New Public Safety section for NC Community Colleges Schedule

After a conversation with Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, we became aware that some community college campuses have their own law enforcement personnel.  So we have developed a Public Safety section (Standard 10) for the community colleges retention and disposition schedule that encompasses the records that are created and received by campus police.  You can find…

Disaster Preparations: Hurricane Dorian

The State Archives of North Carolina is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Dorian and the potential impacts it could have on North Carolina. We are encouraging all agencies to start preparation actions to help protect your records. Stabilize your records storage areas Ensure that records are a minimum of 3-6 inches off the floor.…

Announcing: Emergency Preparedness Workshops for Registers of Deeds, 2019

The Government Records Section of the State Archives is pleased to announce dates for the workshop series on emergency preparedness for records. This workshop is free and designed for Registers of Deeds and Assistant Registers of Deeds. The workshop will cover: Basics of records management E-recordings guidelines Identifying essential records Reasons behind disaster preparedness Creating…

Announcing: State Workshops, 2019

The Government Records Section of the State Archives is pleased to announce workshops for state employees on managing public records. The workshops are free and designed for state government employees and officials. The workshops will be held in the Demonstration Gallery of the NC Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., in Raleigh. To register,…

2019 revisions to the Functional Schedule for North Carolina State Agencies

Version 3.0 of the Functional Schedule for State Agencies is now available on our website (https://archives.ncdcr.gov/documents/functional-schedule-state-agencies).  As with our last update, you’ll notice that the date in the header and in the file name has changed to identify the functions with changes this year.  Please note an addition made to the overview and signature pages that…

Retaining Contested Cases

This post applies to any State-level agency, including occupational licensing boards, that works with the Office of Administrative Hearings to resolve contested cases. One of the many systems in place for citizens to hold government accountable is the ability to appeal a government decision affecting them to a higher authority.  The most famous appeals are…

2019 Amendments Available for the Community Colleges Schedule

Another round of amendments has been approved for the retention and disposition schedule for community colleges.  You can find the new amendments in an updated version of the schedule on the State Archives website. Here are the changes: The Capital Improvements File (Standard 2, item 11) now has a disposition for bond records, such as…