LouAnn Crook, Chief of Staff

LouAnn Crook

Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff is responsible for the effective management and supervision of the administrative support of the Mayor, manages major issues on behalf of the Mayor, and assists in the planning and coordination of the activities and operations of all City Departments and the City’s Senior Management Staff.

Additionally, the Chief of Staff provides direction to other City Departments and coordinates projects, programs and activities to assure their successful completion,  collaborates with Senior Management Staff to ensure effective implementation of major City of Laurel initiatives and serves as liaison to agencies and jurisdictions outside Laurel City government.

The Chief of Staff serves as the City’s contact for interaction regarding Federal, State and County legislation and prepares the City’s Legislative Priorities package and coordinates preparation of testimony and other correspondence related to Federal, State and County legislative matters.

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Office of the Mayor

The Mayor is the Chief Executive of the City, with all the powers necessary to secure the enforcement of all ordinances and resolutions passed by the City Council.