Mission Statement

Provide superior public services in a fiscally responsible manner in partnership with our community by promoting the health, safety and general welfare of all Charlton County citizens while fostering the expansion of economic development and protecting and improving our natural resources.


Helping to make Charlton County the best place to be by preserving and enhancing the history and quality of life while promoting a vibrant community where all people can enjoy essential economic opportunities, safe neighborhoods, plentiful green space and recreational facilities. We are committed to partnering with others who share our dedication to making life better for our citizens through smart growth and providing an efficient, effective and responsive government.


The Board of County Commissioners and employees of Charlton County are committed to the following values:


We always strive to do the right thing by being honest and fair.


We treat others with the dignity and respect they deserve. We believe our strength comes from the diversity of people and their ideas.


We are public servants first and take pride in our dedication to service excellence. We aim for quality service provided in a timely, courteous, and fair manner.


We are accountable and responsible for our actions and accept the consequences of our decisions.


We strive for excellence in all we do making the most of the resources we have at hand.


We promote the principles of partnership, discussions and open communication as an intricate part of teamwork.


We believe a healthy balance in the working and personal life of our employees greatly enhances the vitality of the individual, our organization, and our community.