Series 24190
Big Water (Utah) Council minutes

Dates: 1984-

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

The Big Water town council consists of a mayor and four council members who exercise the community's legislative and executive powers (Utah Code, Unannotated, 1991, 10-3-101). The council is responsible for all aspects of community management, such as appointing city officials and setting their salaries, levying taxes, establishing a budget, maintaining public services and utilities, and regulating activity within the city. Big Water council minutes summarize the discussions at council meetings. They indicate the date each meeting was held and identify council members present. The minutes are presented in a format that readily identifies resolutions or ordinances passed and actions taken by the council. Numerous supporting documents are also included.


Chronological with related documents filed after minutes for each meeting.

Related Records

General plan from Big Water (Utah), Series 24186, was adopted by the Big Water council as a guide for community decision making and planning.

Resolutions from Big Water (Utah), Series 24187, are the administrative actions of the town council.

Planning commission minutes from Big Water (Utah), Series 24188, summarize the discussion at planning commission meetings. The town council works closely with the planning commission on all land use and development issues.

Ordinances from Big Water (Utah), Series 24189, are the legislative actions of the town council.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Big Water council minutes were microfilmed by Utah State Archives in July 2002 as part of the Millennial Project and were processed by Rosemary Cundiff in May 2003.

Indexing Terms

  • Municipal government--Utah--Big Water.
  • City planning--Utah--Big Water.
  • Squatter settlements--Utah--Big Water.
  • Big Water (Utah)--Politics and government.
  • Big Water (Utah)--History.
  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Utah and Ariz.).
  • Big Water (Utah)--Officials and employees.

Container List

1 1984 Jan-1988 Dec; book one
2 1989 Jan-1994 Dec; book two
2 1995 Jan-1998 Dec; book three
2 1999 Jan-1999 Apr; book four
3 1999 Apr-2000 Jun; book four, cont.
3 2000 Jul-2000 Dec; book five
4 2001 Jan-2001 Dec; book six
4 2002 Jan; book seven

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.