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GOSHEN UTILITY BUSINESS OFFICE NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Goshen Utility Business Office walk-up counter (203 S. 5th St.) is now open to the public during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. By order of the Elkhart County Health Department, face coverings are required in public. Please wear a mask when entering the... more

OFFICES CLOSED: INDEPENDENCE DAY

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

All City of Goshen offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Trash collection remains on a regular schedule. Residents are asked to put their trash out on their usual day and time. more

JUNE BRUSH PICKUP

Friday, June 26, 2020

Due to the special brush pickup June 15, following the storm that brought down tree limbs through parts of the City, the Goshen Street Department's regular end-of month brush pickup for June was pushed back to begin the week of July 6, 2020. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department... more

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First Fridays

Friday, July 3, 2020

OBSERVED: INDEPENDENCE DAY

Friday, July 3, 2020

City offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day.

Summer brush pickup

Monday, July 6, 2020

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.

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 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)

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

Mick Reese,
FOG Inspector/ Lab Chemist

Mick Reese started with the City of Goshen’s Wastewater Utility in 2018. Mick's duties include the pretreatments of F.O.G. (Fats, Oil, Grease) inspection which includes Grease Traps, Grease Interceptors, Oil/Sand Separator inspections, and Sewer Ordinance compliance for the City of Goshen. 

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

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