Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety and Stormwater

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on May 13, 2013 at 4:03 p.m.

What: Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety and Stormwater

When: Monday, May 13

Key action: Granted approval for the use of public rights-of-way for the annual Ride of Silence bicycle ride throughout the city beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15.

The approximately 10-mile route will include portions of Main Street, College Avenue, Plymouth Avenue, Lincoln Avenue and Greene Road, among others.

Other action

Granted permission to the Goshen Police Department to close the 100 block of East Jefferson Street from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 for the National Police Memorial Ceremony.

Road barricades will be set up on the Fifth Street side of Jefferson Street and in the alleys of the 100 block of East Jefferson.

Ÿ Granted permission to place a dumpster in the parking lot behind the future Better World Books location at 215 S. Main St.

The dumpster is needed for remodeling work for up to 30 days beginning Wednesday, May 15.

Ÿ Accepted assignment from The Willows LP regarding a water line installation.The Willows wished to release the funds remaining in escrow that secured the water main extension project due to a sale of property to Walmart, who has committed to fulfill the prior obligations regarding construction.

Ÿ Executed an easement for public sewer and water utilities located on the city’s property on West Washington Street south and east of the former NIPSCO building.

Ÿ Accepted two easements granted by Keystone RV for location of water and sewer mains on property south from Hackberry Drive to Corrie Drive.

Ÿ Accepted a deed of dedication from Trinity Development Group to locate a lift station, as well as a warranty deed for a portion of right-of-way on real estate located at 4644 Elkhart Road. The city is planning to use the deeded real estate to extend Martin Avenue to the Meijer access road in order to the traffic light on U.S. 33.

Ÿ Accepted an amended agreement with AT&T to allow the addition of equipment on the Clinton water tank and extending the existing contract by two additional five-year terms to a possible date of Aug. 5, 2037. Compensation will be $425 per month.

Ÿ Amended an agreement with Peerless Midwest for well cleaning and maintenance services to include an upgrade to the pump capacity at one pump in order to gain efficiency. All work will be completed by June 28, 2013 for an additional cost not to exceed $9,000 for a total contract price of $198,900.

Ÿ Amended an agreement with Donohue and Associates for an additional $10,000 of on-call services regarding the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

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