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

 

 

 

 

FNS Recipients Information Regarding Government Shutdownhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=206FNS Recipients Information Regarding Government Shutdown<p>​February benefits will be loaded to EBT cards on 1/20 due to the federal government #shutdown. These are your ONLY benefits for Feb. Please budget for buying food wisely! Additional benefits cannot be added for future months until the shutdown is resolved. <a href="https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/february-food-and-nutrition-benefits-be-issued-early-because-federal-shutdown"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/february-food-and-nutrition-benefits-be-issued-early-because-federal-shutdown</span></a></p>
County offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr Dayhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=205County offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day<p>​Burke County offices will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.</p><p>The Burke County Landfill will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. </p><p>Convenience sites will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.</p>
2019 Unifour Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Surveyhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2042019 Unifour Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Survey<p><span data-offset-key="6ueib-0-0"><span data-text="true">The counties of Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba, in coordination with its participating municipal jurisdictions, are preparing an update to its 2014 Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The updated plan will identify local policies and actions for reducing risk and future losses from natural hazards such as floods, winter storms, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and hurricanes.</span></span></p><div data-editor="7boqv" data-block="true" data-offset-key="ccodf-0-0"><div class="_1mf _1mj" data-offset-key="ccodf-0-0"><span data-offset-key="ccodf-0-0"><span data-text="true"><span data-offset-key="jfj3-0-0"><span data-text="true">This survey provides an opportunity for you to share your opinions and participate in the mitigation planning process. The information you provide will help us better understand your hazard concerns and can lead to mitigation activities that help lessen the impacts of future disasters. Participation in this survey is voluntary and none of the information you provide will be attributed to you directly.  Please click the title to learn more and to take the survey.</span></span></span></span></div></div>
Burke County Offices Closed on New Year's Dayhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=203Burke County Offices Closed on New Year's Day<p>​<span data-offset-key="71j0d-0-0"><span data-text="true">Burke County offices will be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of New Year’s Day. We hope everyone has a safe and happy New Year!<span aria-hidden="true"></span></span></span></p>
Civic Organizations Invited to Open Board Meetings With Pledge of Allegiance https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=202Civic Organizations Invited to Open Board Meetings With Pledge of Allegiance <p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span lang="EN" style="color:#333333;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The Burke County Board of County Commissioners are seeking local Boy Scout Troops, Girl Scout Troops, school groups and other civic organizations to participate in regular meetings by opening the proceedings with the Pledge of Allegiance. The Board meets at 6 p.m. on the third (3) Tuesday in the County Board Room, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street, Entrance E in Morganton. Regular meetings are streamed live at <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/BurkeCountyNC">www.youtube.com/user/BurkeCountyNC</a> and may also be viewed on CoMPAS Cable Channel 2 or Spectrum Cable Channel 192. For more information or to sign up to participate, contact Kay Draughn at 764-9354 or kay.draughn@burkenc.org.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></span></p>

 

 

Notice of Public Hearinghttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=240Notice of Public Hearing<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, January 15, 2019, in the County Board Room, Burke County Services Building, 110 North Green Street, Entrance E, Morganton, NC to consider an economic development incentive for A Caring Alternative, a health care establishment located in Morganton.  The City of Morganton was awarded a $230,000 Building Reuse grant for building improvements which requires a $11,500 local match.  The City and the County will split the local match. Further the company will create 23 new jobs. The Board of Commissioners believe the project will stimulate economic activity, will result in the creation of additional jobs, help stabilize and increase the tax base and create additional revenues in the County.  If reasonable accommodations are needed to participate, please contact the County Manager's office at 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing. </p>
Notice of Public Hearinghttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=239Notice of Public Hearing<p>​The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at <strong>6:00 p.m.</strong> on <strong>Tuesday, January 15, 2019</strong> in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, Burke County 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;">ZMA 2018-08:  A request to rezone one (1) parcel of land consisting of 1.34 acres from Residential Two (R-2) zoning to the Planned Residential Mixed Use (PRMU) zoning designation at 3268 NC 126 in Morganton, PIN # 1764573876 and REID # 7596.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Prior to the public hearing, you may contact Burke County Community Development at (828) 764-9030 with questions.  In accordance with ADA regulations, persons in need of an accommodation to participate in the meeting should 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 Intent to Lease Real Propertyhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=238Notice of Intent to Lease Real Property<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Notice is hereby given in accordance with NCGS 160A-272, that the Burke County Commissioners intends to lease approximately 2,711 sq. ft. of real property located at 130 Ammons Drive, Suite 1, in Morganton, NC, to the USDA Service Center for a period ending July 30, 2020 at an annual rent of $37,276.25.  The Board will consider a resolution authorizing the execution of the lease agreement at its regular meeting on January 15, 2019 at 6 p.m.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Notice of Public Hearinghttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=237Notice of Public Hearing<p>​The Burke County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on December 18, 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 matters: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">ZMA 2018-07: Applicant Eddie Jolly – A request to rezone one (1) parcel of land consisting of 4.16 acres from the Low-Density Conservation District (CD-L) to the Planned Residential Mixed Use Conditional District (PRMU-CD) Zoning District, 2350 Brookwood Drive, Valdese, NC.   (PIN# 2733063442) </p><p style="text-align:justify;">STA 2018-01: Applicant:  Burke County Community Development Dept. – A request to amend Sections 902 of the Burke County Subdivision Ordinance.  The text amendment will address subdivision plat requirements for on-site waste water systems.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Prior to the meeting, you may contact Burke County Community Development at (828) 764-9030 with questions.  In accordance with ADA regulations, persons in need of an accommodation to participate in the meeting should notify the County Manager's office by calling (828) 764-9350 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></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>