Office of the Administrator

The County Administrator is appointed by a nine-member Board of Commissioners to supervise all functions that directly report to the Board.  The Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer for the County, responsible for all County departments not headed by an elected official and for the coordination of all County agencies and offices. Muskegon County is comprised of 7 cities, 16 townships, and 4 villages.  Muskegon County government is comprised of 19 departments with approximately 1,000 employees. 

County Departments have either an elected or appointed department head. Departments reporting directly to the County Administrator include: Convention & Visitors Bureau, Economic Development, Emergency Services, Finance & Management Services, Human Resources, Public Defender, Public Health, Public Works, and the Wastewater. Departments with elected department heads are: County Clerk, County Surveyor, Drain Commissioner, Treasurer, Register of Deeds, Sheriff, Prosecuting Attorney. Other elected officials include Circuit, Family, Probate and District Court judges.  

Muskegon County Mission Statement

Muskegon County government serves the community interests of its citizens through the process of representation and proactive local government. The county delivers its many services with fiscal responsibility and appreciation of the community's rich diversity, while protecting its environmental resources and promoting quality of life. Muskegon County government strives to maintain the highest standard of conduct, service and collaboration in its county-wide leadership role.  Adopted 9/8/2015

Muskegon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.