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TRASH PICKUP UPDATE

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Borden Waste-Away did not work on their Wednesday route because of the weather and the City's state of emergency. They will adhere to the state of emergency Thursday, Feb. 22 as well and will be waiting on an update from the City at noon on whether the state of emergency will be lifted. As soon as... more

FOR GOSHEN CITY EMPLOYEES

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The State of Emergency Declaration (only essential travel allowed on city streets) will be at least through noon tomorrow, Thursday, February 22. A decision about ending it then, or carrying it longer, will be made by 9:30 a.m. Thursday—and an update email will also be sent by then. Please handle offices tomorrow... more

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR ON STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dear Residents, The last 36 hours has been different from what Goshen has ever experienced. In March of 1982 the Elkhart River hit its highest point at 11.89 feet. As of now the Elkhart River is at 12.4 feet in Goshen with a projection of 13.2 feet before this is over. The City of Goshen has closed... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 26, 2018, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meetings

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00am

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