The Administration Division consists of the Offices of the Board of Commissioners and the County Administrator. Jointly, the two functions are responsible for establishing and implementing policies and procedures that manage the day-to-day operation of the Fayette County Government. In understanding the relationship between the Board of Commissioners and the County Administrator, think of the Commissioners as a company's Board of Directors which makes fiscal and policy decisions on how a company will be run .Then think of the County Administrator as the company's general manager who is responsible for seeing that the decisions of the Board are administered and successfully carried out throughout the organization on a day-to-day basis.
County Commissioners are officials elected by the voters of the county who make up the BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF FAYETTE COUNTY. This body is considered the "governing authority" of the county. The Board of Commissioners, along with a number of other Elected Officials, also known as Constitutional Officers, make up the framework of county government in Fayette County. . . Learn More.
The County Commissioners' Office provides information about Commission meetings to the public prior to and following each meeting.. . . Learn More.
The County Administrator is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and works directly for them. The Administrator is responsible for carrying out decisions made by the Board. The Administrator has direct responsibility over all county government departments other than those headed by one of the County's elected Constitutional Officers.. . . Learn more.
The staff of Administration is comprised of employees of the Board of Commissioners and the County Administrator. These full-time employees assist the public and other agencies with matters related to the issues, policies, programs, and actions of the Board of Commissioners and Administrator and are responsible for producing and archiving records related to those activities. . . . Read More