Building & Grounds Department
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The Buildings and Grounds Department is comprised of Director of Facilities, Buildings and Grounds Coordinator, Maintenance and Custodial Supervisor and the District-wide Maintenance and delivery team. The Department also oversees two Middle School building engineers and the 36 member custodial staff at all nine schools and the District administrative center.
Buildings and Grounds is responsible for the overall physical condition of the facilities, working with The Board of Education, the Facilities Committee, Principals, and the District Architect to determine and prioritize capital projects, building needs and replacement programs. Maintenance repairs are accomplished by District Maintenance Staff and Building Engineers while larger projects are completed by outside contractors.
In furtherance of the District Strategic Plan, the Director in conjunction with the Facilities Committee and District Architect developed a Facilities Master Plan containing a capital projects 10-year forecast along with associated budget information. This document is updated annually upon completion of that year's projects.
Buildings and Grounds also is responsible for working with the Regional Office of Education in completing all health, life and safety inspections checklists, energy management and conservation issues, indoor air quality and facility rentals and usage by community groups. We also work closely with the District Safety and Crisis committee on visitor management and upgrading the safety and security of all buildings. Buildings and Grounds is dedicated to maintaining safe, clean and properly maintained schools that foster excellence in learning in conjunction with the District Strategic Plan.