County Manager

The Council-Manager form of Government is a form of local government in which the County Council appoints a professional public administrator to implement policies and direct the operations of the county. York County residents approved the Council Manager form of Government by referendum in 1977.


The Manager is hired by the York County Council to serve as the County's Chief Administrative Officer. Therefore, the Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of County Government; as well as, the following:
  • Direct and coordinate activities of York County Government
  • Executes the policies, businesses, directives and legislative actions of Council
  • Inform Council of anticipated revenues, etc., including taxes, other governments and community groups
  • Prepare reports for Council on finances and administrative activities
  • Supervise the spending of County funds as directed by Council or in accordance with the approved County budget
  • Present annual budget requests to Council for approval, private organizations, that are necessary to meet the financial requirements of the County
  • Respond to requests for information or assistance from individuals, user fees
  • Work with York County's elected officials in reaching common goals