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Local Government Training Information

ODOT is offering classroom training to Local Public Agency staff. These courses were designed to provide detailed instruction to ODOT staff about requirements and ODOT business practices associated with personal services contracting, especially for Architectural, Engineering, Land Surveying (A&E) and Related Services contracts. Although some of the information is specific to ODOT business practices, most of the information is also applicable to local agencies who procure A&E and Related Services for projects that include federal funding, or their procurements that must comply with ORS 279C requirements.

​Procurement Classes

PROC 301: Statement of Work for Personal Services Contracts

This training covers basics about how to develop a Statement of Work for personal services contracts. The training includes general information about Statement of Work, an overview of the Statement of Work development process, legal requirements, assessing risk and guidelines for mitigating risk in a Statement of Work, and techniques and writing conventions for clear and concise contracts.

Date: September 20, 2016
Course Fee: No Fee
Location: Salem



PROC 301 Registration

​PROC 302: Contract Administration of Personal Services ContractsThe purpose of this training is to provide information and resources to empower staff to achieve successful outcomes with contracts they administer while complying with procurement regulations and ODOT business practices.

Date: May 10, 2016
Course cost: No Fee
Location: Salem


PROC 302 Registration

​PROC 304: Preparing to Negotiate A&E and Related Services Contracts

This training covers requirements for negotiating A&E and Related Services Contracts, ODOT's recommended process, tools and resources. This training does not cover techniques for negotiations.

Date: October 18, 2016
Course cost: No fee
Location: Salem


PROC 304 Registration

​PROC 305: Invoice Review for A&E and Related Services Contracts

This training covers invoice requirements and best practices for reviewing and processing invoices for ODOT 
A&E and related Services contracts to ensure compliance with the contract and meet standard auditing practices for review, backup and reasonableness. 

Date: April, 13, 2016
Course cost: No Fee
Location: Salem

PROC 305 Registration 

Upcoming Technical/Engineering Trainings
 

Certified Local Public Agency (CLPA) Training

The purpose of Certification training is to provide Certification Program global and specific process information to support the successful delivery of Certified Local Public Agency projects. Certification Training is invitation only training focused on ODOT and Local Public Agency staff that deal directly with delivery of Certified Local Public Agency projects. ODOT Local Agency Liaisons (LALs) from Regions 1, 2 & 3; ODOT discipline specific staff responsible for approval and/or oversight of specific elements of Certified Local Public Agency projects; and staff from Local Public Agencies participating in the Certification Program will be invited to attend.

Objectives:

  1. Clarify Local Public Agency and ODOT staff Certification Program roles and responsibilities
  2. Discuss how the Certification Program fulfills ODOT's stewardship responsibilities to FHWA
  3. Provide an overview of governing laws, regulations and directives required by individual disciplines to deliver federally funded projects
  4. Provide process information and schedules for ODOT and Local Public Agency staff to develop CLPA projects
  5. Provide overview of existing Certified Local Public Agency project delivery references and tools e.g. LAG manual, checklists, Quick Reference Guide, desk procedures, etc.
  6. Solicit input for Certification Program improvement

    Upcoming classes are currently under development. Please contact Tiffany Hamilton for more information.

 

Region Local Program Workshops

 Contact Tiffany Hamilton, Certification Program Lead to request a workshop in your Region.
 
​Presentations from June 2016 Local Project Delivery Workshop:
​Coming Soon...
  

 FHWA Certification Training

Federal Aid Essentials videos for Local Public Agencies