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200 North Center
Casper, WY 82601
(307) 235-9200
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Commissioners' Roles
Duties
The Board of County Commissioners' role is to manage the affairs of the county as authorized by Wyoming statute.

Some of the specific duties of the Board of County Commissioners are to:
  • Acquire lands for roads
  • Apportion and levy taxes as provided by law
  • Examine and settle all accounts, receipts, and expenses for the county
  • Layout, alter, and discontinue any roads running through the county
  • Make orders concerning the property of the county
  • Perform other duties prescribed by law
  • Provide for the construction, maintenance, and insurance of county buildings
  • Represent the county, care for county property, and manage the business and concerns of the county in all cases where no provision is made by law 

Additional Responsibilities
In addition to the general statutory responsibilities, the Board of County Commissioners:

  • Adopts a budget for the county annually
  • Adopts and enforces other regulatory codes such as the Building Code, Mechanical Code, Electrical Code, and Fire Code
  • Appoints its own members and members of the public to other boards, including the Library Board, Fair Board, Airport Board, Hospital Board of Trustees, etc.
  • Directly supervises the County Attorney's office; Roads, Bridges, and Parks Department; Building Department; and County Operations 
  • Holds public hearings and makes decisions concerning planning and zoning matters
  • Receives applications for and establishes improvement and service districts

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