A Public Hearing for the 2020 Budget will be held Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Jackson County Courthouse. Click here for more information.
County Offices Closed Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019
All county offices, including the courthouses in Kansas City and Independence, will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas Day.
Troy Schulte named as County Administrator
Former Kansas City Manager, Troy Schulte was recently hired as Jackson County's first County Administrator.
Jackson County Certified as an ACT Work Ready Community
Jackson County becomes the 81st county in Missouri to become a Work Ready Community, with over 200 participating businesses. The goal of the program is to "align workforce and education to meet the economic needs of the state and local communities."
Nominations for Honorees on the Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage Open Now - February 29
Nominations are being accepted for Honorees on the Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage at Leon Jordan Memorial Park. Individuals chosen should be those whose work significantly impacts the African American community in Jackson County. Click for more information. Nominations must be received by February 29.
Extended Saturday Hours December 14, 21 & 28
Extended weekend hours for tax collection on the last three Saturdays in December at the County’s Independence courthouse location ONLY. 8:00 a.m. – Noon December 14, 21 and 28