Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

82751--Council member biography files
82752--Rules of procedures
82754--Council agenda
82756--Council retreat records
82757--Council district newsletters
82758--City issues files
82759--Management audit proposal files
82760--Management audit results files
82761--Newspaper clippings files
1611--Correspondence
4901--Subject file
4919--City government report
3933--Correspondence files

AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82751
TITLE: Council member biography files
DATES: 1980-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by name
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.20 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files contain biographical information on members of the city council. They are used for reference and historical purposes. These files include campaign brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings, life sketches, and resumes.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office until microfilmed and then transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

Microfilm master: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This retention is based upon the administrative needs expressed by the office and the historical value of these files.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82752
TITLE: Rules of procedures
DATES: 1985-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by name
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.30 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These are the Rules of Procedures passed by resolution governing the City Council. These rules set forth the procedures the council must follow in conducting council meetings and the elections of chairs and vice-chairs.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office until new Rules of proceedure are adopted and then transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

The city recorder maintains the record copy of all resolutions, but these copies are the only complete copies of the Council's Rules of Procedures. They are important to understand the operation of Salt Lake City Council and should be maintained permanently.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82754
TITLE: Council agenda
DATES: 1981-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.30 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These are convenience copies of agenda prepared for regularly scheduled, special, and emergency meetings of the Salt Lake City Council. They are used to notify the public of the date, time, and place of each meeting. They are used in the office for reference purposes. These agenda include date, time, place, of council meetings, and list of items to be presented to the council for consideration.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 5 years and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Administrative

This retention is based upon the administrative needs expressed by the office. The city recorder maintains the record copy of all council agenda.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82756
TITLE: Council retreat records
DATES: 1980-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.30 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files document city council retreats. These are sessions held away from the office for discussion purposes. These files include minutes, agendas, and all necessary backup documentation.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 2 years and then transfer to Agency Record Center. Retain in Agency Record Center for 8 years and then microfilm and transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

Microfilm master: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This retention is based upon the administrative needs expressed by the division and the historical value of these files. They document the scope of council discussions.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82757
TITLE: Council district newsletters
DATES: 1985-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.50 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files contain annual newsletters sent to each household in each council district. Information for the newsletters is compiled by the council office and is contracted out for printing. These files include articles on city budget, available city services, sanitation pick-up schedule, instructions on reporting complaints, planned future improvements to each specific district, and profiles of newly elected council members.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office until council member is succeeded in office and then microfilm and transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

Microfilm master: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This retention is based upon both the administrative needs of the office and the historical value of the record. Newsletters are important sources in documenting the actions of the city council.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82758
TITLE: City issues files
DATES: 1980-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by department, thereunder by issue
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.50 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files contain information on current city issues relative to the legislative powers of the city council concerning city departments. These files include staff research reports, research notes, newspaper clippings, notes from staff minutes, reports from other city departments, and other pertinent information.

RETENTION

Retain permanently.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 10 years and then transfer to Agency Record Center. Retain in Agency Record Center for 65 years and then microfilm and destroy provided microfilm has passed inspection.

Microfilm master: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This retention is based upon the administrative needs expressed by the office. This information is important for future planning and for historical purposes.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82759
TITLE: Management audit proposal files
DATES: 1984-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.50 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files contain proposals from independent contractors for management audits of city departments or divisions requested by the Council Office.

RETENTION

Retain 1 year

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Fiscal

This retention is based upon the administrative needs expressed by the office.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82760
TITLE: Management audit results files
DATES: 1984-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.30 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files contain the results of audits by independent contractors for management audits of city departments or divisions requested by the council Office.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 5 years and then microfilm and transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

Microfilm master: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This retention is based upon both the administrative needs expressed by the office and the historical value of the records. These management audits are extremely valuable in documenting the conditions of individual city departments.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 82761
TITLE: Newspaper clippings files
DATES: 1980-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.10 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files contain newspaper clippings from Salt Lake area newspapers relating to matters of the Salt Lake City Council. They are used for reference purposes.

RETENTION

Retain permanently.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 50 years and then microfilm and destroy provided microfilm has passed inspection.

Microfilm master: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This retention is based upon the administrative needs expressed by the office.


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 1611
TITLE: Correspondence
DATES: 1944-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphanumerical

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence documents the administration or management of the Salt Lake City Commission, organization, it's policies, procedures and achievements.

RETENTION

Retain Permanent. In Archives custody.

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Administrative

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 8.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 4901
TITLE: Subject file
DATES: 1930-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphanumerical

DESCRIPTION:

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 4919
TITLE: City government report
DATES: 1960-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphanumerical.

DESCRIPTION: These are the final reports of various studies (i.e. program analyses, project studies) by private and other government agencies. Archives Holdings: 1960, Accounting and Fiscal Recommendations and Proposed Changes in Organizational Structure of City Government.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Historical

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 2.

Disposition based on the historic value of these records in documenting the history of Salt Lake City.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 3933
TITLE: Correspondence files
DATES: 1910, 1982-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological, thereunder alphabetical by name of council member
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 1.00 cubic foot.

DESCRIPTION: These files contain correspondence between the public and Salt Lake City council members. The are used for reference purposes. They consist of incoming and outgoing letters including thank yous, requests for information, press releases, recommendations and welcomes, complaints and their responses, and correspondence between council members and department heads and with intergovernmental agencies.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 3 years and then transfer to Agency Record Center. Retain in Agency Record Center until council member is succeeded in office and then microfilm and destroy provided microfilm has passed inspection.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative

This disposition is based on the record's primary value to the agency and its secondary value to researchers. These letters document the role of the city council in city government.