Monday, June 18, 2018
Rieth-Riley Construction will be milling, adjusting castings, and paving Lincoln Avenue between the Elkhart River bridge and Greene Road and Greene Road from Wilden Avenue to Berkey Avenue. Indiana Avenue’s castings will also be adjusted. The schedule for the crews’ work may change due to weather. Work... more
Monday, June 18, 2018
The City of Goshen and the Goshen Salvation Army as a joint effort have designated the Salvation Army building as a cooling center today Monday, June 18, for anyone in need of shelter from the high temperatures. The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for Elkhart County in effect until... more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Congratulations to the newest members of the Goshen Police Department, as well as the officers who received promotions during the Monday, June 11 Board of Works and Public Safety meeting. Patrol Officer Ronnie Yoder was promoted to the rank of Detective. Probationary Patrol Officers Andrew Keim, Drew... more
Monday, June 25, 2018
During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.
Monday, June 25, 2018, 2:00pm
Jim Kerezman is responsible for the Wastewater Utility and Wet Weather Detention Facility operations and maintenance. Jim started his career in 1977 at South Haven Water Works near Valparaiso Indiana and moved to the Goshen area in April 1986 to continue his career 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)
Pretreatment/ Lab Coordinator
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
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.
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.
FOG web page: http://www.goshenindiana.org/fog