Plant Services Department
The Manheim Township Plant Services Department is dedicated to providing a safe, clean, comfortable, and functional educational environment while managing district facility operations, maintenance, and grounds keeping.
Our Plant Services Department consists of custodian and maintenance workers who are skilled in carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, grounds care, environmental services, and other special projects.
Pest Management Plan
The Manheim Township School District abides by the provisions of Act 35/36 2002 of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – Integrated Pest Management with the Olathe pest control services. In accordance with this plan, non-chemical pest management treatment will be implemented whenever practical. Advance notification of pesticide treatment will be posted prior to all applications. Parents or guardians may also request individual notification prior to pesticide use within the school district by contacting the Plant Services Department. All reports of inspections and our management plan are on file in the Plant Services Office located at the District Office. Anyone interested may examine these reports by appointment by contacting the Plant Services Department at 717-560-3080.
Asbestos Management Plan
The Manheim Township Asbestos Management Plan has been approved by the Board of Directors and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. All school buildings are inspected every six months by a third-party consultant and have been found to be in compliance with the rules and regulations of AHERA regarding this subject. All reports of inspections and our management plan are on file in the Plant Services Office located at the District Office. Anyone interested may examine these reports by appointment by contacting the Plant Services Department at 717-560-3080.
The Manheim Township School District abides by the provisions of Act 39 2018 of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Code – Lead in Drinking Water. This law requires schools to:
A. Test for lead in their drinking water beginning in the 2018-19 school year and every year thereafter or in lieu of testing, discuss lead issues annually at a public meeting
B. Report lead levels that exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) national primary drinking water standard of 15 parts per billion (ppb) to the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).
C. Implement a remediation plan if lead levels exceed 15 parts per billion (ppb).
Penn Medicine Lancaster General’s Lead-Free Families program offers lead screenings, in-home testing and remediation and other services designed to reduce lead poisoning among children. Learn more online here. You can read the flyer here: Lead-free families-flyer.