County Manager

The County Manager serves as Chief Executive Officer of Burke County government, appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners, which sets policies and adopts ordinances that regulate Burke County government. In addition to carrying out the day-to-day administration of County government, the County Manager is responsible for implementing policies established by the Board of Commissioners, coordinating the work of all County agencies, and representing the County in dealings with other governmental units and agencies. The Manager’s duties include preparing the county wide recommended budget, recommending new and revised policies and programs to the Board of Commissioners, and implementing county programs and services in an effective and efficient manner.


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  1. Low Water Pressure in George Hildebran Area

    Posted on September 15, 2020

    Due to a water main break, water customers in the George Hildebran area may experience low water pressure this afternoon and tonight. We anticipate the break will be fixed by 6:00 p.m. However, water pressure may not be fully restored until late tonight. Read on...
  2. County Offices Closed for Labor Day

    Posted on September 3, 2020

    Burke County offices will be closed Monday, September 7, 2020 in observance of Labor Day. The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will operate on a normal schedule. Read on...
  3. NCDHHS: Child Care is Available

    Posted on August 27, 2020

    The NC Department of Health and Human Services created a free hotline to connect families to licensed care for their school-age children. Families can call 1-888-600-1685 for more information. Read on...
  4. NC Commerce Launches Grant Program for Business and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Interruption -

    Posted on August 7, 2020

    The goal for this program is to reach businesses and non-profits that have not been covered in the Paycheck Protection Act loan or the Rapid Recovery loan program. Read on...
  5. Census Timeline Shortened

    Posted on August 5, 2020

    the US Census Bureau has shortened the self-response period from October 31 to September 30. Read on...
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