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Object Type: Folder
In Folder: General Government Cabinet


Agency description/history

This series consists of any publication produced for general public distribution, regardless of format, that documents agency history, agency-related functions or agency activities. It does not include materials issued for internal administrative use, such as manuals of operation. Publications contain important facts and statistics about the operation of the agency and its policies. They provide information, often in summarized form, which aids in understanding the history or administrative functioning of an agency. Series contains publications and reports.

Kentucky. Office of the Attorney General

This series functions as a comprehensive summary of agency activities, services, and results of the past year. Staff report initiatives, objectives, changes in responsibilities, or accomplishments to convey the mission of the agency. Summary reports condense the main points of programs or projects in the agency. The reports are usually published and are for general public distribution. The series provides essential and adequate documentation of agency transactions (KRS 171.640) and, as such, is crucial to an understanding of the administrative history of an organization. Series may contain: Date; statement from chief administrative officer; programs administered; who was served; photographs; staff support; program accomplishments with comparison to previous years; financial information; project statistics; supporting materials

Kentucky. Office of the Attorney General

This series documents the organizational structure of agencies at various stages of their evolution. Organizational charts generally reflect all administrative units within the agency and their functions. Additionally, the charts may identify by name and title those who manage the units and the individual staff responsible for specific activities, programs and functions within the agency. The series serves as representation of the organizational changes within an agency over time. Series may contain: Date; agency; divisions; branches; sections; names of unit heads; individuals responsible for activities.

Kentucky. Office of the Attorney General

This series provides a framework for the management of agencies and the administration of programs. Policies and procedures are developed to help agencies manage their programs and to assist staff in their administration. Policies derive from the authority of the agency, as established by the laws under which it operates. They are an authoritative communication that sets a definite course or method of action. Policies guide and help determine present and future decisions. Procedures reflect the steps resulting from policies to be followed in providing services or activities. Series may contain but is not limited to: Year; date; department; division; branch; organization chart; index; introduction; mission statements; policy statements; responsibilities of division; services; program objectives; employee requirements; procedural actions; glossary of terms; sample forms; disaster or emergency plans.

Kentucky. Office of the Attorney General

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