NCDOT Interchange Proposalshttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/NCDOT_RoadConstructionBanner.jpgNCDOT Interchange Proposals<p>​NCDOT Interchange Proposals</p>
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

 

 

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

 

 

Highway Construction Prep Information Session http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Highway Construction Prep Information SessionHighway Construction Prep Information Session <p>​Olive Hill Community Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a Highway Construction Prep information session on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 200 College Street. Suite C, in Morganton.</p>
EMS Base 6 Grand Openinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/EMS Base 6 Grand OpeningEMS Base 6 Grand Opening<p>​Join us on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. for the grand opening of EMS Base 6! Come see Burke County’s new EMS base, there will be refreshments and an ambulance tour!</p>
Burke County Offices Closed Friday, March 30, 2018http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke County Offices Closed Friday, March 30, 2018Burke County Offices Closed Friday, March 30, 2018<p>​Burke County offices will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018 in observance of Good Friday.</p>
Burke County Veterans Service Board Accepting Applicationshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke County Veterans Service Board Accepting ApplicationsBurke County Veterans Service Board Accepting Applications<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Vacant Positions</strong><br><strong> Burke County Veterans Service Board</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Applications are being accepted for seats on the Burke County Veterans Service Board (VSB) for honorably discharged Veterans residing in Burke County. The Veterans Service Board is a 5-member board that among other things, provides advice on outreach methods to ensure that all County Veterans are aware of benefits they are entitled to under the law; gives advice on strategies for improved communications with Veteran's organizations; notifies the County of special Veteran's problems and assists with planning for special programs/events for Memorial and Veterans Day.  The VSB meets as needed at the Burke County Senior Center in Morganton.  Please contact the Clerk at 828-764-9354 (kay.draughn@burkenc.org) for more information or to obtain an application. Applications may also be found at <a href="http://www.burkenc.org./"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.burkenc.org. </span></a><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Notice to Burke County Water Customershttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Notice to Burke County Water CustomersNotice to Burke County Water Customers<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Burke County water customers, the extremely cold weather may cause breaks in water distribution lines. If a break occurs in the distribution line, Burke County General Services will work to repair the line as quickly as possible. When weather conditions begin to return to normal, breaks in the lines may be discovered. To report leaks 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., please call 828-764-9060. To report leaks after hours, please call 828-437-1911. A break in the water line from the water meter to a residence is the responsibility of the property owner.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>

 

 

RFP - Informal Construction and Repair EM Equipement Storage Buildinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP - Informal Construction and Repair EM Equipement Storage BuildingRFP - Informal Construction and Repair EM Equipement Storage Building<p>​Burke County is proposing to construct a 9600 sq. ft. 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>
Applications Solicited for Adult Care and Nursing Home Committeehttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Applications Solicited for Adult Care and Nursing Home CommitteeApplications Solicited for Adult Care and Nursing Home Committee<p>​Applications are being accepted for appointment to the Adult Care Home & Nursing Home Community Care Advisory Committee. This committee serve residents of long-term care facilities within the county and have legislative authority to monitor the Residents’ Bill of Rights, promote community involvement in the homes, provide public education on long-term care issues, assist residents in grievance resolution and promote elder abuse awareness. (G.S. 131 D-31, G.S. 131 E-128) Training and in-facility orientation is required and provided by the Regional Ombudsman. Committee activities involve approximately eight (8) hour’s time per month. Please contact the Clerk at 828-764-9354 (kay.draughn@burkenc.org) or the Regional Ombudsman at 828-485-4213 (christina.franklin@wpcog.org) for more information or to obtain an application. Applications may also be found at <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/">www.burkenc.org</a>.</p>
Notice of Special Meetinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Notice of Special MeetingNotice of Special Meeting<p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. to meet with Western Piedmont Community College officials and Burke County's Legislative Delegation to share needs and priorities for the 2018 season of the General Assembly.  The College will also present its FY 18-19 budget request to the Commissioners.  The special meeting will be held in Room 211 of the Foothills Higher Education Center, 2128 South Sterling Street in Morganton, NC.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In accordance with ADA regulations, persons in need of an accommodation to participate in the meeting should notify the County Manager's office at 828-764-9350 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.</p>
Notice of Public Hearinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing<p>​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on March 20, 2018 in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, Burke County Services Building located at 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC (Door E). At the meeting they will accept public comment regarding the following matters: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Amendment to Burke Co. Code of Ordinance, Chapter 46, Offenses Miscellaneous and Provisions –ordinance requesting State access to the SBI Division of Criminal Investigation Criminal History Record Information for the Sheriff's Office to obtain criminal history information on all persons applying for ABC permits for proposed locations within Burke County.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Public comment is welcome.  Questions about the proposed amendment may be directed to the Burke County, County Manager's office at (828) 764-9350.  In accordance with ADA regulations, persons in need of an accommodation to participate in the meeting should notify the County Manager's office at (828) 764-9350 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.</p>
Notice of Public Hearinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing<p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m. on March 20, 2018 in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, County Services Building located at 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC (Door E). At the meeting they will accept public comment regarding the following matters: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Zoning Map Amendment (ZMA 2018-01) Applicants:  Mike & Gwen Williams---A request to rezone a portion of one (1) parcel of land consisting of 1.203 acres from the Residential Two (R-2) to the General Business (G-B) Zoning District.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA 2018-01) Applicant:  Burke County Community Development---A request to amend Article XXII, Water Supply Watershed Overlay Protection District of the Burke County Zoning Ordinance. The amendment will add a new WS-IV Water Supply Watershed surrounding Lake James.  The text amendment will also amend the Official Burke County Water Supply Watershed Map.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Public comment is welcome.  Questions about the proposed amendments may be directed to the Burke County Community Development at (828) 764-9030.  In accordance with ADA regulations, persons in need of an accommodation to participate in the meeting should notify the County Manager's office at (828) 764-9350 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>