Mission Statement


The Mission of Georgetown County Government is to promote the health, safety, knowledge and welfare of citizens:

  • Specifically, to protect continually our unique environment by managing our open spaces, rivers, beaches, ecological areas and natural resources in a manner consistent with the community's values and priorities
  • To appreciate diversity and to strive to foster an atmosphere of thoughtfulness, fairness, tolerance and understanding
  • To encourage and support the needs of our local businesses while striving for equitable economic development

Accomplishing the Mission

This mission is best accomplished by an open and responsive government by doing the following:

  • Encouraging citizens' input and involvement
  • Responsive planning for the future with a balanced distribution of services
  • Preserving the County's fiscal stability
  • Producing effective and efficient government programs through careful management of the County's resources
  • Being committed to the growth and welfare of County employees
  • Encouraging the development of creative ideas and solutions
  • Representing citizens' needs and desires to the fullest extent possible