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Title:Ordinance Providing for the Assessment and Collection of an Archive and Record Management Fee
Summary:An ordinance that allows city departments that create, store, or archive public records to charge a $5.00 fee per document as an archive and record management fee.
Original Author:Darden, Ron
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:09/04/2009
Last Reviewed on::09/11/2009
Subject:Records management--Municipal ordinances; Records management--Open records; Revenue sources--Fees and charges--Municipal ordinances
Type:Ordinance
Original Document: Ordinance No Records Archive fee.pdf

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Text of Document: Ordinance No.___

An Ordinance Providing for the Assessment and Collection of an Archive and Record Management Fee

Be It Ordained by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Centerville, Tennessee:

Section 1. Under the provisions of Public Chapter 520 of the 2009 Tennessee General Assembly and TCA 10-7-408(b) (2), there is assessed a fee of $5.00 per document as an archive and record management fee.

Section 2. The fee is to be collected by all city departments creating, storing, or archiving public records.

Section 3. Funds collected must be designated exclusively for duplicating, storing, and maintaining any records required by law.

Section 4. This ordinance is effective immediately upon its final passage.


Passed 1st reading____________, 2009
Passed 2nd reading____________, 2009



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Mayor Attest: City Recorder

Please remember that this ordinance was drafted based upon the drafting requirements and authority granted to a particular city or town in its charter and in general law. These drafting requirements and the authority exercised in this ordinance might not apply to your city or town.

Please confer with your city attorney or an MTAS legal consultant, or both, before using this ordinance as a model.