Buildings & Grounds

The Buildings & Grounds department is responsible for the maintenance, cleaning and care of all district buildings. The department is also responsible for health and safety, indoor air quality and capital improvement projects.

Find annually updated information about some of this work and other district notifications, at the page referenced below.

Go to Annual Notifications »

Northfield Public Schools is committed to the stewardship of district resources. Our participation in the Schools for Energy Efficiency program has significantly reduced energy costs, while also educating staff and students about the importance of energy conservation.

In 2010, the district was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a leader for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Northfield High School was also honored with the EPA’s Energy Star Award in recognition of the school’s indoor environment performance, which earned a rating of 79 on a scale of 1–100. Read the news release here.

View District Energy Guidelines »

Buildings & Grounds Staff

Office Location: District Office | 1400 Division Street South | Northfield, MN 55057 | Fax: 507.663.0611

Jim Kulseth, Director of Buildings & Grounds

Stephanie DeAdder, Administrative Assistant

Tracy Closson, District Grounds Coordinator

Duke Bjorklund, Master Electrician

Jim Pasch, Mechanical Engineer

Jeff St. Martin, Head Custodian – Bridgewater Elementary

Betty Kline, Head Custodian – Greenvale Park Elementary

Dan Warner, Head Custodian – Sibley Elementary

Mark Harder, Head Custodian – Longfellow School

Ron Oeltjenbruns, Head Custodian – Northfield Middle School

Keith Nohava, Head Custodian – Northfield High School

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