Butler County Administration is led by the county administrator who serves at the pleasure of the County Commission and manages the day-to-day operations of the county. Butler County has operated under the Commission-Administrator form of government since 1998.

The county administrator is responsible for:
  • Submitting the annual budget
  • Advising the County Commission on matters affecting the county
  • Administering and overseeing county operations
  • Recommending the appointment and removal of county personnel
The Butler County Administration Department manages many of the county’s business processes including, but not limited to, employment, accounts payable, financial management, annual budget, annual capital improvement plan, payroll, employee records, and County Commission meeting agenda items.