For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ARCHIVES.  The State Department of Archives and History.
   DEPARTMENT MANAGER.  Includes the town department heads and the Clerk of Council.
   PUBLIC RECORD.  Includes all books, papers, maps, photographs, cards, tapes, recordings, information stored on magnetic media, or other documentary materials regardless of physical form or characteristics prepared, owned, used, in the possession of, or retained by the town.
('81 Code, § 39.01) (Ord. passed 3-9-93)