The county administrator has executive powers to implement the policies and procedures set forth by the Board of County Commissioners. The county administrator manages an annual budget of nearly $4 billion and oversees approximately 6,000 employees in more than 30 departments, divisions and offices. Together, they must work in concert to provide quality services, programs and information to the residents of Palm Beach County.
Supervising the day-to-day workings of one of the geographically largest counties in the nation is extremely challenging. That duty has been entrusted to Verdenia C. Baker.