News & Events

  Boone County Recorder, Mary S. Steurer, is advising Boone County residents to be cautious of documentation that they receive in the mail from companies offering to provide copies of their deed or property profile for a service fee.   Local Records Office out of Pekin, Illinois is the...
The Boone County Clerk's Office will begin accepting applications from Boone County registered voters who want to Vote By Mail for the November 8, 2016 General Election on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.  The last day the office is able to receive applications by mail is Thursday, November 3...
Effective July 18th, 2016 the #24 Belvidere Route will follow the new schedule and route as presented in the attached brochure.  Anyone needing transportation service to get to a final destination in Belvidere or Boone County from the Rockford Mass Transit District Fixed Route may call and...
To the residents of Boone County: This is to inform the voters in Boone County that a group called “Voter Participation Center” has mailed out Voter Registration forms to Illinois residents. I am not sure where they are acquiring their data but it is not updated information. ...
Boone County expresses deep condolences to the family of Craig Schultz, who served on the Boone County Board as a representative for District 3.
Railroad public meetings are scheduled today in Rochelle (4/20) and tomorrow (4/21) in Seneca.  See the following for details: April 20, 2016; 5:30-8:00 PM; Rochelle Township High School Auditorium, 1401 Flagg Road, Rochelle, Illinois April 21, 2016; 5:30-8:00 PM; Seneca High School Auditorium...
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...