Citizens urged to get involved in local government

Citizens interested in playing an active role in Beaufort County government are encouraged to apply for openings on the county’s boards, agencies, commissions and authorities. These groups collaborate on various topics of interest to the community, providing guidance and assisting in making decisions that impact daily life in Beaufort County. The following vacancies need to be filled.


Accommodations Tax (2% State)


Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Construction, Adjustments and Appeals

Disabilities and Special Needs

Historic Preservation Review


Northern Corridor Review

Parks and Leisure Services


Rural and Critical Lands

Solid Waste and Recycling

Southern Corridor Review

Stormwater Management Utility

Tax Equalization

Zoning Appeals


Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Bluffton Township Fire

Daufuskie Island Fire

Sheldon Fire


Burton Fire

Lady’s Island/St. Helena Island Fire


Beaufort/Jasper Economic Opportunity

Beaufort/Jasper Water and Sewer

Children’s Foster Care

Coastal Zone Management Appellate


Lowcountry Area Transportation Study

Lowcountry Council of Governments

Lowcountry Regional Transportation

Social Services

For those interested, applications are available online at www.bcgov.net. For more information, send an email to boardsandcommissions@bcgov.net.

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