Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Ogden (Utah). City Council

85142--Annexations
24032--Publications
5316--Minutes
4442--Ordinances
3963--Resolutions

AGENCY: Ogden (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 85142
TITLE: Annexations
DATES: undated
ARRANGEMENT: none

DESCRIPTION: These files document the annexation of property into the city boundries. They usually contain correspondence, citizen petitions, maps and the official annexation action approved by the city council.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives permanently.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently.

APPRAISAL


AGENCY: Ogden (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 24032
TITLE: Publications
DATES: 2001-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date.

DESCRIPTION: Records created by the agency, including pamphlets, reports, and other published or processed documents. These records include information on taxation, public safety, public works, and other services provided by the city of Ogden. Consists primarily of isolated publications not part of a more specific series.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

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

APPRAISAL

Historical

This disposition is based on Utah State General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 25.

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

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Ogden (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 5316
TITLE: Minutes
DATES: 1851-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological.

DESCRIPTION: These are the official records 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 permanently.

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

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

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

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical

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

The minutes document the decisions made and actions taken by the city council.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Ogden (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 4442
TITLE: Ordinances
DATES: i 1881-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological, thereunder numerical by ordinance number.

DESCRIPTION: Ordinances are laws created by the city council. They are enactments which govern and maintain the operation of the city for peace, benefit, and regulation of the municipality. Each separate law may carry a penalty or fine and must not conflict with The Utah State Constitution or The United States Constitution. Each ordinance is discussed in open council meetings, and take effect 20 days after being passed. Ordinances deal with vehicles and traffic control; water use and allocation; fire and police protection; business and merchant regulation; and the establishment of fees and fines for city services.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Microfilm master: For records beginning in 1881 through 1951. Retain in State Archives permanently.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently after microfilming.

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: Ogden (Utah). City Council

SERIES: 3963
TITLE: Resolutions
DATES: 1880-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date.

DESCRIPTION: Resolutions are a course of action or formal statement of a decision made by the city council. The decision may perform the same function as a city ordinance, but punishments, fines, and forfeitures may not be imposed by resolution. Unlike ordinances, resolutions may become effective without publication or public posting, but must do so within three months from the date of passage. Topics of resolutions usually deal with establishing water and sewer rates; charges for garbage collection; creating personnel policies and guidelines; passing or defeating proposed budgets for the municipal government; and regulating the use and operation of municipal property.

RETENTION

Retain permanent

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: For records prior to and including 1918. Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: For records beginning in 1880 through 1951. Retain in State Archives permanently.

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

Paper: For records beginning in 1918 and continuing to the present. Retain in Office permanently after being microfilmed.

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