• Colin Yoder was appointed to the Board of Cemetery Trustees. Yoder will serve the remainder of Matthew Lind’s term, as he is unable to complete his time on the board.
• Bids were opened Monday and Tuesday for various projects in the city. Monday’s bids were for protective gear for Goshen’s firefighters, and three companies submitted bids: T.J. Nowak Supply, $71,764 for total project; Municipal Emergency Services, $72,566.40; and Hoosier Fire Equipment, $54,973.80. Tuesday’s bids were for a sidewalk project on Indiana Avenue, and two companies submitted bids: Niblock Excavating, $15,713 for the total project; and Yaw Construction, $19,000.
• The board members tabled an agreement amendment for a new roof for the digester building at the wastewater treatment facility. The original estimate from the contractor was for a 1,200 square-foot roof, but the digester building has a 2,200-square-foot roof.
• The board members approved the movement of unpaid final accounts, an amount of $13,132.49, from active to Credit Bureau, sewer liens, write-offs and bankruptcy.
• The board members approved an agreement with ERGO, a company that works with environmental and water quality issues, to prepare a Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan and the Emergency Action Plan for the city’s new Central Garage. City engineer Mary Cripe said these plans are required by the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.
• The members approved an agreement amendment for work on the digester building project through the wastewater treatment department and a change order for the Dickerson Landing Neighborhood project. The changes in cost for the digester building project is $25,000, and the Dickerson Landing project is $44,459.75, according to the agreements.
• The board members approved a post-construction plan for Supreme Corp., 2581 Kercher Road.