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Weed Application

Reported by lisa_sadler@ipsd.org on 6/21/17

June 21, 2017

Dear Parent, Guardian or Staff Member:

Public Acts 91-0099 and 91-0525 mandate Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Illinois public schools. IPM manages pest damage with the least possible hazard to people, property and the environment— including judicious use of pesticides. In this context, “pesticide” includes insecticide, herbicide, rodenticide, and fungicide.

IPM provides parents/guardians or staff members with prior notice of herbicide application. As you have requested, please be aware that on Friday, June 23, 2017, weather permitting, a fertilization and weed control application will applied to the turf areas at Brookdale School. We match herbicide and application procedures to our school environment. All are approved for school use, and are an important part of buildings and grounds maintenance. Typically, this application will not present a health concern to students or staff. However, it is the intent of IPM to allow those with special sensitivity to take appropriate precautions: in the case of children, as determined by a parent or guardian.

If you have further questions, please call my office at (630)428-6580.



Sincerely,

Peter L. Vlamis

Facilities Manager

Indian Prairie School District #204

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