May 5-11, 2019, we’ll be celebrating Municipal Clerks Week. Originally established by IIMC in 1969 and supported by the U.S., Canada, and 15 other countries! Municipal Clerks play an important role in our local government and communities. Continue reading
What Do JAZZ and FOI Have in Common?
Freedom. Creative Freedom & Freedom of Information.
In honor of April being Jazz Appreciation along with Records and Information Management (RIM) Month, we thought we’d share a bit about the history of the Freedom of Information Act that was signed back on July 4, 1966, long before the internet was born. Continue reading
By investing in a public records requests management solution, your organization can consistently and accurately recover the expense of fulfilling each request. Continue reading
Technology keeps us well connected, yet it is ironically easy to lack quality communication with others in the process. You know the feeling – emails piling up, phones ringing off the hook, and people walking in and out of the office all day asking for information.
Donny Barstow’s involvement in leadership started with being the team captain in sports, becoming the President of his fraternity in college, and growing as an influential and motivating leader at MCCi for more than 19 years. Continue reading
Did you know that Sunshine Week was established by The American Society of News Editors back in 2005? They chose this particular week because it coincided with President James Madison’s birthday. He was a major contributor for the U.S. Bill of rights and a champion of our government’s checks and balances. Continue reading
Transparency in Public Records Requests has become a very real concern for many Records Managers; citizens want to know what is going on behind the scenes, and generally, they want it yesterday. Continue reading
Naples, Florida | Population: 20,500 | 1,000 Records Request Per Year (Average)
Transparency in government continues to be a concern and a growing topic for both citizens and government agencies. Employee turnover and the desire to improve transparency to their citizens is what led the City of Naples, FL, to find a better solution to their current process for open records requests. Continue reading