A Day of Sunshine

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Welcome to the inaugural Open Government Conference! Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m The Utah Division of Archives and Records Service is excited to announce “A Day of Sunshine.”  Come and learn why transparency matters and how to work together for a better open government. Our guest speakers include: John Dougall, State Auditor Joel Campbell, Associate Professor …

A Day of Sunshine

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  Come and learn about government transparency from the following speakers.                                    John Dougall, State Auditor | Why Government Transparency is Important Joel Campbell, Assoc. Professor of Journalism (BYU) | Adopting “Sunshine” Standards Charles Stormont, attorney for UTA | Privacy from a Legal Perspective …

Save the Date

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Utah State Archives presents “A Day of Sunshine” Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 9-4:00 p.m. Miller Free Enterprise Center Salt Lake City Community College-Miller Campus 9750 South 300 West, Sandy, UT 84070 Join us to celebrate Sunshine Week! Learn more about open government from your colleagues, media representatives, and community activists.

Handle Drafts With Care

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The Salt Lake Tribune v. Kane County, SRC Decision, Case No. 17-44 The State Records Committee, on November 9, 2017, heard The Salt Lake Tribune v. Kane County, a case regarding Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument boundary maps prepared by Kane County and shown to the United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke during his listening tour to Utah in …

Are Records About Juveniles Private?

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Winters v. West Jordan City and Utah State Records Committee, Case No. 17096014, Third District Court. In August 2017, the State Records Committee heard Winters v. West Jordan City Police Department, a case regarding body camera and surveillance footage that captured and identified juveniles in a public space.  The Appellant argued that the video is a public record and should …

A Portal to Sunshine

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Utah holds a distinguished reputation as the new Silicon Valley or, more fondly, is referred to as the Silicon Slopes. Thus, it is not surprising that in 2014 the Utah Legislature enacted the Open Records Portal, a website designed to encourage government transparency and accountability.  Since its infancy, the public has submitted over 2000 records requests through the portal to …

Records Access II: Focus Group Discussion-Dec. 1, 2016

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The State Archives is excited to offer the third Records Access II: Focus Group Discussion on December 1, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  This is an informal class with the objective to discuss GRAMA questions, State Records Committee (SRC) rulings, and share best practices among fellow records officers. Available to answer your GRAMA questions and concerns will be …

RECORDS ACCESS II: Focus Group Discussion

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RECORDS ACCESS II: Focus Group Discussion:  The State Archives is excited to offer the second Records Access II: Focus Group Discussion on November 15, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  This is an information gathering class with the objective to discuss GRAMA questions, State Records Committee (SRC) rulings, and share best practices among fellow records officers.  Available to answer …

SRC September Round-up

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By Nova Dubovik on October 5, 2016. The State Records Committee heard an unprecedented seven appeals on September 8, 2016.  You can locate the Decisions and Orders on the State Records Committee website and the meeting minutes and public handouts on the Utah Public Notice Website. Clára v. Utah Transit Authority, Case No. 16-33, Description: The Petitioner requested email correspondences …