Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

River Heights (Utah)

22311--City Council minutes
22322--Annual financial reports
22362--Planning and zoning commission minutes
22363--City resolutions
22364--City ordinances
22365--City zoning ordinances

AGENCY: River Heights (Utah)

SERIES: 22311
TITLE: City Council minutes
DATES: 1934-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 0.20 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These minutes are the official record of the proceedings of regularly scheduled, special and emergency council meetings. They are adopted and approved by the council during their next public meeting. The minutes include the date, time, and meeting place; members present and absent; "the substance of all matters proposed, discussed, or decided, and record, by individual member, of votes taken; the names of citizens who appeared and the substance in brief of their testimony; any other information that any member requests be entered in the minutes" in accordance with UCA 52-4-7 (1997).

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 Office permanently.

Microfilm 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 18, Item 23.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public. UCA 52-4-7(3) (2008)

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Protected. UCA 63G-2-305(32) (2008)


AGENCY: River Heights (Utah)

SERIES: 22322
TITLE: Annual financial reports
DATES: 1934-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year

DESCRIPTION: These are statistical reports on the financial affairs of the entire municipality. "Within 180 days after the close of each fiscal year the city recorder or other delegated person shall present to the governing body an annual financial report prepared in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles, as prescribed in the Uniform Accounting Manual for Utah cities (UCA 10-6-150 (1997)). "Copies of the annual financial report....shall be filed with the state auditor and shall be filed as a public document in the office of the city recorder" (UCA 10-6-150 (1997)). These are the financial audit reports of the city and each year the city auditor presents to the city council a report of the history for the year. The city council uses these reports to see where the city stands financially and to help budget for the coming year.

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 Office permanently.

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

APPRAISAL

Administrative Fiscal Historical

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 5, Item 4.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: River Heights (Utah)

SERIES: 22362
TITLE: Planning and zoning commission minutes
DATES: 1970-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year

DESCRIPTION: These are minutes of meetings and hearings held by the planning commission. "Each municipality may enact an ordinance establishing a planning commission" (UCA 10-9-201(1)(a)(1997)). A municipal planning commission shall "prepare and recommend a general plan and amendments to the general plan; recommend zoning ordinances and maps, amendments to zoning ordinances and maps; administer provisions of the zoning ordinance; recommend subdivision regulations and amendments to those regulations; recommend approval or denial of subdivision applications; advise the legislative body of matters as the legislative body directs; hear or decide any matters that the legislative body designates, including the approval or denial of, or recommendations to approve or deny, conditional use permits; exercise any other powers that are necessary to enable it to perform or function, or delegated to it by the legislative body" (UCA 10-9-204 (1997)). No formal minutes appear to be taken before 1996. However, there are letters written by commission members to city councils explaining what was done in various meting. There are several months missing or there were no meetings held. the letters are included in this records series.

RETENTION

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 Office permanently.

Microfilm 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 20, Item 4.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: River Heights (Utah)

SERIES: 22363
TITLE: City resolutions
DATES: 1950-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year

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

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 Office permanently.

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.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: River Heights (Utah)

SERIES: 22364
TITLE: City ordinances
DATES: 1939-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year

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. The ordinances in this group began in 1939, however, there are earlier ordinances that are intermingled with the minutes of that time period

RETENTION

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 Office permanently.

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.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: River Heights (Utah)

SERIES: 22365
TITLE: City zoning ordinances
DATES: 1970-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year

DESCRIPTION: These "land use and development" ordinances provide standards for development for "land use and development" within the municipality. They have been approved by both the planning commission and the city commission. "The planning commission shall prepare and recommend to the [city commission] a proposed zoning ordinance and maps . . . The [city commission] shall hold a public hearing on the proposed zoning ordinance . . . After public hearing, the [city commission] may (a) adopt the ordinance as proposed; (b) amend zoning ordinance and adopt or reject the zoning ordinance as amended; or (c) reject the ordinance" (UCA 10-9-402 (1995)).

RETENTION

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 Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 20, Item 13.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public