Welcome, Jackson County Residents!
As the Chairman of the Jackson County Legislature, I welcome you to our official webpage. This site is designed to help you stay informed about your County Government. Whether you are a County resident, a member of our business community, or just visiting, I am committed to bringing you a government that is transparent, easily accessible, and accountable to residents. As Chairman of the Jackson County Legislature, I work for you, and I will work with you by making sure our agenda truly reflects the full diversity and will of the people of Jackson County. We will get big things done, together.
Legislature Meeting Videos
The Jackson County Legislature is required to hold at least 48 regular meetings each year as stated in the Constitutional Home Rule Charter of Jackson County, Missouri. While each meeting remains open to the public, if attendance is not essential, you may watch live stream video of the legislative meeting on the county's website at jacksonco.legistar.com
The County Legislature is responsible for all legislative duties in the County, including the introduction and enacting of all County resolutions. They are also responsible for the introduction and enacting of all County ordinances subject to the approval or veto of the County Executive. A veto by the Executive can be overridden by six votes of the Legislature. Read Rules of the County Legislature here(PDF, 274KB).
Six County Legislators are elected from six local districts of similar size, each representing about 1/6 of the County’s constituents. Three County Legislators are elected from three "at-large" districts of similar size. Every citizen in Jackson County is thereby represented by two County Legislators. View the individual Legislator's page for more details, including contact information.
The Jackson County Legislature is required to hold at least 48 regular meetings each year as stated in the Constitutional Home Rule Charter of Jackson County, Missouri.
Meetings are held at 3:00 p.m. each Monday except for holidays and rescheduling due to conflicts.
Jackson County Courthouse
415 E 12th Street
2nd Floor Legislative Assembly Area
Kansas City, MO 64106
The Legislature normally does not meet the weeks of Memorial Day (May) or Labor Day (September).
Open to Public
All meetings are open to the public.