Administration Mission Statement
The McLeod County Administration Department serves County taxpayers, the Board of Commissioners and County employees. This is done by encouraging two-way communication through positive and trusting relationships that empower Administration staff to make efficient, effective and fair decisions. Treating all people with respect, inspiring cooperation and promoting openness to change and new ideas will result in good stewardship of County resources and a safe and healthy work environment.
Staff Contacts and Services
Administrator Patrick Melvin phone: 320-864-1324 fax: 320-864-1809
Under the general direction of the County board, the County Administrator provides overall evaluation, planning, coordination, management and direction of McLeod County Departments. The County Administrator administers the policies and programs approved by the County Board and supervises the management function of the County over which the Board has authority. He is clerk to the board, keeps an accurate record of its official proceedings, carefully preserves all documents, books, records, maps, and other papers required to be deposited in the Administration office and is present at each regular meeting of the board in accordance with state and federal regulations. The Administrator supervises the Deputy Administrator and the Administrative Assistant.
Deputy Administrator Sheila Murphy phone: 320-864-1320 fax 320-864-1809
The Deputy Administrator reports to the Administrator. Deputy County Administrator is responsible for the overall planning, evaluation, coordination and management of the human resource function within the County. In addition this position will assist the Administrator in the effective management of County operations and provision of services through project management and data analysis. This position has wide latitude for independent action and high-level decision making and will serve as the Administrator in his/her absence. This position will supervise Administration staff with the exception of the Administrative Assistant.
Building Maintenance Supervisor Scott Grivna phone: 320-864-1326 fax: 320-864-1809
The Building Services Supervisor reports to the Deputy Administrator. Building Services is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the main courthouse and jail complex, the Health and Human Services Building, and the North Complex where the Assessor, Auditor, Recorder, and Treasurer offices are located. They also clean and maintain the offices in Hutchinson. He is assisted by Building Maintenance Staff.