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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Jackson County Health Order Expires

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May 14, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consultation with Jackson County Health Department Director Bridgette Shaffer, MPH and Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Schulte &am...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Jackson County Legislature unanimously approves “Our Healthy KC Eastside” Project

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May 10, 2021

 

Jackson County Legislature unanimously approves “Our Healthy KC Eastside” Project

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Today, the Jackson County Legislature approved $4,998,014 in CA...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Executive endorses $5 million vaccine hesitancy and health services proposal for city's eastside

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May 9, 2021

 

Jackson County Executive endorses $5 million vaccine hesitancy and health services proposal for city’s eastside

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. will express his suppor...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Jackson County Parks + Rec seeking lifeguards for summer

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May 5, 2021

Jackson County Parks + Rec seeking lifeguards for summer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec, the third-largest county parks system in the Country, has an urgent need for lifeguards and beach man...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Jackson County Executive statement on temporary cooling plan

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May 3, 2021

 

Jackson County Executive statement on temporary cooling plan

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement today regarding Ordinance 55...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Jackson County Parks + Rec extends closure at Fred Arbanas Golf Course

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April 29, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec is announcing today that the Fred Arbanas Golf Course closure will be extended, with a tentative reopening scheduled for June 11, to continue the greens restoration...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Jackson County eases some COVID-19 restrictions following recent CDC guidance

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April 29, 2021

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White Jr. – in consultation with Jackson County Health Department Director Bridgette Shaffer, MPH and Emergency Management Coordina...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Jackson County Executive statement on Chauvin trial verdict

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April 20, 2021

 

Jackson County Executive statement on Chauvin trial verdict 

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement in response to t...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Celebrate Spring with Family Fun at Missouri Town 1855

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April 19, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec invites you to enjoy a day of fun for the entire family at its annual Children’s Day & Sheep Shearing event on Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. &a...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Virtual Career Fair

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April 15, 2021

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Virtual Career Fair

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec, the third-largest county parks system in the Country, is looking to add to its award-winnin...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Executive issues statement supporting President's nomination of Missourian for GSA

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April 6, 2021

 

Jackson County Executive issues statement supporting President Biden’s nomination of Missourian for GSA Administrator

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Jackson County announces plans to ease some COVID-19 restrictions in health order

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March 26, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consultation with Jackson County Health Department Director Bridgette Shaffer, MPH and Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Schulte &...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Jackson County Legislature Passes Rental Assistance Legislation

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MARCH 22, 2021

JACKSON COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES RENTAL ASSISTANCE LEGISLATION

Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County Legislature today, passed Ordinance 5493 to help families throughout Jackson County who were evicted from their...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Jackson County Executive proposes $11.5 million rental assistance program

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March 18, 2021

 

Jackson County Executive proposes $11.5 million rental assistance program

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is announcing today a proposal that wo...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Elected officials to commemorate year of fighting COVID-19

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What:   The metro’s CORE 4 jurisdictions will commemorate one year of fighting COVID-19. They will recognize the impact of the pandemic on our community, our efforts to slow the spread and everyone&r...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Counties join in Removing Closing Time Restrictions on Bars, Restaurants, and Taverns

                             

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Jackson County Executive statement on health order

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February 19, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement today regarding Jackson County’s COVID-19 health order:

“At this time, I am in the process o...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office seeks help identifying deceased woman

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February 9, 2021

 

Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office seeks help identifying deceased woman

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a w...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Jackson County Executive White and United WE’s Appointments Project® Announce First Appointee

Jackson County Executive White and United WE’s Appointments Project® Announce First Appointee

CBIZ’s Carolyn Watley Appointed to Jackson County Pension Plan Board of Trustees 

 

Kansas City, MO – Januar...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Jackson County installs 300-foot bridge on Rock Island Trail

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Jackson County installs 300-foot bridge on Rock Island TrailWildwood Bridge is longest trail bridge in Jackson County

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is excited to announce that th...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Jackson County issues new health order amending dining restrictions for bars and restaurants

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January 13, 2021

 

Jackson County issues new health order amending dining restrictions for bars and restaurants

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. – in consultatio...

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News Releases 2021
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Jackson County Executive announces Sylvya Stevenson as new Chief Administrative Officer

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January 4, 2021

 

Jackson County Executive announces Sylvya Stevenson as new Chief Administrative Officer

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is proud to announce that Sylvya...

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