County Administrator Barry A. Burton serves as the chief administrative officer for Pinellas County government. Burton is responsible for leading more than 1,900 dedicated employees who strive to provide the most efficient and fiscally-responsible services to county residents and visitors.
Some of the primary responsibilities of the county administrator include:
- Implement the vision and policies of the Board of County Commissioners, and the goals and strategies identified in the Strategic Plan.
- Develop and oversee the annual budget and Capital Improvement Program.
- Oversee daily county government operations.
- Build collaborative relationships with municipal and community partners.
Departments under the County Administrator include: Airport, Animal Services, Building Services, Contractor Licensing, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Development Review Services, Economic Development, Emergency Management, Facilities and Real Property Division, Housing and Community Development, Human Services, Marketing and Communications, Office of Asset Management, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Technology and Innovation, Parks and Conservation Resources, Public Works, Purchasing, Risk Management, Safety and Emergency Services, Solid Waste, and Utilities.
Please contact the County Administrator's office for additional information regarding county services and programs.