Advisory Boards & Commissions
County residents are encouraged to serve on a board or commission. Click here to download the fillable PDF application. Click here to email the completed application to the Clerk. Or, county residents may click here to apply online.
Burke County does not discriminate. Burke County is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
Adult Care & Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee
Several vacancies exist. Initial terms of appointment are for one (1) year. Training is required and provided by the Western Piedmont Council of Governments through the Aging Support Program. Contact Christina Franklin, the Regional Ombudsman, at 828.485.4213 for more information.
BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH
BURKE SENIOR CENTER ADVISORY COUNCIL
City of Morganton - Board of Adjustment (ETJ)
Two (2) vacancies exist on Morganton's Board of Adjustment. Applicants must reside in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City of Morganton. Terms are for three (3) years. For more information, please contact the City of Morganton at 828.438.5260.
City of Morganton - Planning Board (ETJ)
Two (2) vacancies exist on Morganton's Planning Board. Applicants must reside in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City of Morganton. Terms are for three (3) years. For more information, please contact the City of Morganton at 828.438.5260.
COUNCIL ON AGING
Drexel Planning Board - ETJ Alternate
Applications are being accepted for an alternate seat on the Drexel Planning Board representing the ETJ (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction). Contact the Town of Drexel at 828-430-1794 for more information.
East Burke Senior Center Advisory Board
Applications are being accepted for several at-large seats (age 55+) on the East Burke Senior Center Advisory Board. The term is for three (3) years. Contact Becca Bova at 828-764-9308 for more information.
Hickory Regional Planning Commission
One (1) vacancy exists. Contact Brian M. Frazier, Director of Planning, City of Hickory, at 828-323-7422 for more information.
- Burke County Townships (PDF)
- Committee Community Advisory Volunteer Job Description (PDF)
- Elementary School District (PDF)
- Hickory Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction Map 2013 (PDF)
- Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Information (PDF)
- Morganton Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (PDF)
- Transportation Advisory Board Application (PDF)