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



Be Wary of Illegitimate Contractor Scamshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Be Wary of Illegitimate Contractor ScamsBe Wary of Illegitimate Contractor Scams<p>​​Click the title for a press release from the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors on the importance of being aware of illegitimate contractor scams in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.  </p>
National Test of the Emergency Alert System - October 3http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/National Test of the Emergency Alert System - October 3National Test of the Emergency Alert System - October 3<p>The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) test that was scheduled for September 20th, 2018 has been postponed to October 3. See below for more information from FEMA.</p><p>"As of today, FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until the previously scheduled back up date on October 3, due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence."</p>
County Returns to Normal Operations After Hurricane Florence http://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/County Returns to Normal Operations After Hurricane FlorenceCounty Returns to Normal Operations After Hurricane Florence <p>​​The Burke County Emergency Operations Center has officially shut down now that the immediate threat from Hurricane Florence has passed and Burke County operations have returned to normal. Click the title for a summary of the calls the Emergency Operation Center received and information from Duke Energy regarding the impact that Florence had on the surrounding area.</p>
Shelter Closing Press Releasehttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/information-technology/Shelter Closing Press ReleaseShelter Closing Press Release<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Please click <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Information%20Technology/20180917_PressReleaseShelterClosing.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">here</font></span></a> to view the shelter closing press release.​<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Shelter Opening Informationhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/information-technology/Shelter Opening InformationShelter Opening Information<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Please click <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Information%20Technology/Shelter%20DRAFT%20Press%20Release.pdf">here</a> to view the press release on Shelter Opening Information.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>



Notice of Special Meeting - Board of Commissionershttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Notice of Special Meeting - Board of CommissionersNotice of Special Meeting - Board of Commissioners<p style="text-align:center;">NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING</p><p style="text-align:center;">BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. to consider adopting the Schedule of Values and the Present Use Schedule of Values for the 2019 property tax revaluation. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Note:  The Commissioners' October 2 regularly scheduled pre-agenda meeting starts at 3 p.m. and usually lasts more than one (1) hour.  If it runs over, the special meeting will begin as soon as the pre-agenda meeting is finished. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The special meeting will be held the Commissioners' Chambers, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street (Door E) 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><p>Notice given this the 19<sup><font size="2">th</font></sup> day of September 2018.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
General Services - Bid Specs for Wood Waste Processing http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/General Services - Bid Specs for Wood Waste ProcessingGeneral Services - Bid Specs for Wood Waste Processing <p>​Burke County General Services is interested in receiving bids for the processing of wood waste located at Burke County Landfill at 2500 Marsh Trail, Morganton, NC 28655. The landfill is open Monday thru Friday 7 am until 4 pm and on Saturday 7 am until 1 pm. For purposes of this quote request, Burke County asks that the contractor coordinate his work schedule with the schedule of the landfill. If hours outside of the landfill hours are required to complete the work or other contractor requirements are not covered by this proposal, please indicate that need in your quote under Special Conditions.</p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Quotes are due in the Burke County Purchasing office by 5:00 PM on Friday September 14, 2018. Street address for the office is 200 Avery Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655. PO Box address is PO Box 219, Morganton, NC 28680-0219. Please put "Bid Enclosed" on the outside of the envelope that the quote is being submitted in. Emailed quotes will be accepted. Emailed quotes should be submitted to bobbiejo.bollinger@burkenc.org.</p><p>Burke County reserves the right to waive any informalities and reject any/all bids that are not in the best interest of the County. If you have questions, please email Keith Farris, County Associate Engineer, at <a href="mailto:keith.farris@burkenc.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">keith.farris@burkenc.org</font></span></a> </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 a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 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 take public comment regarding the following matters: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">ZMA 2018-04:  Applicant Walter Vinson – A request to rezone one (1) parcel of land consisting of 1.76 acres from the Industrial (IND) to the Residential Two (R-2) <span style="text-decoration:underline;">and</span> General Business (G-B) Zoning District.   PIN# 2762295307</p><p style="text-align:justify;">ZMA 2018-05:  Applicant Bret Setzer – A request to rezone one (1) parcel of land consisting of 3.2 acres from the Residential One (R-1) to the General Business (G-B) Zoning District.  PIN# 1791179974.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Prior to the public hearing, you may contact Burke County Community Development at (828) 764-9030 with questions.  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>
Notice of Public Hearinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing<p>​The Schedules, Standards, and Rules to be used in the 2019 revaluation of real property in Burke County were presented to the Board of Commissioners.  A copy of the schedules was posted on the County's website and placed in the office of the Tax Administrator where they will remain available for public inspection.  </p><p>A public hearing on the proposed schedules, standards, and rules will be held by the Board of County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the County Board Room, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street (Door E) in Morganton. </p><p>In accordance with ADA regulations, citizens needing an accommodation to participate in the meeting are asked to notify the County Manager's office, 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours before the meeting.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Vacant Position - Burke County Planning Board and Board of Adjustment - East Townshipshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/boards-and-commissions/Vacant Position - Burke County Planning Board and Board of Adjustment - East TownshipsVacant Position - Burke County Planning Board and Board of Adjustment - East Townships<p>​​Applications are being accepted for the Burke County Planning Board and Board of Adjustment for citizens residing in the East Townships of: Icard, Lovelady, Drexel, Upper Fork, Lower Fork and Smoky Creek. The Planning Board serves a key role in shaping the future development of the county as it reviews subdivisions, assists in area plans, and makes land use decisions, which are forwarded to the Board of Commissioners. Operating in a quasi-judicial fashion, the Board of Adjustment considers requests for variances to the County Zoning Ordinance and appeals of determinations made by the Planning Administrator. Please contact the Clerk at <span class="baec5a81-e4d6-4674-97f3-e9220f0136c1" style="white-space:nowrap;">828-764-9354<a title="Call: 828-764-9354" 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: 828-764-9354" 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> (<a href="mailto:kay.draughn@burkenc.org">kay.draughn@burkenc.org</a>) for more information or to obtain an application ...click for more</p>