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Local Government Notes

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners will hold their annual retreat on Feb. 24 and 25. According to a memorandum from County Manager Deron Geouque, the board’s retreat will provide a framework for the upcoming budget. Staff will disseminate information on various topics and issues that will assist the board in determining budgetary levels for departments and outside agencies. The board will hear requests from different groups and organizations during the retreat. The retreat enables the board to receive a snapshot of county resources and current expenditures in order to prioritize needs in the upcoming budget.

The Blowing Rock Board of Commissioners, during their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, voted to change the time for their regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month to begin at 5:30 p.m. instead of 5:00 p.m. for the months of April through November. If you have questions regarding this change, please call Town Hall at (828) 295-5200. 

The Town of Boone Community Appearance Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 6 pm at the Planning and Inspections Conference Room located at 1500 Blowing Rock Rd.

The Boone  Board of Adjustment will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, March 1st at 5:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers, 1500 Blowing Rock Road. – Ron Fitzwater