Series 4587

Bingham Canyon (Utah) Minutes, 1904-1972.

1.85 cubic feet and 4 microfilm reels

These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

See history of the records' creator.

Summary of Records

This series consists of the minutes kept by the Bingham Canyon City Council, 1938-1971. The records prior to June of 1938 are Town Board Minutes for Bingham Canyon.

Scope and Content

This series consists of the minutes kept by the Bingham Canyon City Council, 1938-1971. The records prior to June of 1938 are Town Board Minutes for Bingham Canyon. Minutes for one 1972 meeting of the administrators for the disincorporation of Bingham Canyon are included in the final volume of City Council minutes. This series documents the decision- making process of the municipal council of Bingham Canyon, providing a historical record of the decisions of the municipal government and, consequently, a history of the major events in the community. The minutes include information such as the names of those present at the meetings; time, date, and location of the meetings; roll call vote results; lists of expenditures; motions made; and decisions made by the municipal government. Topics include approval of payment of bills, approval of budgets, approval of appointments to municipal jobs, consideration of proposed ordinances, provision of public works, canvassing of elections, and anyother matter of immediate concern to the community. Occasionally, additional documents have been inserted into the volumes. These documents include affidavits from municipal officers in support of loan applications.


Chronological by date of meeting.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Use Restrictions

These records are available for reproduction and use.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Acquisition Information

These records were acquired from the creating agency through established retention schedules.

Processing Information

This series was processed by Paul G. C. Smith in 1995. Microfilming was completed in June 1996. The decision to microfilm was made in order to protect the original volumes. The hard copies have been preserved as a sample of municipal minutes in their original form. These records are somewhat unique in that it represents a full run of minutes of the city council.

Related Material

Correspondence and subject files from Bingham Canyon (Utah), Series 4590, This correspondence provides insight into the implementation of the policies adopted by the city council.
Ordinances and resolutions from Bingham Canyon (Utah), Series 4599, contain the full executed text of the ordinances passed by the Town Board and City Council and the text of a handful of the resolutions.
Ordinance and resolution register from Bingham Canyon (Utah), Series 17354, contains the full text of the ordinances and resolutions passed. It also includes proof of publication of the ordinances.

Container List

1111904, 29 Feb - 1916, 26 Jan
1221916, 2 Feb - 1928, 3 Jan
2231928, 3 Jan - 1930, 8 Oct
2241930, 15 Oct - 1932, 31 Aug
2351932, 21 Sep - 1936, 9 Sep
3361936, 16 Sep - 1941, 26 Dec
3371942, 2 Jan - 1948, 20 May
3381948, 3 June - 1953, 28 May
4491953, 18 June - 1959, 28 Dec
44101960, 13 Jan - 1966, 23 Feb
44111966, 3 Mar - 1971, 17 Nov
4411Administrators' Meeting: 17 May 1972