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Boone County to Transfer Ownership of Fairgrounds Property to City of Columbia

Thu, 05 Dec 2019

Summary

Officials from Boone County and the City of Columbia announced Thursday, Dec. 5 that they have reached an agreement to transfer ownership of the Boone County Fairgrounds from Boone County to the City of Columbia. A Memorandum of Understanding must now be approved by the Boone County Commission and the Columbia City Council.

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Boone County, Columbia Officials to Host Press Conference December 5, 2019 at 3:00PM

Thu, 05 Dec 2019

Summary

Officials from Boone County and the City of Columbia will host a press conference on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. to announce an exciting significant cooperative agreement between the two government entities.

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Centralia Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tue, 03 Dec 2019

Centralia Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, December 7, 2019

Summary

The public is invited to help paint the Centralia portion of the Boone County Bicentennial mural on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Mural painting will take place between 9:00am and 12:00pm in Centralia at Friendship Place, 110 N. Rollins.

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Sturgeon Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Thursday, December 5, 2019

Mon, 02 Dec 2019

Sturgeon Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Thursday, December 5, 2019

Summary

Sturgeon High School art teacher Anna Osbourne and her students will help paint the Sturgeon portion of the Boone County Bicentennial mural on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Mural painting will take place between 3:00PM and 6:00PM in Sturgeon in the Sturgeon High School.

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2019 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Thu, 14 Nov 2019

2019 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Summary

Nearly 137,000 property tax statements, licenses, and special assessments totaling approximately $219 million for the 2019 bill year have been placed in the mail to Boone County taxpayers.

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County Recognizes Dykhouse for Work on Ameren Litigation

Thu, 31 Oct 2019

Summary

The Boone County Commission recognized Boone County Counselor CJ Dykhouse on Thursday afternoon in honor of his successful litigation against Ameren Corporation, a St. Louis-based conglomerate of power and energy companies. As a result of Dykhouse’s work, Boone County will distribute more than $2.8 million in revenues on Friday to 25 school districts and public entities throughout the county.

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Possible 9-1-1 Service Disruption Reported by CenturyLink

Mon, 28 Oct 2019

Possible 9-1-1 Service Disruption Reported by CenturyLink

Summary

Boone County Joint Communications has received notification of a CenturyLink network event causing a potential 9-1-1 service disruption in Boone County, Missouri.

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Prescription Drug Take Back Results

Sun, 27 Oct 2019

Prescription Drug Take Back Results

Summary

The Prescription Drug Take Back event held in Boone County October 25 & 26, 2019 resulted in the collection of 853 pounds of no longer wanted or needed medications. This is the fourth largest total collected locally since this event began in 2010.

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Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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 25 & 26, 2019. This event coincides with the National Drug Take Back event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

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Rocheport Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, October 19, 2019

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Rocheport Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, October 19, 2019

Summary

Attendees at the Friends of Rocheport Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner are invited to help paint the Rocheport portion of the Boone County Bicentennial mural on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Mural painting will take place between 11:00am and 1:00pm in Rocheport at the Fire Station on Central Street.

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Annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Set for October 17, 2019

Tue, 08 Oct 2019

Summary

Following FEMA's "National Preparedness Month" in September, individuals and communities throughout Boone County will participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill. Held annually on the third Thursday of October, the International ShakeOut Day is set for Thursday, October 17, 2019. During the self-led drill, participants practice how to "Drop, Cover, and Hold On."

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