Charter Review Task Force to Meet Monday

July 27, 2012 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Members of the 2012 Jackson County Charter Review Task Force will be holding a meeting on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. The meeting will take place in the Jackson County Legislative chambers on the ground floor of the Jackson County Courthouse Annex in Independence (308 West Kansas, Independence, Missouri). 

This Task Force was appointed by County Executive Mike Sanders to review the issues of term limits and campaign finance in Jackson County elections; as well as state and county procedures for filing for elective office.

Members of the Task Force include:

  • Dianne Cleaver, Chairperson
  • Dana M. Altieri
  • Buford L. Farrington
  • Gayle Holliday
  • James T. Nunnelly
  • Paul G. Rojas
  • Bruce VanCompernolle
  • Dr. Robert E. Hertzog – First Alternate
  • Becky Nace – Second Alternate

In addition to their regular meetings, Task Force members have held two public hearings to allow Jackson County residents the opportunity to make comments and suggestions directly to the Task Force.

County citizens who would still like to offer a comment or suggestion can do so by sending an e-mail to

The Task Force will present their recommendations to County Executive Sanders and the County Legislature by August 6, 2012.