The Platte County Attorney's Office:
Prosecutes on behalf of the people of the State of Wyoming in all criminal and juvenile matters;
Represents the Platte County Commissioner's in all civil matters;
Represents each Platte County elected official in the official capacity;
Provides legal opinions to the elected officials, boards and entities involved in Platte County Governement;
Represents the State of Wyoming's interest in all involuntary hospitalization proceedings;
Provide legal duties as prescribed by law.
The Board of Platte County Commissioners is a three person board that holds public meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Special meetings and public hearings are scheduled as issues arise. If anyone is interested in getting on the next meeting's agenda, please contact the County Clerk, Malcolm Ervin at 307-322-1309 to be scheduled.
The Coroner’s Office is the legal / medical office mandated by the Statutes of the State of Wyoming to investigate and assist in the determination of the manner and cause of deaths occurring within Platte County. The Coroner directs independent medical and legal investigations of death cases that come under the jurisdiction of the office.
The Engineers office makes recommendations to the County Commission relative to the design and review of infrastructure projects including: road, bridge, pathway, miscellaneous building projects and floodplain management. The County Engineer coordinates work conducted in the County owned right of way, and works in cooperation with the Planning & Zoning office, Road and Bridge, and facility operators.
The Planning & Zoning Department in Platte County is a shared office with the Town of Wheatland. The Planning Department oversees development and use on private lands and private uses on public lands in the unincorporated areas of the county, primarily through zoning and subdivision regulations. The Planning Department promotes land usage in a safe, effective manner, minimizing conflicting land uses in an economically viable fashion. The Planning Department is responsible for reviewing project plans and issuing appropriate permits and zoning certificates throughout the County.
Emergency management involves participants at all governmental levels and in the private sector. Activities are geared according to phases before, during, and after emergency events. The effectiveness of emergency management rests on a network of relationships among partners in the system.
The Platte County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the protection of the people of Platte County and the professional enforcement of local, state, and federal laws. In accomplishing our mission the men and women of the Sheriff's Office, who are themselves members of the community, will provide prompt and efficient response to those they serve. The Platte County Sheriff's Office values public trust and the confidence of our citizens. The Sheriff is the Chief Executive and Administrator of the Sheriff's Office. He oversees the Patrol Division, the Detention Division and the Communication Division. The Platte County Sheriff serves as an elected official, with a four year term.
Responsibilities of the County Treasurer include being the Investment Officer for county funds, book and recordkeeping of all monies received, issuing of vehicle registrations, collection of sales & use taxes, and receipt and disbursement of Federal, State & Local Government funds.