AGENCY: Sevier County (Utah). County Commission
DATES: i 1865-
ARRANGEMENT: The series is arranged chronologically by date of meeting. Volumes are labeled alphabetically, starting over in 1901.
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 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 election returns and appointing certain officials; and incorporating municipalities.
May Transfer to Archives.
RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION
These records are in Archives' permanent custody.
Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently.
Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.
Paper: Retain in Office permanently.
Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.
Microfiche master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.
Microfiche duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.
Administrative Fiscal Historical Legal
This disposition is based on the value of the series as the legal record for the county, probably the best single source of historical information on official activities (building, bonding, employees, voting, licensing, taxing, zoning, etc.)
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