Property and Equipment Records
Property and Equipment Records
(1) Architectural Drawings, Blueprints, and Maps Records document a detailed graphic record of the land and buildings of a school, district, or ESD. The records are a primary source tool for improvement and maintenance projects on existing buildings and/or land, including athletic fields, and for new construction. Records may include but are not limited to drawings; maps; photographs; architectural blueprints; sketches; preliminary planning drawings; as-built drawings and blueprints; surveys; drawings reflecting changes to original plans; soil testing maps; and any other type of graphic representation and related documentation produced relating to buildings, systems, and land. Minimum retention: Life of the structure.
(2) Asbestos Management Records Records document the identification and proper handling of asbestos material within school, district, or ESD buildings. Records may include but are not limited to federal inspection reports and management plans required by the Environmental Protection Agency, contact reports, laboratory test results, work orders, project checklists, work precautions, site schematics, and related documentation. The management plan may contain response actions, operations and maintenance, and periodic surveillance plans. SEE ALSO Hazardous Materials Management Records in this section. Minimum retention: (a) Retain management plan: 3 years after superseded or obsolete (b) Retain records of measurements taken to monitor employee exposure to asbestos: 30 years after employee separation per 29 CFR 1910.1020 (c) Retain all other records: 5 years after building or property disposed of
(3) Building and Grounds Repair, Remodeling, and Construction Records Records document the condition, repair, and routine maintenance of school, district, or ESD buildings and grounds. Records also document remodeling, improvement, and non-capital construction projects. Records may include but are not limited to floor plans; specifications; layouts; building inspection reports; building permits; maintenance agreements; work logs; and related correspondence and documentation. Records may also include records of remodeling or construction due to American Disabilities (ADA) Act requirements.Minimum retention: (a) Retain floor plans, layouts, specifications, final inspection reports, permits for completed structures: Life of the structure (b) Retain other permits: 2 years after revoked or expired (c) Retain contracts and agreements documenting building construction, alterations, or repair: 10 years after substantial completion (d) Retain all other records: 4 years
(4) Capital Construction Project Records Records document the planning, administration, and implementation of current and potential capital construction projects by schools, districts, or ESDs; to project needs for projects; and as a reference to projects once they have been completed. Records may include but are not limited to project descriptions and requirements; plans and plan reviews; project schedules; contract change orders; bid documentation; building permits; contracts and agreements with architects, engineers, consultants, vendors, and contractors; materials and soils reports; progress reports; insurance reports; payment schedules; summary reports; certificates of occupancy; memos; final acceptance statements; and related correspondence and documentation. Minimum retention: (a) Retain contracts and agreements documenting building construction, alterations, or repair: 10 years after expiration as defined by ORS 12.135(3). (b) Retain all other records: Life of the structure
(5) Damaged/Stolen Property Records Used to prepare reports relating to damaged or stolen property. Records may include yearly risk report, restoration fund inventory report, policy manual, property transfer report, self-insurance manual, real property report, money and negotiable securities report and a general risk survey. Minimum retention: 4 years
(6) Equipment Loan Records Records document the loan of district owned equipment to students. Equipment may include but is not limited to musical instruments and athletic equipment. Records may include loan agreements, parental consent forms, approval forms, return forms, logs, overdue records, and related documentation and correspondence. SEE ALSO Audio-Visual Materials and Equipment Loan Records in the Library and Media Records section. Minimum retention: (a) Retain overdue records: Until equipment is returned or debts reconciled or deemed uncollectible (b) Retain all other records: 2 years after school year in which equipment is returned. (c) Retain loan agreements: 6 years
(7) Equipment Records Records document equipment owned by the school, district, or ESD and provides support documentation for warranty, operation, maintenance, service, and repair. Records may include but are not limited to shipping or packing slips; vendor information; operating manuals; warranties and guarantees; specifications; serial numbers; maintenance agreements or contracts; lease agreements; service reports; maintenance records; damaged/stolen property records; and related correspondence and documentation. SEE ALSO Vehicle Maintenance Records in the Transportation Records section. Minimum retention: 2 years after disposal of equipment
(8) Facility Use Records Records document the application for and use of school, district, or ESD facilities by outside individuals or organizations. Records may include but are not limited to the application and contract for using facilities. Information may include name of individual or organization requesting occupancy, type of activity, dates and hours of projected use, facility name and location, use permits, conditions of use, acknowledgment of responsibility for damage or liability resulting from occupancy, insurance documentation, fees and charges, request approval, correspondence, and support documentation. Minimum retention: (a) Retain approved application records: 3 years after school year in which records were created (b) Retain denied applications: 1 year after school year in which records were created
(9) Hazardous Materials Management Records Records document the chain of custody of hazardous materials within a school, district, or ESD and relate to the identification, location, safe handling, storage, transportation, and disposal of hazardous waste materials including PCBs, laboratory chemicals, cleaning solvents, and pesticides. Records may include but are not limited to Environmental Protection Agency/Department of Environmental Quality monitoring forms, Department of Transportation Hazardous Waste Manifest forms, material safety data sheets, invoices, work orders, purchase orders, and other working papers. Records document that use and storage of hazardous materials and hazardous waste management has been performed in accordance with state and federal regulations. SEE ALSO Asbestos Management Records in this section. Minimum retention: (a) Retain material safety data sheets: Until superseded or obsolete (b) Retain all other records: 6 years after school year in which records were created.
(10) Inventory Records Records document the expendable and non-expendable property, supplies, equipment, and other items owned by the school, district, and ESD. Examples include but are not limited to buildings, real estate, vehicles, equipment, furniture, and supplies. Records may include but are not limited to description, purchase information, value, purchase price, replacement cost, depreciation, quantity, location, date of acquisition, shipping records, and related correspondence and documentation. SEE ALSO Library and Media Inventory Records in the Library and Media Records section. Minimum retention: 2 years after superseded or obsolete.
(11) Property Disposition Records Records document the disposition of non-real property and equipment owned by the school, district, or ESD. Disposition is usually through public auction, competitive bidding, or destruction. Records may include but are not limited to description of property, expendable property inventory listings, disposition, disposition requests and notices, equipment transfer records, reason for disposition, condition, authorization, and related correspondence and documentation. Minimum retention: 3 years after disposition of property.
(12) Property Records Records document the purchase, ownership, and sale of land or buildings by the school, district, or ESD. Records may include but are not limited to titles and deeds; title search records; property descriptions; title insurance policies and forms; easements; right of ways; appraisals; records of sale; and related documentation and correspondence. SEE ALSO Facility and Equipment Records section and Lease Records in the Financial Records section. Minimum retention: 3 years after property is no longer owned by agency.
(13) Underground Storage Tank Management Records Records document the description, location, operation, testing, maintenance, and final disposition of underground storage tanks owned by schools, districts, or ESDs. Records may include documentation of corrective procedures undertaken in the event of spills, leaks, or corrosion. Minimum retention: 25 years after removal
(14) Utilities Systems Operating And Maintenance Records Records document the operations and maintenance of school, district, or ESD utility systems. Records may include but are not limited to equipment operations logs, mechanical readings charts, permits, equipment maintenance histories, and related correspondence and documentation. Minimum retention: (a) Retain permits: 5 years (b) Retain all other records: Until equipment is no longer in service.
(15) Work Orders Records document requests and authorizations for services and/or repairs to school, district, or ESD property and equipment. Records may include but are not limited to repair requests and authorizations, material lists, work order schedules, copy center work orders, printing orders, telephone service orders, and related correspondence. Information includes location and type of work, priority rating, approval signatures and dates, and time and cost estimates. Minimum retention: 3 years after school year in which records were created.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 192 & 357 & Other Auth. Code of Federal Regulations Title 34
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 192 & 357
OSA 1-2017, f. & cert. ef. 1-13-17
Renumbered from 166-407-0010, OSA 1-2006, f. & cert. ef. 4-17-06
OSA 6-1997, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-97