County Offices Closed Monday, May 28, 2018
All county offices, including the courthouses in Kansas City and Independence, will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.
Women in Corrections: Nilda Serrano
The story of Captain Nilda Serrano is the fourth in a series of articles about the women who work in the Jackson County Department of Corrections.
Filing for County Legislature 3rd District to Re-open
Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature 3rd District, the Clerk of the County Legislature will re-open candidate filing for this office only, for the August Primary Election, for a five-day period beginning, at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018, and closing at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018.
Darryl Forte' Named As Sheriff
Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., introduced Darryl Forte' as the new Jackson County Sheriff during a press conference Thursday, May 10. He was sworn in by Presiding Judge John Torrence.
Associate of the Month: March 2018
Laura King with Jackson County Parks + Rec was named March Associate of the Month for her actions helping to save Historic Fort Osage from a grass fire.
Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage
County, city and community leaders gathered to break ground on the "Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage" in Leon Jordan Park.