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8806 Engineering / Projects


Series is used to document the design and construction of engineering projects. Records are created to document the history of the project and to provide understanding on how the project was built. Records include as-built drawings, as-built drawings inspector's notes, certificates of acceptance, copies of contracts and agreements, final engineering cost estimates, policy correspondence, procedural correspondence, project assignment notices, design calculations, maps and plans, maps used for design work (design sum report), photographs and negatives, engineering reports, project book (file copy), permit (with conditions, if any), performance bond or financial guarantees, certificate of insurance, final payment certificate, certificate of completion, change orders, inspector's progress reports, geological/technical reports, consultant reports, drawings with engineering stamps, final design report, design memorandum, success criteria statement, final project reports, addenda and other related documents.
Record Copy? Yes
RETENTION: Permanent


Series is used to document the engineering and technical areas of the project and is used by staff during the project and maintenance stages. Records include affidavit of posting, bid notice (from newspaper), copy of permit applicant's deposit check, correspondence that does not deal with policy and procedures, transmittals, bid tabulations, easement acquisition requests, fee estimates, grants compliance records, lab and test results, material tickets, ordinances, easements, petition summaries, pre-construction conference information, pre-plat acknowledgments, consultant plan reviews, preliminary studies and estimates, progress payment certificates, project summaries, property ownership lists, property ownership contacts, remonstrance reports, sewer branch extension requests, statement of engineering costs, submittals, survey requests, time and manner ordinances, treasurer's receipts and other related documents.
Record Copy? Yes
RETENTION: Expiration of warranty period or resolution of all warranty issues.


Series is used to document engineering projects during the active stages of the project. Records are generally used by staff to track work progress. Records include budget records, IBIS project management reports, consultant plan reviews, field check memos and plans, photo/reproduction orders, utility notification records, preliminary estimates, construction schedules, and other related documents.
Record Copy? Yes
RETENTION: Retain as needed or acceptance of project.


Series is created to explore issues that may eventually develop into larger projects. Series is used to identify problems, explore beneficial uses, explore alternatives to problems and develop project guidelines. Series is the parameters for project records and is used to develop "why" a project should be done. Records include correspondence, reports, supporting documentation, meeting records, public hearings data, workshops, preliminary design work, permits, land acquisition documents, contracts, and other related documents.
Record Copy? Yes
RETENTION: Permanent- reports; 5 years- supporting documents.


Series is created to document the approvals of changes or modifications to project bids. Series is also used to track submittals for jobs that need to be approved by the bureau. Series assigns submittal numbers within the project records. Records include date, submittal number, general description, contact info, project manager, action taken, comments and other related data.
Record Copy? Yes
RETENTION: Expiration of warranty problem or resolution of warranty issues.


Series is created to track submitted documents on a project and is used to give status reports on specific projects. Record includes locations, subdivision, job number, applicant, engineer, fees, costs, dates, redlines/adjustments, deposit, description, and other related data.
Record Copy? Yes
RETENTION: Until project completed- computer record; until superseded- reports.


Series is created to estimate job/payment costs and is used to produce project progress estimates. Series assists engineers and project managers in production of bid and progress payments during the construction of a project. Records include supporting data for progress payment calculations. Records include information on linear feet, costs of materials, proposed prices, actual costs, total amount due, etc. Series includes SCPQ (Sewer Construction Payment Qualifications) and PCM System records.
Record Copy? No
Where? Hard Copy filed in Project Record (8806-01).
RETENTION: Until superseded


Series is created to identify required facilities to meet the 17 year compliance schedule. Record is updated frequently to reflect current status of the facilities and sewer system. Record includes project, schedules, budgets, sewer facilities, fixed assets inventory, and other supporting documents.
Record Copy? Yes
RETENTION: Permanent- facilities plan; 10 years after substantial completion- supporting documents. Project is scheduled to be completed in 2011.

Contact Information
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1800 SW 6th Ave, Suite 550
Portland, OR 97201
phone: 503-865-4100 (new)


Table of Contents
8801 Customer Services
8802 Environmental Compliance
8805 Development Assistance
8806 Engineering / Projects
8807 Wastewater Group - Maintenance Engineering
8808 Public Involvement
8809 Material Testing Lab
8810 Mid County Office
8811 Source Control
8812 Spill Protection and Response
8813 Environmental Monitoring / Investigations
8814 Hazardous Site Management
8815 Pollution Control Lab
8817 Modeling
8818 Data Acquistions
8819 Downspout Disconnection
8820 Financial Planning
8821 Administration
8822 Communications
8823 Information Services
8824 MWESB (Minority, Women, Emerging Small Business)
8825 - Watershed Services
9401 Wastewater Group - Operations
9402 Wastewater Group - Maintenance
9403 Wastewater Group - Maintenance Support
9404 Wastewater Group - Biosolids & Residuals Management
9406 Wastewater Group - Safety
9407 Wastewater Group - Facilities Management
9408 Wastewater Group - Regulatory Compliance
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