Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
WHEREAS, good records and information management practices are essential to the effective and efficient operation of government; and,
WHEREAS, Retention and Disposal Schedule compliance promotes government transparency and responsible management of taxpayer-funded resources; and,
WHEREAS, good records and information management practices help minimize risk by assuring that information is readily available as required through established policies, procedures, and practices; and,
WHEREAS, during this month, we encourage Michigan government agencies to review their records and information management practices and continue to practice good recordkeeping and compliance with records management laws;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim April 2021 as Government Records and Information Management Month in Michigan.