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Outages and Closings/Alerts and Bulletins
In the Facilities Department's ongoing effort to
maintain and enhance the College, scheduled work that involves a
change in the campus environment affecting our departments, students
and staff will occur.
For specific information on individual
notifications, please contact the person listed on the notification.
Please call the Facilities Office at x2629 for general information.
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up-to-date information available.
« San Marcos Campus Fire Alarm Testing Monday, 3/16/15
through Thursday, 3/19/15 - posted 3/11/15
Please be advised that Siemens will be conducting
a campus-wide fire alarm test the week of Monday, March 16, 2015
through Thursday, March 19, 2015. The testing could last all day.
The following buildings will be affected:
A, AA, ST, C, D, CPO, HS, MD and SSC.
There are no special events occuring in the above
facilities during this week. The testing is loud. Please contact
your supervisor for ear plugs if you feel you need them.
« Firewood for Sale: - posted 12/19/2014
Stock up on mixed
varieties of firewood (Ash, Eucalyptus, Oak) for the winter season!
The Grounds Services area of the Facilities Department is once again
selling firewood with all proceeds benefiting our Recycling Program.
Delivery is unavailable. The wood is aged and cut-ready to burn.
Sale is open to all staff and students (please provide photo id/PIC
Card in order to purchase the wood).
Firewood is sold on a
first-come, first-served basis.
Pricing is as follows:
You must pay first at the
Foundation Office, Room AA-132. Hours are Monday through Thursday,
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. They are closed on Friday’s.
Please bring your receipt when you pick-up your wood. Pickup times
are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
contact the Facilities Office by dialing extension 2629 or via email
« REMINDER!!! All District Authorized Cart Operators
- posted 4/11/12
Please refrain from driving on the grass
driveway, across the street from Parking Lot 12/Comet
Circle, between Buildings HS & MD. This area is only
to be utilized by Emergency Vehicles (ambulances, fire truck, etc.)
If you observe anyone doing this, please contact the Facilities
Office with the cart id# and a description of the driver.
« Graffiti Reporting: - posted 11/29/11
The Facilities Office receives a lot of phone
calls and emails from employees reporting graffiti on our campuses.
Please refer to the following paragraph regarding the reporting
Graffiti is an eyesore. It is costly,
destructive, and is against the law (California
Penal Code 594.2). Palomar College is committed
to a prompt response to graffiti that occurs on campus and requests
that all departments and individuals on campus promptly notify
Police at extension 2289 or 760/744-7753. Once
a report has been issued, Campus Police will deliver the report to
the Facilities Office who will dispatch our Maintenance Painters and
or Skilled Maintenance Technicians/Parking Lots to remove the
Environmental Health & Safety Cart
Operations Reminder - posted
ATTENTION ALL DISTRICT AUTHORIZED CART
Please remember that all carts
must refrain from driving on the main sidewalk during the hours of
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Exemptions are the
Disability Resource Center (transporting students) and Student
Health Services personnel (during emergencies
Please utilize Comet Circle from the top of campus
(near the RS Buildings to the HBET Building) or the Fire Lane (near
the NS Building to the O-Building).
Please remember also to:
Give right-of-way to ALL foot traffic
The speed limit for carts shall be no faster
than pedestrian traffic
Cart operators are to pay particular attention
to the needs of disabled persons, as limitation in
vision, hearing or mobility may impair their ability
to see, hear or move out of the way of the carts
Car operators are not to block the path or
limit pedestrian access
AT NO TIME AT ALL, are carts allowed to drive
on the lawns -- this is especially true for the area
between the buildings of AA/ST and MD.
Do not operate or park a cart on a sidewalk
unless there is enough room for an ADA device to
The use of earphones, earplugs, headsets,
cellular phones (including texting), and portable
radios are prohibited while driving
With the increased congestion in both vehicular
and pedestrian traffic, safety and caution
are absolutely critical.
When driving maintenance
carts on campus, please do not drive
along the sidewalks:
Behind the GJ-Building to and
from the Natural Science Building.
This is a pedestrian sidewalk
not an established access route for carts. To reach
the Natural Science Building, please enter from the
Comet Circle side to the driveway access.
Side portion of the HS Building.
This is a pedestrian sidewalk
not an established access route for carts.
REMEMBER, the pedestrian
always has the right of way!