 18th. On both days, families are welcome to come by any time between 10 AM and 12 , ...
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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Historic & Cultural Preservation Commission Meeting
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
https://signin.webex.com/join Meeting Number: 2322 560 8333 Password: AwxPFJFJ232 6.20.24 Meeting Packet   , ...
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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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Board of Aviation Commissioners Meeting
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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FREE LEGAL ADVICE – HOUSING & EVICTION
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
, ...
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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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