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County Administrative Office

We Are Here to Serve the Public By:

  • Developing the County budget. This includes working with operating departments to develop their individual budgets as well as the various budgets that this Department oversees. Staff monitors and makes recommendations for budget changes throughout the fiscal year.
  • Providing staff management and oversight for the Board of Supervisors' budget, personnel/labor relations program, risk management program, purchasing program, workers' compensation program, legislative program, as well as the other cost centers managed by this department.
  • Providing staff time necessary to review and make recommendations on issues requiring Board of Supervisors' attention. Staff supports Board members in areas of general/specific County operations, budgets, and general administration.
  • Providing support to operating departments for any questions concerning operations, budgets, and general County administration.
  • Providing staff time necessary to research and provide recommendations to the Board concerning proposed state and federal legislation.
  • Working with California State Association of Counties (CSAC) and other state/regional associations on legislative and policy issues directly affecting County operations and fiscal activities.
  • Representing the County and the Board at legislative hearings, before other governmental agencies, service groups, and community organization.
  • Representing the County and the Board in negotiating for acquiring and disposing of property, negotiating leases and concessions, and negotiating revenue distributions in annexations.


Administrative - Functional Areas

This function covers development and maintenance of the County budget, advice to the Board of Supervisors and departments concerning all aspects of governmental operations, purchasing oversight for the County, oversight for a number of budgets and cost centers including: capital projects (courthouse construction, criminal justice construction and Accumulative Capital Outlay funds), Information Technology, and general County fire and emergency medical services. The majority of staff time is spent in areas related to advising the board and department heads in budgetary matters and general government day-to-day County operations.

Efforts in this area center around managing the County's liability insurance program and managing its mandated safety program.

Workers' compensation is one of the County's self-insured insurance programs. Staff processes claim forms, advises departments and employees as to processes and procedures, works with California State Association of Counties (CSAC), Excess Insurance Authority, and the third party administrator to process claims and provides record keeping of all claims and fiscal oversight for the program.

Administrative Resource Center

Resource Title Downloadable File Type
Civil Grand Jury Citizen Complaint Download File Other
Civil Grand Jury Complaint Form Instructions Download File Guide
2017-18 Civil Grand Jury, Prospective Juror Application/Questionnaire Download File Application
Siskiyou County Enterprise Systems Catalog Download File Other
2014 - Grand Jury Report Final - Published by Siskiyou Daily News Download File Report
2013 - Grand Jury Report Final - Published by Siskiyou Daily News Download File Report
2013 - Departmental Responses re Grand Jury Report Download File Report
2014 - Departmental Responses re Grand Jury Report Download File
2015 - Grand Jury Report, Final Download File Report
2016 - Grand Jury Report - Final Download File Report
2017 - Grand Jury Report - Final Download File Report
Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Utilization Report Download File Other
Affordable Care Act - Health Insurance Options for Employees Download File Other
Salary Table - Updated February 20, 2018 Download File Other
Personnel Procedures Manual - Updated May 18, 2017 Download File Other
MOU OESC Management and Professional Units - August 8, 2016 - August 8, 2019 Download File Other
Resolution Elected Department Heads - May 2, 2017 - May 1, 2018 Download File
MOU Deputy Sheriff's Association - October 4, 2016 - October 3, 2019 Download File
MOU Correctional Peace Officer Association - April 5, 2016 - April 4, 2019 (Searchable) Download File
Resolution Appointed Department Heads - December 13, 2016 through December 30, 2019 Download File Other