Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Campaign: Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

NARA Document Retention Costs/Standards

It’s time to look at updating document retention policies, what we must keep, and how materials are provided to NARA. Everything has to be printed out, placed in files, placed in special boxes, labeled a certain way, and then the agency has to pay NARA to store items until they are destroyed or accessioned into NARA’s holdings per the agency retention policy. How many hours and expensive supplies are spent going through ...more »

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Multi-Agency Tribal Consultation

Multiple federal laws and Executive Orders require that federal agencies consult with tribal governments and emphasize our responsibility to so, but the reality is that this is done in a haphazard manner that relies on letters and phone calls. The tribes are repeating the same information over and over to multiple agencies and even to different parties within the same agency. This is frustrating for everyone concerned ...more »

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