The Office of the Secretary provides leadership, overall policy guidance, and central administrative services to support the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC).
The Office of the Secretary oversees administrative and management functions including budget and fiscal management, human resources, administrative law services, legal services through the Delaware Attorney General’s office, federal aid coordination, procurement and contracting, information technology, business process and continuous improvement, web and digital media, building and property management, security systems, and continuity of operations.
The Environmental Finance Office administers the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund, making funding available to municipalities, private organizations, nonprofit organizations and private individuals. It provides funding for wastewater, stormwater and drinking water infrastructure and supports the Water Infrastructure Advisory Council. It provides engineering and planning assistance for ecological and restoration projects.