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Boone County Recognizes 10 Employees for Milestones Over 20 Years of Service

Wed, 05 Dec 2018

Boone County Recognizes 10 Employees for Milestones Over 20 Years of Service

Summary

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 10 employees of Boone County Government were recognized for their dedication in serving the citizens of Boone County at the Boone County Years of Service Award Ceremony.

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Proclamation to be Presented to Promote Investments in Families and Children Ages Birth to Three Years

Tue, 04 Dec 2018

Proclamation to be Presented to Promote Investments in Families and Children Ages Birth to Three Years

Summary

A proclamation recognizing the importance of prioritizing and investing in children ages birth to three years and their families will be presented by the Boone County Commission during its meeting on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 1:30PM. The media is invited to come to the meeting being held in Commission Chambers of the Boone County Government Center.

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Northern and Southern Boone County Property Tax Payment Collection Sites

Mon, 03 Dec 2018

Summary

As a convenience to Boone County taxpayers, the Boone County Collector of Revenue’s office will be assisting taxpayers in Northern and Southern Boone County that wish to pay their taxes in person, a little closer to home. Staff will be at the Centralia City Hall on Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7; and, at the Ashland City Hall on Thursday, December 13 and Friday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day - weather permitting.

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Live Well by Faith Earns Missouri Association of Counties County Achievement Award

Mon, 19 Nov 2018

Live Well by Faith Earns Missouri Association of Counties County Achievement Award

Summary

Live Well by Faith, a program of the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services (PHHS), has earned the Missouri Association of Counties (MAC) County Achievement Award for 2018. The award will be presented today at the MAC Annual Conference in Osage Beach, MO. The County Achievement Award recognizes county programs that are innovative, unique and easily replicable.

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2018 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Tue, 13 Nov 2018

2018 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Summary

Over 135,200 property tax statements, licenses, and special assessments totaling more than $207 million for 2018 have been placed in the mail to Boone County taxpayers.

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Prescription Drug Take Back

Tue, 23 Oct 2018

Prescription Drug Take Back

Summary

The Boone County Sheriff's Department, in partnership with the Youth Community Coalition and law enforcement agencies throughout Boone County including Ashland, Columbia, Centralia, Hallsville, University of Missouri, and VA Hospital Police Departments, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take Back event at multiple locations October 26 & 27, 2018. This event coincides with the National Drug Take Back event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

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Boone County Commission to Honor Senator Caleb Rowden

Fri, 12 Oct 2018

Boone County Commission to Honor Senator Caleb Rowden

Summary

The Boone County Commission, on behalf of the County Commissioners Association of Missouri (CCAM), will honor Senator Caleb Rowden during the Commission Meeting on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 9:30AM in the Boone County Commission Chambers. Senator Rowden is one of six Missouri legislators to be honored by CCAM for their commitment to improving county government operations. The Commission will also present a proclamation in Senator Rowden's honor.

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Boone County Joint Communications and MACC Celebrate Ribbon Cutting

Thu, 11 Oct 2018

Boone County Joint Communications and MACC Celebrate Ribbon Cutting

Summary

Boone County Joint Communications (BCJC) and Moberly Area Community College (MACC) will celebrate their partnership in offering the Emergency Telecommunicator course with a ribbon cutting on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:00AM. The ceremony will take place at MACC - Columbia Higher Education Center in the Parkade Center, 601 Business Loop 70 West, Suite 153. This suite is located in the basement of the Parkade Center and may most easily be accessed by using the north Parkade Center entrance, which is west of the MACC main entrance.

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama Recognizes Boone County Voters

Tue, 02 Oct 2018

Summary

Former first lady Michelle Obama recognized the dedication and success of the voters of Boone County during a voter registration rally in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Mrs. Obama spoke about the Boone County Children's Services Sales Tax, applauding the conviction of those who saw the need for the tax, the dedication supporters exhibited in getting the tax on the ballot, and the power of Boone County voters who supported the tax initiative. Mrs. Obama presented Boone County as an example of the positive change that can happen in a community when citizens use their votes as their voice.

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Boone County Circuit Clerk Christy Blakemore Receives the Honorable Clifford H. Ahrens Award

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

Summary

Boone County Circuit Clerk Christy Blakemore was presented with the Honorable Clifford H. Ahrens Excellence in Technical Achievements Award on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at the Missouri Bar/Judicial Conference 2018 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Mo. The Missouri Court Automation Committee (MCA) presents this award annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to court automation.

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Inclusive Excellence Celebration to be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018

Mon, 20 Aug 2018

Inclusive Excellence Celebration to be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018

Summary

The Matters of Social Justice Committee of Boone County is hosting the Inclusive Excellence Celebration on Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Downtown Columbia. The Celebration will begin at 7:30AM at Peace Park with sign making and free t-shirts. At 9:00AM, participants will travel from Peace Park to the Boone County Courthouse Plaza in the March Toward an Inclusive Community. From 9:30AM until 12:00PM, participants can enjoy music, kid and family activities, register for prizes and listen to guest speaker, Dr. Damon Williams.

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