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



Adult Care & Nursing Home Community Advisory Committeeshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Adult Care & Nursing Home Community Advisory CommitteesAdult Care & Nursing Home Community Advisory Committees<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Applications are being accepted for the Adult Care Home Community Care Advisory Committee and the Nursing Home Care Community Advisory Committee.  These committees 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. 131D-31, G.S. 131E-128)   Training and in-facility orientation is required and provided by the Regional Ombudsman.  Committee activities involve approximately 8 hours' time per month.  Please contact the Clerk to the Board at 764-9354 or the Regional Ombudsman at 485-4213 for more information or to obtain an application.  Applications may also be found at <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">www.burkenc.org</span></a>.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Burn Ban Lifted http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burn Ban LiftedBurn Ban Lifted <p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>All, the NC Forest Service has lifted the open burning ban for 32 counties, including Burke, effective at 5 pm today. Therefore, the State of Emergency for Burke County has been terminated effective at 5 pm today as well. The full press release can be viewed at: <a href="http://ncforestservice.gov/news_pubs/newsdesk_2016.htm#1202161"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://ncforestservice.gov/news_pubs/newsdesk_2016.htm#1202161</span></a><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Comment Period and Hearing for Catawba River (Lake James) Proposed Reclassificationhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/agendas/Comment Period and Hearing for Catawba River (Lake James) Proposed ReclassificationComment Period and Hearing for Catawba River (Lake James) Proposed Reclassification<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>McDowell County has requested that a Catawba River segment, including Lake James, in McDowell and Burke Counties (Catawba River Basin) be reclassified for a water supply. These waters are proposed to be reclassified to the Class Water Supply-IV (WS-IV) classification, including the Critical Area (CA) and Protected Area (PA) designations. This reclassification is needed to construct a new water supply intake in Lake James that McDowell County intends to use. A public hearing is going to be conducted in order to receive public comments on the proposed reclassification and associated fiscal note.</p>



RFP JCPC Requests to Serve Delinquent and At Risk YouthRFP JCPC Requests to Serve Delinquent and At Risk Youth<p>​Burke County JCPC requests from local non-profits, proposals to serve delinquent and at risk youth, ages 6 to 17. Programs must have a SPEP service type, an "evidence based" model or a service requested by the DACJJ. Program must have an evaluation component which can demonstrate impact on the risk factors below. Approximately $230,294 will be available [dependent on availability of funds] for July1-June 30, Fiscal Year 2017/18. Local match of 30% required. <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Deadline for applications: Friday, February 17, 2017 - 5:00 P.M.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></strong></span></p>
GIS Website Maintenancehttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/gis/GIS Website MaintenanceGIS Website Maintenance<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>The GIS website will be down for maintenance starting Wednesday November 23rd at 5pm through Sunday November 27th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
HyperReach Sign-up Instructionshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/emergency-communications/HyperReach Sign-up InstructionsHyperReach Sign-up Instructions<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Citizens who wish to receive notifications regarding potential evacuations due to the South Mountains State Park wildfire or other public safety notifications in their area through their cellular phones should register with Hyer-Reach, Burke County’s reverse 911 notification system. If you have a residential telephone in your home, that number is already registered unless you have asked for it to be removed in the past. You may register by visiting www.burkenc.org and clicking on the appropriate link in the scrolling banner on top of the page. You may also visit the Emergency Communication’s page under the departments tab for the appropriate link. <br>Cell phones can also be registered by texting “burkealerts” to 828-201-3877</p>