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This series documents the major activities, organizational functions, history and programs of an agency and the events involving the formulation, evolution, and ultimate announcement of agency policy. Official correspondence is typically created by the upper-level administrative staff of an agency (director or above), or the general counsel. It can be in paper or electronic form. Official correspondence is incoming and outgoing correspondence that may consist of: letters, notes, memoranda, directives, policy statements, and other information commonly found in the body of an e-mail message and/or any attachments to the message. Electronic mail messages also contain transactional information (sender, recipient, date, subject, etc.) in the header of the message and in the properties field of the electronic file.

Kentucky. Cabinet for Health and Family Services

This series documents state agency activities and functions in a photographic format. Such activities may document the administrative functioning of an agency, its programs and operations. Records in this format (if determined to be archival), often replace or supplement more traditional kinds of recordkeeping, and may be critical to an understanding of the administrative history of an agency. When creating records in this format, agency personnel should properly identify the event being photographed and the participants. Series contains: Photographs and accompanying explanatory materials and finding aids.

Kentucky. Cabinet for Health and Family Services

This series represents the official release of information to the media informing the public of agency events and actions. The events or actions may be of special interest to the general public. Series contains: Agency name; date; phone number; contact person; lead; dateline; page number; description of information released.

Kentucky. Cabinet for Health and Family Services

This series documents unpublished compilations of information related to agency activities or events. The studies or reports contain important facts and statistics about the organization, policies and operations of an agency. Information from the series can aid in long range planning by the agency. Series may contain: Date of report; administrative unit; authors; title; purpose of study; summary; recommendations; appendices; definitions; table of contents; text; associated publications; bibliography.

Kentucky. Cabinet for Health and Family Services

This series documents the official record of proceedings of meetings. It provides information about the activities of the entity, the actions it took in regard to the issues brought before it, and the decisions rendered. Minutes of meetings constitute adequate and proper documentation of essential agency transactions and organizational functions, as required in KRS 171.640. Boards, commissions, councils, task forces, etc, which were established by statute or executive order, or those entities which establish or administer policy are examples for which minutes should be created. Series contains: Date of meeting; time of meeting; location of meeting; name of board members or authorized proxies present; identification of those not present; decisions rendered; issues discussed; record of votes. May also include agendas and materials distributed for discussion and approval.

Kentucky. Cabinet for Health and Family Services

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. Cabinet for Health and Family Services

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