General Schedule Now Obsolete

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County general schedule 1-25 Routine Activity Schedules will be removed from the website next week. As part of the General Schedule Update Project, we are gradually removing general schedules describing items which are not records according to GRAMA. This schedule is also too vague for use. Here is the schedule: Routine Activity Schedules (CO 1-25) These records are routine materials …

Draft or Record?

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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 …

2012 Resolution Challenge pt. 2: Simplifying Records Retention

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On January 4, 2012 we published the first installment of our 2012 Resolution Challenge to Records Managers. In that post, we asked you to evaluate your entity’s records management program or practices. Did you do it? How did you score? Let us know in the comments. Typically, 88 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail, in part because they are too …