Department of Administrative Services

Administrative Manual of Operating Procedures


AMOP Information

The AMOP contains procedures and policies that guide the operation of Milwaukee County government, in compliance with federal, state and local law. It is a resource for staff, our citizens and those who work with county government.

Understand the AMOP

Review the AMOP overview for information on:

  • The purpose of the AMOP
  • What should be an AMOP
  • How to submit one

AMOP Overview

Modifying the AMOP Procedure

Contact the AMOP Committee with questions and to submit an AMOP or request guidance.

Submit Procedures

Procedures are created by departments and then approved and published by the AMOP Committee. Departments must submit their draft procedure to the AMOP Committee via email at least one month prior to a committee date.

 AMOP Committee Date  AMOP Submission Deadline
October 7, 2021 September 9, 2021
December 2, 2021 November 4, 2021

Find Common Terms

The Milwaukee County Terms In Use Guide contains a list of terms unique to the County that employees and the public may find valuable.

Terms In Use Guide

Employees may submit definitions or edits by contacting the AMOP Committee.

Stay Updated / Public Comments

In an effort to keep employees and the public informed regarding changes to the Administrative Manual of Operating Procedures, the AMOP Committee will provide regular updates via the AMOP Committee Update Log on newly approved or updated procedures, removal of procedures and public comments received. To sign up for email alerts when there are changes to the AMOP, visit E-Notify. Look under the Information Updates tab.

AMOP Committee Update Log

AMOP Manual (Select a chapter below to view the procedures)


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Chapter 2: Human Resources

- Diversity Inclusion Procedure
- Corrective Action
- Discharge of Classified Employee
- Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Procedure
- Mandatory Training
- Family Medical Leave Request
- Health Risk Assessment
- Hiring for a Vacant Position
- Snow Day Policy
- Building Closure Policy
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Benefit Enrollment
- Online Pension Estimate Calculator
- Telework Policy

Chapter 3: Budget and Financial Transactions

- Capital Budget
- Operating Budget
- Fund Transfer Process
- Position Change Requests

Chapter 5: Risk Management

- Milwaukee County Vehicle Operation
- VARC Administrative Procedure
- Safety and Health Program
- Accident and Claims Reporting Procedure
- Transitional Duty Procedure
- Use of Volunteers Procedure

Chapter 6: Information Management

- Mass E-mail Communication Procedure
- Managed Print Services Procedure

Chapter 7: Financial & Management Accounting

- Travel Advance Guidelines and Preparation
- Travel Preparation and Expense Reporting
- Travel Expense for Use with Travel Cards

Chapter 8: Emergency Management

- Business Continuity
- Continuity of Operations
- Emergency Action Plan
- OEM Radio Repair

Chapter 9: Accessibility

- Effective Communication Procedure
- Service Animals Procedure
- Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices Procedure
- ADA Grievance Procedure

Chapter 10: Land Sales

- Land Disposition Procedure
- Leasing Procedures
- Lease Repair and Maintenance Responsibilities

Chapter 11 : Grants

- Grant Intent Notification
- Grant System of Support

Chapter 12: Department of Administrative Services (DAS)

-Legislative Report Submittal Process
-Modifying the AMOP

Chapter 13: Parks, Recreation & Culture

- Parks Community Project Request Process
- Parkland Encroachment

Chapter 14: Facilities

- County Facilities Planning Steering Committee Project Initiation and Review
- Furniture Management

Chapter 15 : CBDP

- DBE & TBE Compliance System


To sign up for email alerts when there are changes to the AMOP, visit E-Notify. Look under the Information Updates tab.


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