Boone County News Release

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For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Boone County Commission Administrative Coordinator
Phone: (573) 886-4312

Boone County Week In Review

December 4, 2009

For the week ending December 4, 2009

Things you may have missed...

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:

  • David Samuels - Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • Sherry Bruns - Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Family Support Division
  • David Sabath - Assessor's Office
  • Tonya Jones - Corrections Department
  • Leasa Quick - Sheriff's Department
  • Dan Marshall - Planning & Building Inspection Department
  • Dennis Haynes - Planning & Building Inspection Department
  • Daniel Haid - Public Works Department, Design & Construction Division

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:

Coming Up...

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