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

 

 

 

 

Project Tomorrow Parent Surveyhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=199Project Tomorrow Parent Survey<p>​Dear Parents of K-12 Students</p><p> Be a part of the conversation! Starting December 1st, the Department of Public Instruction and the Department of Information Technology are participating in the Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning. Speak Up is and was the first online research tool designed to help parents share their ideas directly with schools and national policymakers. Speak Up<span class="text_exposed_hide">...</span><span class="text_exposed_show"> provides parents with a mechanism for expressing their views to the administrators at their child(ren)’s school and district about key issues impacting their child(ren)'s education. Click on the title to learn more and to find survey links.</span></p>
Collett Street Recreation Center Emergency shelter Closedhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=198Collett Street Recreation Center Emergency shelter Closed<p>​The Emergency shelter opened at the Collett Street Recreation Center, located at 300 Collett St, Morganton, NC 28655, is now closed. </p>
Burke County Offices Will Open at 10 am - December 11https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=197Burke County Offices Will Open at 10 am - December 11<p>​Burke County Offices will be operating on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, December 11th.  Exempt employees may report to work at 8:00am or use accrued leave.</p>
Burke County Offices Closed Monday December 10thhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=196Burke County Offices Closed Monday December 10th<p>​Current weather conditions have made driving in Burke County very dangerous and freezing temperatures tonight will only magnify hazardous driving conditions tomorrow. For the safety of our citizens and employees, Burke County offices, convenience sites, and landfill will be closed on Monday, December 10th due to inclement weather in accordance with County policy. Employees responsible for critical services are to report to work as scheduled.<br> <br></p><p> </p><p> </p>
Shelter Opened at the Collett Street Recreation Center https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=195Shelter Opened at the Collett Street Recreation Center <p>​Due to adverse weather conditions caused by Winter Storm Diego, the Collett Street Recreation Center, located at 300 Collett St, Morganton, NC 28655, has been designated as an emergency shelter and is now open. If you have any non-emergency related questions, please call 828-437-1911. Click the title for more information on what to bring and not bring to a shelter.</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>
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>
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>