Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Washington City (Utah)

85010--City Council minutes
24609--Annual audit and financial report
24614--Cemetery records
24615--Council minutes

AGENCY: Washington City (Utah)

SERIES: 85010
TITLE: City Council minutes
DATES: i 1909-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological according to date of entry.

DESCRIPTION: The city and town council minute book was created as the official record of the city council meetings. Handwritten entries were usually mad by the city clerk in meetings that were held on a regular basis. Special meetings were scheduled as needed. Typical entries contain information about budgeting and finance; city ordinance; business and professional licensing procedures; police activities; and improvements in public service such as street repairs.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives permanently.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Microfilm duplicate: For records beginning in 1909 through 1978. Retain in State Archives permanently.

APPRAISAL

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 18, Item 23.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public. UCA 52-4-7(3) (2008)

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Protected. UCA 63G-2-305(32) (2008)


AGENCY: Washington City (Utah)

SERIES: 24609
TITLE: Annual audit and financial report
DATES: 1982-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: These are reports prepared by external auditors examining and verifying the municipality's financial activities for the year. "The audit required for any fiscal year shall be completed within six calendar months after the close of the fiscal year" (UCA 51-2-2 (1997)). The audit is required to include "the financial statements; the auditor's opinion on the financial statements; a statement by the auditor expressing positive assurance of compliance with state fiscal laws identified by the state auditor; a copy of the auditor's letter to management that identified any material weaknesses in internal controls discovered by the auditor, and other financial issues related to the expenditure of funds received from federal, state, or local governments to be considered by management; and management's response to the specific recommendations" (UCA 51-2-3(1)(a) (1997)).

RETENTION

Retain permanently

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently after being microfilmed.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Fiscal Historical

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 5, Item 5.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Washington City (Utah)

SERIES: 24614
TITLE: Cemetery records
DATES: 1858-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by name thereunder chronological by date

DESCRIPTION: These books or files contain the exact location of all persons buried in the cemetery. They include plot, lot, grave location, and lot ownership record.

RETENTION

Retain permanently

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently after being microfilmed.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 17, Item 6.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Washington City (Utah)

SERIES: 24615
TITLE: Council minutes
DATES: 1978-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: These minutes are the official record of the proceedings of regularly scheduled, special and emergency council meetings. They are adopted and approved by the council during their next public meeting. The minutes include the date, time, and meeting place; members present and absent; "the substance of all matters proposed, discussed, or decided, and record, by individual member, of votes taken; the names of citizens who appeared and the substance in brief of their testimony; any other information that any member requests be entered in the minutes" in accordance with UCA 52-4-7 (1997).

RETENTION

Retain permanently

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently after being microfilmed.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 18, Item 23.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public