State Records Committee
The State Records Committee was established in 1992 by the Utah Legislature under the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA), Utah Code § 63G-2-101 and follows Administrative Rule Title R35. Administrative Services, Records Committee regarding procedures.
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 meetings: Wednesday, May 11, 2016, and Thursday, May 12, 2016, at 9:00 AM, at the Utah State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT. See the Public Notice Website for details, minutes, and scheduled hearings.
Search past decisions:
Current Hearing Requests
|Request Date||Case Title/Participants||Records Sought||Appeals Paperwork|
|February 19, 2016||Utah Rivers Council vs. Washington County Water Conservation District||
Nick Schou, on behalf of Utah Rivers Council, is appealing Washington County Water Conservation District’s determination it does not maintain the record requested (All documentation of the WCWCD repayment plan for the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline, and schedule of payments referenced widely by the Division of Water resources and WCWCD).
|March 3, 2016||Bryan Thatcher vs. Dept. of Public Safety||
Mr. Thatcher is appealing access denial to reports, notes, recordings and/or videos of interview, witness interviews and/or statements held by DPS.
|March 3, 2016||Nate Carlisle, Salt Lake Tribune vs. Attorney General’s Office||
Mr. Carlisle is appealing access denial to criminal investigation records of Beaver County Sheriff Cameron Noel conducted 2014 or 2015 and requesting a fee waiver.
|March 9, 2016||Daniel Ortiz vs. Dept. of Corrections||
Mr. Ortiz is appealing access denial to Security Threat Group (STG) Policy FD29.
|March 11, 2016||Roger Bryner vs. Dept. of Technology Services||
Mr. Bryner is appealing a fee waiver and access denial to database summary.
|January 15, 2016||Thomas Cross vs. Department of Human Services, DCFS||
Mr. Thomas Cross, represented by Trupiano Law, PC, is appealing denial of investigative notes and records.
|April 1, 2016||Angela Elmore vs. Salt Lake City Corporation||
Ms. Elmore is appealing SLC classification of emails, collection methods and results, pertaining to her client’s case.
|March 29, 2016||Erin Alberty, Salt Lake Tribune vs. Salt Lake City Police Dept.||Ms. Alberty and Ms. Jessica Miller are appealing access denial to recordings of dispatch communications and police radio traffic related to an incident in February.||alberty-v-slcpd|
Previous requests and responses may be viewed here.
To file an appeal with the Committee,
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|
|Cindi Mansell||Political Subdivisions|
|Tom Haraldsen||News Media Representative|
Paul H. Tonks, Assistant Attorney General, serves as counsel to the Committee.