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Boone County Senior Buyer, Liz Palazzolo, Receives Buyer of the Year, Small Entity Award

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Boone County Senior Buyer, Liz Palazzolo, Receives Buyer of the Year, Small Entity Award

Summary

Elizabeth "Liz" Palazzolo, CPPO, CPM., Senior Buyer for Boone County, received the Buyer of the Year, Small Entity award by the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing, Inc. (MAPP), Chapter #3 of NIGP - The Institute for Public Procurement. This award recognizes her outstanding contributions to the public purchasing profession and the MAPP chapter.

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Boone County to Host First Public Safety Hiring Fair

Thu, 05 Apr 2018

Boone County to Host First Public Safety Hiring Fair

Summary

Boone County Human Resources is partnering with five public safety agencies in Boone County to host the first Boone County Public Safety Hiring Fair. The fair will be held on Tuesday, April 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Boone County Sheriff's Department Training Annex building at 2111 County Drive in Columbia. The event is free and open to the public. Families of interested candidates are encouraged to attend.

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Boone County Prosecuting Attorney's Office Hosts Free 5K for National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Wed, 14 Mar 2018

Boone County Prosecuting Attorney's Office Hosts Free 5K for National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Summary

The Boone County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is hosting a 5K walk/run on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11:00AM in Stephens Lake Park. The purpose of this event is to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which runs from April 8, 2018 through April 14, 2018. Participation in the event is free and the first 300 participants will receive a free t-shirt. Participants are asked to pre-register for the event by visiting http://nationalcrimevictimsrightsweek5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=10526 This project is supported by a National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Project subgrant awarded by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) under a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

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Most Boone County Government Offices and Departments Closing at 1:00PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018, Due to Inclement Weather

Thu, 11 Jan 2018

Most Boone County Government Offices and Departments Closing at 1:00PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018, Due to Inclement Weather

Summary

Due to the potential for inclement weather and dangerous driving conditions, most Boone County Government offices and departments will be closing at 1:00PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018. The Commission meeting originally scheduled at 1:30PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018, has been canceled. The Boone County Clerk's Office will remain open for candidates wishing to file for the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees and Centralia Special Road District. The Boone County Courthouse, including the Circuit Clerk's Office and Prosecuting Attorney's Office, will also remain open with minimal staffing so as to allow for provision of the most essential of services.

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Boone County Property Taxes Are Due December 31, 2017

Wed, 27 Dec 2017

Boone County Property Taxes Are Due December 31, 2017

Summary

Brian McCollum, Boone County Collector of Revenue, wishes to remind taxpayers that Boone County property taxes are due December 31, 2017. If taxpayers have not received a property tax statement, they should contact the collector’s office immediately.

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Boone County Recognizes 12 Employees for Milestones Over 20 Years of Service

Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Boone County Recognizes 12 Employees for Milestones Over 20 Years of Service

Summary

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, twelve employees of Boone County Government were recognized for having served the citizens of Boone County for twenty years or more. These employees each reached a five-year milestone beyond twenty years during 2017 and were recognized at the Boone County Years of Service Award Ceremony.

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Northern and Southern Boone County Property Tax Payment Collection Sites

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Summary

As a convenience to Boone County taxpayers, the Boone County Collector of Revenue’s office will set up satellite offices in Centralia and Ashland to accept property tax payments. Staff will be at the Ashland City Hall on Monday, December 11 and Tuesday, December 12; and, at the Centralia City Hall on Thursday, December 14 and Friday, December 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

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Boone County Announces Launch of New Website Design

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Boone County Announces Launch of New Website Design

Summary

Boone County is pleased to announce the launch of our newly re-designed County government website. For the first time in nearly twenty years, the website has undergone a complete redesign. This new design consists of a modern, user-friendly look and feel through the use of an updated color pallet and an enhanced layout that optimizes page flow and readability.

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2017 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

2017 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Summary

Over 134,100 property tax statements, licenses, and special assessments totaling more than $198 million will soon be showing up in Boone County taxpayers' mailboxes. Brian McCollum, Boone County Collector of Revenue, recommends that taxpayers should always open and inspect their statements as soon as possible and identify any problems. Taxpayers should contact the collector's office with any issues so that they may be resolved efficiently and effectively before the December 31 due date.

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Mental Health Advocate Joan Becker to Give Free Presentation

Wed, 08 Nov 2017

Mental Health Advocate Joan Becker to Give Free Presentation

Summary

Joan Becker, nationally-known speaker and advocate for those who suffer from mental illness, will be giving a presentation on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:00PM in the Boone County Government Center Commission Chambers. The public is welcome and invited to attend this free presentation, sponsored by the Boone County Commission and Boone County Judicial and Law Enforcement Task Force. Joan's presentation is anticipated to last one hour, and she will take questions after the presentation.

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Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Tue, 24 Oct 2017

Prescription Drug Take Back Event

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 27 & 28, 2017. This event coincides with the National Drug Take Back event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

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