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UFT Inspection Reports

Posted by: admin on: June 4, 2012

The UFT will be conducting random, unannounced inspections of the work site.  You can find the reports for those visits here.

Mt. Sinai’s Pediatric Environmental Health Speciality Unit will come to PS 29 next Thursday, May 24 to speak with the parents and answer questions about health concerns associated with the ongoing construction work. The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU) are a source of medical information and advice on environmental conditions that influence children’s health.  We [...]


Posted by: admin on: May 12, 2012

THE LETTER BELOW WAS SENT TO YVETTE KNIGHT (SCA PROJECT MANAGER) ON MAY 10, 2012 AS A RECAP OF THE SCA MEETING HELD WITH THE SCHOOL THAT SAME DAY. Yvette,  Thank you for the documents describing the terms.  It is quite an education.  We hope that going forward you will provide them to other parents before [...]

Construction Cleaning Procedure

Posted by: admin on: May 2, 2012

The following procedures are conducted everyday that construction work takes place. 3:30p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Exterior a/c units in the area of work and adjacent general area are covered with plastic with plywood placed over for added protection from unlikely falling debris staff is asked to close windows before leaving but there is a walkthrough [...]

Occupancy Letter for Rooms 303

Posted by: admin on: May 2, 2012

Good morning, Please be advised that the abatement work done on the exterior facades of room 303 and the third floor stairwell 2 window has been completed and the areas have been cleared for reoccupancy.  K029-41061.050212

At 12.49pm we received an email (below) from Yvette Knight at the SCA outlining some decisions they have made regarding communication between us moving forward, documents we requested, and responses to the questions we submitted last Thursday. SCA responses to the questions submitted on 4/25 and on 4/27. SCA response letter Proposed schedule PS 29K SCA [...]



Posted by: admin on: April 30, 2012

THE FOLLOWING EMAIL WAS RECEIVED BY THE SCA (4/30/12) AT 2:30PM Dear Principal Woods: As promised, below is the requested schedule. Removal of window lintel paint/caulking Mon.   4/30 (4th Floor) Removal in room 400, Stair 2 & room 402 (Boys rm) Tue.    5/1 (3rd Floor) Removal in room 303 & Stair 2 Wed.   5/2 (3rd Floor) [...]


Posted by: admin on: April 29, 2012

Hello Everyone, We understand that many of you are anxious and confused about what happens next in our ongoing struggle to understand the extent and implications of the the construction/demolition and its dust’s impact on the indoor air quality at our school.  We too are anxious and confused and trying to piece together the many [...]

Occupancy Letter for Room 404

Posted by: admin on: April 29, 2012