The County Administrator is the chief administrative position in the County. The Administrator is responsible for directing, managing, and supervising the overall operations, departments, and personnel who are directly accountable to the Todd County Board of Commissioners in accordance with Minnesota Statute 375A.06. The Administrator ensures compliance with all County Board Directives, policies, and procedures, coordinates the various activities of the County, and unifies the management of its affairs. It is the duty of the Administrator to attend all County Board meetings and to provide analysis, recommendation and administrative support for the County Board to make informed decisions. The Administrator may recommend changes and bring measures for adoption as is deemed advisable or expedient. The Administrator must execute the direction of the County Board.
The Administrator serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the County and in this capacity reviews the financial status of the County and reports to the County Board. The Administrator is also responsible for preparation and execution of the budget as well as long range financial and capital planning.
The Administrator is the Department Head of the Human Resources department and has the authority of the County Board in accordance with County policy to appoint, suspend and remove all County personnel whose appointment, suspension or removal is a function under general law.