This department performs the administrative functions for the county and is composed of many facets including the appointed County Manager who implements Board policy, supervises the daily operations of the departments under the Board’s jurisdiction, coordinates activities among those departments, elected officials, and outside agencies, and prepares and monitors the annual budget. The appointed County Clerk/Assistant County Manager serves as clerk to the Board, prepares commission agendas, records all commission meetings, prepares commission meeting minutes, maintains county records, responds to open records requests, develops all bids and RFPs/RFQs, issues alcohol licenses, and maintains fixed assets records. The County Clerk also serves as the Human Resources Director responsible for the recruitment of new employees for all county departments, prepares all payroll documents, maintains employee records, and administers all employee benefits. The Chief Financial Officer performs the total accounting and finance functions for the county including processing accounts receivables and accounts payables, assisting in preparing and monitoring the annual budget, coordinating the annual audit, and preparing various financial reports required by federal, state, and other regulatory agencies.

104 North College Street
P.O. Box 365
Hamilton, GA 31811

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Randall Dowling, County Manager,
Nancy McMichael, County Clerk / Assistant County Manager,
Clint Chastain, Chief Financial Officer
Kris Summerall, Human Resources Payroll Clerk
Christy Searcy, Accounting Technician

Department Stats
Full-Time Employees: 6
Part-Time Employees: 1
FY 2017-18 Budget: $831,787