Boone County News Release

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For Immediate Release

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

Boone County Commissioner Janet Thompson Reappointed to Missouri Judicial Finance Commission

July 3, 2018 – On June 26, 2018, Boone County Commissioner Janet Thompson was reappointed for her second term on the Judicial Finance Commission for the State of Missouri by Chief Justice Zel M. Fischer. Janet was initially appointed to the Judicial Finance Commission in the fall of 2016. Her reappointment is effective July 3, 2018 and will end July 2, 2021, or when her successor is appointed and qualified.

The primary function of the Judicial Finance Commission is to resolve budget disputes between counties and their respective circuit courts. The Commission is empowered with numerous duties including to review petitions from the counties; schedule informal conferences in the geographical area in which the dispute arose in an effort to expeditiously settle disputes; hold hearings so that all parties have the opportunity to present their positions for the record; and issue opinions on the reasonableness of the disputed budget request.


The Government of Boone County, Missouri employs over 500 people and serves more than 162,642 citizens across 691 square miles by administering and enforcing state and local laws, collecting taxes, assessing property, maintaining roads, conducting elections, recording public documents, and much more.