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

 

 

Notice of Public Hearinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing<p style="text-align:center;"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​<strong>NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>AUGUST 21, 2018</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 pm (or as soon as persons may be heard) on Tuesday, August 21, 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 matter:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Zoning Map Amendment (ZMA 2018-03): - Applicant Kevin Stroupe – A request to rezone one (1) parcel of land consisting of 7.5 acres from the Residential One (R-1) to the Residential Two (R-2) Zoning District on Burkemont Road, Parcel # 1791835631.</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.</p>
Swift-Water Rescue Training http://www.burkenc.org/emergency-news/Swift-Water Rescue TrainingSwift-Water Rescue Training <p>​In case you missed it, click the link below for a news story about Burke County Emergency Services conducting swift-water rescue training on Lake James. Thank you to Burke County Emergency Services for all they do to keep us safe!</p><p>Click <a href="https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/emergency-personnel-train-for-swift-water-rescues/809714974" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Here</a> to be redirected to wsoctv.com for the video.</p>
Update: Sheriff's Office Main Number is functioning normallyhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Update: Sheriff's Office Main Number is functioning normallyUpdate: Sheriff's Office Main Number is functioning normally<p>AT&T has resolved the issue with the Sheriff's Office main phone number and is functioning normally. </p>
Update: ATT and Verizon 911 issuehttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/emergency-communications/Update: ATT and Verizon 911 issueUpdate: ATT and Verizon 911 issue<p>​Update: As of 7pm, August 1st, 911 services through Verizon and AT&T have been restored.</p>
Phone Lines Operating Normallyhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Phone Lines Operating NormallyPhone Lines Operating Normally<p>​<span style="line-height:115%;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><font color="#000000">The administrative phone lines for the Burke Catawba District Confinement Facility, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, Burke County Soil & Water Conservation, and Burke County Cooperative Extension are now operating normally. Thank you for your patience and understanding.</font></span></p>

 

 

RFP 18-0810 For New County Vehicleshttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP 18-0810 For New County VehiclesRFP 18-0810 For New County Vehicles<p>​Sealed proposals titled “Proposal #18-0810” for eight (8) new white 2018 Honda CRV LX, AWD, 4-cylinder 2.4L engine 184HP vehicles are being accepted. Please quote both with and without leather seats. Sealed proposals will be received in person, through regular postal mail, or special courier service by the Burke County Purchasing Office, 200 Avery Avenue, P.O. Box 219, Morganton, NC 28680-0219, on or before Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Bid opening will be at 10:00 a.m. in the Purchasing Agent’s office, top floor, Avery Avenue Building. Proposals should be on company letterhead with the two separate quotes. Any proposal received later than the specified date and time will not be accepted or considered. If you have any questions, contact Bobbie Jo Bollinger at <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>, or <a href="mailto:bobbiejo.bollinger@burkenc.org">bobbiejo.bollinger@burkenc.org</a>.<br>Burke County reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.</p>
RFP - Mowing at FHEChttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP - Mowing at FHECRFP - Mowing at FHEC<p>​The General Services Department of Burke County is requesting proposals to provide lawn care and parking lot cleaning/clearing services. A site visit is encouraged, location is listed below. <br><br>Please submit your proposal found on page two in any of the following ways:<br>· In-person delivery: 200 Avery Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655 – 2nd Floor Purchasing Dept. Attn: Bobbie Jo Bollinger<br>· U.S. Postal Mail: County of Burke, P.O. Box 219, Morganton, NC 28680-0219 – Attn: Bobbie Jo Bollinger<br>· Email delivery: <a href="mailto:bobbiejo.bollinger@burkenc.org">bobbiejo.bollinger@burkenc.org</a></p>
RFP - Employee Assistance Programhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP - Employee Assistance ProgramRFP - Employee Assistance Program<p>​​Burke County is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to provide counseling services for County employees as part of the County’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP).  <span aria-hidden="true"></span>All proposals must be received by the Purchasing Department no later than 5:00 P.M., August 6, 2018.<span aria-hidden="true"></span> Click <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Finance/Requests%20for%20Proposals/Request%20for%20Proposal%20-%20Employee%20Assistance%20Program%202018.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Here</font></span></a> to download a copy of the proposal</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>