Office of the County Administrator
701 Nth 7th Street
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Office of the County Administrator is the highest-level management office of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/ Kansas City, Kansas. The County Administrator directs and supervises the day-to-day operations of all county and city departments and agencies, which are under the oversight of the Commission, as well as personnel matters including the appointment of senior department heads. The County Administrator is responsible for preparation and submission of the annual Unified Government Budget to the Mayor and Commission in early July of each year.
The Office of the County Administrator executes the policies of the Unified Board of Commissioners through the divisions and departments. The County Administrator’s Office also provides administrative support to the Board and implements its directives with regard to Board agendas, meetings, resolutions, ordinances, policies, and constituent services. Additionally, the County Administrator serves as the Board of Commissioners official liaison to the Constitutional Officers, the Judiciary, and state and regional agencies.
The Mayor/CEO appoints the County Administrator, who manages county operations.
- County Administrator, Dennis Hays
- Deputy County Administrator, Doug Bach
- Assistant County Administrator, Gordon Criswell
- Assistant County Administrator, Gary Ortiz