How is the Highway Department funded?

The Highway Department budget is limited to the funds allocated by the County Commission each year and to additional revenue received through MoDOT from state and federal funding. Commission funding is obtained through sales taxes in Clay County and the Highway Department also receives a portion of the Use Tax collected in Clay County. Additionally, State statute requires that the Road and Bridge tax collected in Clay County is first allocated to cities and special road districts with the remainder allocated to the Highway Department.

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1. What roads does the Clay County Highway Department maintain?
2. How is the Highway Department funded?
3. What is “right of way”?
4. How do I report a road concern?
5. Will the Highway Department pick up dead deer or other animals on County roads?
6. Will the Highway Department cut brush on County right-of-ways?
7. Will the Highway Department mow County right-of-ways?
8. Are salt and sand used to treat snow/ice on gravel roads?
9. Who is responsible for cleaning out my driveway tube?
10. Who is responsible for maintaining ditches and under-roadway culverts?
11. Does the County repair damaged mailboxes caused by snow removal?
12. How do I file a claim?