Animal Advisory Board


The Animal Advisory Board is a 7-member citizen advisory board created by the Commissioners in 2017 to:

  • Study issues related to the animal shelter, including organization and operation of the facility and provides recommendations to the Board of Commissioners, County Manager, and Animal Control Director.
  • Review and make recommendations as determined by the "majority" of the voting board members regarding ordinances relating to the control and welfare of animals in the County.
  • Supply reports to the Board of Commissioners as the Board may require.
  • Perform quarterly audits to ensure proper care and recordkeeping of all Approved Rescue Groups.
  • Provide positive support and public awareness of the Animal Control Services programs

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Related Documents

  1. Animal Services - Delayed opening October 26th, 2021

    Posted on October 5, 2021

    So, we can better serve our community, we will be opening late on October 26th, 2021. We will be opening at 12:00pm instead of our normal 10:00am. This is for staff to complete additional training. Read on...
  2. May 19th, 2021 Animal Advisory Board Meeting - CANCELLED

    Posted on May 17, 2021

    The regular meeting of the Burke County Animal Advisory Board has been cancelled for Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 6:00pm. Read on...
  3. Burke County Animal Advisory Board Meeting

    Posted on April 15, 2021

    The regular meeting of the Burke County Animal Advisory Board will be held on Wednesday, April 21th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street in Morganton. Read on...
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