Welcome to the Administrative Office

Our mission is to provide advice, interpret and implement the goals and policies of the Board of Supervisors through effective leadership and management of County services. We do this to achieve the County's vision of a safe, healthy, livable, prosperous, and well-governed community. 



Based on the threat of COVID-19 as reflected in the Proclamations of Emergency issued by both the Governor of the State of California and the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Services Director as well as the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, relating to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of San Luis Obispo, April 21, 2020 Board of Supervisors Meeting, will be closed to members of the public and non-essential County staff.  Below are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comment.   Additionally, members of the Board of Supervisors may attend the meeting via teleconference and participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present.

Using the most rapid means of communication available at this time, members of the public are encouraged to participate in Board meetings in the following ways:

  1. Remote Viewing/Listening

Members of the public who wish to watch or listen to the meeting can find links for livestreaming the meeting at: https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Board-of-Supervisors/Board-Meetings,-Agendas-and-Minutes.aspx

  1. Public Comment

The Board of Supervisors will still be accepting general public comment for items not on the agenda, as well as public comment on specific agenda items.  Public comment can be submitted in the following ways:


  • Verbal Public Comment - Call (805) 788-6638; state and spell your name, mention the agenda item number you are calling about and leave your comment.  Verbal comments are limited to 3 minutes including stating your name.  Please limit your comment to one (1) agenda item per message.  If you wouldl ike to comment on multiple agenda items you are requested leave a separate message for each item. Verbal comments (voicemails) must be received by the Clerk of the Board no later than 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the noticed meeting and will be limited to 3 minutes per item. Every effort will be made to play your comment aloud at the meeting.  However, some comments may not be included due to the time limitations.  All comments will be entered into the administrative record and provided to each board member. 


  • Email or Mail Public Comment. Public Comment can be submitted any time via email or U.S. Mail.  Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the Monday prior to the Board meeting. Please submit your comment to the Clerk of the Board via email at [email protected] or send comment. Your comment will be placed into the administrative record of the meeting and forwarded to each Board member.  Comments will not be read aloud or presented visually at the meeting.

         Mailing Address:         Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1055 Monterey St. D430

San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

For information about and updates regarding the Board of Supervisors meeting, visit the Board of supervisors agenda page or please call the County Administrative Office at (805) 781-5011.

For Public Hearing information regarding the Los Osos Sewer rate increase please visit Public Works page

*All ADA accommodations shall be promptly reviewed and resolved.


Functions of the Administrative Office

Emergency Management

The Administrative Office includes the Office of Emergency Services, which coordinates disaster readiness efforts countywide, develops and maintains key emergency management disaster response plans, and provides emergency management training to various public and related agencies in San Luis Obispo County.

Citizen Outreach/Support 

The Administrative Office connects the public with County government in a variety of ways. It conducts surveys for community feedback to improve performance, develops informative presentations and materials to improve communication with the public and promotes technology to make County government more accessible.

Organization Support

The Administrative Office also assists the Board of Supervisors in managing, directing, and coordinating the operation of all County Departments over which the Board exercises control. It does this by preparing and reviewing the Board meeting agendas; analyzing, interpreting and implementing Board policies; labor relations; and managing the County's budget.

The Administrative Office also supports the organization by through capital planning, responding to public requests for information, resolving citizen complaints, troubleshooting, and keeping departments up to date on important issues.

Organizational Effectiveness

The Administrative Office works to create a high-performance, results-oriented County government by promoting strategic planning, setting goals, managing performance, and encouraging continuous improvement through a regular organizational review process.


Featured News

 Click to view article, Prepare for Local Disasters with New ReadySLO.org Website

Prepare for Local Disasters with New ReadySLO.org Website

The County Office of Emergency Services (OES) launched a new one stop resource today for San Luis Obispo County residents and visitors focused on emergency preparedness and response.

 Click to view article, County Named “Innovator County” for Stepping Up

County Named “Innovator County” for Stepping Up

The County of San Luis Obispo was recently named a 'Stepping Up Innovator County' for meeting three key criteria suggested by the Stepping Up Initiative.

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