Buildings & Grounds


District 401’s Buildings & Grounds Department oversees the maintenance and upkeep of our schools.

Consistent with District Policy 4:150, the department ensures that all facilities and grounds are adequately maintained in order to provide an appropriate, safe and energy-efficient physical environment for learning and teaching.


Department Personnel


Mr. Alex Zamora is department head. A full listing of Buildings & Grounds personnel can be found in the following directories:

► Buildings & Grounds Listing by Name

► Buildings & Grounds Listing by Subdivision


Department Responsibilities


Buildings & Grounds personnel play an essential role in the daily and long-term operations of District 401. They handle a variety of responsibilities, including:

► Custodial services

► General maintenance and repair

► Groundskeeping and landscape care

► Shipment and delivery of intra-District mail

► Transportation of equipment, furniture and other essential items within and between District buildings

► Management of energy use to ensure conservation and efficiency

► Management of environmental quality to protect the safety of students, staff and visitors and to ensure compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and laws


To Learn More


For additional information about District 401's Buildings & Grounds Department, please visit the pages listed below, or click the links located in the left-hand column.


Buildings & Grounds Staff


► Requesting Maintenance Support


► Community Use of School Facilities


Visiting Our Schools


► Pesticide Notification Registry


► Test Results for Lead in D401 Drinking Water


District 401’s Policy on Facility Management


The department's maintenance and upkeep procedures are governed by District 401's policy on facility management, which can be found in Section 4:150 of the Board of Education's District Policy Manual.

A searchable online version of the complete District Policy Manual can be found here.