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SWCD - Public Contracting

The Oregon Department of Agriculture contracted with Eileen Eakins, Attorney at Law with Jordan Schrader, to present five regional workshops on public contracting during the first two weeks of December 2005. Eileen also presented a training at the OACD Convention and Annual Meeting on November 15, 2005.

The new public contract rules require all districts to develop and adopt local contracting rules for purchasing and contracting activities. The workshops offered free professional assistance to develop local contracting rules specific to conservation districts. Eileen provided templates of example rules, sample resolutions, and other information that could be used to customize local contracting rules for each district.

Download the sample resolutions, templates and worksheets that were provided at the workshops below.

ODA Workshop Handouts
Public Contracting Worksheet (25 kB doc)
A Resolution for Public Contracting Rules and Procedures (42 kB doc)
Resolution: Local Contract Review Board Adopting Public Contracting Rules (doc)
Law Changes Memorandum (34 kB doc)
Public Contracting PowerPoint Presentation (381 kB ppt)
Additional Handouts
LRCB Resolution from East Multnomah SWCD (62 kB doc)
Public Contracting Resolution from East Multnomah SWCD (81 kB doc)
Public Contracting Resolution from Lincoln SWCD (30.3 kB doc)
Public Contracting Rules from Lincoln SWCD (51.5 kB doc)
Other Resources
BOLI Prevailing Wage Rate Seminar for Public Agencies 2008-2009
Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 279C.800 - Definitions
RFP for auditing services from SDAO