Dena Diorio is the Mecklenburg County Manager. She is supported by her Executive Team which comprises Deputy County Manager/Chief of Staff Chris Peek, Assistant County Managers Michelle Lancaster and Leslie Johnson.
County Manager’s Office Responsibilities: Mecklenburg County operates under a council-manager form of government. The Board of County Commissioners sets policy for the County. The County Manager executes those policy decisions and leads the County organization by overseeing the administration of County departments. The County Manager also advises the Board on operational and financial matters, services and other issues, and submits an annual operating and capital budget for the Board’s consideration.
The County Manager’s Office supports the County Manager in fulfilling his/her responsibilities by:
Overseeing the operations of County departments
Maintaining positive relationships with partner agencies and organizations
Leading the strategic planning and annual budgeting processes
Evaluating County services and recommending improvements in operations
Enhancing citizen involvement in County policy making and other governance
Providing staff support to the Board of County Commissioners
Preparing the Board's public meeting agendas and minutes
County Charitable Giving Campaign- The County is currently taking applications from non-profit organizations that wish to participate in the employee charitable giving campaign. Organizations wishing to apply should complete this application. The deadline for applications is September 26, 2014.
Your Ideas at Work, The County Manager's Responses to Your Suggestions
From the first day we opened the virtual Suggestion Box on my web page, your thoughtful and insightful comments poured in. Now it’s time to see how we can implement some of your changes or explain why we can’t. Check back here often for new responses and please, keep the suggestions coming!
Notice of Budget Public Hearing-Mecklenburg County
A public hearing will be held to receive citizen input on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 on Wed. June 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Commissioners Review, Approve Manager’s Work Plan
County Manager Diorio’s formal work plan
Read the Consumer Impact Analysis
Executive Team and Senior Department Staff Appearances in the Community