Posted on: July 17, 2017

Jackson County Executive Responds to Governor’s Statewide PDMP Announcement

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement following the executive order by Governor Greitens to establish a statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

Jackson County Executive Responds to Governor’s Statewide PDMP Announcement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement following the executive order by Governor Greitens to establish ...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Jackson County Parks + Rec Celebrate July 4 at Missouri Town 1855

Celebrate Independence Day the “old fashioned way” when Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Missouri Town 1855 presents its Annual Independence Day Celebration, Tuesday, July 4, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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Contact: Laci Beavers @ 816-881-1412 or cell 816-724-6674

Email: LBeavers@jacksongov.org

 

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MISSOURI TOWN 1855 CELEBRATES OUR COUNTRY&r...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Celebrate Spring at Missouri Town 1855 with Children’s Day & Sheep Shearing

The Annual CHILDREN’S DAY and SHEEP SHEARING events at Missouri Town 1855 have merged this year to offer one spectacular day of fun, games and activities guaranteed to bring smiles to kids of all ages, Saturday, May 6, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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April 28, 2017

Celebrate Spring at Missouri Town 1855 with Children’s Day & Sheep Shearing

CONTACT: Jonathan Klusmeyer 816-229-8980

EVENT: Children’s Day and Sheep Shearing

LOCATION: Missouri Town 1855

8010 East Par...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Jackson County Parks + Rec and Bass Pro Shops present NATIONAL MARINA DAY

Jackson County Parks + Rec and Bass Pro Shops, as a part of a nationwide observance, will present National Marina Day at Lake Jacomo Marina, Saturday, June 10th, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Admission is free.

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CONTACT:       Jim Autry or Jill Furedy, Lake Jacomo Marina (816) 795-8888

EVENT:            National Marina Day at Lake Jacomo Marin...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Celebrate Armed Forces Day at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

Jackson County Parks + Rec invites you to spend Armed Forces Day celebrating 200 years of the American soldier when it presents an “American Military Timeline” at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark, Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21.

What:              American Military Timeline

When:              Saturday, May 20; 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday, May 21; 9:00...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: May 18, 2017

JACKSON COUNTY BEACHES OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Bring your lawn chairs and picnic basket for a day of fun in the sun at Blue Springs Lake and Longview Lake Beaches! Both beaches feature sand volleyball courts, restroom and shower facilities, and lifeguard-protected designated swimming areas.

JACKSON COUNTY BEACHES OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!

 

HOURS:           Weekends

May 27 – Sept 4:         11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: May 15, 2017

2017 Reassessment Notice

(KANSAS CITY, MO) – Jackson County real property owners will begin receiving their 2017 real property Reassessment Notices beginning this week. The notices will be mailed to property owners over a period of approximately one week.

Following a plan submitted to the Missouri State Tax Commission, the Jackson County Assessment Department has undertaken a thorough and analytical review of real property values in the County.

“We engaged in a detailed process, with the help of a...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: March 24, 2017

Jackson County Responds to March 23 Inmate Incident

County Executive Frank White, Jr., has ordered the removal of all Jackson County inmates from the Johnson County (MO) jail pending an immediate and full investigation into the incidents of March 23, 2017. The County Executive has called for all involved t...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Jackson County Executive Appoints Children’s Services Fund Board of Directors

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. issued an Executive Order appointing the first board of directors of the Jackson County’s Community Children’s Services Fund.

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority & KCATA Public Open House Meetings

Meetings planned for Kansas City, Lee’s Summit and Raytown

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 3, 2017) – The Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority (RIRCA) of Jackson County, Missouri and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) have announced a series of public open house meetings to share design and dev...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Jackson County Announces New Director of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Teesha Miller named to lead county program

KANSAS CITY, MO (Feb. 27, 2017) – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., announced that Teesha Miller has been hired to serve as director of the county’s new Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), effective today.

“W...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. to Present Proclamation to Leon Stapleton on Feb. 22

Leon’s Thriftway Owner to Be Recognized for Community Service

 

KANSAS CITY, MO (Feb. 21, 2017) – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., will present a proclamation to Leon Stapleton, owner of Leon’s Thriftway grocery store, for decades of continuous service to the community at 9:00 a...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Jackson County Drug Task Force Completes Successful Drug Trafficking Investigation

Ten KC-Area Residents Indicted for Meth Conspiracy

KANSAS CITY, MO (Feb. 15, 2017) – The Jackson County Drug Task Force, in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has announced the completion of a successful investigation of a large-scale methamphetamine distribution network opera...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: February 13, 2017

Jackson County Offices Closed Feb. 20 For Presidents Day

County offices and courthouses will be closed in observance of the holiday.

KANSAS CITY, MO – Jackson County announced today that all county offices and courthouses will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents Day.

Locations that will be closed include the downtown Jackson County Courthouse at 415 E. 12t...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: January 30, 2017

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. to Serve the Hungry at KC Community Kitchen Jan. 31

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., and members of his staff will volunteer Tuesday, Jan. 31 to serve lunch to the hungry at the Kansas City Community Kitchen.

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 30, 2017) – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., and members of his staff will volunteer Tuesday, Jan. 31 to serve lunch to the hungry at the Kansas City Community Kitchen.

The volunteer effort is a result of a friendl...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Jason Klumb & Gerald Winship Appointed to Board of Equalization

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. appoints Jason Klumb of Kansas City, Mo., and Gerald (Gerry) Winship of Lee’s Summit, Mo., to serve on the Jackson County Board of Equalization.

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 30, 2017) — Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has appointed Jason Klumb of Kansas City, Mo., and Gerald (Gerry) Winship of Lee’s Summit, Mo., to serve on the Jackson County Board of Equalization, effective...

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Posted on: January 22, 2017

Frank White, Jr. Statement About Yordano Ventura

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. extends sympathy to the family, friends and fans of Yordano Ventura.

On behalf of my wife Teresa and myself, I extend my sincerest sympathy to the friends and family of Yordano Ventura.

One of my fondest memories of attending the White House celebration of the Royal's World Series Championship was Teresa and I havi...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Food Banks To Benefit From Chiefs Wager

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., and his counterpart from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, make freely wager on Chiefs-Steelers' AFC playoff game to benefit local food banks.

White, Fitzgerald Make Friendly Wager on AFC Divisional Round GameJackson County, Allegheny County Food Banks to Benefit

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 12, 2017) – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald ha...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Jackson County Executive to Deliver 'Giving Tree' Donations to JobOne on Jan. 13

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., will deliver hundreds of gifts donated by County associates to JobOne in Grandview, MO on Friday, Jan. 13 starting at 9:30 a.m.

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 4, 2017) – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., will deliver hundreds of gifts donated by County associates to JobOne in Grandview, MO on Friday, Jan. 13. White will join Grandview Mayor Leonard D. Jones, Jr., and Job...

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News Releases 2017
Posted on: January 6, 2017

County offices to be closed Jan. 16 in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jackson County offices, including the courthouses in Kansas City and Independence, will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 6, 2017) – Jackson County announced today that all county offices and courthouses will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Locations that will be closed include the downtown Jackson Cou...

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