Local Government Public Notice

Public Notice

The Local Government Records Office provides public access to actions pending before the Local Government Records Committee.

The committee meets the third Tuesday of January, April, July, and October. Meetings are held at 10:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the William F. Winter Archives & History Building located at 200 North Street, Jackson, Mississippi.

It is the duty of the committee to approve, disapprove, amend or modify records control schedules for municipalities, participating counties, and other local governmental entities for the disposition of records, based on administrative, legal, fiscal or historical value. 

The October 17, 2023, meeting of the Local Government Records Committee has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for January 16, 2024. The agenda, minutes of the last meeting, and proposed records retention schedules for that meeting will be posted on this page in mid-December.

Local Government Records Committee

The committee is composed of  the following members: the attorney general, secretary of state, state auditor, chairman of the Tax Commission, director of the Department of Archives and History, representatives from the Family Research Association, Association of Supervisors, Mississippi Bar, Chancery Clerks’ Association, Circuit Clerks’ Association, Clerks’ Association, Mississippi Historical Society, Mississippi Municipal League, Sheriffs’ Association, Superintendents of Education Association, Tax Assessor-Collector Association, and a representative appointed by the governor. 

The director of the Department of Archives and History serves as chairperson of the committee.

Members of the committee serve a term of two years and may serve no more than two terms.

Quarterly Meeting Materials

Retention schedules presented to the committee will be posted here for public comment thirty (30) days prior to the upcoming meeting.

Public comment may be submitted to the Local Government Records Office.


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