Edgefield County Administrator

 

Edgefield County is a Council-Administrator form of government, whereas the County Administrator is appointed by the County Council to ensure administrative responsibility for county government.    The County Administrator is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the County Council, for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the county, and for appointing all non-elected county department heads.

The County Administrator:

  • Serves as chief administrative officer of the county
  • Executes the policies, directives, and legislative actions of the council
  • Directs and coordinates operations of the county
  • Prepares annual operating and capital budgets for the council, and requires such reports, estimates, and statistics as necessary from county departments and agencies
  • Supervises the expenditure of appropriated funds
  • Prepares financial and administrative reports for the council
  • Administers county personnel policies, including salary and classification plans approved by council
  • Employs county personnel, subject to council appropriation of funds for that purpose
  • Performs other duties as required by the council
  • Responds to requests for information and/or assistance from individuals, business and private organizations, other governments and community groups
  • Works with elected officials (local, state, and national) to ensure that all county departments operate in the most efficient and effective way to provide services and accountability to the County´s taxpayers (residents)

The County Administrator does not:

  • Have authority over any elected county official or offices created by the State Constitution or state laws, with the exception of applying general organizational policies adopted by the County Council

David Caddell

David Caddell

803-637-4000
Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Get In Touch

Phone

(803) 637-4000

Address

124 Courthouse Square

Edgefield, SC  29824

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