The County Administrator and the Administration Department staff coordinate and perform strategic planning for the overall mission of the County. The department was created in 1979 to bring a professional management to county government which is unique for counties in Iowa, but not for cities. Scott County has been a recognized member of the International City Management Association since 1983.

The Administration Department serves as the principal adviser to the Board and acts as a liaison between the Board and other county departments. The department also represents the Board of Supervisors in dealings with other governmental agencies. The County Administrator supervises the actions of all appointed department heads and ensures that whenever possible, departments work together to provide the best possible service to the residents of Scott County.

County Administrator
Mahesh C. Sharma

Assistant County Administrator
Mary J. Thee

Administrative Assistant
Renee Luze-Johnson - 563-326-8702


This is Angela Kersten.

Scott County Board announces Angela Kersten’s appointment as County Engineer

November 15, 2019

Tony Knobbe, Scott County Board Chair announced the appointment of Angela Kersten as Scott County Engineer.  The Board formally approved her appointment at their meeting on November 14 at 5:00pm.  Ms. Kersten’s official start date will be January 1, 2020. Mr. Knobbe indicated the Board members were pleased they were able to appoint an internal candidate with a great level of experience and qualifications. 

Ms. Kersten has 19 years of experience in public service and began her career as a Project Engineer for Des Moines County. She then [ Click Title for Full Article ]

This is Bill Fennelly.

Bill Fennelly, former Scott County Treasurer (1995-2018) passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

Our condolences to the Fennelly Family.

Service will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Saint Paul’s Catholic church 916 East Rusholme St. mass at 11:00 a.m.  Lunch at 12-2 at the church.

Holiday lights and ornaments on a tree.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 to Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Scott County offices will be closed Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th, 2019.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Scott County offices will be closed Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Have a safe New Years.