Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Alta (Utah)

27363--Council minutes
27364--Ordinances
27365--Resolutions
27373--Planning Commission minutes

AGENCY: Alta (Utah)

SERIES: 27363
TITLE: Council minutes
DATES: 1970-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: These are the minutes of regular, special, and emergency meetings of official municipal committees, boards, and task forces. UCA 52-4-7(1) (1997) requires that written minutes be kept of all open meetings. These minutes shall include: "the date, time and place of the meeting; the names of members present and absent; the substance of all matters proposed, discussed, or decided, and a record, by individual member, of votes taken; the names of all citizens who appeared and the substance in brief of their testimony; and any other information that any member requests be entered in the minutes." Minutes are also required to be kept for all closed meetings in accordance with UCA 52-4-7(2) (1997) and to include: "the date, time and place of the meeting; the names of all others present except when such disclosure would infringe on the confidence necessary to fulfill the original purpose of closing the meeting." They may also include an official agenda. (See also Internal committee records).

RETENTION

Retain Permanent

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently and then microfilm.

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

Administrative Fiscal Historical Legal

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 13.

Minutes contain a fundamental history of city government and document the city's accountability to its citizens.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Alta (Utah)

SERIES: 27364
TITLE: Ordinances
DATES: 1972-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical by ordinance number

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

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently and then microfilm.

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

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

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: Alta (Utah)

SERIES: 27365
TITLE: Resolutions
DATES: 1973-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical

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

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently and then microfilm.

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

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

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

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

The disposition is based on the legal, administrative, and historical value of the resolutions.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Alta (Utah)

SERIES: 27373
TITLE: Planning Commission minutes
DATES: 1972-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological

DESCRIPTION: Minutes of open and closed committee and board meetings as required by UCA 52-4-7.5(2005), et seq. "Written minutes shall be kept of all open meetings.(UCA 52-4-7 (2005)). May include agenda, meeting minutes, transcripts, and other supporting documentation.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently and then microfilm.

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 Utah State General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 51.

Minutes contain a fundamental history of city government and document the city's accountability to its citizens.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public