In compliance with Connecticut State Public Act #99-165, “An act concerning Notice of Pesticide Applications at Schools and Day Care Centers”, Regional School District 12 hereby advises you that policies concerning the use and application of pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides are adopted and in place. The Pesticide Application Policy is detailed below and can also be found under the Board of Education Policy link.
PESTICIDE APPLICATION POLICY
Application of pesticides in buildings and on the grounds of schools under the control of the Shepaug Valley Regional School District No. 12 is governed by the procedures outlined in the integrated pest management plan as adopted by the Board of Education Facilities Committee. Additionally, the timing of such procedures will be such that proper notification as detailed in the Plan may be accomplished. Further, the restrictions placed on pesticide application by Public Act 99-165, as detailed in the Plan will be honored. Responsibility for the development, implementation, and administration of the Plan shall reside with the Director of Finance and Operations with all actions, modifications and implementation procedures of the Plan to be approved by the Board of Education Facilities Committee.
Reference: PA 99-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes
Policy adopted: February 24, 2003
You have the right under the law to register to be notified in the event that an application of these controlled substances becomes necessary at your school. If an emergency condition requires immediate use of one of these substances, the school will attempt to notify you as soon as possible to advise you of the event. To receive notification of these applications, you must send your request in writing to the Principal of your school with your name and all pertinent contact information.