The County Administrator is an appointed position reporting to and directed by the Board of County Commissioners. The County Administrator ensures a consistent and predictable level of performance and is responsible for the overall financial and budget preparation and reporting within departments.
Manage the County’s day-to-day general operations.
Oversee and provide direct support to non-elected department including Human Resources, Maintenance, Records / Risk Management, MIS IT Technology, NCW Fair, Countywide Solid Waste, Transportation and non-elected facilities Land Services, and Veteran Services.
Coordinate and liaison between the Board and all county departments and elected officials.
Liaison to the Countywide Solid Waste Program for which Douglas County acts as lead agency.
Work cooperatively with all County departments, elected officials, and the State Auditor for budget development.
Assist the Board by working closely with the County Prosecuting attorney’s office and outside legal counsel in litigation of personnel matters, breach of contracts, and professional service agreements.
Liaison relating to personnel functions / hiring practices.
Act as chief negotiator for affiliated unions with regard to wages, benefits, and contract language.
Generally, acts as Owner Representative in Construction / Remodel Projects.
Provide fiscal and budgetary services.
Develops / Interprets emerging legislature and policies.
Create reports and make recommendations to the Board.