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New Posted October 23, 2015

Courthouse Staff 10/20/15

October 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. Read details...

September 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.

September 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. Read details...

May 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 Sheriff's Office. Read details...

April 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. Read details...

April 7, 2015 - Election Results

April 1, 2015 - The Livingston County Collector-Treasurer was sworn into office by Sherry Parks, County Clerk. Read details...

March 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. Read details...

February 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. Read details...

February 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. Read details...

January 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. Read details...

December 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. Read details...

December 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. Read details...

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Livingston County Emergency Preparedness

County Bridges 2015 | Livingston County Designated Work Ready Community (Updated 10/14/15)
Sheriff's Training Academy | 2015 Property Reassessments (04/16/15) | April 7 2015 Election Results
Office Hours Changing (04/01/15) | Health Center Levy (02/05/15)
Collector-Treasurer Online Property Website (02/03/15) | 2015 Budget | Swearing-in Ceremony (12/31/14) | Danner Retirement
Courthouse 100th Anniversary Celebration | Integrated Records Online 12/15/14 | 2014 County Elections
MOSWIN (08/14/14) | County Jail Study 05/27/14 | McCoy Collector-Treasurer 04/04/14
District Commissioner Meeting 03/20/14 | Martha Peery Retirement | 2014 Budget
Emergency Performance Grant (09/05/13) | 2013 Tax Levy (08/23/13)
StormReady County (07/23/13) | Statewide Communication Grant (06/06/13) | Emergency Preparedness (05/14/13)
New Ambulance (05/09/13) | Election 04/02/13 | Senior Services Fund
Jail Closing & Dispatching Agreement (Updated 03/14/13) | 2013 Budget | Water District 3 Improvements

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Updated Friday, October 23, 2015

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