Administrator's Office

 

The administration team strives to provide residents a healthy and wholesome environment to work and live. Our foremost priority is to offer community distinction through our service to residents in a cost-effective manner; affording a protected quality of life, diverse heritage, and economic well-being.

 

WHAT WE DO: 

Administration implements and manages the directives of County Council in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible; the Administrator emphasizes effective management practices, strategic planning, coordination of resources, internal controls, and transparency in government by County departments in all aspects of public service delivery and day-to-day operations of local government.

 

ADMINISTRATOR BIO: 

W. Russell “Rusty” Burns has made his career serving local governments across Upstate South Carolina. He accepted the position of Administrator for Anderson County in April 2009. Rusty earned a Bachelor of Arts in History at Lander University and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from Clemson University.

 

DUTIES OF ADMINISTRATOR:

  • The Powers and duties of a County Administrator are outlined in the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976 as amended.

 Section 4-9-630

  • Anderson County Municipal Code of Ordinances.

Chapter 2. Administration