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Columbia County, FL |BCC Administration

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BCC Administration Staff

County Manager Ben Scott
Assistant County Manager - Operations Kevin Kirby
Assistant County Manager - Administration Scott Ward
Office Manager Esther Chung
Administrative Secretary Penny Stanley
Telecom Specialist Kimi Roberts

County Manager

The County Manager is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to administer all programs and to ensure that County government operates efficiently and effectively. As such, the Office of the County Manager:

  • Implements the policies adopted by the Board

  • Employs and supervises department heads and provides direction, leadership and supervision to all County department heads

  • Recommends an annual county operating and capital improvement budget to the Board

  • Prepares and distributes the agenda of the Board

  • Distributes minutes of Board meetings, as prepared by the Clerk of the Court and approved by the Board

  • Compiles information as requested by the Board

  • Negotiates, supervises and administers all County contracts

  • Schedules workshops and committees as requested/required by the Board

  • Provides an intergovernmental liaison function and maintains lines of communication with other local and state officials, community leaders and the public

  • Insures County compliance with all federal, state and local rules and regulations

  • Provides and maintains facilities for all agencies as required by law.

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