PUBLIC NOTICE
2014-2015 School Term
effective date July 1, 2014

TO: Parents, Teachers, Employees and any Organization of These Individuals.

In accordance with the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Division of Special Education hereby provides public notice concerning the availability of Asbestos Management Plans that provide specific information about Asbestos Containing Building Materials (ACBMs) present in State Schools for Severely Handicapped (SSSH), Missouri School for the Blind (MSB), and Missouri School for the Deaf (MSD).

Availability of Asbestos Management Plans:

Part I and Part II of the Asbestos Management Plan documents for each school site will be maintained on behalf of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Division of Special Education by the Office of Administration, Division of Facilities Management Design and Construction, in Jefferson City. Updated information regarding inspections, response actions, periodic re-inspections, surveillance activities, notifications, and training records will be added to the Asbestos Management Plans as final documents become available.

Asbestos Management Plans for individual schools can be made available for inspection within 5 working days of a request by interested individuals. Appointments to review a schools plan can be arranged by contacting the Asbestos Program Managers office at 573-751-8296, to schedule a mutually agreeable date/time to meet, review, and answer questions about the plan.

Description of Steps to Be Taken to Provide Annual Notifications:

Annual notifications will be provided to parents, teachers, and employees through these means... 1) Annual posting on MSB website, 2) Annual posting on individual school administrative bulletin boards, and 3) Annual mailings to parents.

Cc: Asbestos Management Plan file retained at each school site, by Building Administrator. Asbestos Management Plan files retained at central office, by Asbestos Program Manager.