Boone County "Week in Review"

For week ending Aug. 28, 2010

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2010)


Hazard Mitigation Plan Available Online: The Boone County Commission, FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and participating communities and educational institutions have approved the Boone County Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan allows participants to apply for FEMA mitigation funds for projects aimed at lessening the impact of natural hazards on lives and property.

The Hazard Mitigation plan is available online at:


East Area Plan Meeting: The City of Columbia and Boone County Planning and Zoning Commissions will host the fifth and final public information meeting regarding the East Area Plan (EAP), formally called the East Columbia Area Plan (ECAP), Aug. 31, 2010 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Columbia Benevolent Organization’s Meeting Hall located inside the Elk’s Lodge, 4747 Elk Park Drive East (east of Cedar Grove Elementary School off State Route WW).

The purpose of the meeting is to present draft findings relating to future land use allocation and growth management strategies for the study area as well as obtain community feedback on previously presented chapters. The East Area Plan is intended to guide growth on the lands generally bounded by I-70, US 63, New Haven Road and Rangeline Road in eastern Boone County.

Planning & Zoning Meeting: The Boone County Commission will meet with Planning & Zoning Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center, County Commission Chambers, 801 E. Walnut, Columbia. Mo. Read the meeting agenda at:


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