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WHAT’S THE BUZZ? MOSQUITO PREVENTION IS WORTHWHILE!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Spring and summer bring mosquitoes. “How many” depends on how wet the season is. The City will continue its program of placing larvicide in catch basins, which are potential breeding sites. It is one of the most cost-effective measures the City can take. The City has not sprayed for mosquitoes... more

Free tickets to Freedom Fest no longer available at City Hall

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The free tickets Mayor Jeremy Stutsman and City Council had secured to America’s Freedom Fest —a day-long event of airshows and fireworks Saturday, July 1, to celebrate Independence Day—have all been picked up at City Hall. There are no more free tickets available at this time. Information for purchasing... more

Pike Street/US 33 Northern Connector Project: Pike and Main streets to be closed until fall

Monday, June 26, 2017

On Tuesday, June 27, Rieth-Riley Construction will open the newly constructed section of Pike Street from the Elkhart River bridge to Second Street and close Pike Street between Second Street and Main Street. Third Street will remain open to through traffic. Access to businesses and residences will... more

Upcoming Events All »

America's Freedom Fest

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 8:00am

Celebrate Independence Day at the Goshen Municipal Airport with this day-long celebration. This event includes a runway run, a twilight airshow, and a fireworks display. SCHEDULE: 8 a.m. – 5k walk/run at runway, 3 p.m. – Main gates open, 5 p.m. – Pull a Bomber competition, 7 p.m. – Airshow, 10 p.m. – FREE - fireworks display

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, July 3, 2017, 2:00pm

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

City offices will be closed on this day.

Wastewater Employees

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Jim Kerezman,
Superintendent

Jim Kerezman is responsible for the Wastewater Utility and Wet Weather Detention Facility operations and maintenance. Jim started his carrier in 1977 at South Haven Water Works near Valparaiso Indiana and moved to the Goshen area in April 1986 to continue his carrier in wastewater management. Jim has the following Indiana State Certifications: Class IV Wastewater Treatment, Class CS-II Wastewater Collection System Operator, Class C Industrial Treatment, Water Treatment 3 (WT3), and Distribution System Large (DSL)

Phone: 574-534-4003
Fax: 574-534-4350
TDD: 574-534-3185
Email: jimkerezman@goshencity.com

Larry Keil,
Pretreatment/ Lab Coordinator

Phone: 574-534-5802
Fax: 574-534-4350
Email: larrykeil@goshencity.com

Pretreatment web page: http://www.goshenindiana.org/pretreatment

 

Wastewater Staff (from left)
Ed Rock- Maintenance Technician
Brian Lang- Maintenace Technician
Tim Nice- Maintenance Technician
Rodney Hahn- Maintenance Technician
Andy Berney- Chief Operator
Dustin Kehr- SCADA Technician/ Maintenance Technician/ Lab Chemist

Charlie Riggs,
Maintenance Manager
Started his journey with the City of Goshen on April 14, 2000 as a Maintenance Technician and advanced to Maintenance Manager in July 2013. As Maintenance Manager, Charlie’s responsibilities include all areas for safety and properly maintaining the Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Wet Weather Detention Facility, and 38 Sewage Pump Stations. Charlie oversees the maintenance budget and all contractors that perform work on site. Charlie takes great pride in his job and loves working for the citizens of Goshen.

Phone: 574-534-5901
Email: charlieriggs@goshencity.com

Tom Walters,
FOG Inspector/ Lab Chemist

Tom Walters started with the City of Goshen’s Wastewater Utility in 1993. Tom duties included daily operations of the wastewater treatment plant and laboratory. In 2011, Tom duties switched to the pretreatments F.O.G. (Fats, Oil, Grease) Inspector which includes Grease Traps, Grease Interceptors, Oil/Sand Separator inspections, and Sewer Ordinance compliance for the City of Goshen. Tom has the following Indiana State Certifications:  Wastewater Operator Class 1 and Industrial Treatment Class B.

Phone: 574-533-9538
Fax: 574-534-4350
Email: tomwalters@goshencity.com

FOG web page: http://www.goshenindiana.org/fog