The County Manager is the Chief Executive Officer for the Board of County Commission and makes recommendations to the commission on all matters concerning the welfare of the County. Performs professional managerial duties; directs and coordinates administration of county government in accordance with policies determined by the Board. Appoints department heads and staff as provided by state laws or local ordinances. Prepares annual budget and submits estimates to authorized elected officials for approval. Represents the County in regard to local, regional, state, and Federal activities of concern to the County. Develops and submits the annual budget, prepares supporting justification and presentation to the commission, advise the commission on the financial statute and need of the County; plans, organizes, and directs programs and services; evaluates results and recommends policies, procedures and action to achieve County goals; gives guidance on matters of program, personnel management, budget and legal responsibility.