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Buildings & Grounds


The Waterville Building and Grounds Department is responsible for the management and maintenance of district buildings and all fields and building grounds. We strive to:

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for students, staff and the community
  • Enhance and improve district facilities
  • Utilize a comprehensive preventative maintenance program to address daily building and grounds maintenance and long term facility issues
  • Support repairs on electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and mechanical systems district-wide
  • Follow district energy policies and guidelines
  • Streamline productivity and ensure cost-effectiveness

Community Use of School Facilities

Our buildings are valuable community assets and many civic and community groups use them for meetings and events. We are glad to accommodate these groups whenever we can.

All facility use requests are completed online on the MLSchedules™ website. The first step needed to make an online facility use request is to create a user account.

Step 1: Register for a MLSchedules™ account

Be sure to complete all information fields and then click the submit button. If your registration was successful you will receive an e-mail confirmation. This link is only needed for first-time use.

View an instructional video about creating a new user account.

Step 2: Login and reserve space(s)

Once your account is created you can start making facility reservations.

View an instructional video about submitting a facility use request.

Important Items to Note:

The applicant organization’s representative has read and agrees to abide by the “Rules and Regulations of the Waterville Central School District” regarding the use of School Facilities.

In addition:

  • The representative of the organization he/she represents hereby agrees to be responsible for the conduct of those present and to indemnify and save harmless the School District of Waterville from any and all claims, demands, actions and causes of action for any and all damage or injury sustained or claims to have been sustained by any person on the portion of the premises for which use is sought herein during the period of which such use may be granted.
  • The representative of the organization will be responsible for and agrees to pay for damages done, exclusive or ordinary wear and tear.
  • Provide proof of liability insurance with the Waterville Central School District as an additional insured on the certificate. Such liability insurance policy must be in the minimum amount of $1,000,000 for one accident and $1,000,000 for any one person.
  • Provide evidence of property insurance equal to or exceeding items stored on District property when applicable.
  • There must be an identified AED Certified Individual available for all after-school activities.

The Board of Education reserves the right to rescind the approval of this application.

View the Board of Education policy 1001 COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES.

Lead Testing

State law requires school districts to sample all water outlets currently or potentially used for drinking or cooking purposes in buildings that may be occupied by students and to submit those samples to a state-approved lab for analysis. Testing took place on April 19, 2024 and must be completed every three years thereafter, unless the state Commissioner of Health requires testing sooner.

The state established an action level of 5 parts per billion (ppb), which was reduced from 15 ppb. If a sample from a water outlet exceeds this level, schools must take steps to prevent the use of the outlet for drinking or cooking purposes until it is remediated and follow-up testing confirms it is no longer above the action level.

School districts are required to report the results of all water testing to the state Department of Health, the state Education Department and the local health department, and to post the results on the district website. 

At MPS, a total of 66 outlets were tested. None of the outlets were flushed prior to the samples being taken. All of the drinking fountains came back with results below the state guidelines as noted in the reports below. The report also identifies the number of outlets that came back above the state guidelines. Signage will be posted on those faucets, the diffusers in them will be replaced and the outlets will be retested within the next two weeks.  The updated reports will be posted on the district website.

At the Jr./Sr. High School, a total of 40 outlets were tested. None of the outlets were flushed prior to the samples being taken. All of the drinking fountains came back with results below the state guidelines as noted in the reports below. The report also identifies the number of outlets that came back above the state guidelines. Signage will be posted on those faucets, the diffusers in them will be replaced and the outlets will be retested within the next two weeks. The updated reports will be posted on the district website.

April 2024 Junior/Senior High School Results Summary

April 2024 Elementary Results Summary

To view previous reports, contact the superintendent’s office.

New York adopted water testing regulations to help ensure that children are protected from lead exposure while in school. Children are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of lead, so much so that the experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization agree that there is no safe level of lead for children.

Please contact the superintendent’s office if you have any questions about these results.

Asbestos Notification

In accordance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1987 (AHERA), a copy of the Waterville Central School District buildings inspection report and management plan is available for review during business hours by appointment. For more information, please contact the school business official at (315) 841-3913.

In compliance with AHERA, the District conducts the following:

  • Reinspects all buildings and spaces every three years for all asbestos containing building materials (ACBM).
  • There was a triennial inspection completed this year with no findings.
  • Conducts a visual surveillance of all known and assumed ACBM in each building once every six months.
  • Samples previously untested building materials suspected of containing asbestos as needed.
  • Updates the asbestos management plan.

Pesticide Notification

Waterville Central School District uses current Integrated Pest Management practices to reduce the use of pesticides in its buildings and on its grounds. It may be necessary, however, to use pesticides periodically during the year. Notification will be sent out to all District families 48 hours prior to a regulated pesticide application. If you have any questions, please contact the school business manager at (315) 841-3913.