Details for Notice of Public Hearing The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners

Notice of Public Hearing

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as this matter may be reached immediately following the public hearing preceding it, at the Wilkes County Agricultural Center meeting room, 416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, with the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners to follow. The purpose of the public hearing is to consider a request from the Wilkes County Planning Department to make a line item budget transfer of the Community Development Block Grant, Neighborhood Revitalization project. The request is to transfer seventy-nine thousand dollars ($79,000.00) from the Relocation Line to the Acquisition Line, which will bring the total of the Acquisition Line to ninety-nine thousand dollars ($99,000.00). All funds are an internal transfer and will not increase or decrease the total grant budget of $635,000.00. Pursuant to the County grant agreement with the NC Department of Commerce and NC General Statutes a public hearing with a 10-day notification period is required. If you have any questions please call Mr. Edward Barnes with the Wilkes County Planning Department at (336) 651-7582. Pursuant to authorization under the Amended Policy for Attendance at Wilkes County Commissioners’ Meetings adopted by the Board of Commissioners on November 5, 2020, and Session Law 2020-3 adopted by the North Carolina General Assembly on May 4, 2020, physical attendance by members of the public at the public hearing is permitted but not required. Persons wishing to submit written comments in lieu of appearing in person may do so at any time between the initial publication of this Notice and twenty-four (24) hours following the conclusion of the public hearing. All public comments must be in writing and must be submitted by one of three methods: by U. S. mail, by email, or by hand-delivery to the Wilkes County Office Building. If submitted by U. S. Mail or hand-delivered, comments should be addressed to:

Mr. Edward G. Barnes

Wilkes County Planning Department

Wilkes County Office Building

110 North Street

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

If submitted by email, comments should be sent to:


The public hearing in this matter will be open to the public via livestream. All media and/or members of the public that would like to attend will be able to do so via the County’s livestream. The live stream can be found at or by going to and clicking on “Meeting Videos.” PLEASE NOTE THAT COMMENTS MAY NOT BE SUBMITTED VIA LIVESTREAM; THOSE WISHING TO COMMENT ON THE SUBJECT OF THE PUBLIC HEARING MUST DO SO EITHER IN PERSON OR BY SUBMITTING WRITTEN COMMENTS AS SET FORTH ABOVE.

For more information contact the Wilkes County Planning Department at 336-651-7563. This information is available in Spanish or any other language upon request. Please contact Eddie Barnes at (336) 651-7582 or at 110 North Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 for accommodations for this request.

Esta información está disponible en español o en cualquier otro idioma bajo petición. Por favor, póngase en contacto con Eddie Barnes at (336) 651-7582 o en 110 North Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 de alojamiento para esta solicitud.

This the 17th day of March, 2021. Edward G. Barnes Wilkes County Planning Director

March 17, 2021


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