County Executive Officer

Role and Functions

  • Implement Board policy, complete policy studies, and formulate recommendations to the Board
  • Serve as a primary informational link between the Board and residents of Merced County, as well as other governmental entities
  • To be accountable for the effective administration and management of all governmental affairs of the County
  • To negotiate, or supervise negotiation and performance of contracts, leases, and agreements
  • To assist the Board in the development of the County goals and program priorities, assign responsibility for implementation, provide regular evaluation of progress, and recommend corrective action when necessary
  • To inform the Board of matters which come to the county executive officer’s attention which may be pertinent to the discharge of the board’s responsibilities
  • To perform such other services and responsibilities as the Board may require