The County Administrator carries out the directives and implements the policies of the Board of Commissioners related to human resources and employee relations, budget and financial management, purchasing and other areas. The County Administrator manages the affairs of the Board of Commissioners and serves as a researcher and advisor to the Board. The Administrator works directly with elected officials, appointed officials, and the judiciary and serves as liaison between other agencies and the Board of Commissioners. The departments that are directly managed by the Administrator include the Office of the Administrator, Fiscal Specialist, Buildings & Grounds, Community Development, Emergency Services, and Technology Services. As Chief Financial Officer, the Administrator oversees the development and administration of the County budget and acts as the Chief Administrative Officer according to the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act.