County Administration, under the direction of the County Administrator, carries out the duties and responsibilities required to provide the programs and services set forth by the Board of Chosen Freeholders. The County Administrator is an appointed official who reports directly to the Board of Chosen Freeholders on policy matters (i.e., all matters affecting the citizens of Middlesex County). The Administrator acts as the County's chief executive and administrative officer on all matters involving County Government and has administrative responsibilities for County matters. In addition, County Administration includes the offices of County Counsel, Clerk of the Board, Communication, Human Resources, Information Technology (IT), and Enterprise Software Applications.
Also, there are five departments and additional boards, bodies and commissions that carry out the affairs of the County report to the County Administrator. The five departments are Business Development and Education; Community Services; Finance; Infrastructure Management; and Public Safety and Health.
The County Administrator also oversees the preparation of the County's annual operating and capital budgets, and may perform other executive and administrative duties as are necessary to ensure the effective functioning of County operations and the efficient use of County resources.
Clerk of the Board
The Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders shall be the official depository and custodian of all official documents for Middlesex County.
County Counsel has the power, duty and responsibility of managing all legal matters for the County and serves as legal advisor to all Departments of the County, with the exception of the Planning Board.
Middlesex County Office of Human Resources acts as the human resource department for Middlesex County employees and provides County employees with various programs.
IT has strived to provide County employees with the most recent and up to date technology, to help in all aspects of County Government functions
Public & Government Affairs
The Office of Public and Government Affairs serves as an intergovernmental liaison between the Board of Chosen Freeholders and Federal, State, and Local Legislatures and Governments to the benefit of all Middlesex County residents. The Office takes a lead rold in advocating for key issues and policies on behalf of the County. The Office also coordinates relationships between the County and organizations, media, business groups, partnership organizations, and the public.