Boone County Week in Review

For the week ending February 10, 2012

Things you may have missed...

Bear Creek’s water quality to see improvement

Boone County Resource Management and The City of Columbia Public Works Department are collaborating to improve water quality in Bear Creek. Funded by a 2011 Environmental Protection Agency grant, Public Works Operations at the Grissum Building and Water and Light Power Plant properties will be retrofit with stormwater controls to improve the water quality in Bear Creek. Information gathered by the monitoring of runoff and pollution reduction from the retrofits will be used to inform implementation in other areas. For the full story, please visit

Presidential Primary draws 9 percent of voters

Missouri’s nonbinding presidential primary, held Tuesday, February 7, 2012, drew 9 percent of Boone County voters as reported by the Boone County Clerk. For detailed information about the results, please visit

Now Hiring!

Boone County Human Resources is currently accepting applications for Construction Inspector, Corrections Officer, Deputy Sheriff, GIS Analyst and Office Specialist - Warrants Division. For more details about these positions, or to apply, please visit


Media Contact:
Michele Hall
Boone County Commission Administrative Assistant
801 East Walnut, Rm 333
Columbia, MO 65201-7798
Phone: (573) 886-4312