The County Administrator is appointed by the Board of Commissioners under Minnesota Statutes §375A.06 and is the administrative head of the County. The County Administrator is responsible for the administration and direction of all policies, budgets, programs, functions and staff of county government under the control of the Board of Commissioners.
The County Administrator exercises general supervision over County Departments under the control of the County Commissioners, including the County Assessor, Department of Development, Human Services, and the Public Works Department (Highway).
In addition, the County Administrator is directly responsible for the supervision of:
Additional responsibilities include: