Buildings & Grounds

12940 E. Highway 34 • Sturgis, SD 57785

(605)347-2649

The Buildings and Grounds Department is responsible for the maintenance and capital improvement projects for all buildings in the district.  The department is also responsible for areas such as health and safety, indoor air quality, operations and grounds care.


Maintenance Department


The Maintenance Department is responsible for the general maintenance and up keep of all buildings in the district.  The staff consists of six maintenance specialists including the working foreman.  Work includes the repair and maintenance of all building systems such as heating and ventilation, electrical distribution and lighting, and water and sewer.  The Maintenance Department employees are also responsible for carpentry projects, all renovation projects and grounds work including all lawns and sports fields.


Custodial Department

The Custodial Department consists of 27 custodial staff members who are responsible for the cleaning and upkeep of the facilities, using Standard Operational Procedures.  Each facility has one head custodian, with some facilities having additional custodial staff which report to the head custodian of that facility.


Central Copy


Central Copy consists of one staff member who receives, completes and returns copying and laminating requests from staff throughout the district.  This same individual also serves as receiving agent for all shipments. 


Central Copy has a new email account specifically for digital copy requests: MeadePrintShop@k12.sd.us.


Please use this for all your digital requests. Click here for the print request form that must be attached to your copy job. 


If you have any questions please contact our office at 347-2649. 


Safety and Environmental Programs


The Safety and Environmental Programs Department is responsible for safety inspections of the facilities, water testing, energy management programs, and various other governmental programs such as care and control of asbestos containing material, handicap accessibility (ADA), and Chemical Right to Know (SARA Title III).  Currently one field worker works directly with the Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds.


Buildings and Grounds Standards


Buildings and Grounds Facility Assessment