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. District Criminal Courts Taking Place at Burke County Conference Center Beginning July 6, 2020

    Posted on July 1, 2020

    To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to adhere to social distancing recommendations, beginning on Monday, July 6, 2020, all District Criminal Courts will take place at the Burke County Conference Center, located at 2128 S. Sterling Street in Morganton. Read on...
  2. Burke County offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd for Independence Day

    Posted on June 30, 2020

    Burke County offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 in observance of Independence Day. Read on...
  3. Information regarding the District Court schedule beginning on June 1, 2020

    Posted on May 29, 2020

    Please click to learn more about the District Court schedule beginning on June 1, 2020. Read on...
  4. Combined Notice of Meeting Cancellation & Scheduling of May 28 Special Zoom Meeting

    Posted on May 26, 2020

    Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners’ regularly scheduled budget meeting on May 28, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the County Board Room, 110 N. Green Street in Morganton is canceled. Read on...
  5. Burke County offices will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day

    Posted on May 22, 2020

    Burke County offices will be closed Monday, May 25th, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day. Read on...
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