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About the County Board of Supervisors:

The County Board of Supervisors are elected to four-year. The board is similar to that of the City Council, except its jurisdiction includes all the county and unincorporated areas. Board members set the county tax rate and approve the county budget.

The Basics of the County Board of Supervisors:

The County Board of Supervisors are elected to four-year terms and provide guidance to the County Administrator and various county departments. The board is similar to that of the City Council, except its jurisdiction includes all the county and unincorporated areas. Board members set the county tax rate and approve the county budget. The County Board of Supervisors oversees municipal services such as health, road, parks, libraries and law enforcement.

Detailed Rules and Responsibilities of the County Board of Supervisors:

The County Board of Supervisors are elected to four-year terms and provide guidance to the County Administrator and various county departments. The board is similar to that of the City Council, except its jurisdiction includes all the county and unincorporated areas. Board members set the county tax rate and approve the county budget. The County Board of Supervisors oversees municipal services such as health, road, parks, libraries and law enforcement. The Board also has the authority to fill vacancies in county and legislative offices, other boards and commissions, pass resolutions and enact ordinances and regulations as authorized by state law. The Board has authority to decide other issues, as well, such as zoning changes, resolutions and ordinances.


Additional Information

Definitions provided by Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy.