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Weather Issue Procedures for Maintenance and Transportation

posted Jan 5, 2017, 6:01 AM by Dave Toole
I hope everyone had a good holiday season.  This weekend we are expecting winter weather conditions that would include precipitation and freezing rain.  We do not expect any issues for the opening of school on Monday morning, but we want to always be prudent and prepared.  In cases like this, maintenance personnel are on alert.  We add insulation to any exterior pipes that may require it.  The maintenance workers will load a salt compound on their trucks as well.  We will monitor the weather and check the walkways and entrances to the schools and address any frozen areas as needed.   

Anytime we anticipate icy conditions this is a standard mode of operation for maintenance personnel.  In turn, transportation will monitor the road conditions.  In this case, it is unlikely that the roads will have ice on Monday morning.  However, with precipitation or melting ice the dirt roads could become an issue.  We will work on the side of caution and notify parents of any issues with transportation.