WHEREAS, Chapter 8 of the San Francisco Administrative Code requires each City Department to prepare a schedule for the systematic retention and destruction of records; and,
WHEREAS, the Department of Public Health in conjunction with the City Attorney's Office has developed the Department of Public Health Records Management Program: Policies and Procedures; and,
WHEREAS, the Department of Public Health Records Management Program: Policies and Procedures, in accordance with statutory requirements and regulations, sets minimum records retention requirements and establishes records storage and destruction policies and procedures; and,
WHEREAS, the Department will adopt these policies and procedures to assure the routine destruction of inactive and out-of-date documents and records; and,
WHEREAS, the Director of Health assigns responsibility to each of the Department's divisions for implementing a schedule of records retention and destruction which will conform with the policies and procedures and will provide division's flexibility to meet their specific records-keeping needs; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the San Francisco Health Commission approves the Department of Public Health Records Management Program: Policies and Procedures.
I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted by the Health Commission at its meeting of Tuesday, March 4, 1997.
Sandy Ouye Mori Executive Secretary to the Health Commission