News & Events

The Great Lakes Basin Rail Line Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) public scoping meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. will be held at a different location to accommodate a larger number of attendees. NEW! The meeting will now be held at: Ellis Academy...
The Boone County Drug Prevention Coalition presents Underage Drinking and Drug Use Forum Tuesday April 19, 2016 from 6-8pm at Belvidere North High School Forum Room (9393 Beloit Rd, Belvidere IL 61008) For more information please contact Kristina Olsen at 815 387 2536, or email bcdpc@yahoo.com....
GREAT LAKES BASIN, INC UPDATE: A majority of this rail road is plotted to travel through Boone County. It is common sense to host a public scoping meeting for residents rather than making them travel far distances. The Surface Transportation Board has agreed to host a meeting in Belvidere. Date:...
UPDATE 5/06/16 Railroad maps are available now.  Please click here for the latest information about this project, or check out www.greatlakesbasin.net. Please Note: The Boone County Government is receiving and distributing information from other parties regarding the Great Lakes Basin...
The publication ballots for the March 15, 2016 General Primary Election are ready for viewing.  To view the ballots click on the attachments below  This is a primary election so there is a ballot for the Democratic Party and the Republican Party.  If you have questions...
The 2016 Boone County Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze forms were mailed on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Forms should be returned to the Boone County Supervisor of Assessments with proof of the 2015 income. Forms can be notarized in this office when the form is brought in.
 The 2016 renewal forms for the Disabled Persons and the Disabled Veteran exemptions were mailed on Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  These forms should be returned to the Boone County Supervisor of Assessments Office.  Anyone that needs to sign up for either of these exemptions for the...
Early voting for the March 15, 2016 Primary Election will begin on February 4, 2016, and end March 14, 2016.  Early Voting will be conducted at the Boone County Clerk's Office, 1212 Logan Ave, Suite 103, Belvidere, Illinois, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday and Saturday,...
Boone, Winnebago and McHenry counties have come together to form CEDS, the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.  Read more about it in the attached document.
"Boone County is a boutique county that cherishes its rural heritage, has access to world class transportation options, is receptive to change and committed to deliver quality services in a fiscally responsible manner." That is the Mission statement of the 2016 Boone County strategic plan...