Burke County is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, elected at large to serve four-year terms. Terms are staggered so that, every two years, three or four commissioner seats are up for election.
Jeffrey C. Brittain, Chairman
Scott Mulwee, Vice Chairman
Wayne F. Abele, Sr., Commissioner
Johnnie Carswell, Commissioner
Maynard M. Taylor, Commissioner
J.R.Simpson, II, County Attorney
Kay Honeycutt Draughn, CMC, NCMCC, Clerk to the Board
Citizens with disabilities in need of an accommodation are encouraged to contact the County Manager's office at 828-764-9350 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Pursuant to Resolution No. 2020-28 adopted December 15, 2020, pre-agenda meetings will be held on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m unless otherwise noted.