Administration works with the Board of Commissioners to develop policies, approve the budget, and handle County business.
The Administrative Services Department carries out many functions for the County, including developing and administering personnel policy, labor relations and collective bargaining, payroll, employee benefits, central purchasing, budget development and monitoring. Also included is the administration of the county's computer systems, review of contracts, negotiation of new contracts, organization of committee meetings, and taking of minutes of standing committees, and handling many other day-to-day business matters of the County. In addition, the County Administrator is the County FOIA Officer.
Administration also prepares the monthly committee meeting calendar and committee meeting agendas.