City Clerk

The City Clerk is responsible for the provision of administrative and clerical duties in support of the City Council and mayor.


  • Maintains the City of Beaufort Code of Ordinances.    
  • Attends all Council meetings and disseminates the minutes of each meeting. 
  • Ensures that Council meeting notices and agendas are provided to the news media and the public.    
  • Disseminates agendas and minutes to Council. 
  • Maintains lists of members of all City boards and commissions, including terms and seat requirements. Notifies mayor and council of upcoming vacancies and expiration of terms; advertises and receives resumes/applications for vacancies.    
  • Prepares letters of welcome for the mayor and proclamations for the mayor’s signature and other correspondence.    
  • Assists the city manager with special projects. 

Frequently requested forms

Boards-Commissions Application
Public Assembly Form