SWCDs

Guidance on general district operations, including the five basic legal requirements, annual and long-range business plans, and other legal requirements can be found in Chapter 4 of the Oregon Soil and Water Conservation District Guidebook. Assistance with long range business plans can be arranged by calling SWCD program staff.

Certificates of Insurance

All SWCD directors, associate directors, employees, and volunteers are provided tort liability coverage under the Oregon Self-Insurance Program. The Oregon Department of Agriculture pays the required premium to Oregon Department of Administrative Services Risk Management for this coverage. 

The following documents, available under the resources section below, describe the Local Government Self-Insurance coverage and exclusions:

  • Participation agreement
  • District insurance certificate
  • Local government self-insurance
  • Uninsured motorist endorsement #1
  • Personal injury protection endorsement #2 

District operations

Commonly requested examples relating to general district operations are available below. These are samples of other districts' work and are not recommendations. Any examples downloaded will need to be customized and edited to your district's needs. Additional examples may be available upon request by contacting the SWCD Program.

Resources 

Fact sheet: Director's responsibilities

Document

Fact sheet: Effective board meetings

Document

Oath of Office form

Document

Oregon SWCD Guidebook

SWCD Guide to Operations and Management Document

SWCD insurance documents

2013-2015 District Insurance Certificate

Certificate of Insurance for SWCDs Document

2013-2015 Participation Agreement

Certificate of Insurance for SWCDs Document

Local Government Self Insurance

Certificate of insurance for SWCDs Document

Personal injury protection endorsement #2

Certificate of Insurance for SWCDs Document

Registered Agent/Office Form

Form for filing SWCD registered agent and office Document

Uninsured motorist endorsement #1

Certificate of Insurance for SWCDs Document

​​Business plan examples

Burnt River SWCD long range plan

Long range business plan example Document

Lincoln SWCD business plan

Long range business plan example Document

Long Range Business Plan Template

Template for SWCD Long Range Business Plan Document

Annual work plan examples

Marion SWCD annual work plan

Annual work plan example Document

Upper Willamette SWCD annual work plan

Annual work plan example. Document

Yamhill SWCD annual work plan

Annual work plan example Document

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Contact​

Eric Nusbaum
SWCD Operations Specialist
Phone: 541-846-6424
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