Boone County News Release

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For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Bill Florea, Director
Boone County Resource Management
Phone: (573) 886-4330

Boone County Commission to Hold In-Person Listening Sessions for Master Plan

April 11, 2024 – Everyone who lives and/or works in Boone County is invited to contribute to the Boone County Master Plan by attending an in-person listening session. The sessions, hosted by Boone County Resource Management and the I5 Group, will be held throughout Boone County on Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24.

Boone County Government is undertaking a master planning process with the intention of developing a vision for our communities and establishing countywide priorities for future growth and land use planning. The Master Plan is a guide crafted with input from community members, businesses, and service providers.

The in-person listening sessions will offer opportunities to share feedback or discuss information presented at the April 3 Master Plan Open House. For those unable to attend on April 3, the Virtual Open House video and a pdf of the presentation are available at Available session dates, times, and locations include:

  • Tuesday, April 23
    • Noon in the Harrisburg School District Community Room, 1000 S. Harris, Harrisburg
    • 4 p.m. at Centralia City Hall, 114 S. Rollins St., Centralia
    • 7 p.m. in the Boone County Government Center Commission Chambers, 801 E. Walnut, Columbia
  • Wednesday, April 24
    • 8 a.m. in Conference Room 214 of the Boone County Government Center, 801 E. Walnut, Columbia
    • Noon in Conference Room 214 of the Boone County Government Center, 801 E. Walnut, Columbia
    • 5 p.m. at Ashland City Hall, 101 W. Broadway, Ashland

Individuals interested in participating can register for the one of the in-person listening sessions by visiting

Additional information about the i5Group and the planning team can be found at

For more information about the Boone County Master Plan, please visit