County Policies

Board Policies

The Board of Supervisors has adopted a series of Board Policies which guide the Board in its conduct and interaction with the public, various County commissions and committees, and persons and entities that may do business with the County. Officials and employees who conduct the business of the County are acting on behalf of the Board, and are so directed to abide by Board Policies.

Board Policies are adopted by resolution under authority granted by the Constitution, State codes, and the County Charter, and policies are not set by ordinance, nor are they legally binding. The Board reserves the right and may opt to vary from one or more of the Board Policies when and if the Board deems such action necessary and in the best interests of the public.

The Clerk of the Board is responsible for maintaining and distributing copies of the Board Policy manual, and inquiries regarding the manual shall be directed to the Clerk of the Board.

County Administrative Policies

The County Administration has developed policies and procedures to align operations, set behavioral expectations Countywide, and communicate policy roles and responsibilities. Administrative policies are approved by the County’s Administrative Policy Council, an internal ad hoc committee that brings stakeholders to the table to discuss and edit a proposed policy.

County administrative policies relate to actions of County employees and members of the public who access County resources, facilities, or services, as appropriate. Some administrative policies may also be approved by the Board of Supervisors, due to their complexity or the nature of their implementation, but are not found in the Board Policy Manual.

An alphabetical list of existing County policies can be found below. The list of County Policies below can be filtered by “Category” and/or “Policy Type” by clicking the dropdown on either column, and making a selection. Please note, some of the related forms and information referenced in the documents available on this page may not be accessible to members of the public. 

Click here to search existing County policies​.  Questions regarding policies or related forms and information should be directed to [email protected].​​​​

Policy Category Sort descending Keywords
4th-and-5th-Step-Ingrade-Appointments Personnel Administrative
Administrative-Adding-and-Deleting-of-Positions Personnel Administrative
Board-Policy-4 Personnel Board
Certificates-of-Recognition Personnel Administrative
Differentials Personnel Administrative
Disqualification-of-Applicants-Who-Are-Former-Employees Personnel Administrative
Employee-Medical-File Personnel Administrative
Employee-and-Visitor-ID-Badges Personnel Administrative
Employer-Employee-Relations Personnel Administrative
Examination-Requirements-for-the-Accounting-Series Personnel Administrative
Family-Medical-Leave-Policy Personnel Administrative
Health-Insurance-Coverage-Policy-for-Non-Coded-Employees Personnel Administrative
Nepotism-Policy Personnel Administrative
New-Employee-Orientation Personnel Administrative
Parking-and-Transit-Information Personnel Administrative
Policy-on-Board-Aides Personnel Administrative
Processing-Disability-Retirements-for-Miscellaneous-Employees Personnel Administrative
Sick-Leave-Policy-for-Non-Coded-Employees Personnel Administrative
Voluntary-Reduced-Work-Hours-Program Personnel Administrative
Alternative-Work-Schedules-and-Telework Personnel Administrative
Application-Appraisal Personnel Administrative
Board-Policy-3.17-Controlled-Substance-and-Alcohol-Testing Personnel Board
Board-Policy-3.22-Employment-Support-Policy-on-Entry-Level-Work Personnel Board
Board-Policy-3.55-Defending-Professionally-Licensed-Employees Personnel Board
Board-Policy-3.6-Outside-Employment-Policy Personnel Board
Board-Policy-3.7-Policy-on-Workforce-Diversity Personnel Board
Board-Policy-3.8-Policy-Against-Discrimination-Harassment-and-Retaliation Personnel Board
Board-Policy-3.9-Policy-on-Sexual-Harassment Personnel Board
Board-Policy-4.15-Self-Insurance-Funding-Policies Personnel Board
Board-Policy-3.59-Lactation-Accommodation Personnel Board
Board-Policy-4.22-Vacant-Positions-Policy Personnel Board
Budget-Modifications-and-Transfers Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Cash-Handling-Policy Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Cost-Center-Policy Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Encumbrance-Policy Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Fees-and-Charges Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Fiscal-Year-End-Close Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Fixed-Assets Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Fund-Policy Fiscal and Budget Administrative
General-Ledger-Account-Policy Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Grant-Applications-and-Reporting Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Handling-Returned-Warrants Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Interdepartmental-Billing Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Internal-Audits Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Internal-Control Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Journal-Entry-Identification Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Maintaining-Kronos-User-Security Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Managing-Goods-Receipt-Invoice-Receipt Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Managing-Unclaimed-Money Fiscal and Budget Administrative
Meal-Policy-Non-Travel Fiscal and Budget Administrative

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