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



County Offices Closed January 15th 2018http://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/County Offices Closed January 15th 2018County Offices Closed January 15th 2018<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>County offices will be closed Monday, January 15th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.<span aria-hidden="true"></span><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>
Notice of Public Hearinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing<p>The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m. on January 16, 2018 in the Commissioners Meeting Room, County Services Building located at 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC. At the meeting they will take public comment on the following matter:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA 2017-03) – An amendment to the Burke County Zoning Ordinance which would recognize and regulate certain Industries and Businesses that make and/or sell alcoholic beverages within the jurisdiction of Burke County as defined by the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Commission (ABC).</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Public comment is welcome. Contact Burke County Community Development at (828) 764-9030 with questions. Persons in need of ADA accommodation(s) to participate in the public hearing should notify the County Manager's office at 828.764.9350 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
911 Consolidation and Grant Issuehttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/911 Consolidation and Grant Issue911 Consolidation and Grant Issue<p>​Please read below pertaining to Morganton and Valdese’s decision to leave the 911 Consolidation and Grant Application:</p><p><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/County%20Manager/911%20Consolidation%20Issue.pdf">911 Consolidation Issue</a> </p>
Holiday County Office and Landfill Closinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Holiday County Office and Landfill ClosingHoliday County Office and Landfill Closing<p>​In Observance of the Christmas holiday, county offices will be closed Dec. 25th - 27th. County offices will also be closed on Jan. 1st, 2018 in observance of the New Year's holiday. The landfill and convenience sites schedules are as follows....</p>



RFP for SAR Exercise 2018http://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP for SAR Exercise 2018RFP for SAR Exercise 2018<p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Proposal: Search and Rescue Exercise for Burke County Emergency Services. Scheduled exercise dates are April 12 - 15, 2018.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
County Office 2 Hour Delay 01/18/2018http://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/County Office 2 Hour Delay 01/18/2018County Office 2 Hour Delay 01/18/2018As a result of the predicted low temperature over an extended period of time, melted and compressed snow will<span class="text_exposed_show"> become ice and pose a serious danger for motor vehicle operators and pedestrians. </span><div class="text_exposed_show"><p> </p><p>For the safety of our citizens desiring to obtain services from county government offices and county staff members, Burke County Government buildings will delay opening until 10 AM Thursday, January 18, 2018.</p></div>
Burke County Fair Housing Surveyhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Burke County Fair Housing SurveyBurke County Fair Housing Survey<p>Burke County has been awarded grants and/or loans for infrastructure improvements in the county. Because these grants/loans consist of federal & state dollars, certain federal/state requirements, like fair housing, are attached to the funding along with many other requirements. As a part of these requirements, Burke County is conducting a fair housing survey. </p>
RFP for Wood Processing - Landfillhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP for Wood Processing - LandfillRFP for Wood Processing - Landfill<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Burke County Waste Management is currently accepting quotes for brush grinding at our Johns River Facility, work shall be completed on the same schedule that our landfill operates on and shall be based on processed tons of waste wood. Specifications can be obtained on our website or by contacting Keith Farris, keith.farris@burkenc.org, 828-334-5387 or 828-764-9065</p>
RFP - Fonta Flora State Trailhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/fonta-flora-state-trail/RFP - Fonta Flora State TrailRFP - Fonta Flora State Trail<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​The Burke County Community Development Department is inviting qualified contractors to bid on the construction of 6.4 miles of new trail of the Fonta Flora State Trail – Lake James Section. Proposals are due by 4:00pm on Friday, February 2, 2018. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>