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
507.663.0610

Stephanie DeAdder, Administrative Assistant
507.663.0610

Tracy Closson, District Grounds Coordinator
507.663.0610

Duke Bjorklund, Master Electrician
507.663.0610

Jim Pasch, Mechanical Engineer
507.663.0610

Jeff St. Martin, Head Custodian – Bridgewater Elementary
507.664.3317

Betty Kline, Head Custodian – Greenvale Park Elementary
507.645.3515

Dan Warner, Head Custodian – Sibley Elementary
507.645.3480

Mark Harder, Head Custodian – Longfellow School
507.645.1217

Ron Oeltjenbruns, Head Custodian – Northfield Middle School
507.663.0652

Keith Nohava, Head Custodian – Northfield High School
507.663.0617


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