BEAUFORT, S.C. (May 6, 2023) – City Attorney William (Bill) Harvey will be stepping down from his role as City Attorney to focus on the other areas of his practice and the continued success of his law firm. Mr. Harvey has been city attorney for 36 years. He will remain involved with the City to ensure an orderly transition of pending legal matters to new counsel.
City Council recognizes the many years of service that Mr. Harvey has given to the City. He has provided legal guidance to the City through significant growth and development, and in many litigation and appellate matters.
City officials will begin the search for a new attorney as soon as possible. The method of search will be through a formal request for proposals procurement process. The proposals received will be evaluated by City Council prior to selecting a new city attorney.