County Manager

The County Manager serves as Chief Executive Officer of Burke County government, appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners, which sets policies and adopts ordinances that regulate Burke County government. In addition to carrying out the day-to-day administration of County government, the County Manager is responsible for implementing policies established by the Board of Commissioners, coordinating the work of all County agencies, and representing the County in dealings with other governmental units and agencies. The Manager’s duties include preparing the county wide recommended budget, recommending new and revised policies and programs to the Board of Commissioners, and implementing county programs and services in an effective and efficient manner.

Accomplishments

View past summaries of accomplishments.

  1. Burke County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

    Posted on May 26, 2022

    Burke County offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will be closed. Read on...
  2. NCDOT - Road Closure Notice - Mount Harmony Rd.

    Posted on February 10, 2022

    Please see click the title for information from NCDOT regarding an upcoming road closure for a bridge replacement project on Mt. Harmony Road beginning on February 15, 2022. Read on...
  3. Burke County State of Emergency

    Posted on January 13, 2022

    Due to the inclement weather event forecast to impact Burke County. Chairman Mulwee has executed a state of emergency document which will be effective on January 14, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. Read on...
  4. County offices will be closed for Christmas and New Year's

    Posted on December 20, 2021

    Burke County offices will be closed December 23 - 27 for Christmas. as well as December 31 in observance of New Year’s. The landfill and convenience sites will be closed December 24 – 26 and will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, December 27. Read on...
  5. Vaccine Information

    Posted on November 10, 2021

    Family-focused vaccination clinic available at St. Charles Catholic Church November 6th-December 18th! Read on...
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