• Submission of Public Comments


    The County is making every effort to ensure that the public is able to, not only listen to Board of County Commissioners' electronic meetings, but also to participate in the public comments portion of the meetings. You may submit public comment by email to: or by mail to:


    Clerk to the Board of Commissioners

    814 West King Street, Suite 205

    Boone, NC 28607

    Public comments received by 5:00 P.M. on the Monday prior to a regular Board meeting will be available to view on the County's website by the time of the meeting:


  • 11/03/2020 - Meeting Cancellation

    The Watauga County Board of Commissioners’ Board Room serves as an official voting place on Election Day.  Due to the date of the 2020 Election, the Watauga County Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020, has been cancelled.


    Therefore, the Watauga County Board of Commissioners will hold only one regular meeting in November which is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020, beginning at 5:30 P.M.  For information or questions, please call (828) 265-8000.

  • 10/27/2020 - SkyLine/SkyBest Requests Support to Expand Fiber Services

    SkyLine/SkyBest is working hard to bring high speed internet to more of rural Watauga County!  We are in the final stages of a GREAT Grant application to expand fiber services, but we need your support.  Email with the subject line: Comment: SkyBest Communications - Watauga County by Tuesday, October 27 and let NC DIT know that you need high speed internet from SkyBest Communications.

    Note:  This information is requested by SkyLine/SkyBest not the County of Watauga.

  • NC Broadband Survey

    Please click HERE to participate in the North Carolina Broadband Survey.

  • 11/13/2020 - RFQ for Architectural Services for Valle Crucis Elementary School

    Please click HERE to view the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Architectural Services for Valle Crucis Elementary School

  • 11/11/2020 - Holiday Office Closure

    Watauga County Offices will be closed in Observance of Veteran’s Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.


    County Offices will re-open as regularly scheduled on Thursday, November 12, 2020.


    Please call the County Manager’s Office at 828-265-8000 if you have questions.