Fair Housinghttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/FairHousing_Web.pngFair Housing<p>Do you know your rights?</p>http://www.burkenc.org/fairhousing, http://www.burkenc.org/fairhousing
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

 

 

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

 

 

Burke County Facility to Cover the Span from Youth to Seniorshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/senior-services/Burke County Facility to Cover the Span from Youth to SeniorsBurke County Facility to Cover the Span from Youth to Seniors<p>​We are excited to share an article from County Quarterly magazine pertaining to the opening of our newest Senior Center facility.</p>
Fonta Flora State Trail featured in County Quarterly Magazinehttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/fonta-flora-county-park/Fonta Flora State Trail featured in County Quarterly MagazineFonta Flora State Trail featured in County Quarterly Magazine<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>We are excited to post the article from County Quarterly Magazine featuring information about the journey and future of the Fonta Flora State Trail.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Burke County Offices Closed on July 4th http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke County Offices Closed on July 4thBurke County Offices Closed on July 4th <p>​Burke County offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4<sup>th</sup>, 2018 in observance of Independence Day.</p>
Burke County Transfer Station Closed on July 14th for Repairshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke County Transfer Station Closed on July 14th for RepairsBurke County Transfer Station Closed on July 14th for Repairs<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​The Burke County Transfer Station, located at 2500 Marsh Trail in Morganton, will be closed on Saturday, July 14th for repairs to equipment and will re-open on Monday, July 16th at 7:00 a.m. Residents are asked to keep the July 14th closure in mind and modify their waste disposal schedule to accommodate this temporary closure. We appreciate your cooperation while the necessary repairs are made.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
New Temporary Operating Hours for the East Burke Senior Centerhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/New Temporary Operating Hours for the East Burke Senior CenterNew Temporary Operating Hours for the East Burke Senior Center<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Effective immediately, the East Burke Senior Center (EBSC) will begin closing an hour early at 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The minor reduction in operating hours is due to a temporary staffing shortage that is beyond our control. The EBSC will return to its regular operating schedule once fully staffed. We apologize for any inconvenience this reduction may cause. Please call the Burke County Senior Center at 828-430-4147 if you have questions.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>

 

 

RFP - Website Redesign - Rebidhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/information-technology/RFP - Website Redesign - RebidRFP - Website Redesign - Rebid<p>Sealed proposals for the development and deployment of a new County Website will be received by the Burke County Finance Department, 200 Avery Avenue, Morganton, NC until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018.  Proposal Forms and Instructions for submitting proposals may be obtained at <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.burkenc.org</span></a> on the main page, or from the Burke County Purchasing Office located at 200 Avery Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   (<span class="baec5a81-e4d6-4674-97f3-e9220f0136c1" style="white-space:nowrap;">828-764-9057<a title="Call: 828-764-9057" href="/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special%20Notice/NewForm.aspx?Source=https%3A%2F%2Fintranet%2Eburkenc%2Eorg%2FWebsiteContent%2FSitePages%2FHome%2Easpx&RootFolder=#" style="margin:0px;border:currentcolor;left:0px;top:0px;width:16px;height:16px;right:0px;bottom:0px;overflow:hidden;vertical-align:middle;float:none;display:inline;white-space:nowrap;"><img title="Call: 828-764-9057" alt="" style="margin:5px;border:currentcolor;left:0px;top:0px;width:16px;right:0px;bottom:0px;overflow:hidden;vertical-align:middle;float:none;display:inline;white-space:nowrap;" /></a></span>).   </p><p>The County of Burke reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, waive informalities, and to make the selection that is in the best interest of the County. more...</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 pm (or as soon as persons may be heard) on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, Burke County Services Building located at 110 N. Green St. (Entrance E) in Morganton, NC. At the meeting, they will take public comment regarding the following matters:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Zoning Map Amendment (ZMA 2018-02): - The applicants Carissa Parker and Todd Bennick (dba DKA Enterprises, LLC) request to change the current zoning district of eight (8) parcels totaling approximately 21.07 acres from the Residential One (R-1) zoning district to the Residential Three (R-3) zoning district. The parcels are located off Roy McGalliard Avenue in the Silver Creek Township. The parcels are further identified by Parcel ID #'s: 1752770973, 1752788167, 1752880291, 1752774847, 1752774782, 1752785127, 1752870833 and 1752773820.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Flood Damage Protection Ordinance Amendment (FTA 2018-01): Community Development staff is proposing an amendment to the Flood Damage Protection Ordinance which will change the designation of the "Floodplain Administrator" to the "Community Development Director or his/her designee".</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Code of Ordinances – The County's Code of Ordinances was adopted in 1993 and republished in 2008. The Code of Ordinances has undergone a legal review and has been updated to include applicable regulations passed by the NC General Assembly and ordinances adopted by the County Commissioners.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In accordance with ADA regulations, if reasonable accommodations are needed to participate, please contact the County Manager's office at 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
2018-19 Approved County Budgethttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/county-budget/2018-19 Approved County Budget2018-19 Approved County Budget<p>​In accordance with the North Carolina Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act (G.S. 159-8), the County Manager hereby present and submit for your review and adoption, a balanced recommended budget for FY 2018-19 that meets the immediate and long-term needs of the County and supports goals desired by the Board. I respectfully remind you that a mandatory public hearing for the Recommended FY 2018-19 Budget has been scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in the Burke County Services Building, County Board Room - Entrance E, 110 North Green Street, Morganton, N.C.</p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Click <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Finance/County%20Budget/2018-19/FY%2019%20Adopted%20Budget%20V3.pdf"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Here</a> to Download a copy of the recommended Budget<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
RFP - Website Redesign - Addendumhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP - Website Redesign - AddendumRFP - Website Redesign - Addendum<p>​Burke County is seeking to enter into a professional services agreement with a qualified vendor with extensive government experience to design and implement a new County website based on the above strategy. The emphasis is on incorporating extensive content management tools and database driven architecture while providing a user-friendly and intuitive site structure and an interface that is both attractive and ADA compliant.  </p><p>Sealed proposals for the development and deployment of a new County Website will be received by the Burke County Finance Department, 200 Avery Avenue, Morganton, NC until 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2018.  Proposal Forms and Instructions for submitting proposals may be obtained by clicking this <a title="Link to RFP" href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Finance/Requests%20for%20Proposals/2018%20Website-Intranet%20RFPv5.pdf"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" /><span style="text-decoration:underline;">link</span></a>, or from the Burke County Purchasing Office located at 200 Avery Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   (828-764-9057).   </p>
Notice of Public Hearinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as persons may be heard) on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in the County Board Room, Burke County Services Building, 110 North Green Street, Entrance E, Morganton, NC for the purpose of giving consideration to and approving the expenditure of public funds to assist with the location of Project JP3 located in Burke County (Morganton).  Burke County is applying for a $500,000 Building Reuse grant on behalf of Project JP3, which requires a $25,000 local match ($12,500 – County & $12,500 – City).  Approximately 40 new jobs will be created, and the investment is estimated at $11.5M.  The assistance also includes an economic development grant equal to 50% of the new taxable investment paid by the company for a period of five (5) years.  The Board of Commissioners believe the project will stimulate economic activity, will result in the creation of new jobs, help stabilize and increase the tax base and create additional revenues in the County. If reasonable accommodations are needed to participate, please contact the Clerk at 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>