14, 2015 - The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED)
announced today that Livingston County has been designated as
Missouri's newest Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). The CWRC designation recognizes successful efforts by community, education and business leaders, working with the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, to strengthen workforce training and development to meet the economic development needs of communities.
21, 2015 - Absentee ballots are now available in the Livingston County
clerk's office for the November 3 special election. Anyone needing to vote absentee may contact the
clerk's office to inquire about the process. Regular office hours are from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Special arrangements
may be made by calling the Livingston County clerk's office at
660-646-8000, extension 3.
16, 2015 (Updated from February
5, 2015) - Livingston County is continuing with a robust plan in
bridge building this year, with two bridges
constructed - both replacing existing bridges
- one near Chula and another just south of Missouri Route 190 near Chillicothe.
A new bridge on County Road 247 and a new bridge on County
Road 525 were opened in September, 2015. The county used federal funds to pay 100% of the project cost.
22, 2015 - A training tool that simulates real-life, potentially fatal situations that law enforcement officers encounter is getting expanded use. Judges, attorneys, media representatives and other community members have been taking part in
fast-paced "what-would-you-do" scenarios presented through the program. A domestic violence situation, traffic stop and a courtroom altercation are among a number of scenarios being played out at the Livingston County
Sheriff's Office through the MILO firearms training
program. The $60,000 program is owned by the Missouri
Sheriff's Association Training Academy and is being used as part of the deputy training academy offered through the Livingston County
16, 2015 -
Livingston County Assessor Steve Ripley reports that the
2015 reassessment has been completed in Livingston County. Reassessment is the process of bringing real estate properties to current market
value and occurs each odd numbered year. Ripley states that impact or change notices were to be mailed
Thursday, April 16. The notices show the 2014 market and assessed values and the 2015 market and assessed values along with the increase amount. This
reassessment sees less than 8 percent of property owners receiving notices. Notices are generated when market value
increases on a given property.
7, 2015 - Election
1, 2015 -
Livingston County Collector-Treasurer was sworn into office by
Sherry Parks, County Clerk. Read
27, 2015 -
Effective April 1, 2015, all county offices will
remain open during the noon hour. If there is an occasional time
that the office has to be closed, there will be a note on the door with directions to the closest nearby office for a customer to leave a message or papers.
5, 2015 - Due to the steady increase in operating expenses and ongoing decreases in state funding, Livingston County Health Center will be asking county voters to pass a 9-cent tax levy increase on Tuesday, April 7th.
3, 2015 -
Livingston County Collector-Treasurer Paula McCoy has announced that the
county's online property inquiry website now is accessible to the general pubic. The implementation of
DEVNET's wEdge e-government solution improves Livingston
County's customer service by fully integrating with the
county's existing Edge solution for property tax assessment administration and
billing and collection solutions. The web application for providing property tax and appraisal information to users provides an easy-to-use interface for searching and viewing all personal properties and personal property accounts within Livingston County.
30, 2015 - Livingston County Commissioners met in special session and approved the 2015 county
budget following a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. in the commission room of the courthouse. The document calls for the county to begin the fiscal year with a balance of all county funds of $1,084,064. Revenues are estimated at $5,285,115, and expenditures are estimated at $5,855,225. The county expects to end the year with a balance of $513,954.
31, 2014 - The close of 2014 brought new beginnings as six Livingston County officials began new terms in office. A swearing-in ceremony was conducted in the circuit courtroom of the Livingston County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon.
15, 2014 - Kelly Christopher, Livingston County Recorder of Deeds, and Steve Ripley, Livingston County Assessor, have announced the integration of their office records online. This includes combining the Geographic Information System known as the GIS mapping system, the property record card information known as the PRC, and the most current deed for each land parcel. The integrated system is available by subscription and is believed to be the first of its kind in Missouri.