Burke County Board of CommissionersBurke County Board of Commissioners<img class="ms-rteImage-0 ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Burke County Board of Comissioners" src="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/PublishingImages/Board%20of%20Commissioners/Profile%20Pics/2017%20Pics/2017%20BOC%20400w.png" style="margin:15px;width:400px;height:235px;float:right;box-shadow:5px 5px 5px #888;" /> <p style="text-align:justify;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">Burke County is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, elected at large to serve four-year terms. Terms are staggered so that, every two years, three or four commissioner seats are up for election. The Board enacts policies such as establishment of the property tax rate, regulation of land use and zoning outside municipal jurisdictions and adoption of the annual budget.<br></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">The Board of Commissioners meet on the first and third Tuesdays of each month in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, Burke County Services Building, Entrance E, located at 110 N. Green Street in Morganton, North Carolina.   Pre-agenda meetings begin at 3 p.m.  Regular meetings begin at 6 p.m.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">Citizens with disbilities in need of an accommodation are encouraged to contact the County Manager's office at 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.</span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">       <br></span><strong> </strong><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/departments/board-of-commissioners/board-and-commissioner-appointments"><strong>Click to view Commission Appointments to Boards and Committees</strong></a></span></p>

 

 

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