What Does a Somerset County Freeholder Do?

The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders serves as the governing body for our County. This Board is responsible for all of the administrative and financial decisions within the County and oversee a series of services ranging from higher education to curbside recycling to road maintenance. Here are a few other things that our Board of Chosen Freeholders is responsible for:

  • Financial Decisions
  • Human Resources
  • Records Management
  • Mental Health Center
  • Board of Social Services
  • Office on Aging and Disability Services
  • Veterans Services Office
  • County Health Department
  • Planning Board
  • Criminal Justice
  • Engineering
  • Road & Bridges