Commissioner Darin R. Seeley

Records Management

Dana Hoffer, Manager

Records Management provides services that relate to the creation, utilization, maintenance, retention, disposal, and preservation of records. This office operates a records storage center and microfilm storage vault, and offers document scanning and archive writer services. Records Management will assist in establishing records retention and destruction schedules and encourages adherence to those schedules.  Staff can provide consultant services to agencies in determining how the agency's documents should be maintained and by what process this can be achieved.  Contact Records Management by calling or emailing BOA-RecMgt Front Desk.

Information related to public record requests can be found at the public records website.

Information related to vital records including birth, death, marriage, divorce, etc. can be found at Department of Health, Office of Vital Records website.  

Records Management Reference Guide

Records Officer Designation Form

SD Administrative Rules:

10:03 Records Destruction Board

10:04 Records Management Program

24:52:12 Preservation of Government Records

SD Codified Law:

1-27 Public Records and Files

19-7 Documents, Records and Judicial Proceedings

53-12 Electronic Transactions