Correspondence General Schedule Changes

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management

As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives has posted three schedules for public comment. The schedules are for the retention of correspondence and would replace the current general schedules for Policy and Program Correspondence and Transitory Correspondence. In an age where so much correspondence is conducted by email, a clearer definition of what constitutes permanent …

Webinar for Student General Schedules

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management

The Utah State Archives is hosting a webinar on Wednesday October 23th at 2:00pm. The topic to be discussed is “Using the New Student General Schedules”. All school district and charter school records officers, and their supervisors, will benefit from this training. We will review the new general schedules for student records and how to reconcile the new schedules with …

Updated General Retention Schedule for Publications

Rebekkah Shaw GRAMA, Records Management

An updated version of the retention schedule for publications is going before the State Records Committee in September. The new description is not a description of publications as much as it is a definition. It states simply, “any record, regardless of format, that is issued by a governmental entity for public distribution at the total or partial expense of that …

General Schedules First Big Step

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management

A meeting was held in May with several school districts, an attorney, the Government Records Ombudsman, and record analysts. The first draft was reviewed and edited. The updated draft has been sent to the Appointed Record Officers of every school district in Utah for their input. The following general retention schedules will be presented to the State Records Committee at …