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Posted on: August 23, 2023

2023 Intent to Lease Real Property - History Museum Garage

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Notice is hereby given in accordance with NCGS 160A-272, that the Burke County Board of Commissioners intends to lease real property located at 203 W. Meeting Street in Morganton, NC, further identified by PIN # 2703263009,

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Posted on: June 30, 2023

Burke County Offices Closed for Independence Day

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Burke County offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will also be closed.

County Administration
Posted on: June 6, 2023

November 7th 2023 Municipal Election

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Registered voters in the town of Drexel, Glen Alpine, Valdese, Longview, Connelly Springs, Rhodhiss, Morganton and Hickory may vote in the November 7th, 2023, Municipal Election.

Additional Info... Board of Elections
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Burke County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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Burke County offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of Memorial Day.

The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will also be closed. For more information regarding Burke County waste management, please visit: https://www.burkenc....
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County Administration
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing - FY23-24 Budget

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

JUNE 20, 2023 – 6 P.M.

 

The Burke County Manager presented the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 to the Board of Com...

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Board of Commissioners
Posted on: May 15, 2023

BOE - Notice of Closed Meeting

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The Burke County Board of Elections will hold a closed session meeting on Thursday, May 18th @ 10:00a.m. in the board room to make a decision on a personnel issue.

Board of Elections
Posted on: April 19, 2023

Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports

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The 2022 Annual Water Quality Reports/Consumer Confidence Reports for the County of Burke water systems are available. These reports contain important information about the source and quality of drinking water supplied by the Burke County water system.

Additional Info... Water & Sewer
Posted on: April 6, 2023

Burke County Offices Closed for Good Friday

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Burke County offices will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023 in observance of Good Friday.

The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will operate on a normal schedule. For more information regarding Burke County waste management, please visit: https:...
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County Administration
Posted on: March 29, 2023

Board of Election Special Called Meeting

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The Burke County Board of Elections will conduct a special called meeting on Thursday, March 30th @ 10:00a.m. This meeting will be held at the Board of Election Office @ 2128 South Sterling Street Morganton.

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss & ...

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Board of Elections
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Gov. Cooper Announces NCDIT Listening Tour on Closing Digital Divide

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Please see below for information from the North Carolina Department of Information Technology: 

Governor Roy Cooper announced the N.C. Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) will host a statewide listening tour focused on closing the digital...

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County Administration
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Invitation - Meet the new County Manager

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Everyone is cordially invited to meet the new Burke County Manager, Brian Epley, on Feb. 15th, from 3 to 5 p.m., in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 110 N. Green Street in Morganton!

Additional Info... County Administration
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Horse Fostering and Adoption Interest Form

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We have created a horse fostering and/or adoption interest form.

Submit Form... Animal Services
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Burke County Offices Closed for MLK Day

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Burke County offices will be closed in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 16, 2023. The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will operate on a normal schedule.

County Administration
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Invocation for 2023 Commissioner Meetings

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The Burke County Board of Commissioners is seeking local pastors, preachers, fathers, rabbis, and other heads of religious organizations to participate in regular board meetings by opening the proceedings with an invocation. The Board meets at 6:00 p.m. o...

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Board of Commissioners
Posted on: December 30, 2022

Burke County Office Closed in Observation of New Year's Day

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Burke County offices will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2023 in observation of New Year's Day. The landfill and convenience sites will operate on a normal schedule. We hope everyone has a happy and safe new year!

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County Administration
Posted on: December 20, 2022

Burke County Offices Closed for Christmas

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Burke County offices will be closed December 23 - 27 for Christmas. County offices will also be closed on January 2 in observance of New Year’s. 

The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will be closed December 24 – 26 and will reopen for n...
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County Administration
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Burke County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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Burke County offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in observance of Thanksgiving. The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and will resume normal business hours on Friday,...

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County Administration
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Burke County Offices Closed for Veterans Day

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Burke County offices will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day. The landfill and convenience sites will operate on a normal schedule.

For more information on Burke County waste management, please visit: https://www.burkenc....
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County Administration
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Schedule of Absentee Meetings

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The following is a list of the days and dates on which the Burke County
Board of Elections will meet (if necessary) to approve the applications
for absentee ballots for the November General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8th 2022.

Additional Info... Board of Elections
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Notice of Termination of State of Emergency

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On the 29th day of September 2022 at 4:30 p.m., I determined and declared a local State of Emergency for the County of Burke, effective September 2 9, 2022, at 6:00 p.m.

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Notice of Special Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on October 4, 2022, in the Burke Services Building, County Board Room, 110 N. Green Street in Morganton at 4 p.m. or shortly thereafter if the Commissioners'

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Declaration of a State of Emergency

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WHEREAS, on 28 September 2022, Hurricane Ian made landfall on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and is expected to track north impacting most of North Carolina, with the eastern escarpment of Burke County

Additional Info... Board of Commissioners