THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020
Jackson County is encouraging the wearing of masks to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by giving away 100,000 masks over the last few weeks.
The masks were handed out to residents in packets of 10 at drive through distribution sites ...
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2020
Even small steps can lead to many more healthy habits in your lifestyle.
August is National Wellness Month, a time to focus on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines. Research has shown self-care helps manage stres...
A perfect cast spiraling across the glistening waters of Longview Lake. Squeals as children pet the team of oxen at Missouri Town. A group of golfers celebrating a spectacular birdie out of a bunker at Fred Arbanas Golf Course.
MONDAY, JULY 13, 2020
Starting early next year, sports fans can make the hike along the Rock Island Trail from Lee’s Summit to Rothe Truman Sports Complex to catch a game if they would like.
According to Brian Nowotny, Parks + Rec Deputy Director ...
MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2020
Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., in coordination with the Women’s Foundation, announced today the most progressive paid parental leave policy for public employees in the State of Missouri.
Executive Order 20-10 esta...
For nonprofits, most major funders have joined together to create the Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response and Recover Fund. This is being led by The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, United Way of Greater Kansas City, LISC Greater Ka...
Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. commends the members of the County Legislature for approving more than $4.5 million for the Runions Act, his emergency funding proposal to combat the toll of COVID-19 on our community.
Sunday, March 8 is International Women’s Day around the world. The theme is #EachforEqual. On the Jackson County Legislature, three women legislators lead and serve their community simultaneously, and stand for #EachforEqual in very different ways.
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020
Major updates are coming soon for the county’s Parcel Viewer online mapping application.
According to Rich Buford, GIS Program Manager, the application allows citizens to view their property information online. “Th...
The Jackson County Health Department is working with the State of Missouri, area hospitals, and the CDC to monitor the risk the Coronavirus (COVID-19) poses to our community. Read more about the response by all agencies here.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2020
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office hopes to build a better relationship with the community by creating a new Professional Standards Unit.
According to Major Mike Montgomery, “The creation and implementation of...
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2020
John Killian has been reappointed by the Circuit Court for a second four year term as Public Administrator for Jackson County.
Killian said he is, “Grateful to the Court en banc for showing confidence in my work and an a...
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
Jackson County continues to strive for perfection at its park facilities, so with the New Year comes a new list of Capital Improvement projects.
Among the Parks + Rec Department improvements are two new storage facilities which a...
THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
Jackson County has collected more than $150,000 from the sale of seats removed from Arrowhead Stadium in the spring of 2019.
About 30,000 seats were replaced with only about 2,500 salvageable for sale. The rest of the seats were t...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2020
Contact: Marshanna Smith
Eastern Jackson County Courthouse Closed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Today at approximately 12:15 p.m., the Eastern Jackson County Courthou...
MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
For the second year Theresa Cass Galvin has been selected by her peers as the Legislative Chair. Dan Tarwater III will once again serve as Vice Chair.
“In 2019 my colleagues voted me in to serve as Chairman of the Jackson C...
THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020
Mary McMurray with the Jackson County Parks + Rec Department was recently honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense for her support of the National Guard and Reserve.
McMurray who is the Superintendent of Historic Sites and...