What Does a Commissioner Do?

The Sussex County Commissioner is an elected official responsible for overseeing the operation and administration of Sussex County government. The Commissioner is part of a five-member board, and is responsible for making decisions that impact the county's finances, policies, and services.

The Commissioner's duties include creating and approving the county's budget, setting policies for county operations, and overseeing the county's departments and agencies. The Commissioner also serves as the liaison between the county government and the public, and represents the county in regional and statewide meetings and organizations.

The role of the Sussex County Commissioner is crucial in ensuring that the county government is responsive to the needs of its residents, while also maintaining the fiscal responsibility necessary for a sustainable and thriving community. The Commissioner is a public servant who works to promote the interests of the people of Sussex County, and is accountable to the voters who elect them to office.