Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Sanpete County (Utah). County Commission

84102--Minutes
15778--Ordinances
25228--Publications

AGENCY: Sanpete County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 84102
TITLE: Minutes
DATES: 1852-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date of meeting.

DESCRIPTION: These minute books record the actions of the county commission (known during the territorial period as the county court), the governing body of the county. The commission is authorized to manage all county business and county property. This includes budgeting, equipment purchasing, and auditing; use of county lands; districting for schools, roads, voting, etc.; taxing, specifically acting as an ex-officio board of equalization; business licensing; arranging for the construction of roads, public buildings, etc.; contracting for services; 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; incorporating municipalities; and by the 1980s, planning and zoning. All these activities are noted in the minutes with the day's entries prefaced by date, names of those present, and where and when they met.

RETENTION

Retain permanently.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION

Retention and disposition for this series is proposed and has not yet been approved.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

The retention and disposition information on this schedule applies to the record copy which can be in any format. The record copy can include different formats. Format management information provided here is for the purpose of managing records that are being either stored by or transferred to the Utah State Archives.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

Paper: Retain in Office permanently or until microfilmed.

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

Digital image: Retain in Office permanently.

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 CLASSIFICATION

Public


AGENCY: Sanpete County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 15778
TITLE: Ordinances
DATES: 1897-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: These records document the legislative action of the county commissioners. The county commission may "pass all ordinances and rules and make all regulations, not repugnant to law, necessary for carrying into effort or discharging the powers and duties" of their office (UCA 17-5-77 (1990)). The county clerk is required "to authenticate with his signature and the seal of the county clerk all ordinances or laws passed by the board and record the same at length in the ordinance book" (UCA 17-5-15(9) (1990)).

RETENTION

Retain permanently

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION

Retention and disposition for this series is authorized by Archives general schedule CNT 14, Item 31.

AUTHORIZED: 08/23/1995

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

The retention and disposition information on this schedule applies to the record copy which can be in any format. The record copy can include different formats. Format management information provided here is for the purpose of managing records that are being either stored by or transferred to the Utah State Archives.

Paper: Retain in Office permanently.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

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

Digital image: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

Ordinances have legal value because they are municipal laws. They have historical value because ongoing ordinances document changes to the law over time.

PRIMARY CLASSIFICATION

Public


AGENCY: Sanpete County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 25228
TITLE: Publications
DATES: 1969-
ARRANGEMENT: chronological by year

DESCRIPTION: These are pamphlets, leaflets, studies, proposals and similar material printed by or for Sanpete 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 "Comprehensive Report on Water & Sewer for Sanpete County Utah" (1969) by Call Engineering.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION

Retention and disposition for this series is authorized by Archives general schedule CNT 1, Item 22.

AUTHORIZED: 04/02/2009

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

The retention and disposition information on this schedule applies to the record copy which can be in any format. The record copy can include different formats. Format management information provided here is for the purpose of managing records that are being either stored by or transferred to the Utah State Archives.

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

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

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

PRIMARY CLASSIFICATION

Public