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

 

 

 

 

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>
Burke County Phone Lines Operational https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=183Burke County Phone Lines Operational <p>​With the exception of Burke County Cooperative Extension, all Burke County phone lines are now operational. We expect the final repairs to be completed by tomorrow evening. Thank you for your patience and understanding</p>
NCGCA Morganton Gun Show - September 29-30https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=182NCGCA Morganton Gun Show - September 29-30<p>​<span class="enddate"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>The NCGCA Morganton Gun Show will be held on Sep 29th-30th, 2018, Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm, in Morganton, NC. This Morganton gun show is held at Foothills Higher Education Conference Center and hosted by North Carolina Gun Collectors Association. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed. For ticket prices and more information please visit <a href="https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/morganton-gun-show/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/morganton-gun-show/</font></span></a>  <span aria-hidden="true"></span></span></p>

 

 

Notice of Special Meeting - Board of Commissioners Revisedhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=225Notice of Special Meeting - Board of Commissioners Revised<p style="text-align:center;">NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING</p><p style="text-align:center;">BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Monday, <strong>October 1, 2018</strong> at 4:00 p.m. to receive an update on the Broughton Hospital Reuse Plan.  The special meeting will be held at Morganton City Hall (Council Chambers - Suite A100), 305 E. Union Street, Morganton, NC.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, <strong>October 2, 2018 </strong>at 4:00 p.m. to consider adopting the Schedule, Standards and Rules used in the 2019 reappraisal of real property in Burke County and hold a closed session to discuss economic development matters as authorized by NCGS 143-318.11(a)(4). <span aria-hidden="true"></span>Note:  The Commissioners' October 2 regularly scheduled pre-agenda meeting starts at 3 p.m. and usually lasts more than one (1) hour.  If it runs over, the special meeting will begin as soon as the pre-agenda meeting is finished. The special meeting will be held in the Commissioners' Chambers, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street (Door E) in Morganton, NC. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In accordance with ADA regulations, persons in need of an accommodation to participate in the meetings should notify the County Manager's office at 828-764-9350 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meetings.</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>
Adoption of Schedules, Standards and Rules for 2019 Reappraisalhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=230Adoption of Schedules, Standards and Rules for 2019 Reappraisal<p>Notice is hereby given that on October 2, 2018, the Burke County Board of Commissioners adopted the true value and present use value schedules, standards, and rules to be used in the 2019 reappraisal of real property in Burke County.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> Notice is further given that a copy of said true value and present use value schedules, standards, and rules are on file in the office of the Burke County Tax Assessor, 110 N. Green Street, Morganton, NC and is available for public inspection, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> Notice is further given that a property owner who asserts that the schedules, standards, and rules are invalid, may except to the order and appeal there from to the Property Tax Commission within thirty (30) days of the date when the notice of adopting the schedules, standards, and rules was first published.</p>
Notice of Public Hearinghttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=229Notice of Public Hearing<p>​The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at <strong>6:00 p.m.</strong> (or as soon as persons may be heard) on <strong>October 16, 2018</strong> 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;"><strong>Zoning Map Amendment</strong> (ZMA 2018-02): - The applicants, Carissa Parker and Todd Bennick (dba DKA Enterprises, LLC, requests to change the current zoning district of eight (8) parcels totaling approximately 21.07 acres from the Residential One (R-1) Zoning District to the Residential Two (R-2) District.  The parcels are located off of Roy McGallard Ave. in the Silver Creek Township.  The parcels are further identified by Parcel ID #'s: 1752770973, 1752788167, 1752880291, 1752774847, 1752774782, 1752785127, 1752870833 and 1752773820.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Zoning Map Amendment</strong> (ZMA 2018-06):  The applicant Tracy Dale requests to change the current zoning district on a 3.37-acre portion of land from the Residential Three (R-3) District to the General Business (G-B) District.  The 3.37-acre rezoning is comprised of (PIN#s 1762228956 and 1762330174). </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Public comment is welcome.  Questions about the proposed rezoning(s) may be directed to the Burke County Community Development at (828) 764-9030. In accordance with ADA regulations, if reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the meeting, please contact the County Manager's office at 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours before the meeting.</p>
Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development ("Dig") Incentivehttps://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Special Notice/DispForm.aspx?ID=228Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development ("Dig") Incentive<p>​Notice is hereby given in accordance with NC General Statutes Section 158-7.1, 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, October 16, 2018, in the County Board Room located in the Burke County Services Building, 110 North Green Street, Entrance E, Morganton, NC to consider an economic development grant agreement ("DIG") for Morganton Lodging Associates, L.P. (the "Company").  Click the title to read more.</p>