Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Charleston (Utah)

18211--Ordinances
18212--Resolutions
14137--Personnel files
10245--Council minutes

AGENCY: Charleston (Utah)

SERIES: 18211
TITLE: Ordinances
DATES:
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: These books contain the legislative action of city council to regulate, require, prohibit, govern, control, or supervise any activity, business, conduct, or condition authorized by UCA 10-3-701 to 715 (1997). An ordinance includes a number, a title, preamble, an ordaining clause, the body or subject of ordinance, when applicable, penalty of violation, effective date, signature of mayor or acting mayor, and municipal seal.

RETENTION

Retain permanently.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 18, Item 19.

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

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Charleston (Utah)

SERIES: 18212
TITLE: Resolutions
DATES:
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: These are formal statements of a decision, or expression of opinion put before or adopted by the city council. They may perform the same function as an ordinance. Resolutions may include the following: establishing water and sewer rates, charges for garbage collection and fees charged for municipal services, establishing policies and guidelines, and regulating the use and operation of municipal property (UCA 10-3-717 (1997)).

RETENTION

Retain permanently.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 18, Item 22.

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

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Charleston (Utah)

SERIES: 14137
TITLE: Personnel files
DATES: ca. 1984
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by first letter of surname

DESCRIPTION: These files are the official files for all municipal employees and usually include the original job application, correspondence, credential files, letters of commendation, pay and leave history, work performance, training certificates, and evaluation forms.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 65 years after date of employment or until 3 years after retirement or death and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Administrative

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 9, Item 12.

The history of a person's employment must be retained beyond the time he or she could potentially claim retirement benefits based on employment.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Private


AGENCY: Charleston (Utah)

SERIES: 10245
TITLE: Council minutes
DATES: 1958-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date

DESCRIPTION: These are the official record of the proceedings of regularly scheduled, special and emergency council meetings. Includes date, time, and place of meeting, name of members in attendance and those absent, a record of subjects discussed, statements of intent, and a record of action taken.

RETENTION

Retain until microfilmed.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 10 years and then microfilm and transfer to Agency Record Center. Retain in Agency Record Center permanently.

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

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

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

APPRAISAL

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

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public