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GAAG: Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety and Stormwater

Posted on July 2, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

What: Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety and Stormwater

When: Monday, July 1

Key action: Granted the Falcon Corporation’s request to allow for the placement of a storm sewer pipe within the city’s right-of-way.

The pipe will cross under Century Drive from Falcon’s property in the Century Drive Industrial Park to Forest River’s property to allow for storm water to be released from Falcon’s property and to utilize Forest River’s detention basins prior to discharging into the ditch.

The Board granted the request on the conditions that all maintenance of the pipe remain the responsibility of the private parties and that Utilities Engineer Dustin Sailor approve the final plan.

The Board then approved the closure of 2434 Century Drive from Tuesday, July 2, through Friday, July 5, for the installation of the pipe.

Other actions: Approved the closure of Woodward Place between High Park Avenue and Gra-Roy Drive from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on July 14.

The section of Woodward Place will be closed for the Historic Racemere Peninsula Association’s annual block party.

Approved the closure of a section of sidewalk and parking area along Main Street bordering First State Bank the week of July 8.

Rain Drain Seamless Guttering will be reroofing the bank at 201 N. Main St. and requested the area be barricaded to prevent falling debris from coming into contact with pedestrians or vehicles.

Approved the pay rate change for Charlie Riggs, who will be assuming Maintenance Manager duties at the Wastewater Treatment Plant upon the retirement of current manager Bob Elliott.

The rate change will take effect Friday, July 5.

Approved the interlocal justice assistance grant memorandum with Elkhart County and the City of Elkhart.

Accepted an agreement with Hoosier Trailer and Truck Equipment to supply and install a combination service body onto the city’s Ford F-550 cam and chassis for the Water and Sewer Department.

The city will pay $38,350 for the work and delivery of the truck is due within 90 days of a notice to proceed.

Approved a change order for the Wastewater Treatment Plant’s SCADA system to upgrade five lift stations at Lynwood, Bashor, Lincoln, 12th and Marriot.

The cost increase for the upgrades is $90,310 for a total project cost of $1,544,230.

Granted the Engineering Department permission to advertise for bids for the 2013 asphalt paving project.

Bids for the project will be due July 22.

Accepted First Source Bank’s donation of right-of-way and an easement for public water and utilities near Martin Avenue.

The street is being extended to enhance access to developing areas on the northwest side of the city.