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Thank you for your interest in our county. I consider it a blessing to be allowed the opportunity to serve the county I grew up in, as County Manager. Together... We Are Avery County has become my motto. This motto symbolizes the fact that Avery County offers the best services to our great citizens and visitors alike. From our Emergency Services to our Governmental Offices you can find no better. So if your just visiting or lucky enough to call Avery County home; hello and thanks for visiting our web site. Together... We Are Avery County.

Phillip Barrier, Jr.
   County Manager

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The Avery County Board of Commissioners approved the Economic Development Committee's recommendation for a new logo.


The Avery County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Board Room, Avery County Administrative Complex, 175 Linville Street, Newland, NC 28657. The purpose of this Public Hearing is to discuss a proposed agreement with Capital Development Services to provide services to Avery County and the Avery County Co-Operative Extension Service in regard to the property known as the Heritage Park property, at the address of 661 Vale Road, Newland, North Carolina 28657, and located on that real property described in Deed Book 341 Page 1673 of the Avery County Register of Deeds.  Specifically, the agreement includes the following services: Implementation of the assessment recommendations and building fund raising infrastructure; support, guidance and training of leadership staff; major donor prospect identification, evaluation, assignment, cultivation and solicitation strategies; and overall guidance and direction. The proposed contract is to be in an amount not to exceed $30,000.00.

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