Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Iron County (Utah). County Commission

83747--Minutes
21876--Claims
25221--Publications

AGENCY: Iron County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 83747
TITLE: Minutes
DATES: 1851-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date of meeting.

DESCRIPTION: These minute books record the actions of the county commission, the governing body of the county. The commission (known during the territorial period as the county court) was authorized to manage all county business and property. This includes budgeting, equipment purchasing, and auditing; use of county lands; districting for schools, roads, voting, drainage, etc.; taxing, specifically acting as an ex-officio board of equalization; business licensing; arranging for the construction of roads, public buildings, etc.; supervising the conduct and payment of all county personnel; providing for basic health care, public safety, and care of the indigent; canvassing election returns and appointing certain officials; and incorporating municipalities.

RETENTION

Retain Archives custody.

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

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

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

APPRAISAL

Administrative Fiscal Historical Legal

This disposition is based on the value of the series as the legal record for the county, probably the best single source of historical information on official activities (building, bonding, employees, voting, licensing, taxing, zoning, etc.)

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Iron County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 21876
TITLE: Claims
DATES: 1852-1859
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: Claims presented to the County Court.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently after microfilming.

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

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

APPRAISAL

Historical Legal

Disposition based on research value of these claims to the County Court going back to 1852.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Iron County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 25221
TITLE: Publications
DATES: 1957-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year.

DESCRIPTION: These are pamphlets, leaflets, studies, proposals and similar material printed by or for Iron County or any of its departments, subdivisions or programs, and made available to the public, or the last manuscript report if not published. Holdings include "Watershed Work Plan Green's Lake Watershed" (1957) and "Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan for Iron County, Utah" (1968).

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

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

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

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

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

This disposition is based on Utah County General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 22.

These records serve to document the history of the agency and to inform the public of the agency's services and programs.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public