County Manager

The County Manager is appointed by the Lea County Board of County Commissioners and is tasked with several duties pertaining to day to day operation of Lea County including:

  • Operating the county with a professional understanding of how all county functions operate together to their best effect;
  • Supervising day-to-day operations of all county departments and staff, directly and through department heads;
  • Advising the Board of Commissioners on overall governmental operations;
  • Assisting and advising the County Commission in the development of policies and procedures;
  • Implementing and administering Lea County policies established by the County Commission;
  • Monitoring and executing the county budget;
  • Meeting with citizens, citizen groups, and businesses;
  • Representing the county at various governmental or community agencies;
  • Ensuring that the County complies with all state and federal laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Scheduling, planning and preparing, and publishing the agenda for all County Commission meetings;
  • Performing any additional duties that may be assigned by the Commission;