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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

 Personnel & Contact
Information
Location / Address
 County Administrator –
    Mitch Deisch
    231-882-0558

Deputy Administrator –
    Maridee Cutler
    231-882-0035

Administrative Asst -
   Patricia Cote
   231-882-0553

FAX: 231-882-7072  
Room 205
Government Center
448 Court Place
Beulah, MI 49617
Office Hours
Monday — Friday 
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Services Offered

  • Employment Applications
  • Annual budget preparation and distribution
  • Liaison to Board of Commissioners with the public

Description

It is the role of the County Administrator's Office to provide effective government services while providing professional, administrative and quality customer service to the public, law enforcement agencies and other county departments who utilize these services. The County Administrator is responsible for coordinating departmental activities, studying administrative procedures and organization, and recommending changes to improve the operations of County government, reviewing budget requests and making recommendations to the Board of Commissioners, and performing other related duties assigned by the Board of Commissioners.

Department Functions

  • The County Administrator serves the Board as its agent in administrative matters.
  • Communicate and coordinate all County Board policies and decisions to all affected departments. Cooperates with department heads and elected officials to insure such policies and decisions are carried out as defined.
  • Act as a communication link between the County Board of Commissioners, other governmental units, department heads, elected officials, various County organizations.
  • Implements County Board approval of methods or operational changes, assist departments to institute said changes.
  • Assists with County Board Committees
  • Plans, coordinates and submits annual operating and capital budgets to the Board of Commissioners. Maintains and updates current budgets.
  • Insures that an accounting system is implemented and properly observed by all County offices, officers, and departments.
  • Oversees and responsible for maintenance and repair of County Courthouse, grounds, and other County owned facilities.
  • Manages funding of 9-1-1/Dispatch and submits applicable 9-1-1 funding reports to the State
  • Oversees the ownership and funding requirements of the Point Betsie Light Station
  • Serves as staff representative to the Betsie Valley Trailway Management Council
  • Negotiates labor contracts with county bargaining units
  • Maintains accounts payable.
  • Administers County employee fringe benefit programs, payroll, and personnel records
  • Oversees the Maintenance Department and all appointed Department Supervisors
  • Oversees the operations of the Animal Control Office
  • Oversees Marine/Snowmobile grants
  • FOIA Coordinator for Government Center
  • Administrates the Remonumentation Program

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