Services & Functions of the Administrative Office
Connecting the public with county government by surveying the community for feedback to improve performance, developing informative presentations and materials to improve communication with the public and promoting technology to make county government more accessible.
Provide high quality staff support to maximize Board and County Department effectiveness. Includes activities such as implementation of Board policy, sound financial planning through annual preparation and regular review of the County budget, capital planning, responding to requests for information, resolving citizen complaints, troubleshooting, and keeping departments up to date on important issues.
Creating a high performance "results oriented" County organization including activities such as promoting strategic planning, goal setting and performance management throughout the organization and encouraging continuous improvement through a regular organizational review process.
The Administrative Office includes the Office of Emergency Services, whose duties include: coordination of disaster readiness efforts countywide, development and maintenance of key emergency management disaster response plans, and emergency management training to various public and related agencies throughout the county.
FUNCTIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
The Administrative Office assists the Board of Supervisors in managing, directing, and coordinating the operation of all departments over which the Board exercises control that includes: