Maintenance & Operations

  • The Department of Maintenance and Operations is committed to providing pleasant, effective service through efficient communication, cooperative teamwork and organized planning to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment. 

    BUSD Maintenance and Operations Team
    Phone: (707) 542 -5197 ext 9
    Maintenance Request:

    Reinel Duarte, BUSD Groundskeeper has been working in grounds for over twenty years with experience in growing and maintaining outdoor spaces.  He holds a degree in Agriculture and Ecology for
    Environmental Engineering.  Additionally, he is as an outdoor educator and greenhouse grower, engaging the community in awareness and enjoyment of both aesthetic and
    edible gardening.  He enjoys his work beautifying Bellevue Union School District Schools.  He enjoys spending time with his family and cat, additionally he likes playing guitar and reading.

    Patrick Herring, BUSD Maintenance Technician has over twenty years of experience in facilities management and maintenance operations with Diageo Chateau and Estate Wines. As a Facilities Lead Person, he managed the preventive maintenance program, safety and security requirements along with environmental compliance management. Pat assisted the Facilities Risk manager in the planning and delivery of CAPEX site improvements in the areas of operational equipment,facilities improvement, life safety and security projects. During his time with Diageo, Pat was a member of the sites ERT team. Pat spent over ten years at Optical Coating Laboratory (OCLI) in the Building Services group that managed facilities services for the OCLI Campus and was a member of the OCLI Hazmat site response team. Pat was born and raised in Sonoma County. He and his wife Helen live in Santa Rosa and have three adult children.

    Roger Farrell, Director of Maintenance & Operations comes to Bellevue Union with a diverse background that suits the unique opportunities our Director of Maintenance and Operations encounters.
    For the past twenty+ years Roger has gathered and developed a wealth of experiential knowledge working in and/or as a manager of projects within the construction and skilled facility maintenance industry. His past experience working in the construction and maintenance field, as an educator and as an emergency responder provides a familiarity with the operation needs of our District.
    ​As a past resident of San Diego and Fresno he has had opportunity to know first hand the diverse cultures of our Great State. He has lived in Sonoma County since 2000 with his wife Christina and their 3 children.


    As the late John Walker once said, “The difference between a ruin and a building in use is the janitor.”

BUSD Facility Improvements Accomplishments and Plans

BUSD Sites

  • Bellevue Elementary
    3223 Primrose Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    Meadow View Elementary
    2665 Dutton Meadow, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    Learning Center/Meadow View Annex
    2641 Dutton Meadow, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    Kawana Springs Elementary
    2121 Moraga Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    Early Learning Center
    2014 Moraga Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    Taylor Mountain Elementary
    1210 E. Bellevue Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
    BUSD District Office
    3150 Education Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
  • Maintenances & Operations News Logo

    3.13.17 Current Director of Maintenance & Operations was hired.

    4.6.17 Action Plumbing & Heating begins repair relationship with Kawana.

    9.26.17 Annual Site Safety Inspection w/ RESIG.

    11.1.17 District Strategic Facility Planning Meeting "Kick Off" - Let's make a beautiful & safe place for our community.

    11.1.17-12.13.17 Site Walk Throughs & comprehensive facilities condition assessment.

    12.13.17 Certificated Staff (Teachers) Facility Survey.

    Data also collected from Facility Inspection Tool Reports, 2015-16 LCAP, Previous contractors/managers & construction reports and Annual fire inspections from Rincon Valley Fire District & Santa Rosa Fire Department.

    5.5.18 Major sewer lines video inspected by Sewer Camera Services and Action Plumbing.

    7.20.18 Annual District Wide Playground Safety Inspection.

    7.25.18 MBS Engineering Performed gas leak detection, followed by repairs to our natural gas systems.

    9.25.18 Met with Principals to separate tasks into Custodian/Maintenance & Ops Team/Outside Contractor.

    1.10.19 BUSD Leadership Team built criteria:

    #1 Safety & Liability

    #2 Fix Now or Pay Later

    #3 Curb Appeal

    #4 Base Level Services or Facilities at each site

    Projects were organized based on above criteria and on cost

    3.12.19 Two years of District Wide Facility Planning was presented to the Board in the 2019-2024 Facility Plan.

    4.16.19 2019 Summer Facility Improvement Plan Projects Outline shared to the BUSD Board.

    4.22.19 Pre-Bid Walks for Roofing and Dry Rot Repairs

    3.13.17 to Present Day over 800 work order requests completed, some of which had been submitted as far back as 2015, by our cuurent Maintenance & Custodial Teams.

    6.3.19 to 8.9.19 Completed 42 capital maintenance, repair and improvement projects throughout our BUSD.

    9.17.19 Presented to the Board an accounting for the 42 projects completed. See Presentation titled 2019 BUSD Summer Projects Cost Summary.

    10.15.19 Presented to the Board BUSD Utilization of District Fascilities & Portable Classroom Feasibility Report and BUSD Planned Facility Projects for 2020 & 2021. 

    10.15.19 - 3.13.20 Preparations, Bid Walks and Contract Agreements are continuing to be made for the following facility improvements to be completed during the Summer of 2020:

    Kawana Springs ES Phase 1 & 2 to re-Roof / Kawana Springs ES Sewer Retrofit / Bellevue ES Phase 1 & 2 to re-Roof / Bellevue ES Electrical & HVAC Retrofit / Bellevue ES Plaster Repair / Bellevue ES Exterior Paint / Meadow View ES Roof Repair / Meadow View MPR Lunch table replacement / Taylor Mountain ES Natural Gas Preventative Maintenance repairs. 

    3.16.20 - 8.14.20 Completed 55 capital maintenance, repair and improvement projects throughout our BUSD.

    8.18.20 Presented to the Board an accounting for the projects completed. See Annual Projects Summary - 2020 BUSD Spring/Summer Projects Cost Summary.

    10.20.20 Presented Kawana Springs Modernization Community survey results. See Kawana Springs Modernization folder for the survey results.