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The County Administrator, appointed by the County Board, directs the day-to-day operation of County facilities, programs, personnel and provides staff support to the County Board in policy-making and financial decisions.

The County Administrator position was originally established by enactment of the County Board dated July 17, 1974 with the title of “Administrative Aide.” In establishing the position, the County Board affirmed its belief that “the functions of County Government entrusted to the Board under law can be performed more economically, efficiently and with a maximum of service to the public and various County divisions through a County Administrator appointed by the County Board”.

 

 


 

 

 

A Deputy County Administrator may be hired by the County Board to serve as key staff to the Board and County Administrator and shall serve at the pleasure of the County Board. A Deputy County Administrator shall not be an elected official and compensation will be determined by the County Board in the hiring resolution. A Deputy County Administrator shall provide executive, administrative, and operational support and analysis to the County Board and County Administrator and shall assist in the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures for the County. A Deputy County Administrator serves under the direction of the County Administrator and the duties shall include all duties as assigned by the Board and County Administrator.

Gary H. Hanson
GARY H. HANSON
County Administrator
Phone: 815-895-7125
ghanson@dekalbcounty.org

Legislative Center
200 North Main Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Derek Hiland
DEREK HILAND
Deputy County Administrator
Phone: 815-895-7188
dhiland@dekalbcounty.org

Legislative Center
200 North Main Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gary H. Hanson
GARY H. HANSON
County Administrator
Phone: 815-895-7125
ghanson@dekalbcounty.org

Legislative Center
200 North Main Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Derek Hiland
DEREK HILAND
Deputy County Administrator
Phone: 815-895-7188
dhiland@dekalbcounty.org

Legislative Center
200 North Main Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

The County Administrator, appointed by the County Board, directs the day-to-day operation of County facilities, programs, personnel and provides staff support to the County Board in policy-making and financial decisions.

The County Administrator position was originally established by enactment of the County Board dated July 17, 1974 with the title of “Administrative Aide.” In establishing the position, the County Board affirmed its belief that “the functions of County Government entrusted to the Board under law can be performed more economically, efficiently and with a maximum of service to the public and various County divisions through a County Administrator appointed by the County Board”.

 

 


 

 

 

A Deputy County Administrator may be hired by the County Board to serve as key staff to the Board and County Administrator and shall serve at the pleasure of the County Board. A Deputy County Administrator shall not be an elected official and compensation will be determined by the County Board in the hiring resolution. A Deputy County Administrator shall provide executive, administrative, and operational support and analysis to the County Board and County Administrator and shall assist in the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures for the County. A Deputy County Administrator serves under the direction of the County Administrator and the duties shall include all duties as assigned by the Board and County Administrator.

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3/23/2020
DeKalb County Government is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In an effort to limit exposure to the public and employees, many offices have limited access. We encourage the public to contact individual departments by phone in order to schedule appointments and obtain information on building and office closures.

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