The goal of Town Administration, which is located in Town Hall, 701 Front St., is to provide the administrative support needed to aid in the Town to operating effectively. The phone number is 252-728-2141.
Town Administration includes the following:
The Town Manager is responsible to the Board of Commissioners for administering all municipal affairs placed in his or her charge by them. He shall have the duties and powers as provided in the Town's Charter. For more information contact the Town Manager,John Day at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Assistant Town Manager overseas the administrative functioning of the Town to include the Finance Department, communications, marketing, human resources, and customer service. Her duties also include community development initiatives and special projects such as walkability, park design, public water access, trees and streetscaping, special event coordination, and sustainability, among others. The Assistant Town Manager reports directly to the Town Manager.
The Town Clerk and Public Information Officer is a combined position at the Town of Beaufort.
The Town Clerk duties include being responsible for giving notice of meetings, keeping a journal of the proceedings of Board meetings, being the custodian of all town records, and performing any other duties that may be required by law of the Town Board. The Public Information Officer reports directly to the Town Manager and Assistant Town Manager and is charged with creating a comprehensive communications program to provide residents with accurate and timely information regarding the services, news, events, accomplishments and initiatives of the Town of Beaufort. The PIO maintains the Town's website, manages the Town's social media including Facebook, Twitter and Istagram, produces the Be.Beaufort Newsletter and other communications, including brochures, as well as manages public awareness campaigns.
The Public Information Officer also oversees the Town's media relations efforts, emphasizing the regular dissemination of news on the Town's many positive programs, projects and services. The PIO answers media inquiries, provides media relations and public relations counsel. The Public Information Office provides a host of advertising, marketing and public relations services for the Town of Beaufort.