Building and Grounds
Mike NeimanBuilding & Grounds Superintendent
Mike Neiman is responsible for general maintenance and repairs of all the town of Shipshewana’s buildings and grounds which includes but is not limited to upkeep of the Town’s property and facilities, scheduling inspections and maintaining preventative maintenance needs and identifying unreported damages. His responsibilities also include maintaining heating and air conditioning systems for all Town properties and performing necessary maintenance and repairs when possible to save the Town money and requisitioning outside contractors when needed.
Mike’s job also includes keeping the Town of Shipshewana looking beautiful including maintaining the health, safety, and maintenance of the town parks, playgrounds, ball fields, and the Pumpkin Vine Bike Trail. He keeps the flower beds looking nice by planting, weeding, mulching and maintaining them all summer. Mike makes sure the garbage and litter is always picked up to keep the Town clean.
Mike also helps in all the other departments including Street Department to help with leaves in the fall, snow removal and salting the streets and parking lots in the winter. Other responsibilities include assisting the Water Department and the Wastewater Department as needed.