Pesticide Use Notification

Pesticide Use Notification


The Bemus Point Central School District is following the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) guidelines as an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management. IPM uses common sense practices to control pests by taking advantage of various pest management options including the judicious use of pesticides. New York State Education Law requires school districts to inform staff and persons in parental relations of pesticide use in district buildings and on district grounds. The pesticide notification process consists of three parts 1.) Initial Annual Notification; 2.) 48-Hour Prior Notification; and 3.) Interim Notifications.

This letter is to inform you that during the school year it may be necessary to use pesticides at the Bemus Point Central School District facilities to meet pest management goals. If you have any questions about the Integrated Pest Management Program or pesticide use please contact Timothy Rowan, Director of Facilities, at (716) 386-7176.
School districts are required to keep a list of individuals wishing to be notified at least 48 hours in advance of pesticide use at the facilities in which they work or have a child attending classes. If you wish to have your name placed on the 48-hour pesticide notification list, please contact Billie Swan in the Administrative Offices. A request form will be mailed to you to complete and return.