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About the Public Services Agency

Mission Statement

To provide resources, programs, and information to enhance the quality of life for the residents, those visiting and employees of Cobb County.

Unit Summary

The Public Services Agency is directly responsible for oversight, leadership, and support to those agencies and departments responsible for resources, programs, and facilities that provide opportunities for life enhancing activities within Cobb County. Activities for all age groups and interests are supported through our six public services departments and a government service center. The Public Services Agency includes the departments of: Elections & Registration; Parks, Art, Recreation & Cultural Affairs; Public Library System; Senior Services; Sustainability, Waste and Beautification; Office of Sustainability; and UGA- Extension.

The oversight responsibility includes:

  • Ensuring compliance with Board of Commissioners (BOC) and County Manager’s policies
  • Informing the County Manager (CM) and the Commissioners on departmental issues and activities
  • Assisting the BOC and the CM in the formulation and execution of policies
  • Serving as a liaison between the BOC and the Board of Elections and Voter Registration
  • The Agency Director reports directly to the County Manager.