USDA-RD Consulting Engineers Statewide Training

USDA-RD Consulting Engineers Statewide Training
June 12th, 2014 | 8:30am – 4:30pm
Syracuse Center of Excellence, 727 E. Washington Street, Syracuse, NY

Online registration is Now Closed. Please contact Brad DeFrees at for more information.

Cost: $25

5.5 PDHs Approved through the Practicing Institute of Engineering

Presented by: USDA Rural Development

Hosted by: Syracuse EFC

This training will provide consulting engineers with information regarding documentation needs for municipal water and wastewater projects funded through USDA Rural Development.

The training is for consulting engineers, but fiscal advisors who work with RD funded municipal projects are also invited. The training is not recommended for applicants (such as municipal officials), but they are welcome to attend.


Preliminary Agenda:


8:30am – Registration

9:00am – Introduction & Application Process

10:00 am – Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) & Environmental Report

11:00am – Underwriting

12:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm – Engineering Agreements/Amendments

2:00pm – Contract Documents

3:00pm – Construction – Contracts, Progress Reports, Change Orders, Closeout

4:00pm – Summary & Wrap-up