The Local Record

An occasional newsletter of the

State and Local Records Management Division

If you are not a records management officer (RMO) or an elected official and wish to be placed on The Local Record mailing list (printed version), please send an e-mail with your name, organization and address to

The Local Record newsletter is sent to each designated RMO and elected county officials to provide assistance, information and training required by 44.152(3) Government Code.


July 2002

  • Implementing Retention Schedules
  • UETA Update
  • SLRM Imaging Services

also available in .pdf format (400K)

January 2002

  • It Can (and did) Happen to Me
  • Preparing for Disaster is the Best Defense
  • Legislative Update
  • The Challenge of E-Records

December 2000

  • Preserving Texas' Document Heritage
  • Records Management Forms Now Online
  • Electronic Advisory Committee: Status Report
  • New Staff Join State and Local Records Management

Spring 2000

  • Records Management and the Public Information Act
  • Preservation Assistance Grants Available
  • Steps for Improving Your Ability to Respond to Requests
  • Y2K Project File Retention: AC+4
  • Listserve Available
  • Changes in Training Classes - Registration Procedure
  • Legislation Afffects State Agency Records Programs
  • Not For Sale: Local Government Records

Spring 1999

  • Compliance Deadline: 1999
  • How to Identify Record Copies
  • New Committee Appointees and SLRM Director
  • Staff News: Consultants Stress Teamwork...
  • Texas Treasures
  • Seminars Focus on Archival Appraisal

Fall 1997

  • Documenting Records Destruction
  • Retention Schedules Revised
  • Establishment of Water Districts
  • Local Government Records Committee Appointments
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • We Get Questions
  • New Imaging Services Available

Winter 1996

  • Visit Our New Web Site
  • Records Retention Schedule Clarification
  • Rules Adopted on Copy Charges
  • GSC Charge Schedule
  • We Get Questions
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