Government Services April 2010 Report

This past month the State Archives Local Government Records Program began its series of local government records management training webinars. On April 26th Electronic Records Archivist Jillian Carney conducted the workshop which covered the procedures for creating records retention schedules and filing certificates of disposal with the State Archives. Participants had the option of either attending from their own office or with a group of their peers at the Akron – Summit County Public Library. Additional webinars are also scheduled:

May 3rd: Greene County Public Library (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm)
May 7th: Wood County Public Library (1:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
May 10th: Delaware County Public Library (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm)
May 14th: Garnet A. Wilson Public Library of Pike County (1:00 pm – 2:30 pm)

Registration for the workshop is $20.00. To register or for more information please contact Jillian Carney at

Also in April the State Archives participated in the Auditor of State’s annual Ohio Local Government Officials Conference held in Columbus. Electronic Records Archivist Jillian Carney conducted a government records management workshop for approximately 80 officials from townships, municipalities, and counties.

The following record series have been processed and cataloged by State Archives staff and bibliographic descriptions are available in the Ohio Historical Society’s Online Collection Catalog:

•State Archives Series 6579AV: Department of Development. Audiovisual records, 1979-1990.
•State Archives Series 7254: Ohio Dept. of Youth Services. Assistant Director’s files, 1961-1985.
•State Archives Series 7258: Ohio General Assembly. Senator Roy Ray. Sponsor testimony, 1996-1997.
•State Archives Series 7259: Ohio General Assembly. Senator Scott Oelslager. Press columns, 1991-2002.
•State Archives Series 7261: Ohio General Assembly. Senator Bob Latta. Press releases, 1997-2000.
•State Archives Series 7262: Ohio General Assembly. Senator Richard Finan. Papers, 1987-2001.
•State Archives Series 7263: Ohio General Assembly. Senator Gary Suhadolnik. Floor testimony.

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