All county offices will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018. Libraries will also be closed on Saturday, March 31. County Parks will be open both days.

Contact Information

  • Barry Edwards, PE. Utilities & Engineering Director
  • (828) 465-8261
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:25 Government Drive Newton, NC 28658
  • (view all county locations)

Utilities & Engineering


The Utilities and Engineering Department consists of several divisions: Building Services, EcoComplex, Erosion Control and Stormwater, Local Code Compliance, Solid Waste, and Water and Sewer.


Brandice Watts
Administrative Assistant
(828) 465-8261
Cindy Meadows
Business Manager
(828) 465-8160
Amanda Kain
Recycling Coordinator
(828) 465-8217
Jonathan Greer
Utilities and Landfill Project Manager
(828) 464-6411
Toni Norton, PE
Water Resources Engineer
(828) 465-8161
Nathalia Queen
Environmental Engineer
(828) 465-9469
Jack Chandler
Assistant Director
(828) 465-8940
Barry Edwards, PE
Utilities and Engineering Director
(828) 465-8261

Account Services

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