Our Amazing Goverment!
If you come to our productive Board of Commissioners meetings, you'll understand just how much we do for the county. We put new budgets for the county into play, set taxes, and make sure that you get every service that is needed for your everyday life in Watauga. John Welch is the chairman of the BOC which is consisted of 4 others as well totaling to 5 members. They hold elections every 4 years. Our wonderful Chief Administrator is Deron Geouque. Working beside these folk are so many other departments. Some of them are Sheriffs Office, Fire and Emergency, Finance, Soil and Water, and Veteran Services.
Town of Boone!
Boone, named after the Danial Boone, was established in 1872. It currently is the County's Seat. Our council is made up of 5 members hold 4 year terms. Our mayor is Rennei Brantz. Our town Manager is John Ward. Our biggest attraction is App State. It's a small town of around 17,000 people.