State Records Committee
The State Records Committee meets at least quarterly to approve the retentions and dispositions of record series generated by state and local government entities. Records retention schedules under review may be found here.
The State Records Committee also serves as an appeals board when access to records has been denied by the originating agency. Their decisions and orders are available online.
Next meeting: Thursday, July 9, 9:00 am, at the Utah State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT. See the Public Notice Website for details and minutes. See below for scheduled hearings.
Current Hearing Requests and Responses
|Request Date||Case Title/Participants||Records Sought||Appeals Paperwork|
|June 9, 2015||Gray Smith vs. Cottonwood Heights City, UT||Mr. Gray is appealing the partial denial of requested copies and records of inquiries and City's investigations of improper communications. Emails from March 18 and 20, 2015 were not provided because of attorney client privileges.||Gray-vs-Cottonwood Heights.pdf|
|June 8, 2015||Jason Behar vs. Department of Human Resource Management||Mr. Behar is appealing the partial denial of "[a]ll records the state of Utah has with my name on it." DHRM partially denied access to witness statements, investigative records, and personal recommendations.|
Previous requests and responses may be viewed here.
To file an appeal with the Committee, write to:
346 S. Rio Grande
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
|David Fleming||Private Sector Records Manager|
|Doug Misner||State History Designee|
|Patricia Smith-Mansfield, chair||Governor's Designee|
|Holly Richardson||Citizen Representative|
|Marie Cornwall||Citizen Representative|
|Blaine Breshears||Political Subdivision Elected Official|
|Tom Haraldsen||News Media Representative|
Paul H. Tonks, Assistant Attorney General, serves as counsel to the Committee.