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. County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

    Posted on November 24, 2020

    Burke County offices will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 26, and Fri., Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. The County landfill and convenience sites will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 26, and will resume normal business hours on Fri., Nov. 27. Read on...
  2. Burke County Offices Closed For Veterans Day

    Posted on November 10, 2020

    Burke County offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Read on...
  3. Information from Animal Services

    Posted on October 2, 2020

    The last year has been full of changes for Burke County’s animals. On August 5, 2019, the former Burke County Animal Control Shelter changed hands from the Sherriff’s Department to the County Manager. Read on...
  4. New Business Grant Program for Industry Affected by COVID Shut Downs

    Posted on September 23, 2020

    The N.C. Mortgage, Utility and Rent Relief (MURR), administered by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, can provide up to $20,000 in relief funds per qualifying business location... Read on...
  5. County Phones Issues Resolved

    Posted on September 23, 2020

    The issues with county phones have been resolved. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Read on...
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