Our Community

  1. Chambers of Commerce

    Jackson County, Missouri supports local businesses. Local chambers of commerce serve numerous municipalities in the county and metro area. We are interested in partnering with local chambers of commerce as opportunities arise.

  2. Community Events

    Access calendars to view upcoming events.

  3. Community News

    Read current news and announcements.

  4. Community Voice

    Interact with the government by suggesting initiatives, posting ideas, and sharing in conversations around community proposals.

  5. County Communities

    Learn about the communities in and around Jackson County.

  6. Environmental Programs

    The public expects government to be good stewards of our environment, and Jackson County remains fully committed to that principle even during an unprecedented and ongoing budget crisis.

  7. Health Services

    Mental illness affects over 30,000 Jackson County citizens of every age, race, religion and income. Mental disorders are the leading cause of lost productivity in America. Treatment of serious mental illness is effective.

  8. Jackson County Constructing Futures Program

    This program entails remodeling long vacant houses, providing on-the-job training to members of the community who may be unskilled in a specific trade and/or have struggled with securing employment to do construction work, and giving a family who has struggled with homelessness a new place to call home.

  9. Little Blue Trace Trail

    Walkers, runners and bicyclists were all anxious to hit the trail June 3, 2011 as Jackson County and the City of Independence officially opened a three-and-a-half-mile extension of the Little Blue Trace Trail.

  10. Local Media

    Find a list of local newspapers, TV stations, and radio stations.

  11. Our Web Policies

    Read policies regarding Jackson County's online content, linking, and accessibility.

  12. Public Notices

    Read recent public notices and news items from Jackson County.