Summit County

Contact Information

60 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 128
Coalville, Utah 84107


Next Election

For information about upcoming elections, visit our VOTER GUIDE.

For county election information, go to the election website or contact the elections office (county clerk).


County Council

The five-member County Council serves as the legislative branch of Summit County Government. 


Council Responsibilities

Appoint citizen committees

  • Approves the county budget
  • Coordinates the efforts of the different county agencies
  • Create and administer programs to provide community services and better accessibility to the public. 
  • Enacts ordinances that affect the general health, safety and welfare of Summit County citizens
  • Establish special service districts

Strategic Goals

Council Meetings

  • Held weekly on Wednesday

Departments / Elected Officials

Administration / County Manager

The County Manager is Chief Executive Officer managing the day-to-day affairs of Summit County. The Manager provides visionary innovative leadership, supervision, coordination and general direction for the county and all department heads. The Manager’s monthly approvals and considerations are available for all citizens online.

The Manager performs all related duties and responsibilities as required and as they may vary, depending on the long- and short-term needs of the county.

The Manager works closely with the County Council and public, private and community organizations, to develop and implement programs to achieve county priorities. They work together to solve community problems, prepare analyses and recommendations on public policy issues and long-range plans for the county, and develop and coordinate proposals for action on current and future county needs. The Manager is responsible for assessing community and citizen needs and ensuring objectives and priorities are focused on meeting those needs effectively, efficiently and with high quality service.

Chief Financial Officer
The County Manager acts as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The responsibilities of the CFO include direction of the development, monitoring, and administration of the county budget and county finances. The CFO also approves all purchases and expenditures and capital programs and oversees development, planning, and implementation of a strategic plan, goals, and objectives to meet the operational needs of the county.


The Clerk’s responsibilities include:

Department Work
The Manager plans, organizes, coordinates and directs, through managers and administrative staff, the work of the Community Development Department, Health Department, Information Technology, Library System, Personnel, and Public Works Department, functional areas and other programs of the county.

County Council
The Manager attends all council meetings and presents information and recommendations deemed necessary or as requested by members of the council. He is in charge of appointing persons to fill positions on boards, committees, or similar bodies with the advice and consent of the County Council.

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