Bill Wolf, County Administrator

Berrien County Administration Center
701 Main Street St. Joseph, MI 49085

Office hours: 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
Phone: (269) 983-7111, ext. 8601
Fax: (269) 983-5788

E-Mail: Bill Wolf 

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The County Administrator is appointed by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners to implement board policies; to oversee the daily activities of the County, to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer and as the Chief Financial Officer, and to supervise the appointed department heads within the County. The central staff within County Administration is responsible to assisting the board in meeting identified goals; developing agenda items for the Board of Commissioners; writing procedures to accompany board policies; providing legal counsel in all county matters; providing Human Resource functions to include recruiting, collective bargaining, health care and compensation issues; Financial Service functions; Purchasing functions; and other general administrative support activities.

William A. Wolf became the County Administrator in January 2005. The Administrator is responsible for directing the Central Administrative functions of County government and acting as a conduit on behalf of the Board of Commissioners between County Officers, department heads, and the general public. A major service provided by the Administrator's office is preparation and execution of a balanced county operational budget of approximately $52 million and a defined benefit pension program over $100 million. The County is staffed with 690 full time employees. The Administrator also serves as the Plan Administrator of the pension program.

Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from West Point and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Chicago. His previous experience includes owning a business, serving as Mayor of Benton Harbor, and most recently served two terms as Berrien County Treasurer. He and his wife Bonnie reside in Stevensville.

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