Municipal Court Department

City of Beaufort Adopted Budget FY 2023

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Municipal Court is to promote justice and provide prompt, courteous service in an efficient, professional manner while being dedicated to the principals of impartiality, fairness, and integrity.

Organizational Excellence

Current Strategic Plan Initiatives for Fiscal Year 2023

Initiative 12 – Exploring non-traditional approaches when dealing with identifiable participants.

Initiative 14 -- Engaging and collaborating with community stakeholders and neighbors to expand support services to participants.

Department Expenditures

Budget Requests Needed to Help Achieve Fiscal Year 2023 Strategic Goal Initiatives:

Public defender request for Bond Court funding to help stream- line representation to defendants arrested for charges.


Category and Reason for any Major Increases in Fiscal Year 2023 Budget:

  • Intergovernmental agreement for administrative services in Bond Court
  • Public Defender request for attorney and administrative assistant services provided in Bond Court