PUBLIC NOTICES

  • Watauga County Soil & Water Annual Tree Sale

    Orders will be taken from now until March 29th.  You may pick up an order form from our office at 971 W. King St. and it is also posted on the County website and our Facebook page: Watauga Soil & Water Conservation District.

    We accept Cash or Checks – no cards. 

  • 2024 Watauga Commissioner Districts

     For the Map Click Here

  • 02/29/2024 - Special Meeting Notice - Annual Pre-Budget Retreat

    THE WATAUGA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL CONDUCT A SPECIAL MEETING ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2024, BEGINNING AT 12:00 NOON AND RECONVENING ON FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024, AT 9:00 A.M. IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM AT THE WATAUGA COUNTY COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER LOCATED AT 231 COMPLEX DRIVE, BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA.  THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS TO HOLD A RETREAT TO REVIEW GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR WATAUGA COUNTY.  FOR INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE AT 828-265-8000.

  • 03/01/2024 - Special Meeting Notice - Annual Pre-Budget Retreat

    THE WATAUGA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL CONDUCT A SPECIAL MEETING ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2024, BEGINNING AT 12:00 NOON AND RECONVENING ON FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024, AT 9:00 A.M. IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM AT THE WATAUGA COUNTY COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER LOCATED AT 231 COMPLEX DRIVE, BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA.  THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS TO HOLD A RETREAT TO REVIEW GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR WATAUGA COUNTY.  FOR INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE AT 828-265-8000.

  • 03/05/2024 - Meeting Location Change

    The Watauga County Board of Commissioners’ Board Room serves as an official voting place for One Stop Voting and the Primary.  Due to the this, the location of the Watauga County Board of Commissioners’ regular meetings scheduled for 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, and 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, will be held in the Community Room at the Watauga County Community Recreation Center located at 231 Complex Drive, Boone, North Carolina.  For information or questions, please call (828) 265-8000.

  • 03/05/2024 - Public Hearing Notice

    Pursuant to NC General Statute 153A-303 and 69-25.11, the Watauga County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, to allow citizen comment on the proposed adjustment of the fire protection district for 1166 Old East Ridge Rd from Stewart Simmons to Deep Gap.  Please click HERE to view information regarding the proposed change.  The information is also located at the office of the Clerk to the Board of Commissioners located at 814 West King Street, Boone, North Carolina.  The meeting will be held in the Community Room at the Community Recreation Center located at 231 Complex Drive, Boone, North Carolina.

  • 03/07/2024 - Watauga County RFP Repaving (Re-Advertisement)

    Watauga County is seeking Requests for Proposals for repaving the Hannah Building Parking Lot at 141 Health Center Drive, Boone, NC 28607.  Proposals shall be hand delivered to Watauga County Building Maintenance Department, Attn.:  Robert Marsh, 274 Winklers Creek Road, Boone, NC 28607 by Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.  The scope of work includes all labor and materials to remove existing pavement, setup gravel, install drainage and install new asphalt pavement. 

    ADDENDUM 1

    Please note: The scope of work in this project includes the installation of the trench drain and one piece of 10” HDPE pipe that ties back into an existing catch basin located at the edge of the pavement on the northwest side of the project. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE THE PIPE AND CATCH BASINS THAT LIE OUTSIDE THE SHADED AREA ALONG THE EAST SIDE OF THE PROJECT IN YOUR PROPOSAL.

    Please contact Robert Marsh at robert.marsh@watgov.org if you have questions.

    For Hannah Building Parking Lot plans Click Here.

  • 03/08/2024 - Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) Request for Proposals (RFP)

    The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) has studied the risk factors and needs of Juvenile Court involved youth in this county and hereby publishes a Request for Proposals (RFP).  The JCPC anticipates funds from the NC Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Community Programs section in the amount of $139,176 to fund programs to serve delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2024-2025 beginning on, or after, July 1, 2024.  The use of these funds requires a local match of 30%.

     

    Please click HERE to view the RFP.  Please click HERE to view the JCPC Risk and Needs Assessment Summary.

     

    Deadline for applications is March 8th, 2024 at 5:00pm.

  • 03/19/2024 - Foster Parent Training

    Foster Parent Training will start March 19 at 5:30 at Dept of Social Services

    For more information, contact Alice Langseth at 828-265-8100 or alice.langseth@watgov.org

  • 08/01/2024 - Preparation for the 2027 Revaluation

    Preparation for the 2027 Revaluation is currently underway with every property in Watauga County to be visited by an appraiser.  The field reviews are conducted to ensure the data of the property reflects accurately in the county tax records. As a part of this review, all residential and commercial properties will be digitally photographed to ensure that all improvements can be compared consistently and uniformly, as well as to validate property addresses and locations to assist emergency services. Staff will be driving vehicles with door magnets attached identifying them as Watauga County Appraisal.  Appraisers will be wearing a safety vest and lanyard with a photo ID Badge attached. As part of their appraisal, they will be knocking on doors to advise the owner that they are there and ask a couple of questions. If no one is home, the appraiser will leave a door hanger to let the owner know the property was visited by staff.  Should you have any questions as to the identity of the individual at your home please contact the Tax Office at 828-265-8021.