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Public Notice

  • Smyer ISD – BUILDINGS, GROUNDS, AND EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT MAINTENANCE

    INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM 


    The District is committed to following integrated pest management guidelines in all pest control activities that take place on District property. As provided in the Texas Administrative Code, integrated pest management (1PM) is a pest management strategy that relies on accurate identification and scientific knowledge of target pests, reliable monitoring methods to assess pest presence, preventative measures to limit pest problems, and thresholds to determine when corrective control measures are needed. Under 1PM, whenever economical and practical, multiple control tactics shall be used to achieve the best control of pests. These tactics shall possibly include, but are not limited to, the judicious use of pesticides.

    In accordance with Part 4, Title 7 of the Administrative Code and Chapter 1951 of the Occupations Code, the District's 1PM program shall govern the District's use of pesticides, herbicides, and other chemical agents for the purpose of controlling pests, rodents, insects, and weeds in and around District facilities.

    1PM COORDINATOR The Superintendent shall designate the 1PM coordinator(s), who shall be registered with the Texas Department of Agriculture. The 1PM coordinator(s) shall receive training in accordance with law.

    APPLICATION TIME The 1PM coordinator(s), in addition to the responsibilities set out in FRAME CLB(LEGAL), shall coordinate with appropriate District administrators or other designated and trained employees regarding pesticide or herbicide applications in accordance with law. The 1PM coordinator(s) shall determine when an emergency situation exists and an exception to the 48-hour notice requirement may be made. NO UNAUTHORIZED No other employee or other person or entity shall be permitted to apply a pesticide or herbicide at a school facility without the prior approval of the 1PM coordinator and other than in the manner prescribed by law and the District's 1PM program.

  • Gun-Free Schools Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 922 (q)(2)(A)

    It shall be unlawful for any individual knowingly to possess a firearm at a place that the individual knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, is a school zone. Violators will face severe Federal, State, and/or Local Criminal Penalties

    Notice: "In accordance with Texas Penal Code Section 46.03 (A)(1), certain SISD employees who are licensed to carry concealed handguns have been authorized to carry on these school premises.

  • In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Smyer ISD does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other bases prohibited by law. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an employee who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualification, experience, and abilities.


    Additional Information

    Admin Training Documentation