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County Administrative Office

Susan A. Mauriello
County Administrative Officer

701 Ocean Street, Room 520
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Information: (831) 454-2100
Fax: (831) 454-3420

The County Administrative Office is responsible for the preparation and supervision of the County’s budget, legislative analysis, contract and grant administration, intergovernmental relations, supervision of non-elected department heads, and oversight of all departmental functions. The County Administrative Officer is responsible for management, review, and recommendations related to the Board of Supervisor’s weekly agenda materials.

The County Administration Officer is also the ex-officio Clerk of the Board, Director of Emergency Services, Executive Director of the Public Finance Authority, Executive Director of the Santa Cruz County Redevelopment Agency, and a member of the Consolidated Communication Center Joint Powers Agreement Board and the Criminal Justice Council. The County Administrative Office also administers activities related to tourism promotion, such as the contract with the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council, and coordinates the County’s participation in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Interagency Task Force.