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Meet Sherry Parks, Livingston County Clerk...

Welcome to my online resource page. If you have any questions about what you see here, please email me or call 660-646-8000, Ext. 3.

I took office January 1, 2011 and look forward to working with the public as County Clerk... Livingston County is a great place to live!

Barbara Duncan, Sherry Parks, Shannon Jones, Debbie AndersonCONTACT INFORMATION

700 Webster St. Suite 10
Chillicothe, MO 64601
660-646-8000 ext 3
Fax: 660-646-8010
countyclerk@livingstoncountymo.com

Pictured...

  • Barbara Duncan, Deputy Clerk
  • Sherry Parks, County Clerk
  • Shannon Jones, Deputy Clerk
  • Debbie Anderson, Deputy Clerk


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NOTARY PUBLIC INFORMATION

Required by the State of Missouri:
Online Notary Training
  | Statute Changes Regarding Notary Commissions

How To Become a Notary Public

Notary Public books and applications are available at the County Clerk’s Office.

Steps to becoming a Missouri Notary Public:

1. Read booklet provided by State.

  • New books are now available and may be obtained from the County Clerk’s Office.

2. Complete mandatory training required by Secretary of State’s Office.

  • Each person completing training will be certified and receive a certification number.
  • Link to Missouri Secretary of State’s website to take the required training.

3. Send completed application to the Secretary of State.

  • Application is located in the booklet – a $25.00 fee to the Director of Revenue should be included.
  • Certification number should also be placed on the application.

4. Obtain a notary bond from an insurance company.

  • This should be done after a letter is received from the State notifying you of your commission dates.

5. Bring the notary bond to the County Clerk’s Office, take the oath, sign the Notary ledger and pick up the official Notary Commission Certificate.

  • A $3.00 fee made payable to Livingston County is required. 

6. Obtain a notary stamp and other supplies.

  • The County Clerk’s office does not sell embossers or notary stamps.

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ELECTION INFORMATION

Voting 11/06/2012
C-T Photo 11/07/12 Edition

After being identified within a ledger by their form of photo identification, Livingston County voters were shown the correct voting process on the large, two-sided ballots, prior to them entering the voting kiosks and making their final decision on several political questions, including who they believe should be the next president of the United States of America. Voters connected the front and back of an arrow next to their candidate's name with a solid pen line to cast their vote.

Election Judge Information

Qualifications of election judges. 
115.085 RSMo. No person shall be appointed to serve as an election judge who is not a registered voter in this state; provided that, before any election authority may appoint judges who are registered voters of another election authority's jurisdiction, theVoters November 2, 2004... a C-T photo election authority shall obtain the written consent of the election authority for the jurisdiction where the prospective judges are registered to vote. Each election judge shall be a person of good repute and character who can speak, read, and write the English language. No person shall serve as an election judge at any polling place in which his or her name or the name of a relative within the second degree, by consanguinity or affinity, appears on the ballot. However, no relative of any unopposed candidate shall be disqualified from serving as an election judge in any election jurisdiction of the state. No election judge shall, during his or her term of office, hold any other elective public office, other than as a member of a political party committee or township office, except any person who is elected to a board or commission of a political subdivision or special district may serve as an election judge except at a polling place where such political subdivision or special district has an issue or candidate on the ballot. In any county having a population of less than two hundred fifty thousand inhabitants, any candidate for the county committee of a political party who is not a candidate for any other office and who is unopposed for election as a member of the committee shall not be disqualified from serving as an election judge.

If you are interested in serving as an election judge for Livingston County, click here for the form as a pdf file.

Budget 2012
A big ticket item for 2012 will be funding elections. The county anticipates spending $167,912 for elections during the calendar year, compared to just $68,000 last year. The elections budget includes appropriations for the presidential primary which will be in February. The county will be reimbursed for a portion of the election expenses.

Voting Machines Tested
C-T Photo / Drew Van Dyke 01 31 12

Livingston County Clerk Sherry Parks (middle) sought assistance in testing the electronic voting submission machines on Tuesday morning. Louise Reasoner (right) submitted the ballots, while Gordon Smith (left) watched.

Previous Election Results

County Elections 04/02/13 | National Election 11/06/2012

Municipal Election Results 04/05/11 | Election 11/02/10 | Election 08/03/10

Election April 6, 2010 | Election Results 11 04 08 | Missouri Primary Election 08 05 08

Presidential Preference Primary 02 06 08 | April, 2007 Election

November, 2006 Election | November 8, 2005, Municipal Election | April, 2005, R-I School Board Election

Missouri Election Calendars

 
Click here if you need to download the FREE Adobe Reader software necessary to view PDF files.

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COUNTY LIQUOR & AUCTIONEER LICENSE

Available at the County Clerk’s Office:

700 Webster St., Suite 10
Chillicothe, Mo 64601
660-646-8000 Ext. 3

Prices vary.

A State Liquor License should be applied for and received before contacting the County. A County Liquor License must be renewed by June 30th each year.

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PLAT BOOKS & MAPS

2013 Plat Books are available at the County Clerk's Office. Following is a price list for the current books and maps.

2013 Plat books - $30.00
Postage - $5.00

Wall Maps (48” X 36”) - E 9-1-1 Grid with landowners - $ 45.00

Road Maps (24” X 24”) - E 9-1-1 Grid
Color - $7.00
Black and White - $3.50

E-BOOKS - PLAT BOOKS ON CD-ROM - $30.00

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CENSUS INFORMATION

  • Chillicothe 9515
  • Chula 210
  • Dawn 128
  • Ludlow 137
  • Mooresville 91
  • Utica 269
  • Wheeling 271

You may visit http://www.census.gov/ for information regarding the census.

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CALENDAR

Missouri Election Calendars

Important Dates & Deadlines

Coming Soon!

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VOTER INFORMATION

Voter Qualifications

  • 18 Years of age by Election Day
  • US Citizen
  • Missouri Resident

No person shall be entitled to vote...

  • While confined under a sentence of imprisonment
  • While on probation or parole after the conviction of a felony
  • After conviction of a felony or misdemeanor connected with voting or the right of suffrage

How to Register

  • Request a mail-in post card registration
  • Register in person at the County Clerk’s Office

A total of 7,780 voter registration cards and 1,493 letters were mailed on Wednesday, December 7, 2011. The new voter registration cards are green and should be presented at the time voting. Individuals receiving a letter are in a "pending" status and must show identification at the time of voting in order to be sent a voter registration card. This is a statutory requirement that is done every two years.

Polling Place List

PRECINCT POLLING PLACE ADDRESS
Blue Mound & Monroe Townships Jenkins Community Center 21420 Hwy F, Dawn
1st Ward, Chillicothe City United Methodist Church 1414 Walnut St., Chillicothe
2nd Ward, Chillicothe City Turning Point Church
(formerly Bethel Assembly of God)
2971 N. Washington St., Chillicothe
2nd Ward, Rich Hill City Turning Point Church
(formerly Bethel Assembly of God)
2971 N. Washington St., Chillicothe
3rd Ward, Chillicothe City Calvary Baptist Family Life Center 206 Locust St., Chillicothe
3rd Ward, Rich Hill City Calvary Baptist Family Life Center 206 Locust St., Chillicothe
4th Ward, Chillicothe City Calvary Baptist Family Life Center 206 Locust St., Chillicothe
Chillicothe & Rich Hill Townships Farmer’s Electric Cooperative 201 W. Old Hwy 36, Chillicothe
Cream Ridge & Medicine Townships Chula Community Center 625 Mansur St., Chula 
Fairview & Grand River Townships Avalon Community Center 21988 Park St., Avalon
Green & Mooresville Townships Mooresville Community Center 408 Main St., Mooresville
Jackson & Sampsel Townships Mildred Litton 4-H/FFA
Community Center
10856 LIV 235, Chillicothe
Wheeling Township Wheeling Shelter House 309 N. Third St., Wheeling 

Still Not Sure Where to Vote?

Polling Place Look-up: https://mcvr.mo.gov/voterlookup/

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RESEARCH & RESOURCES

Missouri State Archives : http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/resources.asp

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FIRE & WATER DISTRICTS

Coming Soon!

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MEETINGS

Meetings & Legal Notices

Coming Soon!

Click meeting of interest to see agenda.

FINANCIAL STATEMENT

Anyone who has questions about valuations need to contact the assessor's office. All other questions may be directed to the clerk's office.

Click here to view the 2011 Livingston County Levies.

Assessor's Office: 660-646-8000, ext. 2
Clerk's Office: 660-646-8000, ext. 3

2012 School Levies

Liv R-1 4.4700
Liv R-2 4.2900
Liv R-3 4.5929
Carroll R-1 4.2533
Carroll R-2 3.7972
Tri-Co R-7 4.1351
Grundy R-6 4.3763
Grundy R-9 4.3577
Caldwell R-1 4.4047
Caldwell Con. R-4 3.4383
Chariton R-1 4.7610
Linn R-4 4.9138

School districts are the largest taxing entities in the county, and residents pay taxes to one of 12 school districts. Taxpayers throughout the county also pay taxes to the state (0.0300 percent per $100 assessed valuation), nursing home (0.1500), library (0.4202), health unit (0.2500), ambulance district (0.1200), and the developmentally disabled (0.1000). Property owners also pay township taxes and taxes to road and bridge (amounts vary by township). According to where the property is located, taxpayers pay additional taxes to cities or other entities. There is not a county property tax.

The city of Chillicothe has its tax rate set at 0.8660 percent per $100 assessed valuation for both real estate and personal property. The city of Chula's rate is 0.9753; Ludlow, .9705; Mooresville, 0.5055; and Wheeling, 0.6773. Big Creek Watershed has a 0.2500 tax rate; Grundy County Fire District, 0.3000; Hale Fire District, 0.2939; and North Central Missouri College, 0.4000. Sur tax in the county, which is the tax paid on commercial property, is at 0.6400.

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Livingston County Courthouse
700 Webster Street
Chillicothe, MO 64601

660-646-8000