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Under the authority of the County Board, the County Administrator serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the county and is responsible for recommending and implementing policies approved by the County Board.

The County Administrator provides for overall planning and coordination of all county departments. The County Administrator is responsible for managing and directing all administrative functions and programs of the county including Administration, Employee Relations, Finance, Information Systems, Building Maintenance, purchasing, public information, risk management and inter-governmental affairs.

The County Administrator is accountable for the administration of the annual budget process.

Office Information
County Administrator Jim Elmquist
Employee Relations Director Lisa Hager
Executive Assistant Becky Lubahn


Phone: 507-635-6239
Fax: 507-635-6265