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The County Administrator serves the County Council as its agent in administrative matters. This position is appointed directly by the Council, and has administrative oversight over all operations of the County government with the exceptions of departments governed by elected officials and special districts. The County Administrator is responsible for coordinating departmental activities, studying administrative procedures and organization, and recommending changes to improve the operations of County government, reviewing budget requests and making recommendations to the Council. It is the responsibility of the County Administrator to effectively implement all decisions, policies, ordinances and motions made by the County Council. The County Administrator performs these responsibilities through the various department directors and administrative personnel who report directly to the County Administrator.

Administrator’s Office
201 Johnston Street
Kenneth F. Waggoner Building
St. George, SC 29477

County Administrator
Jason L. Ward
(843) 563-0100

Clerk to County Administrator 
Susan Brickle 
(843) 563-0100


Deputy County Administrator
Ashley Jacobs
(843) 832-0034

Administrative Assistant 
Chantell Glover 
(843) 832-0043

Chief Financial Officer
Justin Powell 
(843) 563-0103

Administrative Assistant
Tracey Langley 
(843) 563-0103



  • Forfeited Land Commission The bid sale is ongoing until close of business March 6, 2015.
  • Delayed Opening for Dorchester County Offices, Courts, and Libraries Dorchester County Offices, Courts, and Libraries will open at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, February, 24, 2015 in response to the winter weather conditions. Public Safety employees in the EMS Department, Fire Department, and the Sheriff’s Office will still report to work as directed by their supervisors. Public Works and Water and Sewer staff will be on call as directed by their supervisors. For more information, call the inclement weather hotline at (843) 832/563-0005. The forecast calls for freezing rain tonight and tomorrow, from 12:00 midnight to 6:00 or 8:00 AM. A trace to a light coating of accumulation is expected.
  • Delemar Hwy 165 Project Project Budget: -$2.1 Million (under budget) Project Schedule: Construction Advertisement January 2015
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