In accordance with Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act 451, Section 8316, Mt. Pleasant Public Schools will give parents and guardians advance notice of the application of a pesticide, other than a bait or gel formulation. An advance notice will be given at least 48 hours prior to the application using the following two methods:
1. A notice will be posted at the entrance of the school or day care center.
2. A notice will be posted on the MPPS website (www.mtpleasantschools.net).
In addition to the above notification, parents or guardians are entitled to receive the notice by first-class United States mail postmarked at least three days before the application, if they so request. Individuals requesting to be notified by U.S. mail should make a written request which includes: your name, address and district buildings you would like to be informed of prior to pesticide application. Send your request to Debra Ervin, MPPS Central Administrative Offices, 720 N. Kinney Ave., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.
Parents and guardians also have the right to review the IPM Program and records relating to pesticide application. For questions regarding the pesticide application procedures you may contact Josh Rhodes, Facilities Director, at (989) 7750-2320.
Contact Person at School: Josh Rhodes (989) 239-5375, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Pesticides you may contact:
MDA Pesticide Inspectors Kevin Kern (989) 239-7637 or Lauren Walsh (517) 420-1865
National Pesticide Information Center (800) 868-7378
It is the policy of the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed or ancestry, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation or disability in educational programs, activities or services and to comply with all requirements and regulations of the United States Department of Education. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation. Questions or concerns regarding compliance with this policy may be directed to the: Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at Mt. Pleasant Public Schools, 720 N. Kinney Ave., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858, (989) 775-2303