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 Offices Closed for Memorial Day-Memorial Day Eventhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke County Offices Closed for Memorial Day-Memorial Day EventBurke County Offices Closed for Memorial Day-Memorial Day Event<p>​<span class="fbPhotosPhotoCaption" aria-live="polite" data-ft="{"tn":"K"}"><span class="hasCaption">Burke County Offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. Burke County Veterans Services will be hosting a free Memorial Day event at the Foothills Higher Education Conference Center begening at 11:00 a.m. to remember the men and women who valiantly served our country. A pre-program meet-and-greet is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.</span></span></p>
Low Cost Rabies Clinics June 4th - 8thhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Low Cost Rabies Clinics June 4th - 8thLow Cost Rabies Clinics June 4th - 8th<p>​Several local veterinarians and Burke County Animal Control are sponsoring low-cost rabies clinics June 4th – June 8th. All rabies shots will be $8, with 3-year shots requiring proof of prior rabies vaccination. If your pet is due for a rabies shot, now is a great time to get them vaccinated for a low cost! </p>
Highway Construction Prep Information Session http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Highway Construction Prep Information SessionHighway Construction Prep Information Session <p>​Olive Hill Community Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a Highway Construction Prep information session on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 200 College Street. Suite C, in Morganton.</p>
EMS Base 6 Grand Openinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/EMS Base 6 Grand OpeningEMS Base 6 Grand Opening<p>​Join us on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. for the grand opening of EMS Base 6! Come see Burke County’s new EMS base, there will be refreshments and an ambulance tour!</p>
Burke County Offices Closed Friday, March 30, 2018http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke County Offices Closed Friday, March 30, 2018Burke County Offices Closed Friday, March 30, 2018<p>​Burke County offices will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018 in observance of Good Friday.</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.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 Redesignhttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP - Website RedesignRFP - Website Redesign<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 href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Finance/Requests%20for%20Proposals/2018%20Website-Intranet%20RFPv3.pdf"><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>
Notice of Public Hearinghttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Notice of Public HearingNotice of Public Hearing<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><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 amending an economic development grant which includes approval of the expenditure of public funds to assist with the location of Project Engines located in Burke County (Morganton).  The assistance includes an economic development grant with a tiered incentive rate of between 65% and 75% depending on the level of New Capital Investment by the company which is estimated to be at least $8M to $20M.  The grant period ranges from 6 to 8 years.  The Board of Commissioners believe the project will stimulate economic activity, will result in the creation of at least 94 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>
Notice of Change to Commissioners' Budget Meeting Schedulehttp://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/meeting-schedule/Notice of Change to Commissioners' Budget Meeting ScheduleNotice of Change to Commissioners' Budget Meeting Schedule<p>​The Burke County Board of Commissioners finished its review of the FY 18-19 recommended budget at its second (2<sup><font size="2">nd</font></sup>) budget meeting held yesterday, May 29<sup><font size="2">th</font></sup>.  At the end of this 3-hour meeting, the Board voted to cancel its remaining budget meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 5<sup><font size="2">th</font></sup> at 4 p.m.  </p><p> A public hearing on the recommended budget will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as persons may be heard) in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street, Morganton, NC.  Citizens are invited to attend and present written or oral comments.  Adoption of the recommended budget is anticipated to occur on June 19, 2018.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> Notice given this 30<sup><font size="2">th</font></sup> day of May, 2018.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>