* Other includes all segments less than 1% of the total. Negative segments are not shown.
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
The County Administrative Officer works under
the supervision and policy direction of the Board
of Supervisors. The duties of the County
Administrative Officer are specified in the
County Code and include preparation and
supervision of the County's budget, legislative
analysis, contract and grant administration,
intergovernmental relations, supervision of nonelected department heads, and oversight of all
The County Administrative Office (CAO) has also
been leading several new initiatives, including
efforts to establish the County’s first strategic plan, two-year budget and operational
plan, performance measurement, continuous
process improvement known as PRIMO! Santa
Cruz, a three-year leadership academy known as
the Learn, Engage, Apply and Perform ( LEAP)
Program, and facilities master planning. More
information can be found in the County Strategic &
Operational Planning initiatives section of the
CLERK OF THE BOARD
The Clerk of the Board’s (COB) principal
responsibilities are to maintain and publish the
record of the proceedings of the Board of
Supervisors in accordance with relevant laws,
including the Ralph M. Brown Act.
The COB also assists in the preparation of the
agenda for the Board’s public meetings.
The COB is implementing e-signature for all
signed contracts, ordinances and resolutions
coming before the Board of Supervisors.
For additional information please see the full budget document