Resolution 2020-013: Retention Schedule

Document Number: RR2000
Information Library Revised: October 2017

WHEREAS, the town has possession of, and continues to receive, a wide range of records in the normal course of conducting the town’s business;

WHEREAS, the retention of records in the town’s possession are regulated by Minn. Stat. § 138.17, which prohibits the destruction of records unless the town has adopted the records retention schedule and destroys the records according to the procedures and schedule mandated by the statute; and

WHEREAS, the town board desires to comply with the requirements of the records retention law and to manage the town’s records in an efficient and appropriate way, including being able to destroy records that no longer need to be retained under the schedule;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the town board of Pequaywan Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota hereby adopts the Minnesota Township General Records Retention Schedule for the management and destruction of the records in the town’s possession; and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the town board will send notice of its decision to adopt the schedule to the Government Records Archivist at the Minnesota Historical Society on the form provided for such notification.

Adopted by the Pequaywan Board of Supervisors this 12th day of August, 2020.

Approved by Supervisors Charles Kuettel, Douglas Dressen and Don Swanstrom; and attested by Clerk Lita Wallace