Burke County Animal Advisory Board
Applications are being accepted for two (2) seats (a veterinarian [practicing or retired] and a representative of a nonprofit animal rescue or foster agency) on the Burke County Animal Advisory Board (AAB). The AAB meets at 6 p.m. on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 110 N. Green Street in Morganton. The primary purpose of the 8-member advisory board is to advocate for the humane treatment of companion animals. In addition to providing support to the Animal Services Dept., the AAB also advises the County Commissioners on best practices for improvements to Chapter 6, Animals, of the Burke County Code of Ordinances. The terms are for two (2) years. Please contact the Clerk at 828-764-9354 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to obtain an application. Applications may also be found at www.burkenc.org.