Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 26: Records Management

Handbook Chapter

Published: October 20, 2020

Records Management
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

Defines public records and outlines records management issues including creation, retention and destruction of records, public inspection of records and the right to privacy. Understand management concepts for electronic records such as email, text messages and websites. Learn about metadata, security, backups and disaster recovery.

Use this model document with the discussion on “Records Management”: