ANNUAL PARENT NOTIFICATIONS
Minnesota Statute requires we provide annual notification to parents, staff, and students of
Kingsland Public Schools of the topics below. If you have any questions, please use the contact
number found in the notice.

LEAD-IN-WATER ANNUAL NOTIFICATION
Minnesota Statute 121A.335 requires public school buildings serving kindergarten through grade 12 to
test for lead in water every 5 years. This statute also requires school districts to make the results of the
testing available to the public for review and to notify parents of the availability of the information.

Kingsland Public Schools is committed to providing a safe working and learning environment for
employees and students. The district has developed a lead in water management plan and testing program
that complies with Minnesota Statute 121A.335, as well as recommendations from the Environmental
Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Lead Contamination Control Act (LCCA) of 1988 and the Minnesota
Department of Health (MDH), and Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).
For more information on Kingsland Public Schools lead reduction and testing program, please contact the
Building & Grounds Director at 507-346-7276, ext. 1007.

INDOOR AIR QUALITY
Kingsland Public Schools has an indoor air quality management plan that outlines specific
policies and procedures used in district to address indoor air quality issues. The District Health
and Safety Committee chaired by the Superintendent and the Institute for Environmental
Assessment, the district’s health and safety consultant, review the plan annually. If you have any
questions concerning indoor air quality or would like to use the EPA’s Tools for Schools
checklists, please contact the Building & Grounds Director at 507-346-7276, Ext. 1007.

AHERA ANNUAL ASBESTOS NOTIFICATION
During the past school year and continuing into the 2018-2019 school year, the following
asbestos management plan activities have been or are currently being completed. These
activities are pursuant to the Environmental Protection Agency 40 CFR Part 763- “Asbestos
Containing Materials in Schools; Final Rule and Notice.”
     ● Two (2) Semi-Annual Periodic Surveillance Inspections
     ● Asbestos removal throughout the District
     ● Notification of Asbestos Locations for Short-Term Workers (Electricians, Plumbers, etc.)
     ● Training of District Personnel

Kingsland Public Schools has contracted with the Institute for Environmental Assessment to
provide environmental consulting services.

The complete updated Asbestos Management Plan for Kingsland Public Schools can be found in
the District office. The Management Plan can be viewed, without cost or restriction, during
normal working hours. Copies can be obtained for a fee of $.10 per page.

Any questions concerning this notice, or an explanation of our Asbestos Management Plan can
be directed to the Building & Grounds Director at 507-346-7276, ext. 1007.

PESTICIDE NOTICE
All MN schools are required to inform parents/guardians and school employees that they may
request to be notified prior to pesticide application on school property. Pesticides include
chemicals which are used to control insects, weeds, rodents or other pests as defined by the law
(M.S.123b.575, Subd.9). To be notified about pesticide applications or any other questions
regarding the District’s pest management practices please contact the Building & Grounds
Director at 507-346-7276, ext. 1007.

Tentative schedules for application of weed control chemicals and pesticide treatments are kept
in the District Office.

Contact: Jason Thompson
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