The County Administrative Officer (CAO) is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors. The CAO provides research, information and recommendations on community issues and is responsible for implementing the direction of the Board of Supervisors. The CAO also serves all of the executive functions of the Board including coordinating the work of county departments, representing the County in the community and at intergovernmental events and guiding County departments in matters that are the responsibility of the Board.
The responsibilities of the County Administrative Officer include:
Acting as an agent and representative of the Board
Developing, recommending and monitoring County budgets
Developing, recommending and enforcing Board policy
Developing, recommending and coordinating County strategic initiatives
Recommending efficient management and operating procedures