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Integrated Pest Management Notification

In accordance with the state regulations mandated by Act 35 and 36, York Suburban School District has implemented an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program within its buildings and grounds.  This program is designed to manage insects, rodents, and weeds and became effective January 1, 2003. 

 

The goal of this program is to manage pests through sanitation, exclusion, and non-chemical devices rather than depending exclusively on pesticides.  IPM uses information about pest life cycles to manage them with the least impact on people and the environment.  Providing a clear and safe environment for our students and staff is the main focus of this program. 

 

It may be necessary, however, in certain situations to apply chemicals in order to manage pests or weeds.  Notices of chemical applications will be posted in the area 72 hours prior and 48 hours after the application.  The applications will be done after school hours. 

 

Parents/guardians of students enrolled within the district may request prior notification of specific pesticide applications made at the schools.  To receive notification, you must be placed on the school notification registry.  If your would like to be placed on this registry, please notify the district, in writing, indicating the notification method desired;  phone, first-class mail, or e-mail address.  You will need to include your phone number, address, and/or your e-mail address, depending upon the method you choose for notification.  A new registry is prepared annually;  therefore, even if you responded in the past, it will be necessary for you to respond each year.  In the event it would be necessary to apply chemicals to control an emergency pest situation, notification will be provided by telephone to any parent or guardian who has requested in writing information or emergency application.

 

To be placed on the registry, send your name, address, phone number, student (s)' name and building assignments, and e-mail address (if you wish to be notified electronically) to:

 

Wayne Ingerto, IPM Coordinator

York Suburban School District

1800 Hollywood Drive

York, PA  17403-4256

 

If you have any questions concerning the IPM program, please contact Wayne Ingerto, IPM Coordinator, in the District Facilities Department, through the Facilities Secretary, Nick Staab, at 717-885-1210, Extention 1131.

     

The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.