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Boone County Commission Accepting Applications for Appointment to Daniel Boone Regional Library Board

Mon, 10 Jun 2024

Summary

The Boone County Commission is accepting applications for appointment to the Daniel Boone Regional Library Board. The appointee’s three-year term will run from July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2027.

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Visit the Boone County Government Website to Learn About the Senior Real Estate Tax Relief Program

Tue, 04 Jun 2024

Summary

A real estate property tax credit program is now available to eligible Boone County taxpayers on their primary residence. Please visit www.ShowMeBoone.com and click the Boone County Senior Real Estate Tax Relief Program link at the top of the page for additional information, including frequently asked questions.

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Boone County Commission Appoints Christie Davis as New Director of Joint Communications

Mon, 03 Jun 2024

Summary

The Boone County Commission is pleased to announce Christie Davis has been appointed as Director of Joint Communications (9-1-1), effective Monday, June 10, 2024. Christie comes to Boone County having served as the Executive Director of the Sumner County Emergency Communications Center in Sumner County, Tennessee.

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Boone County Commission Adopts Senior Real Estate Tax Relief Program Policy

Thu, 30 May 2024

Summary

On Thursday, the Boone County Commission voted to approve the Senior Real Estate Tax Relief Program, days after the Missouri General Assembly’s passage of Senate Bill 756, which provided clarity and some of the necessary statutory cleanup sought by counties in order to successfully implement the program. The Boone County Senior Real Estate Tax Relief Program was established in response to enabling legislation from the Missouri General Assembly and voter approval of Boone County Proposition 1 on April 2, 2024.

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Boone County Children's Services Board Announces $10 Million Open Request for Proposal to Support Children, Youth, and Families

Wed, 15 May 2024

Summary

The Boone County Children's Services Board (BCCSB) is pleased to announce the release of its 2024 Open Request for Proposal (RFP), offering $10 million in funding to support programs that promote the well-being of children and youth and strengthen families. Applications for funding will be considered from nonprofits or governmental entities if the proposed program provides services to children, youth (nineteen years of age or less), and/or their families in areas fundable pursuant to statute.

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Tornado Siren Malfunction Update

Fri, 03 May 2024

Summary

On Thursday afternoon, an outdoor warning siren located in the 5400 block of North Highway 763 had a technical malfunction that caused it to repeatedly activate without warning. The Boone County Office of Emergency Management (BCOEM) engaged its siren contractor and the Boone County Joint Communications radio technician team to expeditiously remove that siren from service.

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Boone County Commission Announces Recipients of Final Round of ARPA Funding

Tue, 30 Apr 2024

Summary

The Boone County Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the final round of Boone County American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. Following a rigorous review process, the Commission is awarding approximately $6.6 million to 19 organizations across Boone County. The list of awardees can be found in the press release.

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

Mon, 15 Apr 2024

Summary

With voter approval of Proposition 1 on April 2, the Boone County Commission will hold four (4) public hearings regarding the senior citizen tax relief program.

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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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