County Manager

The County Manager's office provides leadership, efficient services, and innovative solutions to enhance the quality of life for all County residents.

DescriptionThe role of the County Manager’s office is critical in ensuring the effective and efficient functioning of county departments. As the executive arm of the County Council, it is tasked with providing direction and guidance to ensure that all county operations align with the Council’s vision and goals.

The County Manager and Assistant County Manager, as the chief administrative officers, are responsible for the day-to-day management of the county departments. They work closely with other county officers to implement policies, procedures, and programs that support the Council’s vision.

In addition to overseeing daily operations, the County Manager and Assistant County Manager are also responsible for creating an annual budget and work plan that outlines the priorities and initiatives for the coming year. The budget and work plan ensure the county has the resources to achieve its goals and serve its constituents effectively.

The County Manager and Assistant County Manager play a key role in advising the Council on matters of policy and administration and in carrying out the Council’s decisions. They work closely with department heads and staff to ensure the county provides high-quality services to its residents, businesses, and other stakeholders. In summary, the County Manager’s office is a crucial component of county government, providing leadership, guidance, and direction to ensure that the county operates effectively and efficiently, and that it serves the needs of citizens in the most effective and responsive manner possible.

2022 Department Goals and Budget

  • Community Development
  • Emergency Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Human Services
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Roads
  • Solid Waste
  • Weeds
  • Wendover Airport
Council-Manager GovernmentAs dedicated members of the International City/County Managers Association (ICMA), the County Manager and Assistant County Manager uphold the principles of the ICMA Code of Ethics. Established in 1924, the Code sets a high standard for excellence in local government management and is a testament to the commitment of our leaders to ethical and responsible governance.

The ICMA Code of Ethics demands leadership that values equity, transparency, integrity, responsible stewardship of public resources, political impartiality, and respect for the rights and responsibilities of both elected officials and residents. By adhering to these principles, our local governance is strengthened, and we work to ensure that the county operates in a manner that is fair, accountable, and serves the best interests of our community.

We take pride in our membership in the ICMA and our commitment to ethical governance, and we remain dedicated to serving the residents of the county with distinction and professionalism.

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Council-Manager Form of Government – Frequently Asked Questions