What is the Hunterdon County BOARD of COUNTY COMMISSIONERS?
Formally known as County Freeholder, the county board is made up of 5 Commissioners, elected in staggering election periods. Each of the Commissioner is Elected at-large.
A full-time County Administrator manages the day-to-day operations of County Government. The board selects a director each year from amongst its members to lead meetings.
What are the responsibilities of a Commissioner?
Each Commissioner chairs a standing committee:
- Human Services
- Finance and Administrative Services
- Public Works
- Public Health & Safety
- Each Commissioner oversees:
- County Higher Education and Vocational Technical Schools
- Road and Bridge Maintenance
- Parks and Recreation
- Social Services
- County Budget