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Local Government Records Program

The Center is able to assist local governments in establishing a records management and archival program. This process involves building a comprehensive inventory and storage system, completing the necessary forms (RC-1, RC-2, RC-3) for approval by your Records Commission, and finally the destruction of obsolete or outdated records.


Examples of Projects

Turtle Creek Township (Warren County) - assisted the township with the physical inventory of all township files and records, development of a Schedule of Records Retention and Disposition (RC-2), and a Certificate of Records Disposal (RC-3).

Miami Township (Clermont County) - assisted the township with the physical inventory of all township files and records and the development of a Schedule of Records Retention and Disposition (RC-2).

Fairfield Township (Butler County) - assisted the township with the physical inventory of all township files and records and the development of a Schedule of Records Retention and Disposition (RC-2).

Concord Township (Miami County) - assisted the township with the creation of a Schedule of Records Retention and Disposition (RC-2).


Useful Information

Ohio Revised Code - Title I, Chapter 149: Documents, Reports, and Records. The legal requirements for record storage and retention.

Ohio Historical Society - "The Ohio Historical Society is a nonprofit organization incorporated in 1885 '...to promote a knowledge of archaeology and history, especially in Ohio.' The society exists to interpret, preserve, collect, and make available evidence of the past, and to provide leadership on furthering knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the prehistory and history of Ohio and of the broader cultural and natural environments of which Ohio is a part."

Ohio Historical Society's Local Government Records (LGR) Program - information on the LGR program, downloadable guidelines and forms, FAQs, and upcoming workshops.

LGR Electronic Records Guidelines - sample and recommended policies for email, internet, and website records.

Ohio Electronic Records Committee - many of the policies adopted by local governments come out of this working group. See what they recommend and what they are currently working on.

 

 
     
 
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