Records Management for Local Government

Education and Training

Guides, information and online training for Public Officials on the management and retention of Local government records.

Records Retention Schedules

These retention schedules are to be used by all local governments and their offices to manage records. Local Government means a municipality, a quasi-municipal organization (such as a school administrative district, water or sewer district, etc.), an office of county government (such Register of Deeds, County Sheriff, etc.), and offices of District Attorney. The schedules list those records which may be created or received in the course of daily business. For local government to have an effective records management program, these retention schedules shall be used on a regular basis. 

Record Storage

Vault information to protect permantently valuable records. Information on Alternative Records Repositories.

Digital Records

Information on email and digital records retention.

Disaster Preparedness

Information and evaluation strategies for identifying essential records and how to create a disaster plan.