ORDINANCES — CITY CODE — RECORDS
50-908. Designation, powers and responsibilities of municipal records management officers — Duties of city officials concerning records. (1) The city clerk shall serve as the municipal records manager in each city, and each department may designate a department records manager who reports to the city clerk. The municipal records manager shall supervise the administration of city records, including:
(a) Ensuring the orderly and efficient management of municipal records in compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations and city ordinances, resolutions and policies;
(b) Identification and appropriate administration of records of enduring value for historical or other research;
(c) Overseeing retention and destruction of municipal records as directed by state and federal statutes and regulations and city ordinances, resolutions and policies; and
(d) Coordinating transfer of permanent records to the Idaho state historical society’s permanent records repository, with the assistance of the state archivist.
(2) All city officials, elected, appointed and staff, shall:
(a) Protect the records in their custody;
(b) Cooperate with the municipal records manager on the orderly and efficient management of records including identification and management of inactive records and identification and preservation of records of enduring value; and
(c) Pass on to their successor records necessary for the continuing conduct of city business.
All city records are property of the city, and no city official, elected, appointed or staff, shall have any personal or property right to such records even though he or she may have developed or compiled them. The unauthorized destruction or removal of city records is prohibited.
[50-908, added 2005, ch. 41, sec. 3, p. 165.]