AGENCY: Millard County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 83329
TITLE: Minutes
DATES: 1852-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by date of meeting.

DESCRIPTION: These minute books record the actions of the county commission, the governing body of the county. The commission (known during the territorial period as the county court) was authorized to manage all county business and property. This includes budgeting, equipment purchasing, and auditing; use of county lands; districting for schools, roads, voting, drainage, etc.; taxing, specifically acting as an ex-officio board of equalization; business licensing; arranging for the construction of roads, public buildings, etc.; contracting for services; supervising the conduct and payment of all county personnel; providing for basic health care, public safety, and care of the indigent; canvassing returns and appointing certain officials; and incorporating municipalities.


Permanent. Retain for 30 year(s)


Transfer to Archives.


These records are in Archives' permanent custody.


Paper: Retain in Office for 30 years or until microfilmed and then transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.


Administrative Historical Legal

This retention is based upon the historical value of these records to document the activities of the county commission. They are also important legally and administratively to document the actions of the commission. They are considered to be one of the most important records in county government.