County Administration

County Administrator

In 2010 the County Commission created the position of County Administrator, Resolution # R-2010-6.


The County Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Ellis County and also serves as Human Resources Management Officer.  The Administrator is responsible to the Board of County Commissioners for the efficient, effective, ethical and responsive administration of County services and programs and assures that state and federal laws and County resolutions and policies are enforced.

Contact Us

If you have a matter to discuss with the County Administrator, or if you wish to be placed on the County Commission agenda, please email Phillip Smith-Hanes or call (785) 628-9410.