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Checklist for Closing a School (PDF)
This checklist is designed to guide school boards and administrators through the process of closing a school.

EPA Issues National Guidance to Address Proper Maintenance, Removal, and Disposal of PCB-Containing Fluorescent Lights Press Release
For more information, please visit the EPA Web site.

ESD Property Guidelines & Policies (PDF)
RCW 28A.310.200(6) requires Educational Service Districts to get prior approval before purchasing or selling any real property. This link describes the steps necessary to obtain OSPI approval.

Lead-Based Paint
Buildings constructed prior to 1978 commonly used lead-based paint which can pose various health risks including lead poisoning. A general explanation of how to help address the risks from lead poisoning can be found at the Department of Health’s Web site.

WAC Title 365-230 requires that work done with lead-based paint, in areas occupied by children under six years of age, is performed by individuals and firms accredited by the Department of Commerce’s Lead-Based Paint Program. The Lead-Based Paint Program’s Web site provides a list of accredited firms, as well as other useful information regarding lead-based paint safety.

Required Compliance & Inspection List for School Facilities
Areas where Maintenance and Operation’s Departments must inspect or have inspections done in order to comply with Federal, State, County or Local agencies.


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   Updated 2/14/2014

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