Piute County (Utah). County Commission84044--Minutes
AGENCY: Piute County (Utah). County Commission
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date of meeting.
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.10 cubic feet.
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 was 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 late 1960s, planning and zoning. All these activities are noted in the minutes with each day's entries prefaced by date, names of those present, and where and when they met.
Retain in agency custody.
Paper: Retain in Office permanently after being microfilmed.
Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.
Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.
Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently.
This disposition is based on Utah County General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 15.
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.)