The positions of County Controller and County Administrator were combined by action of the Board of Commissioners in 1985.
As County Controller the department functions under the Michigan Controllers Act, Public Act 257 of 1927, as amended. The Controller is the chief accounting officer of the County and has the charge and supervision of the accounts and accounting of every office, officer and department of the County.
As County Administrator the department is responsible for preparation of budgets, reports, resolutions and communications for the Board of Commissioners, as well as serving as a liaison between County Departments and the Board of Commissioners. The Administrator/Controller's Office has the task of developing systems and programs that will enable the County to provide more effective and efficient services to our citizens.
The following departments report directly to the Administrator/Controller's Office
- Animal Control
- Buildings, Operations & Maintenance
- Central Dispatch Authority
- Emergency Management
- Finance and Accounting
- Lands and Graphics
- Health Department
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Metropolitan Planning Commission
- MSU Extension
- St. Clair County International Airport
- Smiths Creek Landfill
- Veteran's Affairs
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