Fair Housinghttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/FairHousing_Web.pngFair Housing<p>Do you know your rights?</p>http://www.burkenc.org/fairhousing, http://www.burkenc.org/fairhousing
NCDOT Interchange Proposalshttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/NCDOT_RoadConstructionBanner.jpgNCDOT Interchange Proposals<p>​NCDOT Interchange Proposals</p>
Hyper Reach Servicehttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/hyperReachBanner.pngHyper Reach Service<p>​Click to signup to receive Emergency Communications alerts.</p>http://hyper-reach.com/ncburkesignup.html, Click to sign up for Hyper-Reach
Social Media Launchhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/SocialAnnouncement.pngSocial Media Launch<p>Click to learn more...</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Social%20Media%20Launch, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Social%20Media%20Launch
Burke County Mobile Apphttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Watch A Meeting.jpgBurke County Mobile App<p>Click to download and learn more about the mobile app.</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/county-manager/Burke%20County%20Mobile%20App, Burke County Mobile App
Burke 2016 2030 Strategic Land Use Planhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/CountyBluePrint.pngBurke 2016 2030 Strategic Land Use Plan<p>Click to learn more...</p>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/burke-strategic-land-use-plan, http://www.burkenc.org/departments/community-development/burke-strategic-land-use-plan

 

 

 

 

Burke County offices closed for Veterans Day.https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=188Burke County offices closed for Veterans Day.<p>​Burke County offices will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day.</p>
NC School of Science and Mathematics is coming to Morganton https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=187NC School of Science and Mathematics is coming to Morganton <p>​The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) is coming to Morganton in 2021. To learn more about the Morganton campus of the NCSSM click the title and visit <a href="https://www.ncssm.edu/morgantoncampus"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">https://www.ncssm.edu/morgantoncampus</span></a> </p>
Free National Weather Service Program - Nov 13https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=186Free National Weather Service Program - Nov 13<p>​Burke County Emergency Management would like to extend an invitation for you and your family to attend a FREE National Weather Service presentation on Family Weather Safety on Tuesday, November 13 at 6 pm. The event will take place at the Foothills Higher Education Center in room 163 and is open to all of our citizens. </p><p> Meteorologist from NWS will be presenting on a wide variety of weather topics along with take home materials for people of all ages. There will also be time allotted to answer weather related questions you may have.</p>
Poverty Community Forumhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=185Poverty Community Forum<p>​The forum will feature a keynote speaker on a community framework and a poverty simulation to see life from a different view.  A resource fair will be held during the forum and feature community resources available within the community.</p>
Fire Prevention Week - October 7th - 13thhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=184Fire Prevention Week - October 7th - 13th<p>​Please join Icard Fire Safety and Safe Kids Burke County on October 7th as we spread wareness about the importance of fire safety. There will be fire edicational activities and handout's for children, as well as a car seat safety check.</p>

 

 

NC 18 South and Rhoney Rd Waterline Projecthttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=236NC 18 South and Rhoney Rd Waterline Project<p>​​Sealed Bids for the construction of the NC 18 South and Rhoney Road Waterline Project will be received by Burke County, at the Burke County Commissioners' meeting room, Burke County General Services Building, Entrance E, 110 North Green Street, Morganton, NC 28655, until 2:00 PM local time on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at which time the bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of constructing approximately 32,130 linear feet of 8-inch waterline and house connections with appurtenances. </p>
RFLOI for Burke County EB-5827https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=235RFLOI for Burke County EB-5827<p>​Burke County Community Development Department is requesting letters of interest from qualified firms to provide professional consulting services for the Fonta Flora State Trail - North Powerhouse and Cobb Roads Sidewalk (EB-5827) project. LOIs SHALL be received BY MAIL OR HAND-DELIVERY no later than 5:00 PM, December 7, 2018. All submissions, correspondence, and questions concerning this RFLOI should be directed to Shane Prisby, Operations Manager at shane.prisby@burkenc.org. Documents and other information on the RFQ submittal requirements may be found at <a href="http://www.burkenc.org/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.burkenc.org</span></a></p>
Notice of Public Hearinghttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=234Notice of Public Hearing<p>​The Burke County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on November 20, 2018 in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building located at 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC (Door E). At the meeting they will take public comment regarding the following matter: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">ZTA 2018-02: Applicant:  Burke County Community Development Dept. – A request to amend Sections 402, 920 and 1210 of the Burke County Zoning Ordinance.  The proposed text amendment addresses commercial marinas.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Prior to the hearing, citizens may contact the Burke Co. Community Development at (828) 764-9030 with questions.  In accordance with ADA regulations, persons in need of an accommodation to participate in the meeting are asked to notify the County Manager's office at (828) 764-9350 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentivehttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=233Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive<p>​Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as persons may be heard) on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in the County Board Room, Burke County Services Building, 110 North Green Street, Entrance E, in Morganton, NC for the purpose of adopting a resolution conveying real property (Lot G= 8.8 acres) of the Burke Business Park (BBP) located off Kathy Road (I-40 Exit 96) in Morganton to a developer in exchange for construction of a minimum 50,000 sq. ft. speculative building at the BBP.  The resolution also authorizes the BDI CEO to, among other things, negotiate a grant that would offset property taxes on the building and land until the building is occupied by the final tenant, sold or leased.  The real property will be conveyed to the builder at no charge, but will revert back to BDI (Burke Development, Inc.) if construction has not commenced within 12 months of conveyance. The Board of Commissioners believe the project will stimulate economic activity, will help stabilize and increase the tax base and create additional revenues in the County.  If reasonable accommodations are needed to participate, please contact the Clerk at 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.</p>
RFP - FFST Covered Bridgehttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=231RFP - FFST Covered Bridge<p>​The Burke County Community Development Department is inviting qualified contractors to bid on the construction of a 51'8" long covered bridge on the Fonta Flora State Trail. Proposals are due by 4:00 PM, Friday, November 2, 2018.</p>