Recipes for Good Government

As the Hancock County Commissioner Webpage states,
(per M.R.S.A. Title 30-A Section 101)
the commissioners of each county shall:

  1. Receipts and expenditures. Examine, allow and settle accounts of the money of the county;
  2. Representation Represent the county;
  3. Manage property and business. Care for its property and manage its business;
  4. Convey real estate. By a recorded order, appoint an agent to convey its real estate;
  5. County ways. Lay out, alter or discontinue ways;
  6. Keep books and accounts. Keep their books and accounts on forms and in a manner approved by the Department of Audit;
    1. 6-A. Adopt ethics policy. In their discretion, the county commissioners may adopt an ethics policy governing the conduct of elected and appointed county officials
  7. Other duties. Perform all other duties required by the law.
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