2012-13 Events Calendar
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Employee HazCom Online Training
Free and Reduced Price Meals Program
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Operations & Maintenance
The Operations and Maintenance Department is responsible for approximately 1 million square feet of building space across 11 facilities on 260 acres. This includes cleaning, regular maintenance, snow removal, overseeing all construction work, and complying with all New York State Education Department health and safety regulations. The department also handles all deliveries within the district.
• 11 buildings and 10 out-buildings
• Approximately 1 million square feet of buildings
• 400 classrooms
• 260 acres
• 26 acres of parking lots
• Oldest building: Elsmere, 1927
• Newest building: Eagle, 2008
Voters approve main facilities proposition; track and field proposition does not pass
The results of the March 12 Bond Referendum are
Proposition #1, the main facilities and technology improvements proposition, has passed with 2,676 votes for and 2,098 votes against.
Proposition #2, the track and field improvements proposition, has
failed with 1,671 votes for and 3,103 votes against.
“On behalf of the Board of Education, I’d like to thank everyone who came out to vote tonight,” said BCSD Superintendent Dr. Thomas J. Douglas.
District to hold community forum on Oct. 1
on possible facilities improvements
The Bethlehem Central School District will hold a community forum on a possible referendum for facilities improvements on Oct. 1, 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The Bethlehem Central High School is located at 700 Delaware Ave., Delmar. READ MORE »
Frequently Asked Questions about
a possible facilities improvement referendum
How does state aid work? What is a "capital item" as opposed to a "maintenance item?" When can a referendum be put up for a vote? Read our FAQ on a possible facilities improvement bond to find out the answers. READ MORE »
O&M Surplus items are up for auction!
HazCom/"Right to Know" ONline Training
All Bethlehem Central faculty and staff now have the ability to complete their annual HAZCOM training requirement electronically. The training takes about 30 minutes and must be completed by Jan. 1. LEARN MORE AND TAKE THE TRANING »
Backflow Prevention Device Inspector/Tester Training course held Posted: June 17, 2010
Operations and Maintenance Director Gregg Nolte presented a department overview to the Board of Education in December 2008. Click here [PDF] to view the presentation.
Bethlehem Five-Year Capital Facilities Plan
Click here [PDF] to read the June 2011 Bethlehem Five-Year Capital Facilities Plan. This report, as required by the New York State Education Department (SED), is based upon observations made during visual surveys conducted by the project team led by CSArch Architecture|Engineering|Construction Management.
On December 2, 2003, Bethlehem Central residents approved a historic $93 million, K-12 building project designed to ensure the district has adequate space to serve the needs of students at the dawn of the 21st Century. The project has resulted in additional classroom space, modernized facilities, and safer, accessible and energy efficient schools suited to the needs of the students of today and tomorrow. MORE ABOUT THE BUILDING PROJECT »
integrated PEST MANAGEMENT AND ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT
As part of the district's responsibility to comply with all federal, state and local health and safety regulations, it must make annual notifications with regard to its Integrated Pest Management and Asbestos Management plans. MORE »