Lydia McEvoy

Clay County Collector of Revenue

I was born in Ohio, but grew up in Clay County.  After college and law school, I returned to Clay County in 2004 to raise my own children near family. I earned a law degree from Ohio Northern University, where I was a published member of the Law Review, and received multiple academic and moot court honors. I actively practiced law beginning in 1999.  When I returned to the Northland in 2004, I obtained my real estate broker’s license and worked with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City to help attract and grow businesses in this area I have always considered "home." I continued to practice law, and taught classes at local universities.

 

As your Collector, I have enjoyed active membership in the local chambers of commerce, and participation in local economic development efforts. I have worked on legislative reform to make life easier for taxpayers, and have forged partnerships with Clay County cities and non-profit organizations. I have been selected to speak to the Clay County bar association on matters affecting the annual tax sale, and I present annual seminars to help homeowners and investors understand the rules of the sale.

 

I am an active member of Desperation Church in Liberty, where I enjoy singing on the worship team and helping  teach middle school students. I have been married since 1999, and I have a son and two daughters. I love to play the piano, and I really love to ride my motorcycle. My mission in life is to make the annoying and painful process of paying taxes manageable, and to offer a smile and hope to those that come to our office discouraged or afraid. 

 

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816-407-3200


Clay County Collector

collector@claycountymo.gov

 

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1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, Missouri 64068
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Kansas City, Missouri 64118
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