Government Operations Committee

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  • Richard Stock, Chair
  • Kelly Preston, Vice-Chair
  • Mitchel Eccleston
  • Sandra Price
  • Paul Heider
  • George Wagner
  • Susan Wilson


The Government Operations Committee consists of not less than five nor more than seven members who shall oversee:

  • Personnel/Civil Service Office
  • County Attorney
  • Board of Elections
  • The Legislature
  • Clerk of the Legislature/County Historian
  • Weights & Measures
  • County Clerk
  • Department of Motor Vehicles


The Government Operations Committee shall also oversee all insurance coverage carried with and by Cortland County and shall recommend such revisions in insurance policies or program coverage as may be necessary to provide for and protect the best interest of the County. The committee shall have general supervision of the management of the County Self Insurance Plan adopted by the County Legislature pursuant to Local Law No. 1 for year 1956. All matters concerning operation and revision of these Rules shall be referred to the Committee. The Committee shall examine and recommend to the full Legislature policies and actions necessary to oversee the County’s overall personnel administration.