Administration / County Administrator

The County Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer for the County and is governed by Wisconsin State Statute 59.18

The position was created in 2015 by the County Board to bring professional management to Price County government.  County Administrator duties include:

  • Coordinate and direct the administrative management functions of county government not otherwise vested by law in boards, commissions, or other elected officials including the hiring of and supervision of all non-elected county department heads.
  • Appoint members of boards, committees, and commissions subject to the approval of the County Board.
  • Formulate and recommend policy to the County Board through the annual budget or through formal interaction with the County Board and/or Board Committees.
  • Act as good-will ambassador on behalf of the County. Regularly communicates with the business community and public officials outside of county government.