Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Morgan County (Utah). County Commission

7025--Minutes

AGENCY: Morgan County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 7025
TITLE: Minutes
DATES: 1862-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date of meeting.

DESCRIPTION: Minute books record the actions of the county commission, the governing body of the county. The commission 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.; 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 the election returns and appointing certain officials; incorporating municipalities; and by the 1960s, zoning and planning. The day's entries are prefaced by the date, names of those present, and where and when they met. Attachments to the minutes, such as election returns, correspondence, proposals, etc. are included.

RETENTION

Retain permanently.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently after being microfilmed.

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

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

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

This disposition is based on Utah County General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 14, Item 10.

These records have evidentiary value and serve as a history of board and committee actions. They contain minutes of open committee and board meetings as required by UCA 52-4-7. (2005) Records may also include agenda, recordings, recordings and minutes of closed portions of meetings, and other supporting documentation.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public