Media Contact:
Porcshe Moran
Tel. 573-886-4312

Boone County "Week in Review"

For week ending December 5, 2009

Columbia, Mo. (December 4, 2009)


County Recognizes Employee of the Third Quarter: On Tuesday, Boone County Public Works office administrator Jane Telander was named employee of the third quarter. Telander has a great deal of interaction with the public and employees and is always diplomatic and friendly in her interactions with others. She takes the lead in preparing the department budget, answers employee questions, and handles all situations with professionalism and thoughtfulness.

The following employees were also honored as Nominees of Employee of the Quarter:

Bids Opened for Thomas Hill Road Bridge: On Thursday, the Boone County Commission opened bids for the Thomas Hill Road Bridge project. The bids will be reviewed by the Purchasing Department before a final award decision is made.

Public Works Launches New Internship Program: The Boone County Public Works Department announced that Kerry Moseley, a recent graduate of the Job Point Heavy Highway Construction Program, has been selected for a 90-day internship with the County.

Read the full news release here:


Monday, December 7: The County will begin collecting donations for the Central Missouri Food Bank and the Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary. Barrels will be set up at the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center (801 E. Walnut, Columbia) to collect non-perishable food items for the Food Bank. Cat and dog food and treats will be collected by Nora in the Recorder's office (room 132) at the Government Center. All donations need to be collected by Friday, December 18.

Wednesday, December 9: Elected officials and staff from Boone County, the City of Columbia and the University of Missouri will gather for a reception at 6 p.m. in the Roger B. Wilson Government Center Commission Chambers (801 E. Walnut, Columbia) to announce the first place winner and runner-ups for the stormwater logo contest.

Read the media alert here:

Sunday, December 6-Monday, December 14: The tentative agenda for the Boone County Commission is available at


For more information on these news items contact:
Porcshe Moran
Tel. 573-886-4312