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Boone County Commission to Host Community Information and Listening Sessions Regarding ARPA Funding Distributions

Mon, 30 Jan 2023

Summary

The Boone County Commission will host Community Information and Listening Sessions at various locations throughout the county regarding the distribution of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The Community Information and Listening Sessions, which are open to the public, will begin Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

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Boone County Commission Announces 'Operation Green Light' Launch In Support of Local Veterans

Fri, 04 Nov 2022

Summary

As Veterans Day approaches, the Boone County Commission invites residents and businesses to join Boone County in Operation Green Light. From November 7th through November 13th, the Boone County Courthouse will be illuminated green as part of a new national collaborative to support military veterans, as well as raise awareness about the unique challenges faced by many veterans and the resources that are available at the county, state, and federal level to assist veterans and their families.

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2022 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Thu, 03 Nov 2022

2022 Boone County Property Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

Summary

Boone County taxpayers will be receiving their 2022 property tax statements, licenses, and special assessments in the mail over the next two weeks. 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 before the December 31 due date.

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Boone County Bicentennial Committee to Present "Treasures Of Boone County" Mural Piece to River Communities

Mon, 24 Oct 2022

Boone County Bicentennial Committee to Present

Summary

The Boone County Bicentennial Committee is pleased to present to the River Communities their portion of the “Treasures of Boone County” mural during the Hartsburg Grand Open House on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at 4:00PM in the Events Center at Hartsburg Grand, 30 S. 2nd Street, Hartsburg, Mo.

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Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Mon, 24 Oct 2022

Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Summary

The Boone County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with 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 28th and 29th, 2022. This event coincides with the National Drug Take Back event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

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Boone County Commission Seeking County Resident Input Via Surveys

Thu, 20 Oct 2022

Summary

The Boone County Commission is seeking input from Boone County residents via two online surveys. One survey is focused on collecting feedback regarding the community’s desired prioritization of the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The second survey is seeking to collect data about internet services and availability throughout Boone County, Missouri, in order to accurately map internet service availability across the county. The surveys are open to all Boone County residents.

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Boone County Commissioners Justin Aldred and Janet Thompson Reappointed to National Committees

Wed, 03 Aug 2022

Summary

On August 2, 2022, Boone County Commissioner Justin Aldred was reappointed to the National Association of Counties (NACo) Veterans and Military Services Committee and the Telecommunications & Technology Policy Steering Committee. Also, on August 2, 2022, Boone County Commission Janet Thompson was reappointed to the NACo Healthy Counties Advisory Board and to the Justice and Public Safety (JPS) Steering Committee as the Vice Chair.

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Boone County Commissioners Justin Aldred and Janet Thompson Appointed as Leadership to Statewide Committees

Tue, 26 Jul 2022

Summary

Boone County Commissioners Justin Aldred and Janet Thompson will hold leadership roles in Missouri Association of Counties (MAC) Policy Steering Committees for the 2022-2023 term. MAC President Batina Dodge announced the appointments on July 20, 2022.

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Local Women Leaders to Discuss Missouri Politics Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Mon, 25 Jul 2022

Summary

The Unnamed Committee in Boone County for Open Minds in Politics, in cooperation with Stephens College, will present “Show Me Missouri Women in Politics” Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 7 p.m. on the Stephens College campus.

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Commissioner Janet Thompson Accepted Into National Association of Counties' Familiar Faces Leadership Network

Tue, 19 Jul 2022

Summary

Boone County Commissioner Janet Thompson is joining a select group of local officials from across the nation as the inaugural cohort of the National Association of Counties’ Familiar Faces Leadership Network for their commitment to improving life outcomes for high-needs residents with complex behavioral health conditions.

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Residents Reminded When to Call 9-1-1

Fri, 01 Jul 2022

Residents Reminded When to Call 9-1-1

Summary

Residents are reminded to call 9-1-1 for emergencies only and to call the non-emergency numbers 3-1-1 or 573-442-6131 for other situations requiring law enforcement attention, such as noise caused by fireworks or fireworks being discharged in prohibited areas.

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