To empower each Denton County department in implementing efficient, transparent, and compliant records management practices across every record medium with the goal of mitigating risk and establishing accountability with the public.
Required by the Local Government Records Act, Denton County Records Management is responsible for the creation of Denton County records policies and procedures based on government regulations and industry best practices. The department assists Denton County users in compliance with these policies through training and consultation on records management issues related to physical and digital information.
Records Management provides Records Center services including storage, preservation, imaging, and destruction of records at no additional cost to Denton County departments. The Denton County Records Center is a climate‐controlled repository designed for the storage and maintenance of inactive paper records. As of October 2019, the Records Center provides storage services for 66 business units in the county and holds approximately 33,000 containers.