Road Department Truck on bridge railing

Mission Statement

Risk Management is responsible for protecting the county’s assets and preserving operational continuity from risks and safety hazards that may arise from activities/events that may affect the county.  Our goal is to minimize compensable exposure through risk identification and analysis, risk avoidance, risk control and risk financing.

Building Fire

FY 2017-2018 Accomplishments

  • Performed over 38 classroom hours in safety training (including defensive driving, heat stress, work zone traffic safety, office safety/ergonomics, and more). Attendance for all classes totaled 418.
  • Minimized lost time expenses by placing 54 injured employees in temporary duty positions.
  • Investigated 187 general liability claims and 135 accidents. 
  • Held one Incident Review Board meeting, and reviewed three incidents. 
  • Conducted eight fire drills. 
  • Inspected 110 county facilities and 95 parks.
  • Performed 21 pre-purchase inspections on property acquired by the county. 
  • Performed seven indoor air quality tests.
  • Reviewed 337 certificates of insurance and 52 agreements/contracts.
  • Processed 93 general liability claims and 258 workers’ compensation claims.
  • Recovered $42,758 in funds due to the county as a result of damage to county property. Recovered an additional amount of $516,000 as an insurance advance for a water damage claim.
  • The Employee Hearing Conservation Program tested 250 employees. 


Car in a county holding pond


Injured employees placed in temporary duty positions


County buildings and parks inspected


Accidents and claims investigated