The County Administrator is appointed by the County Commissioners (formerly called Freeholders).
The County Administrator is responsible for day to day operations of Morris County government, implements the Board of County Commissioner’s policies, and prepares the annual budget.
Six (6) departments and their divisions report directly to the County Administrator: Employee Resources, Finance, Human Services, Law & Public Safety, Information Technology, and Public Works.
In addition to the six (6) departments, the Administrator’s Office oversees directly the Office of Communications and Digital Media, the Office of Planning and Preservation, and the County Library. The County Administrator works cooperatively with the county’s constitutional officers and independent agencies.