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McHenry County Government Center
2200 North Seminary Ave.
Woodstock IL 60098

(815) 334-4000

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Austin, Peter

Peter AustinMr. Austin is responsible for the enforcement of County Board ordinances, policies, regulations, and resolutions; recommends an annual budget and exercises continuous budgetary supervision; prepares and recommends Annual Legislative Program and represents County’s legislative interests to State and Federal Government; coordinates work of all offices with the appropriate County Board Committees, other local governments, and state and federal agencies; and recommends ways and means whereby efficiency and economy may be secured.

Peter Austin has been in his current position as McHenry County Administrator since 2005. Prior to his service in McHenry County, Mr. Austin was the Assistant County Administrator in Lake County, IL; County Administrator in Kendall County, IL; and Assistant to the Village Manager in Western Springs, IL

Mr. Austin received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Iowa in 1992, and Masters in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University in 1994.

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