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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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Important Notice Regarding Marriage Licenses

Tue, 24 Oct 2017

Important Notice Regarding Marriage Licenses

Summary

Nora Dietzel, Boone County Recorder of Deeds wishes to announce that beginning November 1, 2017, the Recorder's office will provide the original marriage license to the couple, or their designee, once it has been recorded and scanned.

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Boone County Emergency Management Coordinates for Eclipse

Fri, 18 Aug 2017

Boone County Emergency Management Coordinates for Eclipse

Summary

Boone County Emergency Management, along with partner agencies in our community, stand ready to be of service to the community during the upcoming solar eclipse. Our office has been in frequent contact with other response and recovery agencies from across our community to ensure we are as well prepared as possible.

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Boone County Offices and Boone County Courthouse to be Closed from 12:00PM - 2:00PM on August 21, 2017

Thu, 17 Aug 2017

Summary

Boone County Government offices and the Boone County Courthouse will be closed from 12:00PM until 2:00PM on Monday, August 21, 2017 to allow employees to experience the total solar eclipse. This will include all offices in the Boone County Government Center, Boone County Annex and Boone County Courthouse; Boone County Community Services; Boone County Public Works; and all non-essential operations at the Boone County Public Safety Campus.

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Taylor Burks Appointed As Boone County Clerk

Mon, 31 Jul 2017

Summary

Taylor Burks has been appointed Boone County Clerk by Governor Eric Greitens. The position became vacant when long-term Boone County Clerk, Wendy S. Noren, resigned in June. Elections Manager Art Auer has been serving as Interim County Clerk.

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Boone County Named Top Ten by Center for Digital Government

Wed, 26 Jul 2017

Summary

For the eighth year in a row, Boone County earned recognition for successful outcomes through strategic use of information and communications technology. On Thursday, July 20, the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties announced the top ten counties in each of five population categories, including Boone County, which ranked tenth place amongst counties with a population between 150,000 and 249,999. Boone County has been ranked in the top ten among counties of similar population for twelve of the past thirteen years.

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Boone County Receives Two Awards for FACE Program

Mon, 24 Jul 2017

Summary

Boone County has received a 2017 Achievement Award in the category of Children and Youth from the National Association of Counties for its Family Access Center of Excellence (FACE) program. The FACE program, as the recipient of an Achievement Award, was eligible to be selected as one of the 100 Brilliant Ideas at Work and was ultimately selected for this recognition on June 2, 2017. This designation recognizes Boone County as showcasing one of the best innovations in county government.

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