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Posted on: August 25, 2020

ANIMAL ADVISORY BOARD NOTICE PUBLIC INPUT SESSIONS

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The Burke County Animal Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, August 26th at 5 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke County Services Building, 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC (Door E).  A portion of this meeting will be devoted to receiving public input on amendments to the animal ordinance concerning chaining / tethering.  Future input sessions will be held concerning breeder permits on Sept. 9 at 5 pm as well as an unaltered impounded animal fine on Sept. 23 at 5 pm.  It would be very helpful if participants brought 7 copies of any written proposals for consideration or participants may email them to the Clerk to the Board, kay.draughn@burkenc.org at least 24 hours prior to the meetings and copies will be provided. 

If reasonable ADA accommodations are needed to participate in the meetings, please contact the County Manager’s office at 828.764.9350 at least 48 hours prior to the meetings.  In compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order, seating is capped at 25 and is on a first come, first served basis.  To reduce the spread of the Coronavirus and for everyone’s safety, participants will be screened, required to wear a face covering and sit 6-feet apart.  

Notice given this 21st day of August 2020. 

Click to View Ordinance Amending Chapter 6
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