Clerk of the County Legislature
The County Clerk’s Office will be closed to the public until April 24, 2020. Please check our website for updates.
Please follow this link for information regarding the 2020 Election.
ATTENTION: COVID 19 Procedures for Notary Commissions:
If it is necessary to pick up a notary commission before April 24, 2020, you may do so on a limited basis by appointment only. Cost is $5 – cash (exact change) or checks only.
- To pick up a notary commission at our Independence location, 201 W. Lexington, 2nd Floor, Independence, MO 64050, call and leave a message at 816-881-3246.
- To pick up a notary commission at our Downtown Courthouse, 415 E. 12th Street, 2nd Floor, Kansas City, MO 64106, call and leave a message at 816-881-1626. Use the Oak Street entrance.
All messages will be checked periodically, and calls will be returned timely.
As stated in the Jackson County Charter, the Clerk provides the Legislature with administrative, research and support staff services. She attends Legislative meetings, keeping a record of the proceedings and maintaining other permanent records for the County.
The Jackson County Legislature is required to hold at least 48 regular meetings each year as stated in the Charter of Jackson County, Missouri.
The first, third, fourth, and fifth Monday of the month, Legislative meetings are held at:
Kansas City Legislative Assembly Area
Jackson County Courthouse
415 E 12th Street
Kansas City, Missouri, 64050
The second Monday of the month, meetings are held at:
Eastern Jackson County Courthouse
308 W Kansas
Independence, Missouri, 64050
2020 Legislative Meetings Schedule
The County Clerk also processes candidate filings for the County elected offices.
Notary Public Applications
Furthermore, the County Clerk is responsible for notary public applicants in Jackson County, Missouri. The Clerk of the County Legislature often referred to as the County Clerk has two offices at which notary public applicants can appear to pick up their commission.