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Upcoming Gov’t Meetings in Avery, Watauga Counties

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Updated: Tuesday, July 29 – 1:30 p.m.

Upcoming Gov’t Meetings in Avery, Watauga Counties

Compiled by Jesse Wood

Below is a listing of governmental meetings that are scheduled in Avery and Watauga counties. Some are reoccurring – others called irregularly. Meeting cancellations are listed at the very bottom of the listing. In some cases, the agenda for a specific meeting hasn’t been prepared yet. Agenda items or links to the agenda will be included once that information has been released.

This is a new High Country Press notice that is still a work in progress – and will essentially always be as it changes each week. If you see a meeting not listed, feel free to email: [email protected]


Watauga County:

Tuesday, Aug. 5: Watauga County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Board Room in the Watauga County Administration Building. See agenda here.

For dates and times of other Watauga County meetings that are held regularly, click here for a listing of boards appointed by the Watauga County Board of Commissioners and here for boards that are not appointed by commissioners.


Watauga County Board of Education:

Monday, Aug. 11: Watauga County Board of Education will meet for its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Gragg Education Center off of N.C. 194. An agenda has yet to be published.

For a calendar of upcoming Watauga County Board of Education meetings and other school-related meetings, click here.


Town of Boone:

Wednesday, July 30: Boone Town Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. in closed session at the Administrative Conference Room in Town Hall to “consider the qualification and conditions of initial employment of a prospective employee.” This is a reconvening of Monday’s recessed meeting.

Thursday, July 31: Boone’s Sustainability Task Force will meet at 12:00 p.m.at Pepper’s Restaurant, located at 240 Shadowline Dr. The board will discuss setting a regular meeting time, the council’s charge to the committee and designating a chair and vice-chair.

Monday, Aug. 4: Boone Town Council and the Boone Area Planning Commission will hold a Quarterly Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. at 1500 Blowing Rock Road to hear the following cases: to rezone First Baptist Church and Hospitality House properties on King Street to B-1 Central Business; to rezone property for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; to here UDO corrections text amendment; and UDO modifications relating to parking control warning signs. See agenda here.

Tuesday, Aug. 26: Downtown Boone Development Association will gather for its annual meeting at the Jones House at 5:30 p.m. Agenda items include general business, review of 2014-15 budget, election of board members, review of 2013-14 projects and upcoming goals, promotion ideas during holiday season, downtown art projects and more. See notice and agenda here.

For a listing of regular town meetings and dates and times, click here.


Town of Blowing Rock:

Tuesday, Aug. 12: Blowing Rock Town Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall. An agenda has yet to be published.

Thursday, Aug. 21: Blowing Rock Planning Board meets at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall. An agenda has yet to be published.

For more information about other meetings in Blowing Rock, click here.


Avery County:

Monday, August 4: Avery County Board of Commissioners meets at 3:30 p.m. An agenda has yet to be published.

For information about other departments in Avery County, click here.


Avery County Board of Education:

Tuesday, Aug. 12: Avery County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. More info to come.

Tuesday, Sept. 9: Avery County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. More info to come.


Town of Beech Mountain:

Tuesday, Aug. 12: Beech Mountain Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber Room at 403 Beech Mountain Parkway. Agenda has yet to be published.

Tuesday, Sept. 9: Beech Mountain Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber Room at 403 Beech Mountain Parkway. Agenda has yet to be published.

For other meetings regarding Beech Mountain boards, click here and then click on the tab on the left side of the page titled “Council and Board Information.”


Town of Banner Elk:

Monday, Aug. 11: Banner Elk Town Council meets for its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. in Town Hall. An agenda has yet to be published.

For a listing of other Banner Elk government meetings, click here.


Cancellations

Thursday, August 7: Boone Board of Adjustment has cancelled its regularly scheduled monthly meeting because of lack of agenda items. The meeting was to be held at the Council Chambers at 5:30 p.m.