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Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised.

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Pesticide Notification, Posting and Record Keeping Procedure - 6512P

Code: 6512P

Adopted: 12/15/2005

Last Revised Date: 1/18/2006

The District shall comply with all legal requirements for record keeping regarding the application of pesticides to school grounds or school facilities. Such records will be available on request by interested persons under the state Public Records Act and other laws.

At least 48 hours before the application of a pesticide to school facilities or school grounds, the District shall notify parents and staff of the planned application in writing, including the heading, “Notice: Pesticide Application.” This notice shall be posted in a prominent place in the building office in addition to. This pre-notification is not required if the school grounds or facilities will not be occupied by students for two consecutive days following the application of the pesticide. If the application is not made within 48 hours of the notification, another notification shall be made prior to the application. This pre-notification is not required in the case of any emergency application of pesticides to a school facility, such as an application to control stinging pests, but full notification shall be made as soon as possible after the application.

At the time of application of a pesticide to school facilities other than school grounds (e.g.,structures) a sign shall be posted at the location of the application. The notice shall be at least 8.5 x 11 inches in size and shall be printed in colors contrasting to the background, The notice shall include the heading, “Notice: Pesticide Application,” and shall state the product name; date, time and specific location of the application; the pest for which the application was made; and a contact name and telephone number. The notice shall remain posted for 24 hours, or longer if required by the label of the pesticide.

At the time of application of a pesticide to school grounds notice shall be posted at the location of the application and at each primary point of entry to the grounds. The notice shall be at least 4 x 5 inches in size and state in its heading: THIS LANDSCAPE HAS BEEN RECENTLY SPRAYED OR TREATED WITH PESTICIDES BY YOUR SCHOOL. The notice shall also include as the footer the words: FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (with the appropriate number given). The notice shall remain posted for 24 hours, or longer if required by the label of the pesticide.

These notices are not required for the application of antimicrobial pesticides is not required for the placement of insect or rodent bait that are not accessible to children.