About Local Records Program

Pursuant to 1 V.S.A. § 317a (Disposition of public records) all public records are considered permanent unless destruction has been authorized under a record schedule approved by the State Archivist or by law. The Vermont Local Records Program is intended to assist local governments meet their record-keeping requirements through ongoing collaboration and contact with stakeholder organizations; development and implementation of justifiable and defensible record retention schedules and policies that meet the obligations of municipalities; and by offering targeted education opportunities to municipal officials for efficient and sustainable management of municipal records into the future.

Please see our brochure for more on VLRP.

This page was last updated: 2017-11-08