County Administrator

Edgefield County is a Council-Administrator form of government, whereas the County Administrator is appointed by County Council to assure administrative responsibility for county government.    The County Administrator is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the County Council, for overseeing 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 County Council

Edgefield County In The News

Memo to All Edgefield County Residents

From:   Edgefield County Council Date:    February 17, 2021 On Thursday February 11, 2021 the Edgefield County Planning Commission held a Public Hearing on the current Land Management Ordinance (LMO) Draft, which was recommended by the LMO Steering Committee last...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Coming to Edgefield County!

Our first COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be February 17 from 9-2 at JET Middle School gym for Phase 1A & 65+ year olds. It will be a first come first serve clinic. There will be 250 vaccines available that day. We realize that is not a large number. We are planning...

GENERAC POWER SYSTEMS COMING TO EDGEFIELD COUNTY

Generac Power Systems, Inc. establishing operations in Edgefield County For Immediate Release February 10, 2021 Generac Power Systems, Inc. establishing operations in Edgefield County Company’s investment will create 450 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – Generac Power...

Land Management Ordinance FAQ

The following link is an FAQ regarding the Land Management Ordinance (LMO). If you have any questions regarding the LMO please contact the County Planner Kevin Singletary ksingletary@edgefieldcounty.sc.gov LMO FAQ The LMO draft text and draft zoning map are available...

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Phone: (803) 637-4000, Fax: (803) 637-4056.

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