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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Commission Meeting Minutes

Identifier: JS342.W18.COM.CLK.1852-
Scope and Contents These minute books record the actions of the county commission, the governing body of the county. The commission (known during the territorial period as the county court) was authorized to manage all county business and property. This includes budgeting, equipment purchasing and auditing; use of county lands; districting for schools, roads, voting, drainage, etc.; taxing, specifically acting as an ex-officio board of equalization; business licensing; arranging for the construction of roads,...
Dates: 1852 - current

Davis County Open Meeting Minutes Records

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Identifier: COM.HEA.PLN-Series: 11645, 84227, 11156, 10715, 28383
Dates: 1852 - current

Minutes indexes

Identifier: JS342.W18.W20.COM.1931-
Scope and Contents

These handwritten volumes index volumes H through S of the minutes of the Davis County Commission. Columns record the type of proceedings or the name(s) of interested parties, the date, and the book and page(s) in the minutes in which the proceedings are entered. The existence of any indexes to minutes before volume H is unknown. The Davis County Clerk, as the secretary for the Davis County Commission, may hold other index volumes.

Dates: 1931-


Identifier: KF5313.COM.CLK.1896 -
Scope and content These records document the legislative action of the county commissioners. The county commission may "pass all ordinances and rules and make all regulations, not repugnant to law, necessary for carrying into effort or discharging the powers and duties" of their office (UCA 17-5-263 (1995)). The county clerk is required "to authenticate with his signature and the seal of the county clerk all ordinances or laws passed by the board and record the same at length in the ordinance book" (UCA...
Dates: 1896 -

Planning Department Minutes

Identifier: KF5691.W18.PLN.1938-
Scope and Contents

These are the minutes of regular, special, and emergency meetings of official county committees, boards, and task forces. They may also include an official agenda.

Dates: 1938-


Identifier: KF5411.COM.CLK.1892 -
Scope and Contents

These are formal statements of decisions or expressions of opinion adopted by the county commission. They perform the same function as an ordinance. The county clerk is required to "make full entries of all [county commission] resolutions" (UCA 17-5-209_(1995)). The most commonly adopted resolutions include the following: adoption of county budgets, sale of industrial bonds, and creation of special improvement districts.

Dates: 1892 -