Posted on: December 19, 2013

Jackson County Surprises Two Families with New Homes for the Holidays

KANSAS CITY, MO – Earlier today, Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders and Jackson County Legislator Bishop James Tindall announced the successful completion of two new projects for Jackson County Constructing Futures, a collaborative initiative between J...> MORE

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Posted on: September 29, 2013

Jackson County COMBAT to Outline New Anti-Violence Focus

At Monday’s regular weekly meeting of the Jackson County Legislature, officials with Jackson County COMBAT (Community Backed Anti-Drug Tax) will outline new efforts to help address violent crime throughout the community. Jackson County Executive Mike Sand...> MORE

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Posted on: September 16, 2013

Historic Truman Courthouse Officially Reopens to the Public

INDEPENDENCE, MO) – After the completion of a successful $5.6 interior renovation, the Historic Jackson County Truman Courthouse in downtown Independence re-officially opened this morning to the public.

The historic courthouse has become a working cour...> MORE

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Posted on: September 7, 2013

Jackson County Rededicates Truman Courthouse

INDEPENDENCE, MO – Eighty years after then Presiding Jackson County Judge Harry S. Truman renovated the same building, Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders joined other elected officials and dignitaries in celebrating the restoration of the Historic Trum...> MORE

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Posted on: July 1, 2013

Jackson County Parks Offering Special Military Discounts

In honor of the men and women serving or who have served in the Armed Forces, Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders has announced that Jackson County Parks is offering free admission to its historic sites, beaches, marinas as well as the Fred Arbanas Golf...> MORE

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Posted on: June 5, 2013

Jackson County COMBAT to Host Anti-Violence Events in Grandview and Lee’s Summit

This Thursday and Friday, staff members of the Jackson County Community Backed Anti-Drug Tax (COMBAT) will join local law enforcement officials and volunteers in canvassing local neighborhoods to inform citizens about anti-violence efforts that are underw...> MORE

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Posted on: May 22, 2013

Jackson County Public Works Wins Accolades for Recent Projects

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Jackson County Public Works Department has received two “Project of the Year” awards from the Kansas City Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association. The awards were presented to County Executive Mike Sanders and public w...> MORE

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Posted on: April 22, 2013

Jackson County Drug Task Force Recognized by Statewide Law Enforcement Organization

For the second consecutive year, the Jackson County Drug Task Force has been named the Law Enforcement Unit of the Year by the Missouri Narcotic Officers Association. County Executive Mike Sanders recognized the work of the Task Force during this afternoo...> MORE

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Posted on: March 20, 2013

Ribbon Cutting for New Emergency Operations Center Scheduled for Frida

Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders will be joined by United States Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, Independence Mayor Don Reimal, and other officials in a ribbon cutting ceremony that will officially open the new Eastern Jackson County/Independence Emerge...> MORE

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Posted on: February 15, 2013

COMBAT Launches New Anti-Violence Efforts in the Community

KANSAS CITY, MO – Earlier today, the Jackson County Community Backed Anti-Drug Tax (COMBAT) formally launched a new and highly visible campaign that will focus on curbing violent crime throughout the community.

Details of the new efforts were announc...> MORE

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