I THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 5 DEPARTMENT OF STATE
•Local Government Records Management Improvement
•5:51 Grants for
Local Government Records Management Improvement. – I. The state
archivist, upon consultation with the municipal records board's grants review committee, is authorized to award grants for
records management improvement
as provided under RSA 5:49 to local governments, groups of cooperating local governments, or cooperative ventures
that include local governments.
The municipal records board shall set forth criteria and procedures necessary
to award grants for records
management improvement from moneys available for this purpose in the fund. Such criteria may include:
(a) The development by the applicant of a written plan for a records
(b) The condition of the records of the applicant.
(c) The geographic location of the applicant so as to provide, to the extent practicable, equitable geographic distribution of the
(d) The particular design of the applicant's records management program.
(e) The applicant's arrangements for cooperative activities for a records management program.