Hyper Reach Servicehttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/hyperReachBanner.pngHyper Reach Service<p>​Click to signup to receive Emergency Communications alerts.</p>http://hyper-reach.com/ncburkesignup.html, Click to sign up for Hyper-Reach
Social Media Launchhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/SocialAnnouncement.pngSocial Media Launch<p>Click to learn more...</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Social%20Media%20Launch, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Social%20Media%20Launch
Burke County Mobile Apphttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Watch A Meeting.jpgBurke County Mobile App<p>Click to download and learn more about the mobile app.</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke%20County%20Mobile%20App, Burke County Mobile App
Burke 2016 2030 Strategic Land Use Planhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/CountyBluePrint.pngBurke 2016 2030 Strategic Land Use Plan<p>Click to learn more...</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/burke-strategic-land-use-plan, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/burke-strategic-land-use-plan
Fonta Flora State Trailhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/FFCPLeaf-Texture.pngFonta Flora State Trail<p>Status Updates</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/fonta-flora-state-trail, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/fonta-flora-state-trail
Burke Library and Senior Centerhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Rotator-BurkeLibrary-SeniorCenter.pngBurke Library and Senior Center<p>​Proposed Site Plans for the Burke County Library & Senior Center</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/capital-projects/east-burke-library-senior-center, Proposed Site Plans



Public Recordshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/register-of-deeds, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/register-of-deedsPublic Records
Permitshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/building-inspections, Building InpectionsPermits
Surplus Propertyhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/surplus-property, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/surplus-propertySurplus Property
Watch a Meetinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/live-video, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/live-videoWatch a Meeting
Search & Pay Taxeshttp://www.burkenctax.com/, http://www.burkenctax.com/Search & Pay Taxes
Visit a Libraryhttp://bcpls.org/locations.php, http://bcpls.org/locations.phpVisit a Library



Fatal Fire in Burke Countyhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/fire-marshall/Fatal Fire in Burke CountyFatal Fire in Burke County<p>​Morganton, NC -  On Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at approximately 2:23 pm, Burke County Emergency Communications Center dispatched Triple Community Fire Department to an outside fire with structures threatened on Windy Hill Drive in Morganton. </p>
Upcoming Blood Drive!http://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/boards-and-commissions/health/Upcoming Blood Drive!Upcoming Blood Drive!<p>​Upcoming Blood Drive!<br>Date: Thursday, December 21st, 2017<br>Time: 2:30-6:30pm<br>Location: Cooperative Extension Office-Suite 2</p>
Waste Disposal Convenience Sites Holiday Hours of Operationhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Waste Disposal Convenience Sites Holiday Hours of OperationWaste Disposal Convenience Sites Holiday Hours of Operation<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​The Burke County convenience waste disposal sites will be closed today, November 22 and tomorrow, November 23. The convenience sites will be operating on a normal schedule Friday, November 24, 2017.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Notice of Public Hearing Economic Developmenthttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Notice of Public Hearing Economic DevelopmentNotice of Public Hearing Economic Development<p>​Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as persons may be heard) on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, in the County Board Room, Burke County Services Building, 110 North Green Street, Entrance E, in Morganton, NC to consider economic development incentives for Projects Quantum Leap and Rampart. </p>
Valdese Recreation Center to be Used as a Shelterhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Valdese Recreation Center to be Used as a ShelterValdese Recreation Center to be Used as a Shelter<p>Due to the recent storm, the Valdese Recreation Center will be used as a shelter begening today at 4 p.m. </p>



Invitation to Bid - Emergency Management Storage Buildinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/general-services/Invitation to Bid - Emergency Management Storage BuildingInvitation to Bid - Emergency Management Storage BuildingBurke County is proposing to construct a 9600 sq. f. pre fabricated metal building at the Johns River Waste Management Facility to store Emergency Management equipment. Please refer to the Scope of Work as stated in the attached Invitation to Bid and Contract.<p>The project is located at the Johns River Waste Management Facility, 2500 Marsh Trail, Morganton, NC 28655. The site has been rough-graded and is located immediately beyond the scale house.</p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/General%20Services/RFP%20EMS%20Bldg%207Dec2017.pdf">Scope of Work and Full Bid</a></p><p><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/General%20Services/EM-Equip-Storage-Site.pdf">Site Plan</a></p>
Delayed opening due to inclement weatherhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Delayed opening due to inclement weatherDelayed opening due to inclement weather<p>​Due to anticipated adverse weather / snow,  Burke County Convenience Sites will open to the public at 10:00 AM Saturday, 12-09-2017.</p>
Update - Fatal Fire In Burke Countyhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/fire-marshall/Update - Fatal Fire In Burke CountyUpdate - Fatal Fire In Burke County<p>​Morganton, NC ‐ On Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at approximately 2:23 pm, Burke County Emergency Communications Center dispatched Triple Community Fire Department to an outside fire with structures threatened on Windy Hill Drive in Morganton.<br><br>The fire department arrived on scene to find a detached garage fully involved in fire with approximately ¼ acre of woodland burning behind the garage. Neighbors reported they were unable to make contact with the homeowner. During extinguishment, firefighters located a victim behind the garage</p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Download the official release <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Emergency%20Communications/Press%20Release_Update_Windy%20Hill%20Drive_%207%20Dec%202017.pdf">here</a>.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Notice of Change Fonta Flora State Trail Soft Openinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Notice of Change Fonta Flora State Trail Soft OpeningNotice of Change Fonta Flora State Trail Soft Opening<p>​Notice is hereby given that the Fonta Flora State Trail grand opening scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2017 has been changed to a soft opening due to construction constraints and adverse weather conditions.County staff will be onsite, 5311 NC 126 in Morganton (intersection of Fish Hatcher Road & NC 126), from 9:30-10:30 am on Friday with hot chocolate to answer any questions about the trail and future projects. Grand opening festivities will be rescheduled to Spring 2018.We appreciate the support for the project and encourage everyone to get outside and discover the Fonta Flora State Trail. Notice given this 6th day of December 2017.</p>
RFQ- Enginnering Services Eckard Creek Pump Station Improvementshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFQ- Enginnering Services Eckard Creek Pump Station ImprovementsRFQ- Enginnering Services Eckard Creek Pump Station Improvements<p>​The County of Burke has received funding for a North Carolina Environmental Quality Sewer Project. The project will replace an existing submersible pump station with a new pump station, emergency generator and appurtenances as well as replace 7,600 LF of existing force main. The County is seeking engineering services for the engineering report, design, approval, bidding, construction inspection and contract administration through the final certification on the project. </p>