County Manager

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The County Manager is appointed by the Hertford County Board of Commissioners and serves as the county’s chief administrator, as defined in NCGS 153A-81. The County Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the county and supervises all departments under the Board’s control. In addition the County Manager serves as the Budget Officer, who develops and presents the county’s operating budget, including revenues and expenditures, each fiscal year for the Board of Commissioners’ consideration and adoption. The County Manager is responsible for implementing the ordinances and policies adopted by the Board of Commissioners. In essence, the County Manager’s role is to ensure that Administration operates properly at the direction of the Board of Commissioners.

Mission:  To demonstrate a good return for tax dollars by delivering services that exceed the performance standards of the citizens that receive them. To this end, we will strive to create and maintain a work environment that, on balance, motivates Hertford County’s workforce to consistently excel in the provision of those services.
Contact Information
David Cotton, County Manager

Telephone: (252) 358-7805
Fax: (252) 358-0198
115 Justice Drive, Suite 1
Winton, N.C.  27986