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Custodial and Grounds Maintenance

Shrub Maintenance
Shrub Maintenance at a City School

The custodial and grounds maintenance in the schools and four municipal buildings is currently contracted out to a well known national company. This contract is in effect for fiscal years 2019 - 2022. The Facilities Division administers this contract to ensure that the buildings are maintained to the agreed standards of cleanliness and that the contract provisions are being complied with.

Custodial Contractor Services 

Cleaning Crew
Custodial Crew Cleaning at a City School

The contractor employs 83 custodial and 2 grounds employees. Each school has a part-time Day Porter that is responsible for work day custodial needs, restocking of restroom products, policing the grounds, and responding to the Principal's needs. The night crews provide custodial cleaning services such as floorcare, trash removal, bathroom sanitizing, and other duties as outlined in their work schedules.  Major cleaning and floor refinishing is completed during school and summer vacations.  Custodians are also utilized to work evenings and weekends when the schools are rented out to organizations for outside events.  The grounds workers provide lawn and shrub maintenance, snow removal, sanding services, and general ground maintenance at each facility.

Central High School
Central High School Gym Floor

Jewett Elementary
Jewett Elementary School Gym Floor