County Administrator Bertha Henry
County Administrator Bertha Henry

Broward County Government

The County Administrator is the chief executive officer of Broward County Government and directs the day-to-day functions of County government under the auspices of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners.

The nine-member elected Board of County Commissioners is the legislative branch of Broward County Government. A separation between the legislative and administrative functions of County Government is provided for in the Broward County Charter, established in 1975.

As a regional provider of programs and services to its residents and visitors, Broward County employs more than 6,000 people in 60 different agencies in areas such as transportation, human services, planning and recreation. Broward County's regional services include the nation's fastest growing airport in the next 20 years, a bustling international seaport, an award-winning library system, an ever-growing transit network, an expanding park system and a variety of impactful community services.

While the diversity of Broward's population of 1.96 million creates unique challenges in delivering services and providing information, that diversity also contributes to a dynamic cultural environment that makes Broward County one of the most interesting and robust places in the world to live, work and play.

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