Media Contact:
Lamar Henderson

Boone County Week in Review

for the week ending Saturday, May 14, 2011

COLUMBIA, MO, May 13, 2011

Things you might have missed

The Boone County (Randomly Selected) Employee of the Week

Monica Kuster

Monica Kuster

What is your job title?

Administrative Assistant for the Boone County Commissioners

Where do you work?

Commission Office at Roger B. Wilson Government Center

What are the three most important tasks you do in your job?

Schedule all meetings for all three Commissioners, Pay the bills that the Commission Office is responsible for, Managing the Commission Office.

When did you start work with Boone County?

Oct. 12, 2010

What do you like most about working for Boone County?

The atmosphere and the friendliness of my bosses and my co-workers. Also, the fact most employees have been with Boone County for a number of years, which was one of my main concerns when looking for another job.

What do you do for fun?

Hang out with my family and my two extremely spoiled Border Collies, as well as writing poetry.

What is something your coworkers would be surprised to learn about you?

Pretty sure the co-workers who do know me, would not be surprised by anything they ever learned about me....

Photo essay: Boone County Public Works

View a photo essay of Boone County’s Public Works facility, located 9 miles north of Ashland on Highway 63.

Boone County roads scheduled for maintenance

Patricia Road at Calvert Hill is scheduled to be closed on Friday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow Boone County Public Works to install a crossroad culvert.

Sections of Rocheport Gravel Road and Wilhite Road are scheduled to be closed at various times from Thursday, May 12, through Thursday, May 26. Weather permitting, Boone County Public Works will be applying liquid magnesium chloride to the roads to control dust.

Rocheport Gravel RoadBetween Route J and Tucker Collins RoadThursday, May 128 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wilhite RoadBetween Route E and the bridge west of Memar RoadTuesday, May 178 a.m - 3 p.m.
Wilhite RoadBetween the bridge west of Memar Road and Everet School RoadThursday, May 198 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wilhite RoadBetween Everet School Road and Route JTuesday, May 248 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wilhite RoadBetween the bridge west of Memar Road and Route JThursday, May 268 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Beginning Monday, May 16, Boone County Public Works crews will perform work for an asphalt overlay project on Fairgrounds Road between Highway 22 and Francis Street on Monday, May 16.

On Monday, May 23, crews will begin work on an asphalt overlay project on Creasy Springs Road from just south of Obermiller Road to Fenton Road, and on Roemer Road between Creasy Springs Road and Obermiller Road.

The roads are expected to remain open during construction, but may be restricted to a single lane. Motorists should expect delays.

Please use caution in all road construction and work zones. Find an alternate route when necessary.

Have an item for Week in Review?

Do you have something coming up that you want to share? Send it in! Let us know what’s coming up in your week that your colleagues may be interested in, or what happened in the previous week that everyone should know. Contact Lamar Henderson, Boone County Public Information Officer, at 886-4312 or; the deadline for next week’s Week in Review is 5 p.m., Thursday, May 19.


Media Contact:
Lamar Henderson