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FACILITIES

Each school and/or district reopening plan which include changes or additions to facilities must comply with the requirements of the:

2020 New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (BC) and

the State Energy Conservation Code and submit all changes to OFP.

LCSD is fully aware of the 2020 NYS Fire Code, Building Code and Energy Code. All changes, if any, have been brought to the attention of our local fire code official, the district’s architectural firm, and if needed will be submitted to OFP.

Each school and/or district reopening plan must ensure compliance with the

2020 Building Condition Survey and Visual Inspection, where applicable.

LCSD hasn’t committed to an architectural firm to perform the 2020 Building Condition Survey that is required to be completed by December 31, 2020. LCSD will commit to an architectural firm to perform the 2020 Building Condition Survey sometime in the month of August or September in order to be completed by the due date of December 31, 2020.

In the meantime, LCSD is in contact regularly with the current architectural firm that was

instrumental in completing the recent capital project (final cost report submitted in June

2020).

Each school and/or district reopening plan must provide provisions to conduct the

Lead-In-Water Testing as required by NYS DOH regulation 67-4.

LCSD will be complying with the NYSDOH directive to perform the Lead in Water Testing. As mandated by NYSED and NYSDOH, the building shall be occupied by students and staff for testing parameters and not conducted during summer recess.

Each school and/or district reopening plan must ensure all existing and new Alcohol-based Hand-Rub Dispensers which are installed in any locations is in accordance with FCNYS 2020 Section 5705.5.

Prior to the reopening plan, LCSD had installed Alcohol Based Hand Rub Dispensers in all classrooms, cafeterias, libraries, gymnasiums, locker rooms and offices. All dispensers will be checked daily, for proper operations and refilled as needed. As per NYSDOH recommendations, hand washing sinks are located in many classroom and office locations throughout the district.

Each school and/or district reopening plan which include the installation of dividers in classrooms, libraries, cafeterias, auditoriums, gymnasiums, doors, and other points of congregation will ensure the submission of detailed floor plans to OFP for review.

At this time of the reopening plan, LCSD has not determined the need for room dividers in classrooms, libraries, cafeterias, auditorium, gymnasiums or other points of congregation. If the need for partitions changes, the district’s architectural firm will be notified for compliance along with OFP. Lunch room tables, desks, and one-to-one teaching tables may be fitted with polycarbonate dividers as barriers for social distancing requirements.

Each school and/or district reopening plan must ensure that

all new building construction and temporary quarter project

will be submitted to OFP for a full code review.

At this time of the reopening plan, LCSD has no anticipated plan for construction of any new building or temporary quarters.

Each school and/or district reopening plan which include new facilities for leasing must provide a plan to consult with OFP for a preliminary evaluation.

LCSD has no anticipated plan for leasing any additional facilities.

Each school and/or district reopening plan which includes the temporary or permanent use of Tents must provide plans adhering to the BCNYS.

LCSD has no plans for temporary or permanent use of tents or tent like structures.

Each school and/or district reopening plan must ensure that the existing or altered number of toilet and sink fixtures meet the minimum standards of the BCNYS.

LCSD recently completed a multi-million dollar capital improvement project based on OFP approval. No alterations to the required number of toilet and sink fixtures will occur as a result of this reopening plan.

Each school and/or district reopening plan must ensure that each building provides one drinking fountain per one hundred occupants or provide a written plan for a reasonable alternate source of drinking water.

LCSD recently completed a multi-million dollar capital improvement project. Current drinking fountains meet the requirements of one fountain per 100 students. The district is exploring the option of converting some current drinking fountains to contain bottle filling stations for sanitary reasons evolving around this reopening plan.

Each school and/or district reopening plan must provide written plans on how to

maintain adequate, code required ventilation (natural or mechanical) as designed.

LCSD maintains required code ventilation. Ventilation requirements are maintained as per NYS Building Code, NYS Energy Code and NYS OFP. Filter changes will be made and documented on a scheduled determined by our energy controls management firm, U & S Services.

Each school and/or district reopening plan must ensure that

all project submissions only dedicated to “COVID-19 Reopening” will be labeled as such.

LCSD has no anticipated need for project submissions to NYSED regarding Covid-19. If the need should arise, all submission will be labeled as such.

Each school and/or district reopening plan which include the use of plastic separators must comply with the 2020 BCNYS Section 2606.

LCSD will comply with the 2020 BCNYS section 2606 regarding the use of plastic barriers. Lunch room tables, some desks, and some one-to-one teaching tables will be fitted with dividers to allow for barriers between students.