The duties of the County Commission are vested by the State of Kansas.
In general, the Commissionis responsible for:
Passing legislation in response to local needs through home rule authority;
Approving the budget and overseeing county finances;
Appointing and directing county officers/staff in offices not under another elected official;
Adopting personnel policies and pay plans for all county offices;
Providing for adequate county government facilities;
Establishing and maintaining county roads;
Executing contracts for protection of public health and welfare;
Apportioning and ordering tax levies;
Determining township boundaries;
Appointing members to county boards.
District #1: Chuck Spradlin
District #2: Ben Fox, Chairman
District #3: Paul Hodge