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Boone County Commission to Hold In-Person Listening Sessions for Master Plan

Thu, 11 Apr 2024

Summary

Everyone who lives and/or works in Boone County is invited to contribute to the Boone County Master Plan by attending an in-person listening session. The sessions, hosted by Boone County Resource Management and the I5 Group, will be held throughout Boone County on Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24.

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Boone County Celebrates Regional Law Enforcement Training Center Groundbreaking

Wed, 10 Apr 2024

Summary

The Boone County Commission and Sheriff invite the public to join them at the groundbreaking of the Boone County Sheriff’s Regional Law Enforcement Training Center on Wednesday, April 17 at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the Boone County Public Safety Campus, located at 2121 County Drive, Columbia.

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Boone County Commission to Hold Public Hearing Regarding Senior Citizen Tax Relief Program

Thu, 04 Apr 2024

Summary

With voter approval of Proposition 1, the Boone County Commission will hold the first public hearing regarding the senior tax relief program on Thursday, April 18, at 1:30PM. The hearing will be held in the Commission Chambers of the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center located at 801 E. Walnut. The meeting is open to the public, who are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Residents Encouraged to Attend Boone County Housing Study Community Meetings

Thu, 04 Apr 2024

Summary

Residents of Boone County are encouraged to attend the upcoming Community Input Meetings regarding the Boone County Housing Study. The meetings, which will be held in various locations throughout Boone County next week, will serve to gather diverse perspectives and insights vital to shaping the study’s conclusions.

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Boone County Commission to Begin Developing Senior Citizen Tax Relief Program

Wed, 03 Apr 2024

Summary

With voter approval of Proposition 1, the Boone County Commission will soon begin the public process of drafting a policy and addressing key elements of the senior tax relief program.

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Boone County Commission to Hold Virtual Open House for Master Plan

Thu, 28 Mar 2024

Summary

Individuals who live and/or work in Boone County are invited to be involved in the Boone County Master Plan development process. A virtual open house is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2024, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Boone County Commission to Hold Public Hearing Regarding Solar Energy Overlay District (SEOD) Regulations

Tue, 26 Mar 2024

Summary

The Boone County Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed Boone County Solar Energy Overlay District (SEOD) Regulations on Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Commission Chambers of the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center located at 801 E. Walnut, Columbia. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Open House Meeting Regarding New Fire Station at East Broadway and El Chaparral Ave. South

Wed, 20 Mar 2024

Summary

The development of a fire station at the intersection of East Broadway and El Chaparral Avenue South will be the topic of an informal open house meeting on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the church building located at 1020 El Chaparral Ave. S, formerly New Horizons United Methodist Church. The meeting, hosted by the City of Columbia Public Works Department, is open to the public.

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Boone County Commission Will Explore Policy Criteria with Approval of Proposition 1 in April

Tue, 19 Mar 2024

Summary

On the April 2, 2024 General Municipal Election ballot, voters in Boone County will have the opportunity to vote on whether the County Commission should implement a property tax exemption for senior citizens. Voters in Boone County will be presented with Proposition 1: “Shall the County of Boone exempt senior citizens from certain increases in the property tax liability due on such senior citizens’ primary residences?”

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Boone County Commission to Hold Virtual Open House for Master Plan

Thu, 14 Mar 2024

Summary

Individuals who live and/or work in Boone County are invited to be involved in the Boone County Master Plan development process. A virtual open house is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2024, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Boone County Chosen to Participate in Juvenile Justice Initiative

Wed, 13 Mar 2024

Summary

Boone County has been chosen as one of five counties nationwide to participate in an initiative on juvenile justice facilitated by the National Association of Counties (NACo). The NACo County Juvenile Justice Innovation Network (CJJIN) aims to increase the practical understanding and capacity of counties to address the needs of youth involved in their local juvenile justice systems by leveraging the unique position of counties, which operate at the intersection of youth-serving systems such as juvenile justice, education, child welfare, and other human service systems.

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