What do the Commissioners do?

The 3-member Board of Commissioners is the chief legislative and policy-making board of York County Government. Some functions include:

  • Adopting the annual County budget
  • Raising the money to fund the County's operations by levying property taxes, setting fees, selling bonds or borrowing
  • Appointing citizen members to County boards, commissions and committees, which provide oversight for significant County services
  • Determining the sites of County buildings, and purchasing or disposing of County-owned property and facilities
  • Representing the County, and managing its property and business by adopting rules, regulations, ordinances and policies

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1. When are County offices open?
2. What can I bring into County buildings?
3. Where are your offices located?
4. How do I apply for a job with the County?
5. I am looking to do business with the county. Where should I go?
6. What do the Commissioners do?
7. When do the Commissioners’ meet?
8. How do I get a copy of a birth or death certificate?
9. How do I obtain a driver’s license, vehicle registration and other related matters?
10. Where do I go to apply for a Passport?
11. Where do I go for a license to carry a firearm?
12. I’m interested in purchasing a hunting, fishing or small games of chance license. Who handles that for the county?
13. I am looking for the Welfare Office/Assistance Office/County Assistance Office.
14. Where can I get assistance in paying my heating bill?
15. Where can I get food assistance?
16. Where can I go to find out what social services are available to help me?