2018 RIMM Webinar Series is Just Around the Corner!

Kendra Yates General Retention Schedules, GRAMA, History, Legislative Updates, News and Events, Records Management, State Records Committee Leave a Comment

Sit back and enjoy your lunch while watching a series of webinars that Utah’s Division of Archives and Records Service (aka State Archives) is hosting to celebrate Records and Information Management Month (RIMM). Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Noon-1:00 p.m. 2018 Legislative Updates by Paul Tonks, AAG counsel for the Division of Archives and the State Records Committee During the 2018 Legislative …

Handle Drafts With Care

Nova Dubovik GRAMA, Open Government, State Records Committee Leave a Comment

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 Clearly Unwarranted Invasion of Personal Privacy

Rosemary Cundiff GRAMA, Records Management, State Records Committee Leave a Comment

Utah State Archives notes that the American Library Association has created Choose Privacy Week, an “annual, week-long event that promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and celebrates libraries and librarians’’ unique role in protecting privacy in the library and in society as a whole.” Much has been said about the value of government transparency, however, personal privacy is also important. The …

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 …

Getting closer! Only 3 more days!

lorianneo General Retention Schedules, GRAMA, State Records Committee, Training Leave a Comment

Getting closer! Only 3 days until Everybody Wins! Records Management Teamwork. This is a conference that your team does not want to miss! Come together, learn together, and [possibly] win together! For the next 2 days we will highlight our all-star conference team players! Share the excitement with your team—the more the merrier! Registration is still open for in-person and online attendance, …

Draft or Record?

Rebekkah Shaw GRAMA, Records Management, State Records Committee, Training Leave a Comment

Do you get GRAMA requests for drafts? Do you wonder if your drafts are records or not? What about the classification of drafts? Look no further! Our wonderful Records Ombudsman, Rosemary Cundiff, has added an article to the Government Records Ombudsman website to help you analyze and classify the drafts created by your office. This guideline can help you understand …

SRC Retention Schedule Report

Rebekkah Shaw General Retention Schedules, Records Management, State Records Committee Leave a Comment

Two proposed general retention schedules were heard by the State Records Committee today and approved. Each of these general schedules were previously posted on this blog for your input. To hear the discussion regarding these schedules, please go to the State Records Committee’s page on the Public Notice Website. All are welcome to attend the State Records Committee and provide …

SRC Retention Schedule Report

Rebekkah Shaw General Retention Schedules, State Records Committee Leave a Comment

Five proposed general retention schedules were heard by the State Records Committee today and approved. Each of these general schedules were previously posted on this blog for your input. The Committee advised a standard that any unspecified retention using a general retention schedules with flexible retention default to the longest retention stated. To hear the discussion regarding these schedules, please …